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buying a comp-need some help

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im about to buy my first comp!
there´s just one thing- i dont know anything about pentiums,processor,dual here and quad there.

so yeah I need some help. I have a budget of around 800( +/- 50€) €

some requirements:
  • it must be able to play sc2 at mid graph
  • an auto cad programme for school
  • longevity- I want to be able to use it for like 5 years or more
  • stock comp-as Im too much of a nuub to build one
any recommendations?
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Di u need monitor, keyboard, mouse and such stuff? Or just the tower?

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I will get a monitor from my summerjob.so its just for the tower

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Since i don't know ur shops, some general hints:
CPU: Intel i5-2500(k) or i7-2600(k) the k is optional, doesn't really matter for u
Graphics: Nvidia GTX 560 Ti or GTX 570
RAM: 4-8 GB

And propose ur comp here before u buy it. So we can give u hints
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ah thanks for the fast answears coma!

ill start tracking them comps down asap

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there are also shops where you can tell what parts you wish to have and they build it together for you. ci'm with coma. for the RAM part, get g.skill
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Ckein is from Finland, same problem as Hejurm, they don't have such shop

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this one seems the most promising so far

Acer Predator G3 -series AG3610H

cpu:Intel® Core™ i5-2300 processor/2.8GHz
graphics NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX  550 Ti (1GB)
RAM:8GB

edit: omg I just found 2 shopes in my homecity that "builds" comps !
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The graphics is not good, it is a 550TI instead of 560 Ti

also the CPU could be a bit better though it would be ok. THat's the problem with stock computers. U seldom find the right one, because manufactures cut corners and people even buy that stuff.

A cpu 2300 and 2550k is 30 Euros apart and 55TI and 560 Ti by about 100 euro apart.

If u don't find auch comp then u have to buy a cheaper one but don't expect that u can make it through 5 years performancewise.
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ok

this is one of their "custom" package for 492€

Intel Core i7-2600 (4X, 8T) (3.4 Ghz) (proc.)
proc. fan
Intel DH61WWB3 motherboard
Codegen Q-3343-A11 tower 460W
NVIDIA GF8400GS 512 MB
(integr. sound)
(integr. network)
Samsung 500 GB S-ATA  hard drive
2 GB (DDR1333 memory)

a new graph card(NVIDIA GTX550 Ti 1 GB (GDDR5) PCI-E (disp.card) and a 8gb memory for 177 €  which makes the total cost 776 €
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If u can get the 560 TI it is perfect.
the difference between 550ti and 560ti is a great one
see
http://www.computerbase.de/artikel/graf ... tarcraft_2

550 TI SLI means two 550 TI so u should just look at the 550 TI green bar compared to 560 TI

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The other company ,Multitronic,has the 560ti graphic card . Migth buy the comp from there

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