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  1.    06 Oct 2017 #3311
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Fife
    Posts : 1,867
    Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit (1709)

    Put together my proposed upgrade:
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    I am selling my parts for £350 so that is a cost of £391.69 for this upgrade.....

    I Think this is worth it.
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  2.    06 Oct 2017 #3312
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    NW Florida
    Posts : 9,441
    Windows 10 Enterprise and Pro/Windows 7 Enterprise/Linux Mint

    Quote Originally Posted by worf105 View Post
    Put together my proposed upgrade:
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    I am selling my parts for £350 so that is a cost of £391.69 for this upgrade.....

    I Think this is worth it.
    I think so too.
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  3.    06 Oct 2017 #3313
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 920
    Windows 10 Pro

    I just scribbled out my parts for a Core i7-8700K build, but I need everything. (OS and Monitor too) It was coming in just under $3k. (and that includes a bit of a splurge on the monitor).
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4.    06 Oct 2017 #3314

    Quote Originally Posted by sygnus21 View Post
    Nice but what's the system specs? Curiosity

    And nice processor. Mine has the 7600U (duo core)
    It's coming as an i7 8550U (4C,8 T) 8GB DDR4, 1TB 5400RPM HD. 13.,3" 1920x1080 Touch.
    I also have 16GB DDR4 and a 256GB Crucial SSD on the way fro it.
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  5.    06 Oct 2017 #3315
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    NW Florida
    Posts : 9,441
    Windows 10 Enterprise and Pro/Windows 7 Enterprise/Linux Mint

    Quote Originally Posted by pparks1 View Post
    I just scribbled out my parts for a Core i7-8700K build, but I need everything. (OS and Monitor too) It was coming in just under $3k. (and that includes a bit of a splurge on the monitor).
    When I built my current rig, I think it cost me close to $2000, and I used a lot of parts I already had. No monitor, PSU hard drives and such.
    Of course a $400 Motherboard didn't help that much.


    This was the first board that used DDR4. Prices were higher than they are now for ram. I think 16 GB cost around $250+.
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  6.    06 Oct 2017 #3316
    Join Date : Jun 2014
    USA
    Posts : 1,570
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Now I'm confused....

    Quote Originally Posted by copiertech25 View Post
    It's coming as an i7 8550U (4C,8 T) 8GB DDR4, 1TB 5400RPM HD. 13.,3" 1920x1080 Touch.
    I also have 16GB DDR4 and a 256GB Crucial SSD on the way fro it.
    Quote Originally Posted by copiertech25 View Post
    The 8550U is a true quad core. I also ordered a 256GB SSD and 16GB of RAM for her. [/URL]
    So you plan on upgrading it right away with the other parts on the way? Also is it coming with 10 Home or Pro, and are you upgrading to Pro if Home is installed?
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  7.    06 Oct 2017 #3317
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 920
    Windows 10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by essenbe View Post
    This was the first board that used DDR4. Prices were higher than they are now for ram. I think 16 GB cost around $250+.
    Yeah, 16GB right now is about $180 for what I picked out. Unfortunately, it's about 2x the cost of my kids DDR4 build from about 1 year ago.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  8.    06 Oct 2017 #3318
    Join Date : Jun 2014
    USA
    Posts : 1,570
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Quote Originally Posted by essenbe View Post
    When I built my current rig, I think it cost me close to $2000, and I used a lot of parts I already had. No monitor, PSU hard drives and such.
    Of course a $400 Motherboard didn't help that much.

    This was the first board that used DDR4. Prices were higher than they are now for ram. I think 16 GB cost around $250+.
    Keeping case, HD/SSD drives, Optical, GPU, and sound card while adding a Samsung 950Pro NVMe drive, cost me $1500. And yeah, my MB cost me $360. That said, that doesn't include the additional thousand I spent on two more SSD drives (1 & 2 TB)

    Anyway I plan on keeping this 7700K system for at least another 3 years before the next major upgrade. The only thing I need to upgrade in the near future is the GPU. That'll be around Christmas. A Christmas from me to me
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  9.    06 Oct 2017 #3319

    Quote Originally Posted by sygnus21 View Post
    Now I'm confused....




    So you plan on upgrading it right away with the other parts on the way? Also is it coming with 10 Home or Pro, and are you upgrading to Pro if Home is installed?
    Yes, I'm going to upgrade it right away. It's coming with Home Edition. I'm leaving it on Home for now. I only bought the i7 upgrade and decided to order the rest of the upgrades third party.
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  10.    06 Oct 2017 #3320
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    NW Florida
    Posts : 9,441
    Windows 10 Enterprise and Pro/Windows 7 Enterprise/Linux Mint

    Sounds like a good Christmas present to yourself. My rig is about 3 years old, I think. It's due for retirement. Semi retirement at least.
      My ComputersSystem Spec


 


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