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Whats a Desktop Deal:

There are many factors you need to take into account in order to make something a deal. Manufacturer, Product line, Specs and warranty are usually what to look at when figuring that out. You need to consider prices as well, sometimes you get a price so hot that it doesn't matter what company it is.

Generally speaking here are the guidelines for Intel processors:

i3 8th Gen processor - Under $300 is usually a hot deal, Under $350 is decent
i5 8th Gen Processor - Under $400 is a Usually a Hot Deal
i7 8th Gen Processor - Under $600 is a Usually Hot Deal

to be continued....

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Re: Desktop Deals Master Thread
« Reply #1095 on: July 22, 2015, 10:30:09 PM »
Why did you feel the need to respond to a comment from 3 years ago?
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Re: Desktop Deals Master Thread
« Reply #1098 on: July 23, 2015, 12:06:21 PM »
Looking for a desktop for the house. Nothing fancy. Just decent sized hard drive and RAM.

If anyone can point me to a good deal since I'm not so fluent in these things, it will be greatly appreciated.

Anything good with the Bestbuy sale?
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Re: Desktop Deals Master Thread
« Reply #1099 on: July 24, 2015, 02:17:29 PM »
Anyone here do their own builds?

I have a laptop that doesn't charge sitting on my desk, which I effectively use as a desktop. I'm considering replacing it with a cheap DIY desktop and adding a big screen. This way I can also hook up the screen to my work laptop when I need to work at home.

Anyway, I've been messing around a bit, playing with PC Part Picker and other sites. I can't decide between an i3 (probably the 4170) with an H97 mobo, or an FM2+ (probably the A8-7600) with an A78 or A88 mobo. I'm leaning toward the AMD setup because it'll get me faster RAM and actually be cheap enough to easily make up the faster RAM cost.

Also, I'm looking for a cheap case/PSU combo (can be sold separately, but looking to keep the total cost down) with an 8" or less footprint, and preferably not too noisy.

Thoughts, suggestions?

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Re: Desktop Deals Master Thread
« Reply #1101 on: August 04, 2015, 09:28:45 PM »

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« Reply #1103 on: August 04, 2015, 10:15:25 PM »
Thanks.

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Re: Desktop Deals Master Thread
« Reply #1106 on: August 30, 2015, 05:36:36 PM »
Any good deals out there?

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Re: Desktop Deals Master Thread
« Reply #1107 on: August 30, 2015, 06:09:51 PM »
Any good deals out there?
I just ordered a windows 10, i3, 4gb ram, dell slim desktop from b&h for $399 I'm adding 4gb ram and an SSD and it'll be a great machine.
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Re: Desktop Deals Master Thread
« Reply #1108 on: August 30, 2015, 08:14:51 PM »
What type of video card do I need to be able to use 2 screens?

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« Reply #1109 on: August 30, 2015, 08:15:47 PM »
What type of video card do I need to be able to use 2 screens?
AFAIK any half decent desktop you get nowadays can support 2 monitors
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