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August 24, 2011 12:49:22 PM


Hello Everybody,

I want to upgrade my pc. I don’t need for gaming. My job is usually on computer mostly. So, I want High Performance PC which runs mostly 24x7. So please advise me which processor & motherboard should I take?

My Current System has:-
Motherboard: Intel D102GGC2 Motherboards
Processor: P4
RAM: 1GB
Hard Drive: 150GB + (350GB External drive).

1) I want 4TB Hard Drive in my system.
2) Is i5 or i3 processor sufficient for high performance & which one?

My total Budget is Rs 23,000 for processor & motherboard.

So please advice according to that for a long term.

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August 24, 2011 1:01:47 PM

hmm...

23,000 Rupees = $503 US dollars.

I'd get a pair of Samsung F4 2 TB drives
An AM3+ board
An Athlon X3 processor
4GB RAM
and an HD6770
Put it in with an antec, corsair, or xigmatek psu around 380-450W
and an inexpensive case to your taste

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August 24, 2011 1:14:01 PM

ScrewySqrl said:
hmm...

23,000 Rupees = $503 US dollars.

I'd get a pair of Samsung F4 2 TB drives
An AM3+ board
An Athlon X3 processor
4GB RAM
and an HD6770
Put it in with an antec, corsair, or xigmatek psu around 380-450W
and an inexpensive case to your taste


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well i am new to this field & not much hardcore fans like you. Just want to run the computer for long term with good performance.
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August 24, 2011 1:37:07 PM

Please do suggest according to day to day work. Don't want for gaming at all.
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August 24, 2011 1:42:33 PM

Processor : i3 2100 - 5100rs
MoBo : Asus H61 - 3000rs
PSU : Corsair CX430 - 2350rs
GPU : Nvidia GTS 450 - 7000rs
Case : CoolerMaster Elite - 2000rs
2x Samsung F4 2TB - 7000rs
LG Optical Drive - 850rs

Total : 28,300
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August 24, 2011 1:55:21 PM

008Rohit said:
Processor : i3 2100 - 5100rs
MoBo : Asus H61 - 3000rs
PSU : Corsair CX430 - 2350rs
GPU : Nvidia GTS 450 - 7000rs
Case : CoolerMaster Elite - 2000rs
2x Samsung F4 2TB - 7000rs
LG Optical Drive - 850rs

Total : 28,300


He doesn't need a gaming build!


Take out the GPU and use the integrated graphics, if you can pay a bit more for a motherboard consider the Z68 chipset motherboards for better encoding speeds and smart response technology.
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a b B Homebuilt system
August 24, 2011 1:59:33 PM

ohh.. if you don't plan to game on the PC then remove the GTS 450 from the list and the price will come down near 21,000rs.
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August 24, 2011 4:37:47 PM

yep. the 2100 build shoudl be great. If its not too much more, consider a 2150, which has slightly better integrated graphics.
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a b B Homebuilt system
August 24, 2011 4:50:59 PM

^^

*2105.
It costs 1000rs more and has a better HD 3000 inbuilt graphics.
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August 24, 2011 4:54:20 PM

HD2000 vs HD3000 is so minimal that it is not worth it.
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a b B Homebuilt system
August 24, 2011 5:08:22 PM

^^

7-10 FPS while playing high-end games at 1680x850.
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August 24, 2011 7:17:49 PM

I would doubt that significant as they rate HD2000/3000 on a par with a Nvidia 6600. Though I have seen stranger things happen.
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August 27, 2011 2:35:36 PM

I am buying i3 2100 processor.

Here available motherboards are Intel DH67VR, Intel DH67BL, & Intel DH61WWB3.

Asus H61 is also available but i am told above MoBo is gud with I3 2100 processor.

2GB or 4Gb DDR3? Which one i should go for? What it will help if i chose 4GB instead of 2GB?

I have only 15 inch LCD monitor. will it run properly with i3 processor or am i supposed to buy higher inch LCD too?
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August 27, 2011 2:39:55 PM

that monitor will be fine, if a bit small. For a windows 7 64-bit Operating system, you want at least 4 GB, preferable a paired dual-channel kit.
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August 27, 2011 2:48:45 PM

Those shopkeepers will tell you to buy Intel motherboards because they get better commissions from Intel.
Get the Asus H61 board.
My DH61WW died within 15 days and currently returning to me from Intel, Bangalore. They replaced it.
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August 27, 2011 2:53:48 PM

ScrewySqrl said:
that monitor will be fine, if a bit small. For a windows 7 64-bit Operating system, you want at least 4 GB, preferable a paired dual-channel kit.



and what about MoBo? Intel Dh67Bl, 67VR, 61WW or Asus H61?
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August 27, 2011 3:01:35 PM

008Rohit said:
Those shopkeepers will tell you to buy Intel motherboards because they get better commissions from Intel.
Get the Asus H61 board.
My DH61WW died within 15 days and currently returning to me from Intel, Bangalore. They replaced it.


2GB or 4Gb DDR3? if i chose 4GB, then will it give high performance?
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a b B Homebuilt system
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August 28, 2011 2:51:12 PM

4gb will give better performance than 2 GB
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October 6, 2011 9:37:25 PM

Best answer selected by Proximon.
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