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post #11 of 16
Great job on the budget build, really shows that a gaming rig doesn't have to be above and beyond console price range.

I think $399 is what they are trying to sell the Gears of war 3 Edition xbox 360 for, so just to compare lol.
Edited by morgofborg - 10/14/11 at 1:05pm
post #12 of 16
Awesome !
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post #13 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by DCSRM View Post
It was all about finding the cheapest stuff I could on the market here. I wanted the top of the line, but I knew the wife wouldnt go for it and I didnt really NEED it.

I am guessing the console friends shy away from PC gaming because of the initial cost?

That sounds about right Not to mention they never have to mess around with overclocking or silly things such as word processors or photo editing programs. Just turn it on and... game.
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cool beans, 4890 is still beast of a card if you don't care about dx11
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Originally Posted by trulsrohk View Post
cool beans, 4890 is still beast of a card if you don't care about dx11
yes, that was my main concern when diving in, but I realized I only get games when they are on sale for = or < 5 bucks through steam (meaning they are pretty old), so I wont need a better card for quite some time
     
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post #16 of 16
Nice build you got there, and awesome price.

Half my sig rig also comes from the Marketplace, so i understand that
   
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