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Originally Posted by jeffdamann;14620533 
As I stated before Im going to purchase the barebones, although expensive, and shove as much high end equipment in there as I can and make it an Emu-box to last for the ages.

Ill have every system before xbox, and even Wii. Ive always wanted to build an arcade cabinet/emu-box so I figure Id just do it this way, make it with platter drives so that I can have a longer system life, and pass the thing down to my children/etc as a game console/pc hybrid
I don't get that part... how is it that a platter drive would last longer than an SSD?
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the 1499 isn't TERRIBLE ~ $600 ASUS

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8GB, blu ray, 3TB and card reader.. and that case.... OMG

EDIT: Plus they have to re-coup the cost of buying the Commodore name..
Edited by MGX1016 - 8/17/11 at 5:24pm
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20 years later and not much faster.
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So expensive.
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I don't get that part... how is it that a platter drive would last longer than an SSD?
I havent seen any of my HDD's die on me, although I have rarely used one over five years, however, after 3 years usage, one of my SSD's reports as if its around 90% full when empty...

Maybe with new SSD's the lifespan will be longer and worth the investment into a machine that I want to last for the ages.
    
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It use to be cheaper for the bare bones, but still $349 for a mini-itx bare bones and keyboard. Really, that isn't bad, considering many high end cases cost just as much or more. I can see this being a great conversation piece when you have friends come over to visit. Especially if you have it next to your gaming console hooked up to a TV as a HTPC or even as a server to the side of your computer.
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Repost repost repost. I don't need proof just search it. Plenty of these threads
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Repost repost repost. I don't need proof just search it. Plenty of these threads
I searched before I posted it.... I know this isnt the NEWEST of news, but I honestly searched like 10 different keyword sets with nothing coming up....
    
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Repost repost repost. I don't need proof just search it. Plenty of these threads
According to the rules you do
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Oh my god, oh my god, oh my god! Gotta get me one of these.

So many memories are coming back.
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