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(I didn't even make it to the first word) I stopped right there...

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ADD MOAR MOTHERBOARDZ. Bwahahahhaahahha laugher.giflachen.giflaugher.giflachen.gifapplaud.gif
This is unbelievably stupid. How can any one fail at writing a article this badly.
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If I get another AMD motherboard, can I Crossfire it? Or can I use RAID? I like the idea of RAID0 striping so that I can play BF3 at 1024x768 better.
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I'm just going though the source and

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The prices are just so wrong. Who is going to spend $12,000 on hardware to play WoW?

The real cost of being a video gamer over the course of 1 year:

My sig rig: £800
PS3 (don't need to count a TV because my monitor is one) £200
PSP: £145
Xbox 360: £140
XBL: £30
Internet (100Mbps): £45*12
100 games at an average of £30: £3000

That is a total of £4855, not £10K+

This article is full of fail
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Being a gamer is INSANELY expensive. I've spent $212,000 this year alone.

First I went out and bought a Wii, which was $150. I thought that was bad enough.

It turns out that a Wii requires a power connection, which means I also needed a house.

The house cost $211,850.

Gaming is way too expensive.

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I like tomato soup, but I don't think it will help my gaming pc much...I do however supe it up with some fuzzy dice and ground effects, it makes it look like it's going fast but it's really standing still! I'll have to try this moar RAM thing I hear so much about.
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This was quite funny to read tongue.gif

I learned that:

I needz moar motherboards using Intel's CrossfireX to allow me to SLI my RAMS on my CPU and MEGAHERTZ so I can run Minesweeper smile.gif

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I'm worried that the author thinks you add in a WoW mug and count it as money spent towards gaming and I lol'd at "The Experience" section tongue.gif

I found it quite hard to get to 17 Thousand (In £) when for fun I built a computer with the most unnecessary parts and wasted money and still never got there. I'd need to buy at least 13 more monitors.
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Ohmygawd how do you add a motherboard, is it like overclocking an hdd???? I do that alll the time!!11!11!
. $17,000 on final tally??? Does no one proof read or even check the relevancy of this junk before being published?? The so called souped up dreadnaught pc is not $3,333 (looks like they had the jitters and pressed the 3 a few times extra and said eh what the heck) its only $1000. I was not aware that it requires a 27'' screen and buy all the apps for it, as if pc programs itself is not enough we need apps for the monitor.


Useless article is useless.
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Original xbox is more powerful because it's bigger, thus it has at least 2 motherboards
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... Did not even bother to read that bullcrap >_> /facepalm...
People why are you so stupid!
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