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post #51 of 130
Best $1350 I've ever spent.
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my computer is both a business and entertainment device. It is well worth it's cost to me.

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post #52 of 130
4k ish..

I donno if you are including stuff that was given to me .. and selling other thing and buying others..

I did not pay any where near full price for anything wink.gif
    
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post #53 of 130
With EVERYTHING from keyboard + mouse + speakers + desk and a bit of software my best guess would be pushing towards the 2k area. Almost the best 2k I've spent, the only other thing I own of similar/greater value is my car which I must say I love more! (It's an endless pit of money though unlike PC's)
 
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post #54 of 130
Still need the gpu (440$) I have ~900$ in it. Just the computer.

Screens ~$430 tv- $800
Desk ~380+
Mouse and keyboard ~$120

My rig would probably be a LOT better if I didnt care how my room looked and what I put in it, but thats not how I am tongue.gif
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post #55 of 130
Not really done the math since I upgrade little by little, but since my first build in 2010, probably $3-4k. I'll have to break down my current iteration one of these days.
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post #56 of 130
My current gaming rig cost me $7019.29 (per my sig). No, not all at once, but that's what I've spent on it over the past 3 years. I've probably spend another $25,000 on all my other gaming rigs since I started gaming in the early 1980's. Before that, I didn't game, but my computers were still pretty expensive.

Does that mean I have blown $32,000 on "Gaming"? Heck no. I do a ton of other things, many work related, on them.


And yes, I think it was worth it. The last console system I enjoyed was "Intellivision". I don't like the games on modern consoles and don't play them.
post #57 of 130
My DIY portable gaming rig LANDO cost just $600 to build and plays everything I own at 60+ FPS, I am very happy with its performance.



My Desktop gaming rig is likely somewhere around $1000-1300 built and upgraded over the course of three years.
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Ive spent probably 5k for everything. While mostly worth it, there are things I would have done differently.. gone with cheaper RAM, and probably would have gone with a single slightly larger 120 hz display instead of 3x 23" 60hz IPS displays.
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post #59 of 130
In total, probably around $1300 give or take.
Ive been upgrading over the past year or so, but costs of all parts currently in it would be right around there.
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$4K
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