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Originally Posted by xd_1771 View Post
LOL 5400rpm HDD
LOL! This^


Further... we shouldn't expect everyone to see comps the same way we do. This is a hobby to most of us. It just so happens that our hobby is kinda useful. I can build a better book shelf than what wal-mart has, but I'm not going to do it. But a guy who loves woodworking would turn one out in his shop in a few hours.
Edited by Jolly Roger - 4/24/11 at 3:46pm
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Did you guys see this!? AMD Radeon HD 6770 graphics

WWWWOOOOOOOOOOOOOOHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    
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Because some people don't know how to build their own or don't want to. It's easy to know how and look down on people for doing so, but I ask you: Do you fix your own car, or do you take it to a shop? When you take photos, do you leave your camera on automatic or do you use manual settings?

You simply can't expect everyone to know everything.
QFT. dont expect someone to know everything just like you do
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QFT. dont expect someone to know everything just like you do
Everyone is capable of learning.
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I recommend prebuilts to customers every day....
My vendor has prebuilt gaming rigs, workstation rigs, and servers for less than if you built them yourself via Newegg 90% of the time. =P
    
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Everyone is capable of learning.
Not all are willing.
    
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considering im head of research and development for my company, i think if i did this and they found out I'd be fired.

he coulda saved 600/700 bucks...

the pc isnt all that bad, but its overpriced, to the levels of an apple pc!

they should of atleast shopped around, there are better deals online
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Did you guys see this!? AMD Radeon HD 6770 graphics

WWWWOOOOOOOOOOOOOOHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
That's not THAT bad. You can game on that fine. For $1600........no.
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post #29 of 207
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I build my PC's..
I fix cars..
I shoot manual..

It's just called research. Although maybe it's because I'm too cheap to pay others to do things for me the drives me?
Not everyone is like you or me though. I am just like you, I love my toys and if I get a new one I find everything out about them that I can, how to use them, how to do it myself. I almost never pay someone else to do something. Me and my dad have built and/or did almost all the repairs or upfitting of every building we have ever bought or every house or property we have ever owned. I built my PC. My first car was a '67 Mustang that I restored myself, and have never taken my car to the shop for anything unless I really just didnt have time to do something myself, or didn't currently have the tools to do it.

But in the end, there are things even I have bought that I probably could have done for cheaper, but didnt have the time to learn or didnt have the will or interest. I mean, you can't say you've never been to a restaurant and never had pre-made food that you probably could have made for much cheaper at home?

I sympathize with you completely, but at some point, everyone has different priorities. Some people have other things they want to do, rather than learn about their hardware, or work on their own cars. Some people would rather focus on playing an instrument, or maybe they have kids and have to focus on them, or maybe are in school and have a job at the same time, etc. At some point, there is something where you are paying a premium for someone else to do it.
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Because 2TBs of "hard drives"... ROFL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! LOLOLOLOLLLL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
will help you game for generations to come.

    
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