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New computer for work build advice

Hey there!

I want to build a new computer for work and normal use (not a computer for games).

I want that the computer last for a time, so I do not want to get to much weak hardware.

So I searched and I choose these computer parts:


Motherboard:
Msi Z97m-g43 Desktop Motherboard - Intel Z97 Express Chipset - Socket H3
MSI Z97-G43 Desktop Motherboard Intel® Z97 Express Chipset

Processor:
i5-4670T(Haswell)
i5-4670 (Haswell)
i5-4440 (Haswell)
i3-4130 (Haswell)

Memory

Corsair: [XMS3] CMX8GX3M2A1333C9 DDR3 1333 MHz 8GB (2 sticks of 4GB for dual channel)
Kingston: KHX1600C9D3P1K2/8G 1600 MHz 8 GB (2 sticks of 4GB for dual channel)
G skill [SNIPER] F3-12800CL9D-8GBSR2 8GB DDR3 1600 MHz (2 sticks of 4GB for dual channel)


Could you please give to me some opinion, sugestions about this building?

Like if can get other motherboards, processors, etc.

What would be the best options?

Thanks a lot!!
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  1. If you want to be future proof, i suggest the low i7s which are great quality like the 4470K. A great motherboard is the asus z97. For your memory you should choose Corsair Vengeance Pro 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory. A cpu cooler is advised to stop your pc from frying. No graphics cards are necessary. A 240gb SSD or a 120gb SSD (depending on your work) is recommended, as well as a 500GB HDD to store other things. You could also get a 1TB HDD as the price difference isn't that much i think. For your case get a NZXT H440 and for your PSU you should get a 750W.

    If you are confident, try overclocking these parts - if you can then you will have an amazing PC that will last for years.

    Bottom line is, the PC I've listed here is one which is a serious future proof one. Good luck.
  2. Lame Z97 boards, more lame that you want to pair them with locked processor.
    Snipers are good, as well as those Kingstons. Don't buy memory higher than 1600 MHz.

    Your budget?
  3. 0x1eef said:
    Lame Z97 boards, more lame that you want to pair them with locked processor.
    Snipers are good, as well as those Kingstons. Don't buy memory higher than 1600 MHz.

    Your budget?


    WOAH!! You can't diss the Z97! Its a good budget board. Corsair or Kingston is good for RAM. I personally dislike G skill.
  4. Chinswag said:
    0x1eef said:
    Lame Z97 boards, more lame that you want to pair them with locked processor.
    Snipers are good, as well as those Kingstons. Don't buy memory higher than 1600 MHz.

    Your budget?


    WOAH!! You can't diss the Z97! Its a good budget board. Corsair or Kingston is good for RAM. I personally dislike G skill.


    The hell OP needs Z97 for?

    To each his RAM. I like G.Skill and Corsair, and Kingston.
  5. Best answer
    Z97 is pointless, on a locked CPU, unless you want SLI support. Something neither of those have, nor is needed by the OP. You want some longevity, OP, get a Xeon 1231v3, 1246v3 if you intend on using integrated graphics, with an ASRock Fatal1ty H97 Killer. Normally I only recommend the pro4, but this board has M.2 slot for a future SSD upgrade. For ram, I would go 16gb of ddr3 1600.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel Xeon E3-1231 V3 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($239.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: ASRock Fatal1ty H97 Killer ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($96.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($114.89 @ OutletPC)
    Total: $451.87
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-04-14 09:23 EDT-0400

    or

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel Xeon E3-1246 V3 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($277.95 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: ASRock Fatal1ty H97 Killer ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($96.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($114.89 @ OutletPC)
    Total: $489.83
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-04-14 09:24 EDT-0400
  6. ^ 1231 V3 Xeon build is good.
  7. Hello guys, thanks a lot for your help.

    Now I have a better idea on what to choose.

    My budget is around U$ 700,00, U$ 800,00.

    I will get your suggestion and see what is the best option!

    Also, thanks for the advice in using SSD and a normal HDD.

    Best regards to all of you,

    Rodrigo.
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