dealshp h8-1213c desktop, i7, 2tb, 10gb, 460w power…

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In looking at the pictures, it looks as if the power supply is rivitted in.........it seems to be the same for the motherboard.........can anyone confirm this?

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The mobo and power supply are not rivetted in. They are user replaceable parts. This is not too bad of specs for the price point. I want to add that if purchased have blank dvd's handy to make recovery discs and keep them in a safe place...just in case you need to reload O.S.

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Can I buy a warranty for this? if so how? Thank you

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Well-informed gamers will have to comment on the graphics card, but the power supply seems better than what HP normally puts in these machines.

What would a gamer bother to replace on this machine?

If you're just a casual gamer and aren't precisely measuring lots of performance metrics, is it decent out-of-the-box if you "just want to play"?

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Will this handle about any monitor I throw at it? I'm using an old laptop with 1440x900 17" and it's so bad that when I do photos, I just sort of have to guess if they're the right colors or not. I love laptops, but the resolution choices are just so limited that I might get this.

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@kwistrom: There is a square trade warranty offered on this PC. Go into the sale and scroll down and click on the square trade box and it will take you where you need to go.

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@kingaroonie:

Able to drive industry’s largest and highest resolution flat-panel displays up to 2560x1600 and with support for High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

http://www.geforce.com/hardware/desktop-gpus/geforce-gt-620-oem/features

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@bls1:

The gpu isn't good at all really. Not much better than the integrated graphics.

You can run games that aren't graphically intensive, like League of Legends, Minecraft, etc. but you won't be able to run Battlefield 3 well even at the lowest settings.

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Why can't I find what slots this has, so I can figure out upgrades? What is the video card slot? Any other slots and type (PCI express, etc)?

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It's almost worth the price to pull out the i7 and the hard drive and just sell off the rest for parts... The i7 alone is worth almost half of what the computer is selling for. The mobo doesn't look great from the pics, I can't see any spare PCI/PCI-E slots. Graphics card is meh. But of course, we can't forget.. 450 watt power supply? Like I said, almost worth it just to pick out the parts you want and sell the rest

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@daveofva:

The parts are only worth $665 including the operating system.

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/mUrc

Much better to just buy the parts you want separate if you're going to go that route...

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The processor in this computer is one of the best...actually better than the new systems HP sells online right now with Windows 8 installed costing $799+. (anyone can upgrade this to Windows 8 for $15 more). Pay attention to 3rd Gen i7 vs 2nd Gen...the newer one is more efficient, uses less power, and is just generally more awesome.

This is an amazing deal, I bought it and can't wait for it to come!

Sure you could possibly build this from scratch for the same cost..but who has the time to troubleshoot all the issues that go along with getting the cheapest brand components available?

As others mentioned, this video card is going to need upgraded if you want to do some serious gaming.

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@linuxrandal: Look on HP's website for the available pci slots...this has 2 empty. When you get to the website, the component that lists this is called the motherboard.

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Can anyone tell me if an EVGA GeForce GTX 660 card would fit in this?