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lol $1300......for that price it should atleast come with a 6970 and a 1920x1200 monitor
    
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post #52 of 207
After a couple rigs and upgrades it's always tempting to offer to build computers for other people or at least tell them they should build one themselves because you do get more bang for the buck. I made this mistake for years before realizing that once you consult somebody on a build, you become their tech support. More so if you build it yourself. I mean yeah, that Best Buy deal is crap and the father definitely had no idea what he was talking about, but if he and others haven't put the time into learning that 2 TB of hard drives doesn't make your computer faster, can you really expect them to learn how to build an entire computer?
Edited by Guruboy - 4/24/11 at 4:23pm
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post #53 of 207
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Originally Posted by Chics_build2 View Post
yea to bad that everything else will have to be replaced in the future but
the 4 tb he be able to give it to his great grand kids
His contribution will echo through the ages.
 
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post #54 of 207
if they were gonna be ignorant they could of atleast, for that money, of gone alienware ignorant ;p
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For $1300 it should've come with at least an x6 black ed, Am3+ expandable high end mobo, SSD, 1TB HDD space, 4-8GB of quality RAM, GTX 560-tier graphics card, and a PSU with plenty of expandability options (this figure may not count the monitor and OS), I have configured so many builds in the $1200 range with this kind of hardware in it
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Those pre-built systems manage to look impressive on paper and in person, at least to the average consumer who's like, "Wow, 6 cores, 2TB hard drives, sure beats my P4 or Pentium D system." That and along with the platitude of adjectives will win them over and their money. But to me, no the system's price to performance is horrible.
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post #57 of 207
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Originally Posted by TheReaperWaits View Post
Could probably do that for $700 tops...

People just don't know/ignorant/care and just want easy/simple.
For some people they get money easy. But for people that dont have a big income and buy prebuilt imo is dumb!
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Originally Posted by Noctizzle View Post
if they were gonna be ignorant they could of atleast, for that money, of gone alienware ignorant ;p
no better yet send him my way i will build him one for 900

and this will be the specs

cpu suckerX2 1.0ghz overclock it to 1.2
motherboard 1999 rob you blind
memory bad memory 2GB
harddrive outlast 10tb

case plastic cardboard insulated
power 200w
anything else is extra
200 a year for services if something goes wrong
post #59 of 207
I know a few people who still think theres no such thing as actually building a computer.
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Such awful Pc's them HP's too. A friend of mine bought one ages ago. Not to mention the F*** Ugly case.

But as for the ignorance towards it I see where you are coming from. But its HIS money. So idk. I just see it as him getting raped due to his lack of knowledge(which there is nothing wrong with). But it will happen a lot. People are different.
You can't rape the willing.
    
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