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      07-23-2013, 07:10 PM   #30
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Drives: E90
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: MTL, Canada

iTrader: (1)

Desktop and I suggest (1) not to overbuy and (2) spend more on the display.

An 3rd gen i3 is more than adequate for most users, unless you have a deal that you can't pass.

In addition to my clone 2008, I bought an Acer i3-2120 in 2011 and it feels great. I added a video card, it was cheap and the w7 64-bit license was included.

A Dell Inspiron 660 i3 or i5 is a great deal these days. I would add a video card HD6670 for 65$ and be done.

For whatever reason, I don't feel that my computer with an Intel SSD is significantly quicker and I would stick with a 7200rpm HDD.