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Old 07-25-2006, 10:39 PM   #11
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Whats the points of buying cheap and then spending alot to upgrade?

Buy an alienware! You know one would be cool to have just for fun,even though there alot.
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Old 07-25-2006, 11:28 PM   #12
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Actually no I dont want an alienware, too damn expensive. I think I'll just build one but first I need some cash.
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Old 07-25-2006, 11:39 PM   #13
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lol...yeah alienware is too high, but would love to own one so I could brag to my no-computer-sense friends about it...j/k Gateways are give and take, I 've owned three different types. 1st a gw-350 desktop form 1994 that still runs great, a select w/900mhz p3 that had nothing but problems with.(sold) and my current laptop which runs like a champ, not one crash yet. I've had it for 8 months now, got it brand new. so go figure.
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Old 07-26-2006, 12:22 AM   #14
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I might get a compaq sence I could get a really good one for around 600 big ones. Its more or less an HP. I really want to overclock the CPU but oh well, $600 for a gaming rig is pretty good.
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Old 07-26-2006, 12:27 AM   #15
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if i were u ide go to a computer shop and have a custom comp made since none of the premade ones (dell, hp, ect) are very good, ude be better off building its urself though

EDIT: also ude be able to overclock it which is a big benefit since u could buy cheaper components and overclock them
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Old 07-26-2006, 02:33 AM   #16
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I built a system at primecomputerinc.com, this is the only computer shop in my town, and it was way over $750 for less then the compaq I built.
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Old 07-26-2006, 03:47 AM   #17
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why not buy the parts and build it yourself then? ude get a computer with better specs and u'll be able to overclock it, if ur worried about doing something wrong dont be because everything only fits one way
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Old 07-26-2006, 01:16 PM   #18
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The computer parts I priced out and everything is about $650, and thats not all the parts for a working computer, The Compaq is $550 for a working computer that only needs a new video card, and it'll take forever to get all the parts bought and put together on my current income. I'll take the Compaq anyday over having to piece together a PC over the course of a year.
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