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Which should I get?


New Member
Apr 7, 2013
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Medion x7821 3630QM 680m 16GB 4*1333MHz 750GB SSD128 OEM Win8 €1607 or

Medion x7821 3630QM 680m 8GB 2*1333MHz 1TB SSD128 OEM Win8 €1607 or

P170EM 3630QM 7970m 16GB 2*1600MHz 8GB SSD + 750GB(7200rpm), 32MB Cache Win8 retail €1526

Do I really need SSD? Does 1333 vs 1600 different so much? OEM vs retail ? Which one? Im getting it in the Netherlands. But I dont live in EU gonna move in 3 months.


Fishfaced Nincompoop
Feb 27, 2006
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System Name A dancer in your disco of fire
Processor i3 4130 3.4Ghz
Motherboard MSI B85M-E45
Cooling Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo
Memory 4 x 4GB Crucial Ballistix Sport 1400Mhz
Video Card(s) Asus GTX 760 DCU2OC 2GB
Storage Crucial BX100 120GB | WD Blue 1TB x 2
Display(s) BenQ GL2450HT
Case AeroCool DS Cube White
Power Supply Cooler Master G550M
Mouse Intellimouse Explorer 3.0
Keyboard Dell SK-3205
Software Windows 10 Pro
I'd get the top one. Is it Windows OEM or computer OEM? If it's Windows, it means that license is tied to that computer. A retail license can be moved between computers. (according to the EULA anyway)
Aug 9, 2008
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Kingston, Ontario Canada
System Name My Rig | Kids Rig
Processor Core i5 3570K @ 4.0 ghz 1.15 vcore | FX 8350 @4 ghz
Motherboard EVGA Z77 FTW 1.21 BIOS |Gigabyte 990FXA UDH (rev 4.0)
Cooling CM Hyper 212 EVO R2-push/pull with 2x 120mm PWM | CM Hyper 212
Memory Mushkin Blackline 4GB x 2 1600mhz XMP profile |G. Skill 4GB x 2 DDR3 1866mhz
Video Card(s) Sapphire RX 480 8gb | Asus Strix R9 390X 8GB
Storage Kingston SSDNOW V300 120/240 GB OS & Games / 1000 GB Data | 320GB OS / 500GB Data & Games
Display(s) Samsung S24D590 24" PLS 5ms 60hz refresh with Enhanced Sync | BenQ GW2270 22" VA 5ms 60hz refresh
Case NZXT 810 Switch |Thermaltake Soprano Snow Edition
Audio Device(s) Asus Xonar DSX w/ Logitech z623 | Realtek
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA 750W 80+ Gold | CoolerMaster GS750M 80+ Bronze
Mouse Razer Diamondback Chroma | Tt Level 10M
Keyboard Razer Ornata Chroma w/ meka-membrane keys | MadCatz S.T.R.I.K.E. TE w/ Kailh brown
Software Windows 10 Pro | Windows 10 Pro
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1st or 3rd get my vote, with me preferring the 3rd as it has 7970m


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Windows OEM but can I install OS if I have to without having to send it back? or wait for 8970m?
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System Name The Build
Processor i7-3770k @ 4.3 GHz 1.24v
Motherboard ASUS P8Z77-V PRO
Cooling Custom Loop
Memory 16 GB (4x4) DDR3 2000 (CAS 9) (1.5v)
Video Card(s) EVGA GTX 670 x2
Storage 1x3TB Western Digital Black, 1x500 GB Seagate Barracuda, 1x128 GB Samsung 830
Display(s) 2xDell U2212HM
Case White Phantom 530
Power Supply Corsair HX750
Software Windows 8.1
Number one gets my vote...