How To Pick The Right PC For You
Buying a computer becomes a herculean task if know something about PC hardware, as there are plenty of choices you have to select from. You can buy ready-made PC’s, you can buy all in one PC’s or you can assemble as your own PC. Here we are going to check deep in to PC building task.
First thing first, you have to decide what you are going to do with your PC. If you have a laptop and you want a more powerful machine, then definitely you need a powerful machine to satisfy your needs. If you need a basic machine for viewing films or basic office work, you don’t want to invest heavily on hardware. You need a basic machine to do your tasks. If you are born gamer ad you want to test all the games available in the world, then definitely you need a machine with heavy graphics processing capability, here you will definitely invest in additional graphics card to churn the juice out. The same case is true for video editors and advanced photo editors. Some other people don’t want those cable clutter that usually a PC have, there is a solution for you- all in one PC. The processor, motherboard and everything embedded behind the display screen.A keyboard and mouse are only the addition, if you are ready to spend more, wireless keyboards and mouse are available.
All in One (AIO) PC Desktops
First, we have to discuss the all in one PC, as the name implies it is a space savvy avatar of our traditional PC. The processor and related items are enclosed inside the display cabinet. First you have to choose the display size you want. A 23 inch display is sufficient for playing,viewing and for working. display size may vary from 18 inch to 34 inch or above. A 21 inch display is ideal. There are 4K display is also available. Latest Windows offers a tiled display, so a touchscreen will be a nice option if you are having more office related or editing related works. So, decide the screen size, resolution, touch screen or not. If you want a Mac computer, an iMac with 27 inch 5K retina display is available at $1799. An iMac with 21.5 inch with 4K Retina display costs $1299.Dell, HP, Acer all have a list of all in one PC on different configuration and different display size. Just check the display arrangement as it is convenient to your sitting posture.
Secondly go to hardware, there also you will get a number of choices from Celeron to Core i7 on Intel processors and AMD A6 to AMD FX range on AMD processors. You can upgrade RAM in selected models, you can upgrade hard disk by connecting external hard disk or by replacing the existing hard disk if the manufacturer permits it. Check the ports and connects available and convenience of the port placement.Check whether it has an optical drive or not. If you want to perform some intense graphics application look for a separate graphics card is there as it is difficult to attach it later like a conventional PC. Dell have OptiPlex range of All-in-One PC, HP have Envy series All-in-One PC, Apple have iMac, Acer have Veriton range and Lenovo have ThinkCentre range of All-in-One PC’s. Dedicated power supplies (PSU) are highly important as you are using valuable parts that requires enormous power. A good 650w power supply from a reputed manufacturer is an ideal choice in a gaming system.
Gamer’s and video editors requires ultimate choice, the best machine available in the market. Most gamer’s prefer to build there own system based on handpicked components. Not all gamer’s have enough money to buy an ultimate gaming PC, so handpicking the righ choice is the best alternative. The mid range PC requires an 1080p HD display and a high end machine requires a 4K display but the choice is yours. You have to select an over clocking CPU (ended with names with a K in Intel series-example, Intel Core i3-7350K, Core i5-7600K,Core i7-7700K), a gaming pro motherboard, Nvidia GeForce GTX or AMD Radeon graphics processing unit (GPU), at least a 16 GB DDR4 Ram or latest, a high speed SSD in combination with a high capacity Hard disk (if you have price limit, then a high capacity hard disk is enough), a game specific cabinet and power house. The core i5-7600K is a speedy quad-core that offers impressive overclocking abilities it has a base clock of 3.8GHz and 4.2GHz turbo, with overclocking we were able to push even further, topping out at 4.9GHz (4.9-5.1GHz with liquid cooling!). Look for a gaming Pro mother board which offers great performance and great features at an affordable price. If you are using an over-clockable CPU then buy a supporting motherboard to extract it’s juice maximum. The SSD give tremendous performance over a spinning disk drive. Investing a good SSD is crucial if you are serious gamer. Experts says there is a huge difference in their performance. A dedicated CPU cooler is a right investment, if you are planning overclocking then liquid coolers are worthy investment. A good gaming case with enough room for all your components is essential, you have to fix one or two full size hard drives and one or two SSDs in it. If you are planning to install liquid cooling, you have to ensure enough room is available for water cooling with a radiator up to 240mm size.
In these range you need a good processor, a decent mother board,adequate memory for multitasking and sufficient hard disk space for storage is essential.You need a good monitor to view your works easily. Adding an SSD will speed up the loading and processing time. You have a number of choices available on the market.
This is the essential rig for day today use. The components required is just needed for your intended work. You have to pick the right components at an affordable price.