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Old 08-28-2012, 10:56 AM   #1
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The link is STAPLES | BUREAU EN GROS. For those who can't see the specs are
Processor 3.4GHz 3rd Generation Intel Core i7-3770
Memory 8GB Memory Type DDR3 Maximum Memory Supported Not Avail.
Hard Drive 2TB Hard Drive Speed Not Avail.
CD-DVD Drive SuperMulti DVD Burner
Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)
Ethernet LAN 10/100/1000 Gigabit Wireless LAN 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth Yes
Graphics Radeon HD 7570
# of USB Slots 9 x USB 2.0 and 2 x USB 3.0
Media Card Reader 15-in-1 Ports Headphone, Microphone
I plan on using this computer for gaming, playing, burning and editing hd videos and photoshop. Is this a good deal for $800 or should i just build a desktop?Thank you.
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Build a desktop. Always build. You get top shelf components at a better value.
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Build a desktop. Always build. You get top shelf components at a better value.
As a rule of thumb I'd say build it yourself if it's over 500, otherwise it's hardly worth the effort. But yes, in this case it would be better to build it yourself.
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As a rule of thumb I'd say build it yourself if it's over 500, otherwise it's hardly worth the effort. But yes, in this case it would be better to build it yourself.
Agree 100% to build is better every time
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Agree 100% to build is better every time
Perhaps, but the cheaper the rig, the less you're saving, and when it reaches a certain level (of cheapness) it, imo, is no longer worth it
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