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ocflyboy101

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whats up guys new to the boards....


just wanted to see what you guys think looking for opinions/suggestions!

i just recently bought a Gateway FX 6840 Model

it comes with

I7 Intel Processor
8 Gigs Ram
1tb
500 W
** and i think a nice ATI graphics card!


it cost me $1200 exactly...


Now: i was wondering if i could custom built a computer with better quality performance or what ever it is... i don't mind spending up to 1500-1700 as long as its a very fast computer ( i don't use it for gaming or anything just everyday use)


Thanks In Advance Guys!!!!


:D
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iammykyl

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Hi Octflyboy101, :D

Unless you are performing intensive photo or video editing, in my opinion, In everyday use you would not see any discernible increase in performance by spending $1700 on a new build.

You can however get a little more speed performance, especially on boot up, by installing a SSD using it for the OS and moving the data to the existing drive.

Depending on what video card you have? an upgrade may improve video performance.
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If you already have an i7 processor, it doesn't get any better than that, realistically.
Also for non-gaming use and internet use you don't need an i7 for that anyway.
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If you already have an i7 processor, it doesn't get any better than that, realistically.
Also for non-gaming use and internet use you don't need an i7 for that anyway.

yeah im really realizing that now... thank you guys for the support honestly!!!!


best of luck
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