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What's best place to buy comp for music and video studio?

by Jdmuzik / April 20, 2017 6:58 PM PDT

I've been looking at gaming pcs but the ones I can afford seem to be getting bad reviews. I wouldn't mind spending money on a custom computer but again I'm trying to save cash. I looked at ibuypower they have a computer right now selling for 700 out the door with 16gb 8/8 and 3.50cpu with 2tb of ram thats the best I have seen for that price. It has bad reviews though.

I just need the computer for editing video and images as well as producing music as well as adding lots of virtual instruments

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Here's some best sellers
by itsdigger / April 20, 2017 8:03 PM PDT
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Local pc shop?
by Bob__B / April 21, 2017 9:37 AM PDT

I just put all the parts I want on paper and hand them the paper.

They
Order the parts.
Build the machine.
Load the OS.
Load the drivers.
Hit the web and update the OS and drivers.
Test the machine.

$100 for labor.
Not worth my screwing around with.
One bad part and the rma is a headache.

And I get exactly what I want not some compromise with a prebuilt system.

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I still like the PC Master Race builds.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 21, 2017 9:43 AM PDT
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Yup
by Bob__B / April 21, 2017 7:14 PM PDT

After you have built more than a few you've learned how to assemble things so that you don't step on yourself.

You've learned how to install the wiring for minimum clutter.

You've learned how to install the OS and drivers and extras.

The pc shop has the test bench, spare parts and the test procedure ready to go.

So that's what I pay for with the labor charge.

The master race builds are nice, if something fits or comes close it's one stop shopping.

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gaming PC
by Twilight_Boy / May 28, 2017 6:08 PM PDT

You might need to check of the Amazon. For around 700 dollars, there are so great choices that you could make. I guess you could even run the game on the med or high setting with the price. I have browsed the internet and i found this one has so many good recommendations for you.

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