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What I did is bought an hp. Then I moved it into a new case after 3-4 months. From there I swapped the motherboard so I could overclock. This allowed me to learn how to build computers and I slowly gained confidence.
But that route ends up costing you much more than just having a friend build a system for you though.

There's got to be someone he knows that can put a few screws in a case.
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post #22 of 25
Anyone can build a computer. You simply screw the power supply and motherboard down, and plug everything in. Put a pea sized ball of TIM on the processor and clamp the cooler down. The case I recommended has fans already installed and has good airflow, he should be fine to just plug and play and not have to mess with anything.

Installing windows is as easy as starting the PC with the Windows disc in the tray, and following the prompts on-screen. After doing one you realize selecting the proper components your first time is typically the much harder job, lol.
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post #23 of 25
build your own dude don't be scared, when i built my first computer, was nervous, everything turned out fine, I am now going on my 16th build(this one is for me!!!)
building for freinds has also made me quite efficient in only taking an hour to build an install the os.....lol.
"you can do it! you can do it all night long" quote from water boy
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llol no way
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post #25 of 25
Wow, that's more expensive than I paid for mine, and that was almost 2 years ago now.

I was speccin out PCs for friends earlier. 800 can get you a 2500k, 6870, and an overclockin mobo. Destroys any of those.
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