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April 7, 2010 12:54:44 PM

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: (e.g.: this week (the closer the better)) BUDGET RANGE: ?

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Office work, multiple monitors, remote access, photo storage, no games

PARTS NOT REQUIRED: keyboard, mouse, monitors, speakers, case (I have a few but would be open to "great" case!)



MONITOR RESOLUTION: I use multiple 22 inch monitors. 2, 3, 4

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: I do bookkeeping chores for several firms. I need remote access and multiple mons. I use the web but I don't play games.

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April 7, 2010 1:35:44 PM

No range on the budget? That really makes it impossible to off good advice...

Here's a maximum budget build:

CPU: i7-930 $295
Mobo: Asus P6X58D Premium $310
RAM: 2x Mushkin Enahnced Redline 3x2 GB 1600 mhz CAS Latency 6 $500
GPU: 2x HD 5970 $140 (to use more than 3 monitors)
SSD: Corsair Nova 128 GB $319
HDD: Seagate 7200.12 1 TB $90
PSU: Antec Earthwatts 650W $80
Optical: Cheap SATA DVD burner $22
OS: Windows 7 Home 64-bit OEM $100

Total: $1,856

Here's a cheap build:

CPU: X3 630 $100
Mobo: MSI 760GM-E51 $70
RAM: G.Skill Ripjaws 2x2 GB 1600 mhz CAS Latency 7 $120
GPU: 2x HD 5450 $100 (two for up to 6 monitors)
HDD: Seagate 7200.12 500 GB $55
Case: Antec Earthwatts 430W $60
Optical: Cheap SATA DVD burner $22
OS: Windows 7 Home 64-bit OEM $100

Total: $627