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Old 08-24-2009, 10:14 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Type of User: Gamer/Programmer/Student

Desktop
Main Use of Computer: Gaming, Office, Programing

Budget for a Computer: ~$800

Features you need: Aftermarket Cooling, Intel or AMD chipset Motherboard with excellent overclocking ability, medium range - high end dedicated gpu, Cpu with excellent overcloking headroom

Features you want: Fast low latency OS drive (Intel or Indilinx SSD), Samsung monitor, 4gb+ of memory

OS: Windows 7, Server 08, Windows Vista

Laptop
Main Use of Computer: Office, Programing

Budget for a Computer: ~$400

Features you need: More than 3 hours of battery life, No heavier than 3.5 pounds, Between 10 and 12 inch display

Features you want: SSD

OS: Windows 7
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Old 08-24-2009, 01:53 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Default Re: What do you want and need in a computer?

thank you for all the feedback! im getting some great ideas from you guys

What about Home Theater PC's what your take on them?
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Old 08-24-2009, 06:29 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Default Re: What do you want and need in a computer?

Type of User: (Business, Gamer)

Main Use of Computer: (Home Office, Gamer)

Budget for a Computer: ($2000+)

Features you need: (Everything, I may not need it now but I may later)

Features you want: (Everything, I want the option for complete customization)

OS: (Vista, Windows 7, XP Pro, 32-bit, 64-bit, Linux, Server, etc..)

Other Comments:
It seems like you'd be better off just reading peoples signatures instead of posting this survey. Or you could just read thru the 100's of build requests that are posted. What do I want, I want stuff that hasn't been released to the public yet.
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