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wow Packard Bell... I thought they Tanked or got bought out or something ... My first PC was a Packard Bell ... a Legend 605 486SX/25 4 megs or ram and a 90 meg HD ... amd that was a good system back then ... in fact, I even have the manuals for it still.
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Anything that helps sell more PC games and makes more games being made is a good thing in my opinion, go Packard bell (man I really thought they were DOA.

This crap that PC gamers should make their own PC is part of the reason the industry is struggling, IMO. Why shouldn't a decent, barely passable really rig, be able to be made for less than a grand that someone could play on. I say it's a win win really. If people buy these and then want better, then they come to sites like OCN ask questions and build there own machines. This helps sell more high end parts, more people buying PC games, better selection for us. I like it.
    
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Packard Bell... talking about kicking the dead horse.
If Packard Bell was a dead horse, the glue factory would refuse it.
If Packard Bell was a dead horse, the vultures would scream and fly away hungry.
If Packard Bell was a dead horse, aw screw it, they not only sucked eggs but rotten ones.
I thought they died out a decade ago!
    
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it's entirely possible to build a rig for <$700 that will play virtually every game on the market at quite respectable settings.

Edit: What the hell is that?!
    
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Originally Posted by Tufelhunden View Post
This crap that PC gamers should make their own PC is part of the reason the industry is struggling, IMO. Why shouldn't a decent, barely passable really rig, be able to be made for less than a grand that someone could play on. I say it's a win win really.
I agree, but don't blame the people that say that gamers need to build their own PCs; blame the PC companies that build crap PCs! The junk that they put into a typical PC is complete garbage. And then they stuff the hard drive with dozens of junk programs that take up space and resources...and they don't even give you a real copy of Windows to "start fresh" if you want to anymore, you have to use the Restore disk...which just puts all of that junk right back!!!

If you want a good PC, you practically have no choice but to build it yourself. If you're satisfied with a "passable" PC that is overloaded with junk, then by all means, buy a Packard Bell, HP, or Dell.
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