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It's okay that when you ask someone what there specs are they say an Ibuypower. I already hear the "It's a mac" response. It is really nothing new. Plus youll still get the same response as always when you say you built your own system. People always have and always will be overly amazed by that statement.
    
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I sense sarcasm?
Whatever in the name of the cosmos and almighty universe of dimensions brought you to that conclusion?!
    
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It's okay that when you ask someone what there specs are they say an Ibuypower. I already hear the "It's a mac" response. It is really nothing new. Plus youll still get the same response as always when you say you built your own system. People always have and always will be overly amazed by that statement.
lol. Someone asked what I had and I decided to go easy on them and told them it was custom built.
Guy: What do you have?
Me:"I built it myself"
Guy: But what do you have?"
*I go through all my specs
Guy: "uuuuhhhhh, I have a Lenovo laptop"

Why do I have so many of these stories?
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Honestly, who cares who or what made your system as long as it works and you paid a fair price for it. Yes, buying the parts directly from Newegg is cheaper. But when you get the parts, they're just parts. They have to be assembled. And of course a markup so they can make a profit. Of course, I'd rather build myself because I like. But some people would rather have someone else build it so that when they take it out of the box, they're ready to roll.

It's kind of sad to see the same people complaining about crappy PC ports of games when there's a chance for more people to get into PC gaming. (The fact that PSN is down is helping, too. I've heard several people saying that they're going to start getting PC games because they haven't been able to play their multiplayer games for days.)
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Having PC gaming available to more people is all well and good but you just tried justifying ibuypower by having a fried 9800gx2, a dead motherboard and by replacing your case. What??
Same thing can happen if you build your own rig, nothing new there bud...
 
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I think this says a lot about where things like PC gaming stand...it seems like it's anything but dying.
 
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post #97 of 158
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I think this says a lot about where things like PC gaming stand...it seems like it's anything but dying.
Sure, to the casual gamer.
    
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How about this, next time you run into someone with an ibowpower, instead of looking at them like they're idiots, how about explaining to them in detail what the pc is all about. Obviously they are into computers enough to buy a custom built, so enlighten them.

"This is your ram, this is your cpu, your psu, this is what to look for, this is what to avoid...etc..."

"Hey, you know it's not that hard to custom build your own, I can show you sometime"

Expand the pc community, don't diminish it by being an ass
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post #99 of 158
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Originally Posted by goobergump View Post
How about this, next time you run into someone with an ibowpower, instead of looking at them like they're idiots, how about explaining to them in detail what the pc is all about. Obviously they are into computers enough to buy a custom built, so enlighten them.

"This is your ram, this is your cpu, your psu, this is what to look for, this is what to avoid...etc..."

"Hey, you know it's not that hard to custom build your own, I can show you sometime"

Expand the pc community, don't diminish it by being an ass
That's what I do. I explain what everything is in their computer.
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I have gotten my friends into building pcs I am talking about everyday folk that shop at walmart.
Sorry, when I said "you," I was referring to the other people I quoted.
    
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