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Old 01-14-2011, 12:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default New build, haven't been active in a year and half

I used to be on these forums daily, I used to spend all my time reading about new parts, upcoming tech, etc. I don't do that much anymore.

Last machine I built was my i7 build, but as I understand it things have changed. That was my home gaming machine, now I need an office computer.

Yes it saddens me to ask now, but what is the most efficient way to get a $600-700 build.....and what has changed in that time?

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Normally I'd say you should go with an AMD system with your budget. But the new Intel i5's Sandy Bridge cpu's are screaming fast and the built-in video is more than enough for an office pc. I think all this combo needs is a optical drive. - Computer Parts, PC Components, Laptop Computers, LED LCD TV, Digital Cameras and more!
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