Budget 21-30k Machine upgrade


Krishh

New Member
Disciple
  1. What is your budget?
    • 25K to 30K
  2. What is your existing hardware configuration (component name - component brand and model)
    • CPU – AMD Athlon 7750 Black Edition @ 2700 MHz
    • Motherboard - Asus M3A78-EM
    • GPU – NONE
    • HDD – WD SATA 500gb (WD5000AADS)
    • HDD – Seagate 200GB IDE
    • RAM - Transcend 1GB DDR-2
    • Monitor – Viewsonics 19inch VA1928wm
    • PSU – Frontech JIL-2414i 450w
    • DVD WIRTER – LG SecurDisc
    • CASE - iBall (see attachment)
  3. Which hardware will you be keeping (component name - component brand and model)
    • Monitor – Viewsonics 19inch VA1928wm
    • HDD – WD SATA 500gb (WD5000AADS)
    • HDD – Seagate 200GB IDE
    • DVD WIRTER – LG SecurDisc
    • PSU – Frontech JIL-2414i 450w
    • CASE - iBall
  4. Which hardware component are you looking to buy (component name). If you have already decided on a configuration then please mention the (component brand and model) as well, this will help us in fine tuning your requirement.
    • CPU - Intel i5/i7 or AMD equivalent
    • Motherboard - any compatible motherboard
    • SSD – Samsung 840 EVO 250 GB(already purchased)
    • RAM – 4GB or 8GB (depending on budget)
  5. Is this going to be your final configuration or you would be adding/upgrading a component in near future. If yes then please mention when and which component
    • Yes, will upgrade after 1 or 2 years
    • GPU -
  6. Where will you buy this hardware? (Online/City/TE Dealer)
    • Bangalore
    • Open to online purchase
  7. Would you consider buying a second hand hardware from the TE market
    • No
  8. What is your intended use for this PC/hardware
    • Browsing
    • Faster boot/shutdown and quick response
    • Programming
    • Gaming (for kids in 1 or 2 years)
  9. Do you have any brand preference or dislike? Please name them and the reason for your preference/dislike.
    • I am currently using AMD so thinking of getting Intel this time.
  10. If you will be playing games then which type of games will you be playing?
  11. What is your preferred monitor resolution for gaming and normal usage
    • 1. Desktop - 1440x900
  12. Are you looking to overclock?
    • No
  13. Which operating system do you intend to use with this configuration?
    • Windows 7 64 bit
I have been thinking of upgrading my machine for a while and as part of the process I got an SSD from US recently through a friend. I do not have the exact model of the Cabinet but attaching a photo showing the cabinet with existing components.

Looking forward for your inputs.

Thanks,
KK
 

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bssunilreddy

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  • CPU - Intel Core i5 4460 -11000,
  • Motherboard - Gigabyte H81M-D2V -4000,
  • RAM - Corsair Vengeance 8GB(4GBx2) 1600Mhz -5700,
  • GPU - Sapphire R7 240 1GB -4800,
  • Case - Deepcool Tesseract -2800,
  • PSU - Antec VP550P -3500.
  • TOTAL -32,000.
 

Krishh

New Member
Disciple
Thanks @bssunil for the reply. I am wondering if I can use my existing PSU Frontech JIL-2414i 450w and Belkin case instead of buying new ones. Also, is it OK to go ahead without any GPU?
 

bssunilreddy

Well-Known Member
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Thanks @bssunil for the reply. I am wondering if I can use my existing PSU Frontech JIL-2414i 450w and Belkin case instead of buying new ones. Also, is it OK to go ahead without any GPU?
Dont use Frontech PSU & Belkin case but go with my config instead.You can go without GPU also. Its OK.
 

Krishh

New Member
Disciple
Dont use Frontech PSU & Belkin case but go with my config instead.You can go without GPU also. Its OK.
Thanks. I have few questions.
1. If I go with the suggested configuration(or similar), can I easily swap i5 with i7 in future. The motherboard Spec says broad spectrum of processors are supported but wanted to confirm.
2. Does this motherboard support all the three HDDs(ssd, sata and ide )that I am planning to have and still have slot available for my existing DVD drive?
3. May I know the source of these quoted prices? I am able to get suggested components around the quoted prices except for CPU and motherboard.
4. The exact motherboard seems to be not available anywhere online. Can you please suggest a close alternative?
 

JJ the great

Active Member
Disciple
He is a nice guy but On the Pricing front he always does this :D
Processor Intel 3.1 Ghz i5 4440 12.8k
Motherboard
Gigabyte GA-H97M-D3H 7.2k
Memory
Corsair Vengeance 4GB x 2 5.8k
Power Supply
Seasonic S12II 520 5.2k
Case Corsair Spec 01 3.9k
Total 35k

I know That your Total Budget has Exceeded but Consider It as an Investment :)
Regards
JJ
 

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