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I built my last pc but I really dont have time to do that right now with my schedule, I know the building itself doesn't take that long but the potential troubleshooting and replacing parts etc. I just rather customize something online and maybe pay a bit more to get it done that way.

I was looking at Xidax, they seemed good but then I go down the black hole of the internet and find something negative which I guess you will find on any of these companies.

Basically I am looking for first hand experience and recommendations with any of these sites that build custom pc's.

For me the biggest factor is reliability and a company that really stress tests everything before hand so minimize issues on my end.
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At least state which country you are from.
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Falcon NW are the original 'GAMING' PC builders. But they are expensive- but top quality.
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post #4 of 10 (permalink) Old 01-14-2017, 11:34 AM
 
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At least state which country you are from.
I assumed by the arrogance of not stating where he is that he's a he and he's from the US. Americans think they are the only one on the planet.
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I assumed by the arrogance of not stating where he is that he's a he and he's from the US. Americans think they are the only one on the planet.

work on that grammar jabroni

when youre on the top everyone looks so small from down below

USA no1 always baby

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I've heard about them a couple of time. Try to get a 6GB 1060 or even better 1070. RX 480 is fine too.
http://www.ibuypower.com/

IMO, building yourself is so much better and not that long. For the troubleshooting... worst I had was motherboard having bugs. Pre-build or not, you'll have to send the component(s) away.

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Well to have a new PC you have to use your Hardware on the Software, and interface with it, and in time you will have new PC born to you.

Don't forget to have a registry check to be sure your computer DNA is not defective.

Once born be sure that is has its antivirus inoculation and that you give it plenty of clean regulated power.

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I am in the US, I just didn't mention it because I figured most major online services would be worldwide. Sorry about that.
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Rofl @ Musclebound's accurate assumptions. Godlike.

Does it have to be fully customized straight from a manufacturers website? You're never going to find a small business like Xidax without some angry reviewer who was expecting Amazon level speed in shipping or returns IMHO.

I'm guessing you don't want a fully pimped out open loop water cooled PC if you're not interested in doing troubleshooting or replacing parts.. When I was running my water cooled system I took it down a few times a year for a full cleaning and fluid swap. Life got too busy and I've spent the last 2.5 years with a crappy AIO cooling setup, it's ugly and doesn't run near as cool as I'd like but it's zero maintenance.

Newegg has been my primary shopping center for PC hardware for years. They did however steal my business as I thought they were Egghead! Anyway, they have a huge selection of prebuilts, they carry all of the popular brands like Asus ROG, Acer Predator, right down to iBuyPower and all that other fluff the kids are buying up.
http://www.newegg.com/Desktop-Computers/SubCategory/ID-10?Tid=19096

Besides that, check out Amazon obviously.

I can't really recommend a good builder since I've built my own machines since my first IBM clone decades ago.

Of course if you're ultra rich, why not import an 8pack machine, because it's 8pack and it's THAT website.. lol
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I built my last pc but I really dont have time to do that right now with my schedule, I know the building itself doesn't take that long but the potential troubleshooting and replacing parts etc. I just rather customize something online and maybe pay a bit more to get it done that way.

I was looking at Xidax, they seemed good but then I go down the black hole of the internet and find something negative which I guess you will find on any of these companies.

Basically I am looking for first hand experience and recommendations with any of these sites that build custom pc's.

For me the biggest factor is reliability and a company that really stress tests everything before hand so minimize issues on my end.

That would rule ibuypower out. Many of there units come with issues right out of the box atleast from my experience with them. A digital storm would be pretty good kinda pricey for what you get but it would be quality at least.

Digital Storm provides lifetime US-based tech support (hours are listed as Monday through Friday, 9:00am - 5pm PST). The company offers overclocking and other services to boost performance, as well as "extensive" stress testing, though it doesn't say exactly how long the burn-in period is.

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