I currently find my new computer a bit slow when it comes to my number crunching requirements. Also, I find my computer painfully slow when it's running VirtualBox.
My budget is around $500. Newegg has 2 x 8GB for ~$220 and the 256GB for around $500.
- Heavy Number Crunching including calculations, multiple iterations, large matrix development and calculation (Not graphics)
- Virtual Box with windows 7 for Visual Studio access and some other windows only GIS and Number Crunching software
- General Internet Lamery
- Word Processing (Microsoft Office)