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Found this while browsing craigslist. http://fortcollins.craigslist.org/sys/2488245803.html I am in a dire need of some form of pc in my room, as my parents bug me about being on theres all the time, saying i wake them up in the middle of the night (work overnights, so when i have a night off im just on it all night lol) having a pc in my room would solve this problem. now im pretty sure that case for 95 bucks is a steal, and i think the components will get me by till next check when i can order upgraded stuff. or hell i could even buy a new cpu to throw in there with more ram right away. what do you guys think? 95 bucks a good deal for a pc to start with and slowly build up?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DjQurt;14279203 
Found this while browsing craigslist. http://fortcollins.craigslist.org/sys/2488245803.html I am in a dire need of some form of pc in my room, as my parents bug me about being on theres all the time, saying i wake them up in the middle of the night (work overnights, so when i have a night off im just on it all night lol) having a pc in my room would solve this problem. now im pretty sure that case for 95 bucks is a steal, and i think the components will get me by till next check when i can order upgraded stuff. or hell i could even buy a new cpu to throw in there with more ram right away. what do you guys think? 95 bucks a good deal for a pc to start with and slowly build up?

I would expect about $70 for a P4 rig, but it's an OK deal.
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so in other words i shouldn't get it lol
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post #4 of 15
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Originally Posted by DjQurt;14279600 
so in other words i shouldn't get it lol

It'd be fine for a kid, but I think it could be a bit sluggish.
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What kind of things do you do when you're using your parents computer, That could help us with supplying you with parts to build a new computer from.
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Depends what you want to do with it?! I use an old single core p4 with lower specs as that as a media centre, but tbh, it does run older games too. I got Bioshock running on it.

It'll be a pain to upgrade, essentially you'd have to replace everything except the case.
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post #7 of 15
if ur workin 40+ hours a week, living at home, shouldnt your budget be slightly over $95? Get a barebones computer for like $200ish and enjoy
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mainly just been surfing the web and downloading music and thats about it lol want to get back into programming and stuff as well. but to be honest im long out of the gaming scene and extreme overclocking scene as well. the problem im having is this, i have some money to get a current pc but no way of ordering from newegg or buying off here unless i find someone that will let me use there Debit card.
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post #9 of 15
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DaXxJaPxX;14279679 
if ur workin 40+ hours a week, living at home, shouldnt your budget be slightly over $95? Get a barebones computer for like $200ish and enjoy

very long story about my situation. work 30-40 hours a week for 7.50 an hour dude, hospital bills up to through the roof, student loan bills, phone bill, rehab bill. I only got paid 400 dollars this check, im just looking for something cheap to have some sort of pc in my room. and like i said all i have is CASH at the moment, so anything local is easier.
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post #10 of 15
To order online with just a debit card:

Step 1) Go to your bank and buy a pre-loaded credit card.
Step 2) Buy your stuff online
Step 3) Smile.

That will do ya smile.gif
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