Discussion in 'Desktop Computers' started by peter912, Apr 28, 2018.
What would you recommend for under $1000 and I don't use it to play games on ?
That high of a budget? What would be its purpose?
Browsing the internet, playing chess, sending e mails etc.
My present computer is $650 but it was on sale for $499. Don't forget that prices are higher here in Canada
Trust me, prices include steep import duties here in Southeast Asia. But, you could still get a good machine here, for under $1,000 USD.
No gaming, on board video would work fine, I'm sure. That would save a lot, by not having to buy a card.
Which province are you in? Did you want to build a PC with individual parts or did you wanna just hit up BestBuy, Staples,..etc
Depending which end of the country you live in, we have places like memory express and newegg, both have online and retail shops... always amazon too.
Go buy off the shelf for something like that. Just get a quad core with at least 8gb of ram.
Ontario , Best Buy
Would you stay with Dell ?
They're all pretty similar off of the shelf get a 8000 series i3/i5 or Ryzen system like the 2200 or 2400g Apu.
Pretty much any system will do what your requirements are, just don't buy the absolute cheapest machine or one that had ddr3.
The one I am on at the moment is an old Dell Optiplex 3020 with 16g of RAM. It's 4 years old. I imagine hey still build them ok.
Like @beers suggested, I would get DDR4 RAM. Personally, I would go with 16g, over 8g, though.
Maybe do your own build at www.pcpartpicker.com?
nice, we live in southern Ontario, near K/W area. I'd honestly just go into a Bestbuy near you and see what they have in your price range, I see online they have all the usually brands, HP, Acer, Asus,..etc
Oh No, My computer is the Dell Inspiron 3656 which I bought one year ago. I just checked on the internet and it came with ddr3 . I wish I would have known about this last year before I bought the computer.
Definitely go to Staples and look at the Asus desktops they have.. and same at BestBuy, Acer, Asus, even a few nice looking Lenovo
It's not like a federal crime, or anything. It's just slower RAM. Also, I would suggest installing an SSD in as your C: Drive, which will help the machine to boot faster.
There's nothing 'bad' about DDR3, it's just old and there have been a couple generations of platforms now that utilize DDR4 instead. If you're buying new there's no point in buying stuff that's a couple years old.
What's wrong with your current PC?
You must have a short memory. Check his latest thread, keeps shutting down, rebooting on him.
Beers runs on RAM. No Windows 10 fast boot caching.
Thankfully it does not happen too often, once during the past two weeks.
Oh right that warranty one. Being a dick to them until they replace it would be less expensive.
Is there any other computer you had your eye on?
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