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Poll Results: Would you like to see the limit raised to $1400?

 
  • 57% (90)
    No. It's fine where it is!
  • 42% (66)
    Yes. It should be higher!
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post #131 of 779
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Originally Posted by HPE1000 View Post

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Originally Posted by Syan48306 View Post

That isn't "average" That's pretty much low end especially on OCN. My GPU alone pretty much makes me ineligible.

This thread is for AVERAGE rooms and rigs, 1200$ is a max for an average build in my mind, honestly I think that is on the high side, I would say 950-1000 is average tops.

I think his rules are acceptable, I am not sure what you are trying to do, either try to brag or bend the rules, not sure.

I don't think it should be a hard limit, It says in rigbuilder that I paid 2112 for my rig. Now, I know it isn't worth that, maybe it should be based on value and not purchase price
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post #132 of 779
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This thread is for AVERAGE rooms and rigs, 1200$ is a max for an average build in my mind, honestly I think that is on the high side, I would say 950-1000 is average tops.

I think his rules are acceptable, I am not sure what you are trying to do, either try to brag or bend the rules, not sure.

Bragging that he bought a titan, but has a single korean monitor..

I do enjoy those kids..
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post #133 of 779
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I still don't understand why 12-16 year olds feel the need to randomly slip their age in every post. I see it so much on forums lol. tongue.gif
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I haven't spent much on this PC nor my Monitor, keyboard, Mouse... ETC (Room needs a repaint) but I think for my age, this would be a bit average for Teens who start gaming.

I knew it would only be a matter of time before another one did it. rolleyes.gif LOL just poking fun, but you guys do this a lot.
Teens, does it really give away the age? xD
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post #134 of 779
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I spend my money on taking care of my girlfriend and my baby who is going to be born this August. I have no money to spend on my computer mad.gif

Congrats man, what day in August? I'm the 9th
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post #135 of 779
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Originally Posted by Syan48306 View Post

That isn't "average" That's pretty much low end especially on OCN. My GPU alone pretty much makes me ineligible.

I have spent roughly $1400 on my rig, my monitors, speakers, keyboard and mouse. Keep in mind, this was bought part by part over the last several years. I bought a case and enough to make it run with on-board graphics and sound to start with. Spent about $600 in one shot. Then slowly upgraded piece by piece to the rig I have now.

A person can build a rig that will run modern games decently for about $500. (Not including a monitor.) A low dollar gaming rig that will run new games is what I would consider average. A high dollar rig from several years ago would also fall into average...

This thread is about the rigs that don't run almost every game on ultra, the ones that will run a game on mostly high, but it does it at 25FPS, and the rooms that aren't pristine with new furniture all of the time. The ones that get overlooked in every other thread because they aren't high dollar, and to most people, just aren't that impressive. I don't know how I could better explain it.
post #136 of 779
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I have spent roughly $1400 on my rig, my monitors, speakers, keyboard and mouse. Keep in mind, this was bought part by part over the last several years. I bought a case and enough to make it run with on-board graphics and sound to start with. Spent about $600 in one shot. Then slowly upgraded piece by piece to the rig I have now.

A person can build a rig that will run modern games decently for about $500. (Not including a monitor.) A low dollar gaming rig that will run new games is what I would consider average. A high dollar rig from several years ago would also fall into average...

This thread is about the rigs that don't run almost every game on ultra, the ones that will run a game on mostly high, but it does it at 25FPS, and the rooms that aren't pristine with new furniture all of the time. The ones that get overlooked in every other thread because they aren't high dollar, and to most people, just aren't that impressive. I don't know how I could better explain it.

That seems fair to do it based on how well games will run on the pc I suppose.
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post #137 of 779
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Teens, does it really give away the age? xD
I bet you're in that age group though...DONT LIEEE! biggrin.gif
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This thread is for AVERAGE rooms and rigs, 1200$ is a max for an average build in my mind, honestly I think that is on the high side, I would say 950-1000 is average tops.

I think his rules are acceptable, I am not sure what you are trying to do, either try to brag or bend the rules, not sure.

$1200 is a little high, I was thinking $900-$1000, but I figure there are a lot of folks out there that spent a lot on one component that may push them over that $1k limit.

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I don't think it should be a hard limit, It says in rigbuilder that I paid 2112 for my rig. Now, I know it isn't worth that, maybe it should be based on value and not purchase price

The limit is just for the rig and the monitors. Excluding everything else. I spent about $1400 on my entire setup. And about $1000 on the rig and monitors.
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Starting from scratch with absolutely nothing will put you at about the 1200 mark though. Speakers, mouse, kb, etc
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Congrats man, what day in August? I'm the 9th

Thank you! August 22nd is the due date, but if he is anything like me he will be in there a little bit longer ph34r-smiley.gif

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