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Old 12-07-2008, 07:51 PM   #1
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Default Looking for a compact desktop

Hey guys - I'm looking for a desktop computer. The trick is, I'd like one of the slim or compact computers (such as HP SlimLine or Dell Studio Slim). I don't know if there are any other manufacturers that have similar ones. I'd like the following specs (at least):

- Intel Quad-Core Q9550+ (or equivalent AMD)
- 5gb ram + (preferably faster than 800mhz because that requires a better mother board opening possibilities for down the road)
- 500gb HD +
- Graphics Card isn't the most important with that powerful of processor and that much ram. I'll be using it for light gaming and photo/video editing as well as statistical analysis, business processes, etc.
- <$1000

I can get right under $1000 on Dell.com but was wondering if there were any other manufacturers that had slim/compact desktops that may be worth checking out.

EDIT: I just found a company called polywell and was able to build a really cheap configuration. Does anyone know anything about them? Here is my configuration for $864.00:

Model #




Total Price
Motherboard:Poly 8200B AM2+ uATX DVI+VGA,gLAN,6SATA,5.1A MB;
Processor:AMD Phenom X4 9950 Black 2.6GHz 4M 125W AM2+ CPU;
Memory: 2x DDR2 800MHz 1GB PC6400 Unbuffered Memory;
Case+P/S:LD121 Slim microATX Desk/Tower Case w/250W P/S;
HardDrive0:********* N O N E ***************;
HardDrive1:Seagate 500GB SATA-II 7200RPM HD 32MB Cache;
Floppy:********* N O N E ***************;
Drive Kit:********* N O N E ***************;
I/O Device:********* N O N E ***************;
Keyboard:********* N O N E ***************;
DVDRW/CD/DVD:Lite-On 20X LightScribe DVD+/-RW Dual-Layer IDE;
Blu-ray/CDRW:********* N O N E ***************;
Audio Sound:On-board 5.1 3D Audio Sound;
Speaker:********* N O N E ***************;
Graphics:Nvidia GeForce 9800GT 512M PCIe 2.0 16x Graphics;
I/O,Tuner:********* N O N E ***************;
Monitor:********* N O N E ***************;
Plasma/LCD TV:********* N O N E ***************;
Modem:********* N O N E ***************;
Networking:On-Board Gigabit/100/1000T Ethernet;
Optional Software:********* N O N E ***************;
O/S:Windows Vista Business 64Bit DVD;
Optional Support:********* N O N E ***************;
Service:System Assembly and Packaging

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