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I had a full tower case all 4 years of college and I took it to live everywhere from a dorm to an apartment. You'll be fine with it.
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post #12 of 39
Quote:
Originally Posted by KingFrizzy View Post
Ughhh I am gonna be taking my Corsair 800D to college in 17 days! I dont know how its gonna work out or anything! I really want to get rid of it and get a 650D or something but who knows. I'd say a mid tower would definitely not a be problem.
I'll trade you my 650d for your 800d!

I wouldn't take a nice case like that to college. Attracts to much attention & might get stolen.. or you could be like me & threaten to shoot anyone who gets near your computer. It works if your 100% serious.
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post #13 of 39
My friend took a gaming pc to his dorms and flunked out.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Kreeker View Post
I just graduated last May, and will honestly tell you not to game while at college. I am a more serious case, but after 1 semester of dorming I decided to start commuting to allow myself free time to raid....... I still had friends, went out every weekend and graduated with an EE degree, but what a horrible decision that was.

I know bringing a gaming rig doesn't necessarily mean you are going to sit inside your room all day and night, but it might make you more prone to doing so.

I say get a nice laptop.



haha
Seriously though... gaming while in college has killed, and is still killing, my GPA. Honestly, given the space constraints, I would say to buy a laptop (if it's within your means), one that'll let you get work done, but won't play games.

Congrats on Irvine though - good school!
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post #15 of 39
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Escatore View Post
Seriously though... gaming while in college has killed, and is still killing, my GPA. Honestly, given the space constraints, I would say to buy a laptop (if it's within your means), one that'll let you get work done, but won't play games.

Congrats on Irvine though - good school!
Still haven't gotten accepted ... Or even applied .

I still have my senior year of high school, I apply there this November. I'll most likely get in though, I have a very high GPA and really nice scores on the Writing and Math sections of the SAT, well above the recommended for getting in. My English is pretty terrible though since I only moved to the US a year ago.

Really want to get into Irvine though. I love that college more than Asian girls love being Asian girls.
post #16 of 39
Yep, I did. It was nice to have a computer that I could game on. I just bought a cheaper laptop instead and didn't have to bother with a GAEMAN laptop and the annoyance of no but battery life. Do it, you won't regret it.
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Originally Posted by T3chAdd1ct;14528255 
Don't do it. You risk getting it stolen in college with a fancy looking case like that. There is a lot of bad kids in college that will not hesitate to steal anything that is of value. Sometimes you can't do anything about it neither because your roommates can leave the door opened or they might have some shady friends.
I'm going to a super small fine art school, we live in apartments and I have 1 other roommate who I already know decently well. Im no too worried about anything getting stolen. Oh and good luck just walking out with the 800D, and like someone said earlier I've already threatened everyone if anyone even looks my desktop I will murder them.
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post #18 of 39
get a laptop and enjoy college! Desktops don't go well with college where mobility is very necessary, and gaming goes second for most people (or for me at least).
    
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post #19 of 39
Quote:
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My friend took a gaming pc to his dorms and flunked out.
Quoted for the truth.
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I did better when I did bring my better computer to campus. Gaming allowed me to relieve stress and I still made it through EE with a decent GPA.

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