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MikeDB
Posted: Apr 9 2012, 01:41 AM
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So I was able to build a new PC for under $375.

Here's what it's got;

ASUS F1A55-M LX Plus
AMD A4-3400
Wintec One (2x4GB) 1600Mhz
Antec Basiq Power 350W
Some really cheap DVD Burner
and my old 250GB HDD from my dell
plus a copy of Win7

I was able to grab Win 7 64 Bit for $120 I probably paid the most on the OS, I was able to get a case that I used to own from a buddy of mine for a pack of smokes and a few beers.

It's low end, but seems to hold its own. Does pretty darn well, it can actually run Minecraft! The Dell barely could.

I'm happy, I don't think many people have been able to build a PC for this cheap that can push out this good of performance it seems to be able to run much other more modern games. But i'm more excited about photoshop CS5. em320.gif


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Wren
Posted: Apr 25 2012, 03:48 PM
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Homemade is always best, you know what's in there. wave.gif This stupid laptop is so bogged down with junk from the mfg, is will barely run a simple news video. banghead.gif
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Red Squirrel
Posted: Apr 26 2012, 06:23 PM
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I just ordered parts for a new PC. Stuff is more expensive here though, so it came up to over 2k.

Can't wait for everything to come in! Decided it was time to splurge, have not done it in a while.

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And hi Wren!


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Wren
Posted: Apr 27 2012, 02:58 PM
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Oh, what fun you will have. It's good to splurge sometime. dancingbanada.gif We will need pics when you are done. Processor sounds good but I'm partial to Intel. biglaugh.gif You have done well for yourself and you deserve a new pc...go Red. xyxthumbs.gif
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Posted: Jun 4 2012, 04:22 AM
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Wow hi Wren! Nice build Red, looks like it'll be fairly nice.


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Posted: Jul 7 2012, 12:36 AM
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QUOTE (MikeDB @ Apr 9 2012, 12:41 AM)
So I was able to build a new PC for under $375.

Here's what it's got;


I was able to grab Win 7 64 Bit for $120 I probably paid the most on the OS,
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Posted: Aug 3 2012, 09:32 AM
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Eh using cracked versions of windows isn't something I'm comfortable with.


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Red Squirrel
Posted: Aug 3 2012, 09:35 PM
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I've always done it, but this time I actually decided to just buy it. Funny thing is I'm not even using it as my main OS. I kinda feel bad for spending the money when I did not really have to. I only boot into it for gaming. I'm really enjoying Linux so far. There's still a few things I need to figure out how to get working like my scanner. Also if I buy another phone I need to ensure it shows up as a USB device and does not require some stupid software.


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