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OOh... what's wrong with the current build? Damn 1k...

I have to sit and watch this thread
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spend money on monitors
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Quote:
Originally Posted by snelan View Post
Exactly, because everyone at OCN hates computers and everything that has to do with them.
Lol, I don't hate computers. What I'm trying to get at is (I'm assuming) if you have 4k and your into computers you should already know what you want, you should at least have an idea (like 980x or SB for example). He wasn't asking..

This post is loosing its form.. I think I'm still pissed off from the dumbass Tom guy at work almost running me over with the forklift..
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Originally Posted by dcshoejake View Post
Lol, I don't hate computers. What I'm trying to get at is (I'm assuming) if you have 4k and your into computers you should already know what you want, you should at least have an idea (like 980x or SB for example). He wasn't asking..

This post is loosing its form.. I think I'm still pissed off from the dumbass Tom guy at work almost running me over with the forklift..
I kid, I kid
    
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Originally Posted by littledonny View Post
math majors don't crunch numbers on PCs. you're solving equations on paper, not simulating the big bang.

spend $2k on a PC and spend the rest on essential college supplies, like alcohol and drugs.
this is the best advice ever
    
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Originally Posted by Lerkah View Post
wait i thought this was OVERCLOCKERS.NET? why is everyone recommending BOOKS?

GUESS WHAT GUYS HIS PC IS GONNA BE BETTER THAN YOURS, AND HE DOESNT EVEN KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT THEM, STINGS HUH? LOL.
lmao, so true.

Personally I don't think spending $4k on a computer is an awesome idea, but OP is set on spending $4k and has the money

Actually, THIS:

Quote:
Originally Posted by Cacophony View Post
spend money on monitors
Get the $2k rig and spend the other $2k on 3 nice monitors and a chair. Can't enjoy your new computer sitting on a cheap chair now can we?
 
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post #167 of 177
Get away from your computer. Put that money towards some real life experiences. Travel to europe. Go backpacking. Try skydiving. 4000$ at your age can buy you some pretty priceless experiences.

You're not going to be missing out by not spending that money on a ridiculous PC. Quite the opposite actually.
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i think spend it all on crack and hookers myself.....think of it as an investment
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Spent 2k on pc then rest on girls
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I agree with littledonney's post...except...keep sig rig spend the rest on essential college supplies like alcohol, drugs, and wiminz...
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