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  1. You wanting to keep the same CPU & RAM or looking to jump up with a new CPU & RAM too? Also, do you have a budget in mind for this upgrade??
  2. Jump up with new CPU & RAM, Looking to add windows 7, BR durner to use as a dvr, or if it gets to expensive maybe get something new around the 600.00 ballpark. Thanks
  3. Is an option to purchase from?...

    So you are looking at $600 for CPU, MOBO, RAM, Win7 and maybe a BD... Correct?
  4. Yes, I don't know if it would be better to purchase new or upgrade, I have a HP M7170n Media center desktop, its old but works for me.
  5. My recommendation would be to keep your current PC and save up about $1,000 and build a completely new system. One can be built for $600 but IMO you have a better system & options at $1,000.
  6. Ok, can you tell me what your looking at for 600.00 and what better options at $1000? Here is something I found (I Like the HDMI) what do you think. I'm open to any and all suggestions.

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    Intel Core i5-650 3.2GHz Dual-Core/Asus H55 Barebones Kit (4GB/60GB SSD/1TB HDD) $578.99 , Sep. 2 11 AM
    Newegg has this Intel Core i5-650 Dual-Core/Asus Intel H55 Desktop Barebones Kit:

    Intel Core i5-650 3.2GHz LGA 1156 Desktop Processor (RETAIL)
    Asus P7H55-M PRO Intel H55 HDMI LGA 1156 Micro ATX Motherboard
    4GB (2x2GB) OCZ Signature DDR3-1600MHz PC3-12800 Desktop Memory
    1TB Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 7200RPM/32MB 3.5" Internal SATA Hard Drive
    Thermaltake V6 BlackX Edition Gaming Computer Case w/ Top Mounted HDD Docking Station
    OCZ ModXStream Pro 700W ATX Power Supply (80PLUS, Modular)
    all for a low $578.99 Free Shipping after rebates. Tax in CA, NJ, TN.
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    For an HTPC type computer, that barebones kit is pretty good with the SSD and 1TB drive. If you are wanting more of a gaming system, you could simply add in an EVGA GTX 460 for $240 more and make it a pretty capable gaming system.

    For $1,000, I was talking more about the types of builds you can find in these threads...

    BestConfigs - Budget AMD-Based Gaming PC
    BestConfigs - Budget Intel-Based Gaming PC
  8. Thanks for your help
  9. Best answer selected by sylwil.
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