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Response to Stop buying computers! Sep. 5th, 2009 @ 11:43 AM Reply

Other than asking for help from others, is there a way to know which parts would be compatible with which? I'm quite interested in putting together my own PC, like my older brother did, however, he got someone to put it all together for him.

Also, are there any particular combinations / components you would recommend? I'm based in the UK, just thought I'd tell you in case this will limit my options.


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Response to Stop buying computers! Sep. 5th, 2009 @ 11:44 AM Reply

My IBM from the 90's works fine. Sure, it runs XP like a bitch, but it still works.


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Response to Stop buying computers! Sep. 5th, 2009 @ 12:15 PM Reply

I bought a Dell, which I sort of regret, but I have upgraded it myself with more advanced hardware. I bought this computer in 2004-2005 and it runs crysis on max at 30 fps, so it's still good.

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Response to Stop buying computers! Sep. 5th, 2009 @ 12:18 PM Reply

only by laptops, and dont evar buy macs

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Response to Stop buying computers! Sep. 5th, 2009 @ 12:22 PM Reply

Good post

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Response to Stop buying computers! Sep. 5th, 2009 @ 12:47 PM Reply

At 7/29/09 04:10 PM, bdash1990 wrote: unless you want a mac.
GOod luck assembling one of those.

I think you just answered your own question with that one...


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Response to Stop buying computers! Sep. 5th, 2009 @ 12:53 PM Reply

Recently just bought a customized laptop. It was built. And oh man is it awesome.


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Response to Stop buying computers! Sep. 5th, 2009 @ 03:42 PM Reply

You have a point actually. This might be worth trying for the more advanced computer user. Thanks for the info!


Oh, inc(posts);

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Response to Stop buying computers! Sep. 5th, 2009 @ 04:30 PM Reply

lol
that's simple, I will go to buy a dell if I cannot make one.


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Response to Stop buying computers! Dec. 31st, 2009 @ 11:34 AM Reply

You are smart. Very smart.


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Response to Stop buying computers! Dec. 31st, 2009 @ 11:42 AM Reply

Some people are just too stuborn to learn. It's like they constantly think they are technologically retarded (If thats not a word then it should be) and won't listen to reason to do shit about it.


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Response to Stop buying computers! Dec. 31st, 2009 @ 11:45 AM Reply

I have a 5000$ Alienware computer for gaming and it works smoooooooooooooothly.


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Response to Stop buying computers! Dec. 31st, 2009 @ 11:50 AM Reply

I have a mac, just because of the amazing software that comes with it

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Response to Stop buying computers! Dec. 31st, 2009 @ 12:21 PM Reply

What's even more hardcore than ASSEMBLING a computer is making the physical components yourself, by cutting pieces of metal and silicone.


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Response to Stop buying computers! Dec. 31st, 2009 @ 12:25 PM Reply

Well we paid to have a computer custom-built for us.

DO I WIN?

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Response to Stop buying computers! Dec. 31st, 2009 @ 12:26 PM Reply

I built mine it costed 1000$ runs any game that I want maxed out


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Response to Stop buying computers! Dec. 31st, 2009 @ 01:58 PM Reply

I love how we're still showing how good a computer is by telling how well it can run Crysis.


my account got deleted :<

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Response to Stop buying computers! Dec. 31st, 2009 @ 02:17 PM Reply

At 12/31/09 02:01 PM, Mendou wrote: Building your own rig is only good when you want to get some real experience with hardware, or you're a serious PC gamer.

I can't imaging me anyone ever suggesting they build their own if they just want to do light browsing and Word Documents.

i built my last computer, and it was just a simple budget machine that i used for school work and internet browsing, and some photo editing, it worked great for a couple of years then died, the computer i have no was purchased 3 years ago, still works great.


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Response to Stop buying computers! Jan. 20th, 2010 @ 09:30 PM Reply

At 7/29/09 10:06 PM, Obsessed117 wrote: I don't know why anyone would buy from dell in the first place when you can go to www.ecollegepc.com

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Response to Stop buying computers! Jan. 20th, 2010 @ 09:40 PM Reply

I have the security of warranties, Dell customer service (which I most certainly don't need), and the such. But if I knew how to build a computer when I got this one, I would have befriended Newegg for sure.


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Response to Stop buying computers! Jan. 20th, 2010 @ 09:43 PM Reply

On a related note, my new Alienware Aurora has been delayed from delivery a third time, even though I ordered it in december and was originally supposed to be here the 15th.

I used Dell's customy thing, so its mildly custom. I don't really care.


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Response to Stop buying computers! Jan. 20th, 2010 @ 09:55 PM Reply

At 1/20/10 09:43 PM, Atgod88 wrote: On a related note, my new Alienware Aurora has been delayed from delivery a third time

Get your money back as you've clearly been ripped-off

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Response to Stop buying computers! Jan. 20th, 2010 @ 10:02 PM Reply

when i wanted a new pc, I just grabbed my 5 year old computer and wacked in a few new parts and voila its a brand new (be it ugly looking) gaming computer