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PC Desktop for a friend

Post by Drizna on Tue Feb 12, 2013 5:00 pm
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Hey guys my friend is looking for a new computer. Two possibilities were sent to her as suggestions. She asked me to look into them to see if they are good.

1. http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=7651297&CatId=7718

2. http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=7636107&CatId=4910

Both have their strengths and weaknesses.

Option 1 comes with a 1 TB HDD, and a lower power supply, as well as an EVGA Geforce GTX650.

However Option 2 comes with liquid cooling, Thermaltake MS-I Snow Case, but a slower processor, and no HDD. Although a HDD wouldn't be much to purchase later. Option 2 is more expensive, but Option 1 is ready to run out of the box.

I want to say Option 1 since she can just power it up, and go, but that liquid cooling is very tempting to say it is better, since liquid cooling cools faster than air.

Thoughts?
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Re: PC Desktop for a friend

Post by WallShadow on Thu Feb 14, 2013 6:59 pm
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Heating generally isn't a problem with desktops unless you are running very intense processes on high end processors and/or graphics cards. Heating is mostly only a problem with laptops.
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Re: PC Desktop for a friend

Post by Drizna on Sat Feb 16, 2013 3:04 am
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True that. I did tell her that I suggested her to get option 1, since it came with everything needed to run. She is getting other opinions from other computer literate people. Mostly family. I figured option 1 was the better choice. Thanks.
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