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My friend plans on buying this computer. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16883229253

You could build this comp for less. The MOBO looks very weak, as well as slower ram, and it wont even say what tpe of psu and other things. He went down from a x6 1090t to this, losing major power..... give me facts links to make him rethink.
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post #2 of 17
tell him that you'll build him a pc with the same spec for a cheaper price, but he'll have to pay you the different
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I don't understand...he wants to buy that comp but he currently has an X6? Why? God I hate technological deficient people.
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http://www.anandtech.com/show/3674/a...55t-reviewed/9

he gets the same performance but his cpu is better optimized for other task that are not gaming
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post #5 of 17
Put a system together in newegg and show him that the one you linked sucks. By the way it doesn't even have a 560 ti is just a 560.
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post #6 of 17
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I don't understand...he wants to buy that comp but he currently has an X6? Why? God I hate technological deficient people.
He was looking at a x6 and decoded to try to buy this because it is 100 bucks cheaper....
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post #7 of 17
Ohhh ok. Well just do what was suggested. Build a cart of components and show him you can make a comp thats better.
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post #8 of 17
Knock him out, take his money and order him a real system. When he wakes up he will be blown away by the computer and not mad at you.
    
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post #9 of 17
Find mob member
give him few 20s (maybe 100s)
tell him to scare your friend into having you build PC
?????

Profit
 
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post #10 of 17
He probably read the reviews and though "oh this is great!" but if you read them you will lol

jeez 900 bucks for a phenom II system... thats SB territory
    
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