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Desktop for office use, is this sufficient?
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Default Desktop for office use, is this sufficient? - 07-31-2013, 08:52 | posts: 50

We are planning to low grade desktop for office use
and the work load will be mainly using browser internet and also occasionally office suite. Is the spec below sufficient? should we invest more ram? and is there any hardware not required and can be downgrade to safe cost?

Asus P8B75-MLX intel Socket 1155
intel i3 3220 (TRAY) intel LGA 1155
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Default 07-31-2013, 09:28 | posts: 10,003

It's perfectly fine but more RAM isn't a bad idea since it's not expensive any more. Check the price for 500GB and 1TB hard drives as well, over here there was only $15 difference between those two when I last checked.

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Default 07-31-2013, 09:45 | posts: 1,600 | Location: Unknown

+1 for 4GB RAM. Would make system snappier.

Also note that TRAY bundle means CPU comes without a cooler. You need a BOX bundle, unless you have a spare cooler lying around.
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Default 08-01-2013, 16:43 | posts: 315 | Location: cyprus

agree. make ur ram at least 4gb. i3 cpu has plenty of power.
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Default 08-01-2013, 16:46 | posts: 8,427 | Location: FLA,USA

Just built a PC with the same mobo/CPU for my mom it's plenty for office use but would suggest at least 4GB RAM.

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Default 08-01-2013, 21:33 | posts: 3,273 | Location: Pennsylvania

I would get a CPU that comes with a fan because you could save $$ with out having to purchase a separate cooler. Also I would have at least 4GB of RAM just to be on the safe side.
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