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A gt 430 is more an htpc/physx video card it isn't built for gaming, other hand the 460 packs punch at a sweet price point, plus you had no case, no blu ray drives, not much at. Try to optimize what I already have then again I would say mine is balanced, seriously look!
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A gt 430 is more an htpc/physx video card it isn't built for gaming, other hand the 460 packs punch at a sweet price point, plus you had no case, no blu ray drives, not much at. Try to optimize what I already have then again I would say mine is balanced, seriously look!
Yeah, I threw it together real fast since I saw you said you were leaving. lol.
I had a case. It was an HTPC case, which would be perfect if you're trying to replace a console.
I'll look at what you put together again.

E/ Wait, is Blu Ray even needed? I mean, unless this person is wanting to watch movies, I think it should be optional.
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I rather have Bassdoken's build to be honest.

ATX mobo is too big, no need for 2 PCI-E slots.
Case shoud not be a tower, needs to be smaller.
Blu-ray should be optional.

This just seems like a regular PC, I really think you need to take a look at what consoles look like if that is your market you are targeting.
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Well I'm just going to drop the project, considering how hard it is and that you would have to do a lot of things to get it right, the length is crazy and I seriously doubt any store would want to carry it. I think I'm going to go back to my other computers, expect a build log in the intel area soon.
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Wait, wait, wait. I think one way to start thinking is... take a look at some MAC mini's... Try to copy what they did but make it windows 7 + Cheaper!
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The idea is simply not going to fly. There really is little incentive for the consumer and such a small potential consumer pool that you are most assuredly looking to lose time/money. You are not going to be able to make money in hardware and/or software without buying in bulk and your profit margins are rediculously slim. You havent even begun to think along the lines of warranties, stock, customer service, business expenses or anything along these lines.
Not really that bad, theres just little room to work for in the "budget" department competing price wise against dell and etc. Assuming you are reselling. Higher end yes.

Warranties isn't a problem. Almost all companies have a 1 year warranty on parts. If something goes wrong you can have the customer send it back, RMA the part, install the replacement. Your all set.
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i would personally not try to compete with Consoles but create your own "MARKET". A market of PC home entertainment and gaming. It has to look good and be affordable.
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i would personally not try to compete with Consoles but create your own "MARKET". A market of PC home entertainment and gaming. It has to look good and be affordable.
A gaming HTPC?
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post #39 of 50
this would be my list
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811156200
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822152244
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16833340013
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-098-_-Product
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371016 (modular PSU)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820146748 (4GB RAM)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827136181 (blueray burner)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813138194
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103903
As you can see it has a bluray burner/reader
Modular Psu
Nice case
good video card
lots of ram
great mobo
That is what you need in a consumer product, a good working product.
EDIT: the mobo comes with 4 sata cables. You just have to do some research and look around.
Edited by jach11 - 12/19/10 at 12:13pm
post #40 of 50
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Warranties isn't a problem. Almost all companies have a 1 year warranty on parts. If something goes wrong you can have the customer send it back, RMA the part, install the replacement. Your all set.
Thats why I chose mostly EVGA and Asus (Zotac too) because they all have warranties for a very long time.
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