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http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...ku=S445-DT0008

Is that a good buy? I think it's great for the price, and might even be cheaper then building it yourself. Any objections in terms of the actual computer?

I heard that I should buy a 600W power supply with it, any ideas? Something cheap, like $30 > or less.
Edited by Altec - 12/20/08 at 9:05am
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don't buy pre-built.

build your own! What's your budget and what will be the primary use of the puter?
    
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It's not a particularly good deal. You could probably do better shopping on www.newegg.com and assemble the parts yourself and getting better quality components for roughly the same price.
     
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Don't buy a prebuilt computer even if you can configure it yourself on their site.

Go to NewEgg or TigerDirect and get all the parts you need. If you need it built you can go to a local PC shop or someone in the paper who knows how to build it and they shouldn't charge too much.

Seriously, from experience, don't buy a "powerful" computer from a random company just because it seems like a good idea.

You will regret not getting the best deal.
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How do I build my own computer? I've never done it before.
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Originally Posted by halifax1 View Post
Don't buy a prebuilt computer even if you can configure it yourself on their site.

Go to NewEgg or TigerDirect and get all the parts you need. If you need it built you can go to a local PC shop or someone in the paper who knows how to build it and they shouldn't charge too much.

Seriously, from experience, don't buy a "powerful" computer from a random company just because it seems like a good idea.

You will regret not getting the best deal.
exactly, besides if you need any help you know where to find us.

altec, you need the parts frist. cpu, mobo, ram, hd, dvd drive,case, psu and vga if wanted/needed.
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I agree, building your own PC is a lot more rewarding. And a heck of a lot cooler, I might add. And really its not as hard as you might think, ask the folks around here if you need help.

Just my opinion, If you still want a pre-built computer I recommend you look elsewhere. Thats not particularly a good deal(I don't think anyway).
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Go to Newegg.com and price out a computer for yourself. Try to build it yourself or have a friend help.
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you will get a better computer cheaper if you build it yourself...at least i keep telling myself it's cheaper...then i find moar
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post #10 of 35
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How do I build my own computer? I've never done it before.
Buy all the needed parts and... well... build it. It's definitely not as hard as it looks.
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