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11-23-13 08:23 PM
kiro the avenger! i was mainly after what i should upgrade, such would a hard drive beat a mother board or ehats best basically
and to run photoshop on this, what would i need to change?

aldi, my mum wants exactish savings from black friday, she thinks its a con
11-23-13 08:14 AM
Cypher871
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Ok thanks, must just be me clicking on the wrong option, guess I look like a right man on the web now, only looking at what I see first
Thanks!

EDIT: also, noob question, butt could this run photoshop as well, or any equvialant software?
And should I make any 'upgrades' on components if it comes under?
Not a noob question mate. The main thing you need for Photoshop is lots of memory...the more the better...as a base level I would put 8GB in don't bother with 4GB, there's only 12 difference.

I have 24GB on my Photoshop pc, HOWEVER, memory is dependant on the version of the operating system you intend to use.

Any operating system that is 32bit will only be able to use about 3.5GB of memory, regardless of how much you physically install so you will need a 64bit version. Personally I use Windows 7 Professional (I hate Windows 8 ). Use Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64bit or either of the Windows 8.1 versions if you like Windows 8.

As to upgrades if your costs come under, that is purely personal choice. A better CPU will give you better overall performance but a better graphics card will allow you to play more demanding games at higher resolutions and frame rates. Incidentally, Photoshop does not rely on an ass-kicking graphics card...like I said, it likes memory
11-23-13 06:32 AM
kiro the avenger! Ok thanks, must just be me clicking on the wrong option, guess I look like a right man on the web now, only looking at what I see first
Thanks!

EDIT: also, noob question, butt could this run photoshop as well, or any equvialant software?
And should I make any 'upgrades' on components if it comes under?
11-22-13 11:38 PM
Cypher871 Hi Kiro, click here then chose 'Custom Gaming PC's' and then click on the 'Eclipse Eco Gamer Series System (Intel)'...on my browser it's the first option on the second row. Choose your components as per the first page where I advised on the components but check prices...some things may have gone up or down.

If you can wait till the 29th of November I would order your stuff on that day...it's known as 'Black Friday' it is something that started in the US but is prevalent in the UK now...basically good discounts on electrical goods online.

Good luck.

Cy
11-21-13 06:35 PM
kiro the avenger! Just to resurrect this but I just went to order your thing cypher (I'm slow) and they only have AMD processors now, so what should I get?
Plus it's only 525.01 now, so have I done something wrong or what?
10-30-13 12:14 AM
Cypher871 Just be very careful if you decide to go for something from ebay. Do your homework, make sure whoever you buy from has good reputation and read other customers comments.

The other thing to note is read everything very carefully. For example, the pc's from ViBox and The PC Customiser DO NOT include an operating system so you will need to add that into your calculations. Also check on what kind of warranty they come with...
10-20-13 10:05 PM
kiro the avenger! Ebayed it, and wondered if any of these were any good, cos I do t know what I need
10-20-13 09:23 PM
Varakir I'd agree with cypher - whilst building is cheaper, more flexible and worthwhile, it won't save you tons of money. Also if a part gets delivered faulty it can be a pain in the ass to work out where the fault is, even for someone with experience.

As for the 400 budget, i think you might struggle to get everything including a decent sized monitor for that. You could try second hand - Ebay is occasionally good for local 'pickup only' deals if you know what to look for, but it can also be a bit of a gamble.
10-20-13 09:12 PM
kiro the avenger! Just to be a dick, buy things have changed again, and do you guys think I could get a decent PC, that'll handle most RTS games, and maybe things like warthunder for 400?
No biggy if I can't, I'll just have to wait a big longer, or beg harder. However I have a reputation to upkeep, and beggings not the coolest thing ever =D
10-20-13 07:10 AM
kiro the avenger! Oh, ok
And I didn't realise that was a link, my bad
I could probs afford that too
I can't think of any further problems, until I go to buy it that is!
I'll get on that ASAP though once I have the all clear
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