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post #21 of 27
Honestly building it yourself is fun. It can be stressful if something doesn't work but we'll all be here to help you out.
    
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Originally Posted by jasonhardin View Post
LOL how is it alive if you it's off??
typo. =[
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post #23 of 27
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wow some mixed results, this is a tough one
LOL!
guess i'm building it then
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post #24 of 27
are you curious about how things work? do you like solving problems? do you like spending time instead of money? do you like customizing things to get the most use out of them? if so then yes, you should build it. it's not hard to learn, but it's very challenging to master. it's also very rewarding getting your first stable 4.0ghz OC.
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post #25 of 27
build you know ezactly whats in and you can get a better pc by bulding than u buy it cuz the shop needs to put profit in and so in

so get parts order it and if you want let the shop put it in so if something goes wrong its there foult not your so they must get a replacment for you
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post #26 of 27
Build it yourself, or if really really dont want too for the time being, just get a PC shop to build it.

Don't buy prebuilds like DELL OR HP, etc.
post #27 of 27
purchased computers come with a bunch of crapware preinstalled on them. thats one reason to build. and building one you wil get better stuff for the same price. and it wont be that oem crap. it will have names on it and pretty colors to boot... and thats about it =)
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