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  1. #11


    Custom Build by a mile

    Ken

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  2. #12


    I buy pre built PC's. Mainly because I don't have the money or expereice to build my own. However, I cannot say I wouldn't prefer custom building one, as I never have.
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  3. #13


    Quote Originally Posted by Diewas View Post
    I buy pre built PC's. Mainly because I don't have the money or expereice to build my own. However, I cannot say I wouldn't prefer custom building one, as I never have.
    If you ever want to save money and get better performing/matched hardware, find a friend to help you or get it done locally.

    Who doesn't want to save money?
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  4. #14


    SomeWhere in the HOT Arizona Desert!
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    Win_8 Build 7959 x64


    Quote Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
    Custom Build by a mile

    Ken
    Getting my Win_8 box ready

    Custom Built
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  5. #15


    Quote Originally Posted by DocBrown View Post
    Getting my Win_8 box ready

    Custom Built
    So when that person wants to do an upgrade, do they cut through the cardboard or make a sticky mess by peeling off the duct-tape?

    My custom build:



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  6. #16


    Building a PC from 'scratch' is not hard at all and the parts I got would've cost me twice as much had it been pre-built by someone else; the only caveat is to do thorough homework (research) before one purchases the first part. Below is the first ever PC I've built, the one I'm using now; definitely not the last, an i7 rig is in the works.

    Click image for larger version Click this pic to enlarge it.
    Last edited by Bare Foot Kid; 28 Jul 2009 at 14:26.
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  7. #17


    My previous gaming rig (Core 2 Duo-based) was a completely custom build, starting from this old hunk of junk, 90s full-tower case...



    Transformed into this build with a lot of modding, fabricating, painting, etc...



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  8. #18


    Quote Originally Posted by ciphernemo View Post
    So when that person wants to do an upgrade, do they cut through the cardboard or make a sticky mess by peeling off the duct-tape?

    My custom build:



    that is one SMART rig you have there ciphernemo......
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  9. #19


    386DX was my only frefab.

    Building my own ever since.

    Making them powerful but very quiet is my goal.
    Can be quite challenging.

    I hate noisy computers.
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