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Hi guys!

Bit of an odd story.

2 years ago, I really wanted to build a pc.

I had everything planned out, and had been researching parts for months. But because I'm a poor student, I could never afford a decent system.

I picked out the parts and even helped build two of my friends' pcs but never could have my own.


Last night 3 hours before release I bought Fallout 4.

I already had a few games I couldn't run, but after this purchase I decided it was time.

I'm currently scouring the web for deals, trying to piece together a decent computer, while keeping money for other things.
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Haha I'm pretty good man.

How about you?
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Well I woke up to find my game 100% downloaded and I'm like "Yeah WOOHOOOO".
So I installed it and it won't finish. I tried every trick in the book, crashes every time on install.
I checked my email and my ISP did some work and I was offline last night.

Apparently if you yank a connection while you're downloading something, it will complete but it will be broken.

So now I'm attempting another 24 hour download.

So I'm not doing great but I have some Jamaican high grass and some Bacardi 151 so it's a win.


Welcome to OCN.
This is a picture of my cat.
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post #5 of 12
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Oh I have a cat too smile.gif

Budget management means I can't afford any of that though frown.gif
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What budget exactly?? Do you need a keyboard/mouse and monitor?
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I have a monitor and audio. I do need a KB/M but I'd prefer to spend the cash I have on hand for that.

PM if you have an offer though smile.gif
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I don't have anything for sale at the moment unfortunately. Was just curious as to your budget. AMD is obviously a cheaper solution CPU/MOBO anyway vs Intel.
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post #9 of 12
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Well my budget is a soft cap of $550, and I've set a hard cap of $600. + $150 for peripherals (cash)

If I can go under budget in any way, I'm trying. I already snagged a good i5/mobo/8GB RAM combo for $200 though.

I'm searching every nook and cranny of the web for a good GPU deal right now.
post #10 of 12
Grab an SSD while you're at it also, no build should be without one IMO.
Oh and.. Get a 980ti Get a 980ti!! Lol
But yea, shop around and maybe wait until black friday and see if GPU prices fall a bit.
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