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post #11 of 17
Make him sign up on OCN and find out what a real pc is.
post #12 of 17
Build him an SB rig, I'm in the process of ordering my last items, although my build will be 2k.
post #13 of 17
don't even bother.... its the LED fan in the front that caught his attention and the brand Cyberpower. He been watching too much Transformers this summer =)
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Originally Posted by mcc21 View Post
don't even bother.... its the LED fan in the front that caught his attention and the brand Cyberpower. He been watching too much Transformers this summer =)
Thats what I think too

Just put one together in the cart, write all the differences of how much better it will be in a notepad doc so you don't have to try and remember EVERYTHING when you explain it to him, and coupled with the lower price... He'll bite I bet. And it will only take you a half hour.
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post #15 of 17
not a bad system , but not worth the price tag no way .

DO NOT BUY PREBUILT MACHINES , YOU WILL BE DISSAPOINTED IF YOU TURN INTO AN ENTHUSIAST , U WILL WISH U NEVER BOUGHT SUCH A POS ..

big waste of money , let one of these fellas here make up a newegg shopping cart for you and i bet it will crap all over that prebuilt pc and still be cheaper .

trust me , build your own and learn .
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post #16 of 17
Get him a 955, 8GB Ripjaws, GTX 570, Corsair CX500, Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB and a Elite 371 for the same price.

This PC would be SO much better and will probably cost less.

Don't get the 965. It's basically an overclocked 955... It might have better binning but it's still essentially the same either way.
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post #17 of 17
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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.
Plus the motherboard nvidia chipset Pci-e 16x 1.1 not 2.0 and the psu no name brand.
    
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