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January 31, 2013, 05:43 PM
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Quebec City
My System Specs
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AMD A6-3650 APU
ASUS F1A55-M LX Plus R2.0
AMD 2x4GB DDR3 1600Mhz RAM
Corsair CX430 Powersupply
ADATA 120GB SSD
You'll have to use your existing enclosure, and also buy another, higher capacity harddrive to put all your downloads, as the SSD won't be big enough.
On the plus side, you'll have a nice snappy system with that SSD!
Honestly does he need 8 GB? I think 4 is rather perfect for his tasks, but then again the pricing gap between the two are small haha.
But yes the SSD he suggested is pretty great since I'm sure you won't need much space, and you'll see how fast it goes!
Also do you already have a Operating system DVD? To be specific a 64-bit Windows Operating system DVD? (Suggest getting Windows 7 or 8 for the best experience with the SSD, since XP doesn't seem to work well with SSD.)
Also if you're looking for the same parts but cheaper here you go (of course the shipping costs doesn't come into account).
Newegg.ca - AMD A6-3650 Llano 2.6GHz Socket FM1 100W Quad-Core Desktop APU (CPU + GPU) with DirectX 11 Graphic AMD Radeon HD 6530D AD3650WNGXBOX
Newegg.ca - ASUS F1A55-M LX PLUS R2.0 FM1 AMD A55 (Hudson D2) Micro ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS
Buy CORSAIR [CP-9020046-US] Corsair CX Series CX430 430W ATX 12V 80 Plus Bronze Power Supply 140mm Fan
My System Specs
Intel Core i5-750 @ 2.67 GHz
8 GB Corsair XMS3 @ 1333 MHz
Asus Geforce 670 GTX directCUII 2 GB
2x Western Digital 1 TB Caviar Green, SATA 2nd Gen 1x Western Digital Caviar Blue 250 GB, PATA
XFX 750W Black Edition
Antec Six Hundred
LG Blu-Ray Reader/DVD Burner x8/CD Burner x16
Acer H233H, BENQ 22"
Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
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