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Old 01-21-2012, 11:56 AM   #1
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Hello forum, Vaironl here.

I'm sorry to bother you guys but I wanted to be sure of what to do before I started saving.

I was thinking about saving for a car, but I don't know if I'm ready yet.
I just started working and while saving for college I will first save for a good, "it's worth it", type of computer.

The main reason is because I'm doing computer science and work as a beginner kind of programmer developing Android apps, and my computer can't take the emulator .

I also like to play video games, minecraft, GT5 , and skyrim. But my pc won't support it and therefore I have to spend 30$-60$ on video games. While I can get better deals on steam.

So what can you guys recommend please don't go over $1000 if possible.

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Default Re: Recommended PC building for skyrim

Skyrim is a pretty nifty game in terms of texture quality, I can run it at Low on my PC (Build Oct. 2010) just about. Was a 700 PC then.

Put this together for you on Newegg, what'ya think?

Motherboard - $119.99
CPU - $229.99
Memory - $79.99
Graphics Card - $249.99
Case - $69.99
Power Supply Unit - $89.99
HDD - $159.99

Assuming you already have all the necessary peripherals of course. Not including OS.

Total: $999.93
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Old 01-21-2012, 01:19 PM   #3
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I think you should buy a car to get to work and college and other places..
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Old 01-21-2012, 01:34 PM   #4
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Skyrim is a pretty nifty game in terms of texture quality, I can run it at Low on my PC (Build Oct. 2010) just about. Was a 700 PC then.

Put this together for you on Newegg, what'ya think?

Motherboard - $119.99
CPU - $229.99
Memory - $79.99
Graphics Card - $249.99
Case - $69.99
Power Supply Unit - $89.99
HDD - $159.99

Assuming you already have all the necessary peripherals of course. Not including OS.

Total: $999.93
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I think you should buy a car to get to work and college and other places..
Thanks for the recommendation, Darkseeker.

IAntDemo, I might have to agree with you, because $1000 ins't easy to get. I will rethink my choices but I still need the PC ( Not ASAP, but I still need it).
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Old 01-21-2012, 03:23 PM   #5
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$1000 is like 600?

No where you can get on the road here for that xP Just the cost of the insurance for most people is more than that
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$1000 is like 600?

No where you can get on the road here for that xP Just the cost of the insurance for most people is more than that
Is there a lower price that you can recommend?
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Old 01-21-2012, 05:43 PM   #7
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It's cheap tho over in the usa dark, their pretty lucky their rules on roads aren't as strict as uk..

Anyway I do think you'll get alot further in life with a car then a pc, you should rethink.. If I had $1,000 I'd purchase a car and pay monthly on insurance:

A: it gets you to work and college in time..
B: It could generate you cash, altho driving costs but I'm sure you'll get a few penny here and their , friends family, moving eg.. help in hand
C. Same as B and A

Ok , gaming is great, it's really fun, but think what it will do to your life .. I mean, I'd rather buy a car knowing I'd be more socializing , visiting other country's

I'm just giving my point on what you should do, I really do hope you go ahead and get one.. You could build a cheap system for dirt cheap, I use to play skyrim on a rubbish computer, played it pretty fine, maybe buy a cheap computer, put a decent end graphics card , grab a bargain on ebay.. I know their used but if you find a good seller with returns you'll go far with your money, and you'll have enough to buy a car almost again.. won't even cost $300 on ebay, bearing in mind you have the harddrive and screen
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