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IMHO, Any money spent on a computer is worth it biggrin.gif

(....if you're smart about what you buy of course tongue.gif)

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For my first build (Q9400, gtx 260) was $970. Was from scratch so monitor and stuff included.

Current build according to what my OCN price says is: $1,684. And I buy a LOT of things on sale. Examples being I bought my case for $50 last Black Friday, and just bought 2x4GB of that low profile Samsung ram for $30.59. thumb.gif
post #33 of 130
a bit over 3.5K (AUD$) so far, and i just finished highschool and dont have a job so money isnt exactly growing off trees. and i still think its money well spent considering i spend ~3 hours on my pc everyday
    
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post #34 of 130
About $9000 since 2010, do i regret it ?????????

Not a damn bit mate.... l am a gamer 4 lyf WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOP

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post #35 of 130
@ $2500 and yes it was money well spent and I'll spend more on my next build. The satisfaction of powering it on for the first time is priceless.
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post #36 of 130
$727.94 + Tax = Approx. $750.

Is it worth it? Hell yeah I've been a gamer since a baby and a good gaming PC was always a dream for me. I use it too much. Sometimes I wish I hadn't built it because it's a distraction, lol.
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post #37 of 130
Current rig I stoppped keeping track after about 1500$.
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post #38 of 130
~$1700, got most of it on Black Friday last year.

Worth it? Oh heck yes. The feeling of going from a GMA X3100 to an HD 7950 was priceless.
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post #39 of 130
With a partial upgrade it's between $1100-$1300 just for the computer. You figure in the monitor speakers and peripherals and it's almost $350 more - and I don't regret a single penny. I purchased every single part with price/performance in mind and considering how much use I get outta my PC I feel it's the best purchase I've ever made.
    
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post #40 of 130
Around $2500 without monitors or keyboard or mouse, $3000 with everything. Been very well worth it to me. Looking to add another GTX 680 soon
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