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If you're lucky you'll get a used LGA775 motherboard for $100.
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post #32 of 174
you could probably buy some gear that is broke and hope to repair it...
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post #33 of 174
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Quote:
Originally Posted by frankenstein406 View Post

its possible, but can YOU find the deals? with that in mind I will say no.
Heck my first computer was a p3 slot a I think built out of garbage parts.
I think you should just lift heavy and take a multi.

Can you elaborate?
post #34 of 174

Do some serious hunting and yes, you can do it. I could do it. At least, here in Vancouver, I could do it, thanks to good Craigslist deals and NCIX warehouse sales in which I'm usually able to grab a usable case/PSU bundle for $5, decent video card at $30-40, and the rest for cheap somehow and somewhere. In your market I'd say your plans may be unrealistic.

post #35 of 174
100$? With 100$ you might make a machine that can turn on, but nothing more, definitely not a gaming machine.
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post #36 of 174
Imho whatever you are using to use overclock.net even if its a phone would be better than a $100 PC.rolleyes.gif
post #37 of 174
hmm..I have some am2+ stuff..You'd need a mobo though
and RAM
e6300 for $35 is not a stellar deal
and a psu..
For $200 something could be thrown together..not for $100 though.
 
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post #38 of 174
Yeah this doesnt seem like a very serious build. If it was I would probably offer to donate something but this just seems ridiculous.

I'd say it's possible to put together a lowend gaming system for $100 but I certainly wouldnt use the parts list you have. You should be able to find a cheap OEM system on ebay for ~$65 (Something like C2D, 2gb, 80gb). Then sink the rest of your money into the fastest GPU that the OEM PSU will support. Probably something like a GT240 or GT440. It's no monster, but it would handle most current games @ 720p.
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post #39 of 174
100$ gaming pc to play BF3
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I have Windows XP actually. So don't need that.

why has nobody made mention that BF3 cant even be played on XP. not to mention a 7800gt probably isnt going to play it either.
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