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BestConfigs Poll - AMD Home Office PC

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Which build do you like best?

Total: 63 votes (15 blank votes)

  • chrisk's Build
  • 11 %
  • Pacioli’s Office Workhorse
  • 33 %
  • Gold AMD Office Rig
  • 15 %
  • nix327's Build
  • 13 %
  • G-Unit's Yeah I'm going to need you to work on Sunday. If you could get here around 9:00, that'd be great Build
  • 31 %
January 15, 2013 6:44:49 PM

It's time to vote on your favorite build for this category!

Please see below for a list of the choices available.

lchrisk's Build

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/nXWO
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/nXWO/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/nXWO/benchmarks/

CPU: AMD FX-8320 3.5GHz 8-Core Processor ($179.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: MSI 970A-G46 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($87.55 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Sniper Low Voltage Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($34.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 5450 1GB Video Card ($19.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Antec EarthWatts Green 380W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($44.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($17.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $495.48
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)

Pacioli’s Office Workhorse - Total = 460.93

Processor: AMD A10-5800K $129.99
Motherboard: Asrock FM2A55M-DGS $64.99
RAM: G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB DDR3 1600 $39.99
Graphics Card: HD 7660D APU $0
Hard Drive: Western digital Blue WD10EZEX 1TB $84.99
Case: Antec Three Hundred Steel ATX Mid Tower Case $54.99
Power Supply: Corsair CX430 $44.99
Cooling: Cooler Master Hyper TX3 $23.99
DVD Burner: Samsung DVD Burner 24X $17.99

Gold AMD Office Rig

MB - ASRock FM2 A75 - $55
CPU - A8-5600K Trinity 3.6GHz (3.9GHz Turbo) - $110
CPU COOLER - XIGMATEK LOKI 92mm - $25
GPU - Integrated HD 7560D
MEM - Crucial Ballistix 4GB DDR3-1866 9-9-9-24 1.5v - $23
SSD - Mushkin Chronos Chronos 240 GB - $165
DVD-RW - LG 24x - $18
PSU - SeaSonic Gold 360w - $60
CASE - Rosewill FBM-02 - $30
$485

nix327's Build

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/rHXy
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/rHXy/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/rHXy/benchmarks/

CPU: AMD FX-8320 3.5GHz 8-Core Processor ($169.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: ASRock 960GM/U3S3 FX Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($61.97 @ Newegg)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Crucial M4 64GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($66.48 @ Amazon)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda Green 1TB 3.5" 5900RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($24.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($22.98 @ Newegg)
Total: $491.38
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)

G-Unit's "Yeah I'm going to need you to work on Sunday. If you could get here around 9:00, that'd be great." Build

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD A10-5700 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($124.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock FM2A75M-DGS Micro ATX FM2 Motherboard ($44.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($37.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 250GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($62.98 @ Newegg)
Case: Fractal Design Arc Mini MicroATX Mini Tower Case ($109.98 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: SeaSonic S12II 430W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($70.17 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($17.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $469.09
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
January 18, 2013 4:22:37 PM

I like the "Gold" rig for the SSD, although G-unit's is also very nice. Add a SSD to that one, and it walks away with a win.
January 21, 2013 6:41:18 AM

My answer is:Gold AMD Office Rig,A lot of reasons
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February 3, 2013 1:20:06 PM

can someone help me, im looking to build another P.C. right now i i have a AMD 8120 eight core processor, ati radeon hd 5450 graphic, and a GA- 970A-Ud3, i want to up grade so i can down load faster, and make video for youtube, please help
February 5, 2013 12:07:54 AM

lchrisk's Build go for the best for a little more cash. add a boot ssd and its even better
February 5, 2013 10:10:01 AM

gethigher said:
lchrisk's Build go for the best for a little more cash. add a boot ssd and its even better

how do i set that up
February 9, 2013 8:07:17 PM

Why would anyone suggest an 8 core for office work? Maybe a work station but word processing will never require more than one core let alone 8
February 10, 2013 7:06:07 PM

G unit should be good
March 5, 2013 6:40:45 PM

This topic has been desticky in top of the forum by Jpishgar
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