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Want to get a new computer is this a good computer

#1cloudkanePosted 8/22/2013 6:51:12 PM
http://www.staples.ca/en/HP-Envy-Desktop-340GHz-4th-Generation-Intel-Core-i7-4770-12GB-RAM/product_64414_2-CA_1_20001#revs_content
Is this a good buy
#2PathlessBulletPosted 8/22/2013 6:53:05 PM
Oh you!
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ADD, no. Where is the thread for Fallout OCD players?
"We have to keep it on page 3 or it freaks out."
#3cloudkane(Topic Creator)Posted 8/22/2013 6:54:39 PM
is there something wrong with the computer in general or what
#4PathlessBulletPosted 8/22/2013 7:01:00 PM
cloudkane posted...
is there something wrong with the computer in general or what


Three words:

Canadian. Postal. Code.
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ADD, no. Where is the thread for Fallout OCD players?
"We have to keep it on page 3 or it freaks out."
#5cloudkane(Topic Creator)Posted 8/22/2013 7:03:00 PM
Specifications
Dimensions 16.29" H. x 6.86" W. x 16.71" D.
Wireless Network Card Yes
Weight Weight: 21.61 lb.
Warranty 1-year manufacturer's limited warranty (details with product)
Video Graphics Radeon™ HD 8570 graphics card with 2GB DDR3 dedicated memory (Up to 7830MB Total Available Graphics Memory as allocated by Windows 8)
Processor 4th Generation Intel Core i7-4770
Other Ports Headphone, Microphone, Optical Audio Output, Rear I/O Panel Surround Audio Jacks (Surround L/R, Centre /LFE, Surround Rear L/R)
Optical Drive Yes
Operating System Windows 8
Network Card 10/100/1000
Memory Type DDR3
Memory Expandable to 32GB
Memory 12GB
Media Card Reader Front panel 15 in 1 media card reader: supports SmartMedia, xD, MultiMedia Card, Secure Digital (SD), Mini Secure Digital, Compact Flash I, II, IBM Microdrive, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick Pro Duo, RSMMC, MMC Mobile, MMC
HDMI Port Yes
Hard Drive Speed 7200 RPM
Hard Drive Size 2TB
Energy Star Qualified Yes
Cache 8MB
Bluetooth Enabled Yes
Blu Ray Drive Yes
Audio High Definition Audio with up to 7.1 surround sound capabilities (Beats Audio™)
# of USB Ports Top I/O: 2 x USB 3.0; Rear: 2 x USB 2.0, 2 x USB 3.0, Front: 4 x USB 2.0
#6cloudkane(Topic Creator)Posted 8/22/2013 7:06:19 PM
does that help at all
#7PathlessBulletPosted 8/22/2013 7:07:56 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hrFkyfqWsy4


GPU is on the low end. What is the price of this machine and what are you planning on doing with it?
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ADD, no. Where is the thread for Fallout OCD players?
"We have to keep it on page 3 or it freaks out."
#8cloudkane(Topic Creator)Posted 8/22/2013 7:09:03 PM
$899.92* mostly home use maybe some games nothing high end i could upgrade the gpu later i guess
#9PathlessBulletPosted 8/22/2013 7:11:34 PM
It's not too overpriced I suppose, but.....


http://www.logicalincrements.com/


You should really try to build one from scratch using this guide as a base. Way better performance for less $$$ if you go that route.
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ADD, no. Where is the thread for Fallout OCD players?
"We have to keep it on page 3 or it freaks out."
#10cloudkane(Topic Creator)Posted 8/22/2013 7:19:14 PM
thanks for the advice but i just need a comp that's powerful enough to play the odd game and not lag in the future i may build one but i just need it for home use since my current comp is dieing as we speak lol