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post #31 of 38
um my first rig had this
X2 550 (still in use )
TA790GX 128M
DVD drive (still in use! )
500GB HDD (still in use )
HD4870 (died)
4GB DDR2 RAM
Apevicrap Xplorer case (i sledgehammer'd it)
so yeah. that cost me ~500 bucks.

my mom's comp is all reused parts exept the case, so thats out of the question.

my current rig recycled the CPU, HDDs and ODD so...
    
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post #32 of 38
my sig rig is the first rig i built using new parts, it costed me $1250ish without the OS
post #33 of 38
i built my first server with ~$80. got a atom 230 board on sale at frys and a 1gb stick of ram and every thing else was resused from old stuff. another was a computer for the parents for maybe $300. then mine that never ends.
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post #34 of 38
AMD Phenom II X4 965BE - $0
GIGABYTE UD2H mATX - $89
CM ELITE 341 - $40
SAPPHIRE 6850 - $179
SAMSUNG F3 - $60
ANTEC 500W - $50
4GB Kingston - $40
DVD burner - $20

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$478.00SHIPPED
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post #35 of 38
Ok my spare PC I basically got paid $127 to take it with a little work. I'll explain this was my process. This was happened over 2 weeks from april to may of 2010

Buy PC From Ebay 320.00 E6600, 2GB, 8800GTS SLI, 2 250GB HD 1 500GB HD, Enermax Galaxy 1000W PSU, Win 7 Ultimate
Refund from seller for Pirated OS -140.00 (caught the seller when it wouldnt update when I got it)
4GB Ram from OCN 75.00
Total Cost was 255.00

Next Decided it not fast enough so I did the following
Sell Hard Drives 120.00
Sell Case w DVD 70.00
Sell 4GB Ram 85.00
Sell 2GB Ram 40.00
Sell E6600 80.00
Sell P5N-E SLI 55.00
Sell 8800GTS 95.00
Sell 8800GTS 80.00
Sell PSU 145.00
Total From Sell off 770.00
Minus Initial Total Cost 255.00
Profit of $515

Once parts were sold I bought the following

Fry's i3 530, Asus 1156MB, Corsair XMS3 4GB 1600Mhz, LG DVD-RW 246.00 AR
Newegg Thermaltake V3 Black Edition, Corsair 400W PSU 42.00 AR
Amazon MS Wireless Desktop 4000 24.00
Ebay LG Flatron 19" (New) 56.00
Newegg WD 80GB Hard Drive 20.00
Windows 7 Ultimate (Free From Launch Event)
Total Cost of Components $388.00
Minus Profit From Ebay system $515
I came out with $127 Profit and Decent PC for free
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post #36 of 38
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Originally Posted by goldboy View Post
Free using second hand parts

My current sig rig cost me $800 which I am pretty happy about
You have 470 Sli and it cost you only $800? My sig rig is the same price with only a single 6850. Either a lier, or a really good hustler .
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post #37 of 38
I build a classic cheap pc

biostar g 31 motherboard 35.00 open box
rocketfish 500 watt psu-25.00 ebay
3.0 pentium d-25.00 ebay
new western digital hd-40.00
new dvd burner-15.00
2gb generic ddr2-25.00
cheap 20.00 case from newegg
185.00 total
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OCZ VERTEX 2 50GB SSD/WD 500GB Blue/WD640GB Black Samsung DVD/RW Corsair H-50 Windows 10 home 64 Bit Retail 
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post #38 of 38
£120 or $193 for you guys across the pond
someone was chucking away a pentium d with an assu 775 mobo-put some ram and other tingies on it and gave it to one of my relatives (cant remeber who)
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