At 9/30/12 10:15 AM, Bahamut wrote:
Hopefully there are laptops out there that are at least decent for two years.
If money was no object, I'd love to get a Razer Blade laptop. Those things look so nice but they're incredibly expensive. I highly doubt that, regardless of income, I'd be willing to spend so much on a laptop though. Even one as nice as that.
At some point I'm going to try and put together a list of computer parts in order to see what kind of system I could build with my budget. There are a few downsides to it all though. First off, to save money I'd probably have to stick with the peripherals that I'm currently using (keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers) and none of them are particularly great. They're usable, but if I was going to the bother of building a semi-decent PC, I'd want some decent peripherals to go along with it.
I might be able to make a saving as far as the operating system is concerned though. Win7 costs over Â£100 but as a computer science student, I should still have free (legal) access to a copy of Win7 Professional.
I've never attempted to assemble my own PC before and I'm not really up to date with the current costs of hardware. Is anyone able to give a suggestion of what sort of a system I'd be able to build for around Â£500-600? That price wont include an OS or the peripherals mentioned earlier. That price only has to include the case and everything that would go inside it.
Really, really tempted to go with this PC building idea but it all boils down to whether or not my money can get me a system worth building.