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    Talking Basic System in 2017

    so being pretty busy i didn't even realize the norm is DDR4 i'm still with a lil 2GB DDR3 System with what seem to be failing SATA board connectors.

    up to date techies - whats the very minimum AMD/Intel basic system specs that a regular user like myself should be looking at in building a computer system

    i mainly use spreadsheets, light gaming, watch HD content,run a few Android Emulating apps, moderate encoding/decoding of video content and Internet browsing



    i'll be going with 8GB DDR4 for ram, i am seeking suggestions for

    Board
    processor
    optical drive (any brand)
    hard drive (no ssd, any brand welcome)
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    If you do light gaming it don't matter. Get anything they have at IntComex and put a good PSU and medium to good GPU on it. Also, if your current rig is working fine then there's no reason to upgrade.
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    They say the Nvidia 1050 (ti) is a good graphics card.
    In terms of processor maybe you can try one of the AMD ryzen? Just buy a motherboard from a good brand (Asus, gigabyte, MSI, Asrock)
    For the hard drive I recommend SSD. It is a world of difference. You can have an HDD where you keep other files and backup your documents onto I would say.

    Your budget is the key factor though...

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    He can get a Gigabyte basic board locally (H110 or something of the sort) and if he wants the system to be faster - shell out about 30k for an i5 or so. Drop in 8GB-16GB of RAM and then do as you say with the SSD for OS and add a card for 15k-25k when he wants. But again - as you said - budget is the main factor. He did ask for a "Basic System" so I don't think you can get more basic than what's available at IntComex or the stores locally. Even if the motherboard is "basic" you can still build on it. Just not a lot of RAM or expansion slots, but it can be used.
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    my current system: DVD Drive - DVD lens failing - only reads CD, SATA board connectors - 2 of 4 working on and off, may try new cables though (Intel Celeron 2.5GHZ, 2GB RAM, 500GB HD, 500W power supply)


    I like the AMD Ryzen platform


    Considering the board below (a few bad reviews about the onboard video freezing up/failing so just considering till i find something else worth buyin)

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...KIKX0DER&psc=1

    RAM:

    https://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...-970-_-Product


    Processor:

    https://www.amazon.com/AMD-Processor...ywords=ryzen+5

    PSU: Re-use the one i have

    Optical drive: DVDRW (can just buy local )

    Hard drive: re-use the current one
    may order all the stuff from Amazon/Newegg
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    Knee Grow. That's not "basic" anymore. Anywho - if you going buy online then you may as well.
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    And buy a 4k monitor, just cause you never know when you will need the extra pixels.

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    Can his basic system drive a 4k monitor though?

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    well current system the board died over the weekend

    board: H61M-DGS (out of stock everywhere)

    so grab a fraction of a system for $20 plus shipping

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Dell-Optiple...p2047675.l2557
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