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You talk about warranties but failed to mention that most pre-built computers come with a shorter warranty, unless you want to pay more, just to get the same parts warranty anyone gets, that builds the system themselves.


$499 just to get the same parts warranty..... OUCH

Because all pre-built companies are exactly the same :thumb:

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You talk about warranties but failed to mention that most pre-built computers come with a shorter warranty, unless you want to pay more, just to get the same parts warranty anyone gets, that builds the system themselves.




$499 just to get the same parts warranty..... OUCH
Because all pre-built companies are exactly the same thumb.gif

Yes they are, don't you know this?
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It's not, no. But you're not going to see much of a performance difference in anything if you're going from an Ivy Bridge i5 to a Skylake i5.

We all know that there is not much to gain from Intel chips year to year for the most part. That fact does not negate what OC can do. In games, the biggest reason for me is to bring up min frames. Does little for averages and peaks but mins almost always see a nice bump.

Outside of games, it all depends.
 
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