What's the cheapest PC configuration that can achieve a Windows Experience Index of 7.9 on a Windows 7 machine? Or what is a good configuration to achieve that score now?
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Check out Scott Hanselman's Windows 7 7.9 WEI system building experiment here:
He has a good podcast including a member of the team that created the WEI.
The goal of his machine was a 7.9 and to run Visual Studio as fast as possible, so it didn't necessarily need to have the worlds best graphics setup.
Here's some more about it: