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After my initial cost of around $1300, I've added ~$1000 for just the computer. With all the mechanical keyboard and audio stuff I've been through at least another $1000.

But well worth it as I use it ever single day and its much better than the dreaded alternative...laptops eek.gif
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My main rig is a work in constant progress; I will add and replace parts as needed. I've been using the same case for more than 10 years now, and it's probably seen, at a rough guess, about $3,000 in parts come and go over the years. The value of the parts currently being utilized is about $970. The oldest components: the Antec SX1040B case, an IBM Model M keyboard, and a 21" Dell CRT monitor, all more than a decade old. The newest is a 1TB hard drive for data storage, about a month ago.

I certainly view it as money well spent, because the computer has been decked out to serve virtually every entertainment function in my home, as well as serving as a work machine when I bring office work home. For several teams, I've bought whatever I needed to get the job done, and upgraded when it starts to lag.
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My whole setup(sig rig only),about $1500 all bought from marketplace sales, from various users via the forums. Saved me about $500.

Money well saved and spent.
 
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post #74 of 130
Around $2200 and yes. Money VERY WELL spent. Pieced it together over a few months and bought EVERYTHING on some type of sale.

That does not include my sound system or screen... since I already had that. Sound system is about $3k and screen was $2800.
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post #75 of 130
About $1,200 for all the hardware. It was totally worth it. It's a year old and it can still play everything I throw at it on highest settings.
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post #76 of 130
Well I have spent money in drips and drabs on this component or that component but over the last 5 years I would say I have poured two to three thousand dollars into my rig.

Well worth it. I don't even have to think about it.
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post #77 of 130
Over the years, I guess about €4,000 including monitors and such. Could be more, I honestly don't remember and don't care smile.gif. Yes, I think it was money well spent.
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1300.00, very happy with it but gonna upgrade some parts soon. biggrin.gif
 
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On my current rig, i spent about $700
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Around £1200-1300 which is roughly $2000
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