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Should I buy this for $499? HP Pavilion P6310 Desktop


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marjoloj

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i am buying a new computer for personal use plus movies/music home video editing etc. after much research, this seems to be the best deal i found. i have ready many reviews which are mostly positive, but many users werent knowledgeable and complained about windows 7 instead of the unit itself.

heres my question:what do tech savvy people think of the specs in relation to the price?

here are the specs:
HP Pavilion P6310 Desktop
Processor AMD Athlon II 630 Quad-Core Processor
Memory (RAM) 6GB
Type of Memory DDR3
Memory Expandable to 16GB
Hard Drive Size 1TB
Hard Drive Type SATA
Optical Drive SuperMulti DVD Burner with LightScribe Technology
Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
Network Card 10/100Base-T network interface
Video Graphics NVIDIA GeForce 9100 Graphics with 256MB
Display None
Other ports 15-in-1 memory card reader
# of USB slots 6
TV Tuner None
Dimensions 16.85"(L) x 6.97"(W) x 15.32"(H/D)
Warranty 1 year
Space Saving Design No
Extra Features High Definition Audio with up to 7.1 surround sound capabilities

thanks in advance for any input, (btw-i need a firewire port, which this unit has. great site, hope i have this in the right forum category.
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Video editing realistically is far better off with a second hard drive, otherwise things tend to get a bit slow. You can't always add a second hard drive to those machines.
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thanks for the heads up. should i be looking for a larger hard drive than 1tb for editing video? or is 2 seperate hard drives necessary for another reson than just size?
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