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Alright, My dad is very stuburn with computers, If I got one from a company, he says I can't upgrade anything because it voids the warrenty, LOL, So I don't want to be stuck with the piece of **** e6300 for 1200 computer plus moniter, I was thinking of just getting the new 20" Imac, What would you do
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Is your dad nuts, or what? lol

Build it yourself. You get warranties on every single part, and you can upgrade whatever you want...
(A lot of them are life time warranties...that would make him happy, no?)
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post #3 of 135
This or that... hmmm

this
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An E6300 is hardly a piece of **** (unless it's a Dell or so ... LOL)

He won't let you build your own? You'll have warranty on all parts (some 1 year, most 3 or 5 years, and RAM often lifetime).
    
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He won't let me build one, I am going to get his reasons in text to post, He is like, Well if there is a problem you can't do anything lol! "You have never built a computer, You will break it" Nice encouragement dad, I hate him, He is so narrow minded, To him, computers should only be bought from Dell etc
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I wasn't saying the E6300 was, The build that my dad wants to get, It has this random ****ty intel mobo, a cheapo 400W PSU 7300GT etc etc and it isn't worth 1200
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post #7 of 135
I like how the truth is exactly the opposite of what he thinks. Just show him this thread after we have all posted the reasons why every single person here (99.99%) have built our own computers and will probably never buy a proprietary system.
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Yup, I am making him send me an email with 5 credible reasons why I can't build it on my own then I will post it on here and you guys and scrutinize it, keep it clean because he will be narrow minded of this forum saying "You don't know these people don't know anything" "they lie" "You can;t trust them" They are petifiles" "They want to get you" stuff like that, so when you reply to it, don;t say anything that would make him thinks that
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post #9 of 135
Building a computer PROS

-Warranty on every part, almost always more than 2 years.
-Pick and chose well matching parts for best performance
-Almost always cheaper
-EASILY upgradable
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Believe me, I have said that
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