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Old 01-26-2013, 04:10 PM
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Hi all,

I'm trying to help a family member look for a new desktop computer and am really not having much luck. I've tried Amazon with limited success, and am hoping you guys have some awesome suggestion(s).

Needs:
Desktop PC (Macs are most-likely out of the budget)
Windows 7 (or earlier) -- absolutely no Windows 8
Wi-Fi enabled
CD/DVD burner
500+ GB hard drive
Warranty available (at least 1 year, preferably 2+)

Preferably a Lenovo, Asus, or good quality brand -- would really rather not have Acer, HP, or Dell (has had bad experiences with them).

Already has a keyboard, mouse, and monitor, so those don't need to be included.

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Old 01-26-2013, 05:55 PM
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Thanks - looks like there are a couple candidates that may suit what she's looking for.
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Desktops are becoming obsolete, as are laptops. It's a shame she doesn't want a laptop, because I have a Toshieba & I love it! I was going to suggest Mac, but they are horribly expensive ... Good but expensive.
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Ive had good luck with Acers, so Im no help. Lenovo would be my first choice, after Asus or Acer, I like cheap. Lenovo builds a good machine.

I dont do Win or Mac OS, so what is the machine used for? If your family member isnt afraid of Linux, a barebones no OS system may be worth looking at.
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I've had Toshiba, Acer and Asus netbooks/laptops for a while now, and wouldn't hesitate to suggest these models, but no experience with their desktops. The only desktops I've had have been Dells or HPs. HATE HP lol, loved the Dells.

Also, I canNOT stand Gateways. I don't know how they are anymore, but I hated the one my cousins had with a passion lol.
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