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Help me choose a computer!

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I'm in the market for a new computer for the first time in 5 years. Boy, have things changed!
I've been reading review after review and cannot decide. I'm mainly having trouble understanding different processors so I gave up reading the reviews.

(BTW, I couldn't find the appropriate forum to post my question, so please pardon me if I'm in the wrong place)

Well, here's where I'm at:

Budget: $500 - $600.

Main usage:
Surfing the Internet
Watching movies
Occasional photo editing
Some Office stuff like creating/editing docs and excel sheets
Hosting(?) machine of a wireless network.

In addition, I'd like to have Windows 7 installed on it (home or professional?).
I don't know which companies have good customer support but I can repair most software issues. Does this mean I won't need to look into their customer support ratings?

My possible choices:

Thanks in advance for your help!
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Seriously, no one can tell you which one to buy... as evidenced by 132 reads and no comments! All the ones you listed are comparable, so it won't matter which one you get. Just close your eyes and pick one! :D
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I'm going to move your thread to the system building forum, they can help you there.
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I agree with makai. The only potentially big difference between these machines is the size of the power supply. If you need to upgrade something somewhere down the road, the power supply may need replaced also to be able to have enough juice to run everything.
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