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What type of system should I purchase or build? (Resolved)

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Best Answer iammykyl , 17 June 2015 - 03:39 AM

 anesthesiologist. Building your own computer is fairly simple if you can use a screwdriver and follow guides/manuals.   The most critic le step is installin... Go to the full post »


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Hi all!

 

I've never built a computer before, although I'm somewhat open to it... (I just get really nervous about screwing something up) I'm also leaning towards just buying a pc already built. I don't need anything extreme; however, at the very least, I want to be able to play the Sims 4 without any hiccups, stutters, or slowdowns. This is the onlygame I'll be playing. Additionally, I'll be primarily editing photos, watching HD videos, and listening/organizing music. I'll also be using ShadowProtect backup software.

 

I want at least 2 USB 3.0 ports and a chassis that will allow me to add at least 3-4 HDDs for backup purposes.

 

If you guys could kindly point me in the right direction as far as either building my own and point me towards a system that's already built, I would gladly appreciate it.

 

My budget is $1,000.

 

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I've tried looking for PCs already built...... but I keep running into AMD systems? I would prefer an Intel processor i5 Quad.


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:welcome: anesthesiologist.

 

Building your own computer is fairly simple if you can use a screwdriver and follow guides/manuals.   The most critic le step is installing the CPU into the MB.   Providing you take care and not rush the job, you would be fine.   The downside is a completed DIY build only has parts warranty, whereas a pre assemble one has a min 1 year warranty on parts/labour and direct support.

 

A mid range build would do want you want, accept perhaps the photo editing, what software will you use? Adobe product, or other?

 

Please have a look at this site and let us know what you think.   they are a lot cheaper than the main ones, but parts are good quality. > http://www.ecollegepc.com/


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Gday.

Been a while since we heard from you.   Have you decided on a shop build or a DIY?  An update would be appreciated.

 

Thanks. 


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Gday.

Been a while since we heard from you.   Have you decided on a shop build or a DIY?  An update would be appreciated.

 

Thanks. 

 

 

Thank for the warning..... I apologize. I actually decided to go with Xidax PC. Their services and products seem to be of good quality.


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Not a problem.

Thanks for the update.   I will mark the topic as resolve.

 

Good luck. 


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