System Usage from Most to Least Important: Surfing internet, streaming movies, photo editing, storing photos and music, MS Office
Are you buying a monitor: No
Parts to Upgrade: Entire system
Do you need to buy OS: Yes
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Doesn't matter
Location: City, State/Region, Country - Boston, MA
Parts Preferences: by brand or type:Intel CPU. Want a SSD and an optical drive. Also want at least 1TB hard drive. Also should I go for 8GB or 16GB RAM?
SLI or Crossfire: No
Additional Comments: This will be my first build. I have searched the forums but most people building systems are focused on building a rig for gaming. Would love recommendations for building a higher end non-gaming pc.
And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: Have a prebuilt budget 6 year old system that runs super slow. Excited to try and build my own.