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Old 09-20-2005, 08:00 PM   #1
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Default building is worth it

Im definitly glad I decided to build my new computer. I have been looking around and the prices are like $300 dollars more then i spent
Cyberpower.com - $1,247.00
ibuypower.com - $1,440.00
Parts from newegg.com - about $1,000

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AMD Opteron 165 CCBWE 0551@ 2.25ghz(250 x 9) 1.45v cooled w/ Thermaltake Big Typhoon | DFI LP Ultra D | eVGA 7800GT@ 465/1110 | Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeMusic | 2GB G. Skill DDR 500 @ 250mhz 3-4-4-8 | 80 GB SATA + 40GB SATA + 200GB IDE| 480w Thermaltake Silent purepower | Thermaltake Tsunami Dream case (Black) | Windows XP Pro |
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Old 09-20-2005, 08:15 PM   #2
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Defintely build your own. You learn a lot and it's fun because you have the power to choose what you want in your system. You can build a very good gaming PC for $1,000.
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