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Old 11-23-2006, 08:06 PM   #1
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Should I get an xbox 360 or use the money on computer upgrades (case, mobo, joystick, xp home). Right now I dont have a console and if i do get a 360 its goin to be in the mornin. Any suggestions?
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Old 11-24-2006, 05:17 AM   #2
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xbox 360 lets you do a lot more than you will be able to do with a $400 computer. its designed for gaming and gaming alone, so you wont be disappointed. you could build a strong computer but it would cost you about five times as much money.
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Old 11-24-2006, 05:39 AM   #3
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Ive spent a lot building my pc system... but to be honest the rate at which new parts come out means that within 6 months when a new game comes out... a good system like mine (not great) will not be able to play them on max settings without another upgrade.
id go Xbox!
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Old 11-24-2006, 05:51 AM   #4
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Ive spent a lot building my pc system... but to be honest the rate at which new parts come out means that within 6 months when a new game comes out... a good system like mine (not great) will not be able to play them on max settings without another upgrade.
id go Xbox!
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Old 11-24-2006, 05:56 AM   #5
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Yeah Id Go Xbox You Have No Worries About Hardware Compatibility Just Put The Disk In And Off You Go
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Old 11-25-2006, 08:36 PM   #6
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Thanks alot yall, i got the xbox and right now i love it lol
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Old 11-25-2006, 09:13 PM   #7
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Yeah, if you just want to game, getting an Xbox 360 now may be good.
If your into other stuff though, not gaming related, a PC upgrade of course would have been better.
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Old 11-26-2006, 10:53 AM   #8
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Yeah, if you just want to game, getting an Xbox 360 now may be good.
If your into other stuff though, not gaming related, a PC upgrade of course would have been better.
even still, when we build high end gaming computers, our budget for the video cards alone can be shot up to over $400 (more than an entire 360 or wii). so if anyone is in poundcake's position, you can buy a 360 and then make a decent to good computer for like $1500 instead of going crazy to get the latest computer tech and cross the $2000 mark.
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Old 11-26-2006, 01:26 PM   #9
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if i was given the choice. i'd just get a 360.
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get a 360. here, buy this one (yes, that is mine, won it, needed a comp more, so I'm selling it)


just remember:
xbox 360 games start at $40.
Pc games start at $0, and go up to $30.
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