bostonhokie wrote:I'd really hate to buy another Win7 license..is everything I just said simple enough with ubuntu?
bostonhokie wrote:How does that compare to the AMD A6-5400K Trinity? Same price on Newegg.
DPete27 wrote:bostonhokie wrote:How does that compare to the AMD A6-5400K Trinity? Same price on Newegg.
The A6 would wipe the floor with an Athlon 5350.
bostonhokie wrote:some excel modeling and online trading platforms
bostonhokie wrote:Does anyone have any input on that Intel I linked to earlier as compared to the A6-5400K?
Those look okay. The $84 MSI B85I adds DisplayPort.
Get one of the 2x4 GiB kits that I linked in the previous message. The B85 chipset is crippled to not run faster than PC3-12800 (DDR3-1600).bostonhokie wrote:RAM...
That case takes up 19.8 liters. Are you sure that you want something that big?bostonhokie wrote: Case: I'm leaning towards the CoolerMaster Elite 130.
Elite 130 ISK300-150
Width: 9.45" 8.74"
Height: 8.17" 3.78"
Depth: 15.69" 12.91"
Volume: 1210. in³ 427. in³
19.84 L 6.99 L
5.24 gal 1.85 gal
JustAnEngineer wrote:The Elite 130 will take any graphics card that you want to use. The ISK300-150 is limited to half-height cards.
bostonhokie wrote: Leaning coolermaster 130... PSU: mITX should be modular I assume?
It's $85 + free shipping with the power supply included. That's cheap.bostonhokie wrote:That ISK300-150 looks great except for the price tag.
bostonhokie wrote:EDIT: Case and PSU aren't compatible so scratch that