Solved

Help selecting new tower

Posted on 2013-11-19
4
263 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-20
I need to replace an older pc that is giving me issues and need recommendations on a inexpensive tower.  This pc is used for very basic use - mostly Internet and email.  I have a monitor so just want to purchase the tower. I have looked at towers available at local stores - both we're under $450 --  was not sure about the processor - one was an AMD E1-1500 (HP) and the other was a core i3-3240 (Lenovo) any recommendations you have would be appreciated.  Thank you.
0
Comment
Question by:mmj1
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 95

Accepted Solution

by:
John Hurst earned 250 total points
ID: 39661393
I use and recommend Lenovo without hesitation. Also, an Intel i3 CPU is likely to be faster than an AMD processor even for small jobs.

I just ordered a Lenovo E3 for a client and it comes with a 3 year onsite warranty, so check warranty as well.

.... Thinkpads_User
0
 
LVL 70

Assisted Solution

by:garycase
garycase earned 250 total points
ID: 39661413
Anything with an i3 or i5 will be plenty for your basic use.   I agree with thinkpads that Lenovo's are good choices.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:mmj1
ID: 39661508
Thank you for your advice.  It is appreciated.
0
 
LVL 95

Expert Comment

by:John Hurst
ID: 39662178
@mmj1 - Thanks and I was happy to help.

.... Thinkpads_User
0

Featured Post

Create the perfect environment for any meeting

You might have a modern environment with all sorts of high-tech equipment, but what makes it worthwhile is how you seamlessly bring together the presentation with audio, video and lighting. The ATEN Control System provides integrated control and system automation.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Upper back Pain: My back hurt for months. Upper back, mostly my neck, spine and across my shoulder blades. I was getting headaches too, that felt like they were caused by tension in my shoulders, but now I feel fine! I'm sharing this hoping someone…
You have seen this as an option on your internet browser before or it may be completely new to you.  But what does this mean and why would I use this?
The viewer will learn how to successfully create a multiboot device using the SARDU utility on Windows 7. Start the SARDU utility: Change the image directory to wherever you store your ISOs, this will prevent you from having 2 copies of an ISO wit…
The viewer will learn how to successfully download and install the SARDU utility on Windows 8, without downloading adware.

726 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question