Windows 10: build pc

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    W10Prox64
       16 Feb 2016 #81

    maranna said: View Post
    I just heard from Micro Center. They said they will assemble the parts I buy from them, test the system, update drivers, install Win 10 pro with a 30 day warranty on labor and parts are the manufacturer's warranty. They return the media to me. I guess I would only have to install my Office 2010 if possible and update my printer drivers. Cost is $ 140.
    What do you think?
    Peter.
    Hi Peter,
    I had a number of more like $200 in mind, so I think that $140 a good deal, and I would take them up on it!
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    Windows 10 Enterprise and Pro/Windows 7 Enterprise/Linux Mint
       16 Feb 2016 #82

    @maranna, That sounds like a good price to me. The work involved is well worth that.
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  3.    16 Feb 2016 #83

    simrick said: View Post
    Hi Peter,
    I had a number of more like $200 in mind, so I think that $140 a good deal, and I would take them up on it!
    >>Thank you for the confirmation. I really wanted to do it but this is the right thing to do.
    After building my house, wiring plumbing and over hauling engines I wanted to get into this but age and health are in the way and undermine my confidence. Acceptance.
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    W10Prox64
       16 Feb 2016 #84

    maranna said: View Post
    >>Thank you for the confirmation. I really wanted to do it but this is the right thing to do.
    After building my house, wiring plumbing and over hauling engines I wanted to get into this but age and health are in the way and undermine my confidence. Acceptance.
    I think it's a good decision for you, and you'll be very happy!
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  5.    18 Feb 2016 #85

    parts worked on for build


    ?Compatibilty/These are parts I found in Micro Center to show to the builder unless you wish to modify the list.
    1- Intel core i5- 6600K, 3.3.GHz, 6th generation, LGA1151. [$219.00]
    2- Tax $65
    3- assembly $140.00
    4- heat-sink – Cool Master V8 GTS CPU cooler [ $100]
    5- ?Fan
    6- Board Asus Z 170 – Deluxe LGA 1151, ATX, Intel
    [Need 64 byte, Bluetooth, HI FI, internet, USB 3.0 and 2.0, UEFI, ` [$319.00]
    Or? Asus Maximus Vll Hero ATXLGA 1151 - ?$
    7- DVD-RW -2 bays
    8-Ram – Crucial Ballistix Sport, 16 GB, 2x8GB, DDR 2400, $84.00 or
    EVGA 16 GB DDR3-2133, PC 3-1700 CL11 Dual Channel $74.00
    9- Drives – (currently my C: says I use 37GB of a TB),
    Crucial Max 200, 250 GB, mSata SSD $99.00 or
    Samsung 850 EVO, 250 GB SSD $79.00 or
    Samsung 850 pro 256 GB, SATA 1113D vertical SSD $116
    ?2nd internal drive HDD 250 GB and make room.
    10-Windows Pro, no OEM, with flash drive to install and ? My Windows
    address? $200.00
    11- PSU –EVGA Super Nova 750 Watt, ATX $120
    12- Tower –Mid or full for future video card ?? one side clear and side
    opening. NZXT S 340 ATX Mid Window/ need LG internal Sata,24x DVD CD+/-
    R+W burner $25
    13- good on board video card for future upgrade on mobo.

    !!Where is the component that has legacy and hyper threading, the processor or the mobo?

    Peter
    Last edited by maranna; 19 Feb 2016 at 10:18.
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    Windows 10 Enterprise and Pro/Windows 7 Enterprise/Linux Mint
       18 Feb 2016 #86

    The CPU has Hyperthreading. I am not sure what you mean about Legacy unless you mean a Legacy or UEFI BIOS. If that is what you mean it is the Motherboard.

    I believe in your list you have the i7-6600K as socket 1150 but it is a socket 1151. The socket on the CPU and Motherboard have to be the same, which I believe you have.
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  7.    18 Feb 2016 #87

    maranna said: View Post
    ?Compatibilty/These are parts I found in Micro Center to show to the builder unless you wish to modify the list.
    1- Intel core i5- 6660K, 3.3.GHz, 6th generation, LGA1150. [$219.00]
    6600K and LGA1151
    Last edited by essenbe; 19 Feb 2016 at 00:31.
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  8.    19 Feb 2016 #88

    Thank you for the correction and I made the adjustment in both my notes an the post.
    I am off to PCPartsPicker to check the rest for compatibility as I chose these from Micro center.

    >It was pointed out that my CPU cooler would not fit in the case and that with my RAM the door would not close.


    I found the Corsair Obsidian 750 D Airflow Edition Full for $ 139.00. Would this be OK with my current CPU cooler and the RAM I have.
    Last edited by maranna; 19 Feb 2016 at 10:56.
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  9.    19 Feb 2016 #89

    maranna said: View Post
    Thank you for the correction and I made the adjustment in both my notes an the post.
    I am off to PCPartsPicker to check the rest for compatibility as I chose these from Micro center.

    >It was pointed out that my CPU cooler would not fit in the case and that with my RAM the door would not close.


    I found the Corsair Obsidian 750 D Airflow Edition Full for $ 139.00. Would this be OK with my current CPU cooler and the RAM I have.
    Cooler Master V8 is quite humongous, and can often block ram slots unless you have low profile ram. Why not consider the Cooler Master EVO Hyper 212 EVO? It's cheaper as well, but has simpler aesthetics of course.

    The Corsair 750D Airflow is great but quite a huge case, it's full tower. That's my personal preference but yuou might want to consider that aspect before you go for it.

    Regarding motherboard, I believe the difference between the Hero and Deluxe is integrated bluetooth and Wifi and Hero can only do sli. You could save some money by going with the Hero, and if you really need Wifi connect a USB WIFI Dongle at the back.

    Your ram will be DDR4, not DDR3. I would recommend 2400, 2666 or 2800, but there's not much difference in day-to-day use if you're not an editor.

    Onboard video is your CPU, not the motherboard, both Hero and Deluxe have HDMI and Display Ports. The i5 has integrated graphics.
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  10.    19 Feb 2016 #90

    I will make some changes and thanks.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 
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