Help me build a PC for $750

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  1. Seeders

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    i've been out of the loop for awhile now. I mostly want to get hardware that is one or two steps back from the top of the line. I want to get the price break but still get quality parts.

    so what parts do you recommend?
     
  2. AE x 11ty

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    Would it be pointless to have an SSD for the OS and have applications and media on a HDD ??
     
  3. OniMinion

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    Yes.
     
  4. AE x 11ty

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    Not really motivating. :sad2:

    Too broke to opt in for a 120 or 320 gig SDD.
     
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    OS and applications on SSD
    Media on HDD

    Not going to be done on a $750 budget, though.
     
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    No, how do you figure it would be pointless?
     
  9. AE x 11ty

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    Yeah, but what size do you need for current and future applications. 50GB?
     
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    You don't have to store every application on the SSD. You can install other less intensive apps like anti-virus or whatever to the other drive
     
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    SSHD in a $750 budget build? :rofl:
     
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    why not, because you dont drop 2 grand on a PC means you can't have the latest tech?

    You can buy an EeePc with an SSD for $199
     
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    because...

     
  15. AE x 11ty

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    I don't think he said he was gonna put SSD in his PC. I brought that up.

    I'd probably want to put the heavy games and some core applications on the SSD first. But how much space is enough?
     
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    depends on how many/and the size of the apps you use
     
  17. AE x 11ty

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    Really? I had no idea....

    The OS needs what, 15 gigs of space? Double it for the apps, I'd say a 32GB SSD would be good enough, which costs about $500. :hs:
     
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    imo, ideal main system drive size is 80GB-160GB
    but sure,... if 32GB works for you, nothing wrong with that.

    but if you start uninstalling/deleting shit to make room for shit,... or desperately putting apps somewhere else besides the main drive,... its obviously not enough.
     

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