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Can someone help me buy a new computer?


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Denisejm

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About 6 months ago, I spent about $800 updating my computer with new RAM, video card, a pci and pciex cards, Windows 10, and new hard drives.  I've swapped out the data cables and daisy chains but it still constantly freezes and crashes.  It's about 9-10 years old and I think it's had it.  So I want to buy a new pc but I don't want to buy a lemon so I was wondering if people here can help me choose one that has a good reputation for durability.

 

Right now, my computer has 12 internal hard drives and 7 externals.  Each is either 1Tb or 2Tb.  I store video files on them.  What I'm looking for is a computer that has the capacity to hold between 12Tb-16Tb (3 or 4 hdds) inside the computer cabinet.  I don't do gaming.  I copy my videos onto external hard drives and connect them to a Micca and watch them on my tv.  The only other thing I do with my pc is go on-line to check my email and Google things, etc.  I understand that today's computers can be connected to a tv, so that would be a great feature for me too.  But, basically, I just want enough internal hdd space to store my video files.

 

Since I just spent $800 updating my existing computer, money is scarce, so cheaper is better but I don't want refurbished, just a new one.  I bought my own Windows 10 Home disk during my updating so Windows doesn't have to be installed, I can do that myself, if that would make a pc cheaper.

 

My hdds are now in JBOD configuration and I don't want to set up a RAID array with the new one.

 

Can someone give me some recommendations?


Edited by Denisejm, Today, 11:05 AM.

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