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And about that 40 gig hard drive, I dont think thats even enough for the Os + Bf3 install. Let alone multiple games that you want to play. I believe it would be a waste of money to try to build a $100 comp. It would probably be better to buy some quality basic parts, and upgrade when the money comes available.
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You can't come up with a little more cash? 100 is nothing...
You will need to find damn good deals for used parts like these

mobo:$25
gpu:$30
ram:$10
cpu:$30
hdd:$5


Honestly you wouldn't play bf3 very well with these parts anyway.
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Come on people seriously. This guy isn't even serious about this and he has 4 pages of answers.
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though this is likely a troll, I bet if you watched craigslist pretty hard someone might be tossing a 5 year old computer that could run most games on at least low.
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post #75 of 174
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though this is likely a troll, I bet if you watched craigslist pretty hard someone might be tossing a 5 year old computer that could run most games on at least low.

No. The only way it's possible is buying working computers and reformatting + reselling for next to nothing profit. Sell about 100 units and you'll have about $500.
At this rate, get a real job or a part time job.
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post #76 of 174
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I think the lowest that you could do is $300. You need a $70ish GPU, plus you need windows 7 to play BF3.
It's not that far away, just mow a few lawns or something biggrin.gif
I think the os is the least of his concerns since it is just software and can be obtained in a hundred ways. There is even a 90 day trial of full windows 7 that he can reinstall over and over.
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Originally Posted by macropower View Post

I think the lowest that you could do is $300. You need a $70ish GPU, plus you need windows 7 to play BF3.
It's not that far away, just mow a few lawns or something biggrin.gif
I think the os is the least of his concerns since it is just software and can be obtained in a hundred ways. There is even a 90 day trial of full windows 7 that he can reinstall over and over.

Doesn't matter. Still not possible.
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Not sure if serious.

But anyway, $100 isn't enough to get a decent vcard these days.
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post #80 of 174
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Originally Posted by BinaryDemon View Post

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.

This is the right idea...
Edited by TheEddie - 10/6/12 at 2:00pm
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