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So I'm wanting to get a new PC for gaming, But I'm not looking for something that will be able to run games like GTA V, I just want something that will run Guitar Hero games and ALL Emulators smoothly.

What are the specs I need to look for and any recommendations?
 
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I have no clue, which is why I'm asking for recommendations...

Like I said the lowest cost to be able to run emulators and Guitar Hero. Whatever is the lowest "recommended" specs to run those smoothly is what I'm looking for.
 
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I have no clue, which is why I'm asking for recommendations...

Like I said the lowest cost to be able to run emulators and Guitar Hero. Whatever is the lowest "recommended" specs to run those smoothly is what I'm looking for.
Emulators and guitar hero won't take much power but GTA v will take a lot of power. Do you want a computer that will power GTA at minimum or recommended settings?
 
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Emulators and guitar hero won't take much power but GTA v will take a lot of power. Do you want a computer that will power GTA at minimum or recommended settings?
But I'm not looking for something that will be able to run games like GTA V
 
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If you're planning on spending like, 200-300$, which would be low, I honestly wouldn't even bother. I mean, you could play Minecraft at like, 15 FPS at that price, but you don't really want that. I'd plan to spend at least 750$.
 
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Work with me here man. Do you want the bare minimum or "recommended" specs.
 
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No need to pay $700+ for MC. An APU rig will set you back around $300-$400 and run MC and emulators perfectly well. You don't even need a dedicated GPU.
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/WgknK8
You don't even have to spend that much. You could get a smaller capacity HDD and SSD. You could get a slightly lesser performing APU if you wish as well.
 
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So I'm wanting to get a new PC for gaming, But I'm not looking for something that will be able to run games like GTA V, I just want something that will run Guitar Hero games and ALL Emulators smoothly.

What are the specs I need to look for and any recommendations?
For what you want just buy a cheap *** laptop. You don't need to build a PC with such low requirements. My 5 year old laptop can run all emulators except for Wii games. If you buy a laptop made last year or newer it will definitely run all emulators and Guitar Hero games... 
Work with me here man. Do you want the bare minimum or "recommended" specs.
He doesn't want a gaming PC, just something cheap that runs emulators. That's why I suggested a cheap laptop. There is no need to build a PC with this low of requirements unless you have random parts laying around...
 
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For what you want just buy a cheap *** laptop. You don't need to build a PC with such low requirements. My 5 year old laptop can run all emulators except for Wii games. If you buy a laptop made last year or newer it will definitely run all emulators and Guitar Hero games... 

He doesn't want a gaming PC, just something cheap that runs emulators. That's why I suggested a cheap laptop. There is no need to build a PC with this low of requirements unless you have random parts laying around...
I just wish he knew how my h money he wanted to spend. "I want to play emulators and GTA". Okkk.... So how much green do you wanna cough up.
 
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I just wish he knew how my h money he wanted to spend. "I want to play emulators and GTA". Okkk.... So how much green do you wanna cough up.
I agree that people should say some sort of budget but about GTA V, if you re-read the OP, he doesn't want a PC for GTA, just emulators.
 
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For what you want just buy a cheap *** laptop. You don't need to build a PC with such low requirements. My 5 year old laptop can run all emulators except for Wii games. If you buy a laptop made last year or newer it will definitely run all emulators and Guitar Hero games... 

He doesn't want a gaming PC, just something cheap that runs emulators. That's why I suggested a cheap laptop. There is no need to build a PC with this low of requirements unless you have random parts laying around...
Well the laptop I have now runs Guitar Hero but I had to disable the background graphics and it's still laggy sometimes. DS Emulators run but skip badly at points.
 
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Well the laptop I have now runs Guitar Hero but I had to disable the background graphics and it's still laggy sometimes. DS Emulators run but skip badly at points.
How old is it? I mean you could build you a cheap PC but for what you need I would just buy a cheap laptop or maybe a prebuilt...
 
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How old is it? I mean you could build you a cheap PC but for what you need I would just buy a cheap laptop or maybe a prebuilt...
Not sure. Acer Extensa 4630Z, With win7 sp1
 
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I agree that people should say some sort of budget but about GTA V, if you re-read the OP, he doesn't want a PC for GTA, just emulators.
:facepalm: this whole time I though he wanted it for GTA.
 
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