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Old 04-05-2005, 06:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Look at these prices for what you get?

I was checking out this page on www.pcmag.com and couldn't believe the prices that some of these PC companies are charging for "GAMING" machines. It's absolutely mind blowing... It really does pay to know how to build your own...


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Old 04-05-2005, 06:34 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Yeesh, I only looked at the first one.

Fx-55 $800
6800Ultra - what like $550 or $600?

Theres $1400

a 320gb hard drive, no clue lol....atleast a couple hundred.

2gb of RAM, few hundred....

we're looking at like $2500 dollar machine being charged $5,900

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Old 04-05-2005, 06:54 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Yeah, no kidding nubius! The first one: No speakers, monitor, keyboard, or mouse included for the $5,900 price.

Look at the second one! LOL Funny SH*T
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Old 04-05-2005, 07:05 PM   #4 (permalink)
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One way you can tell they are crap is that they have a million ads all over their webpage. Any halfway decent company site isn't going to have a bunch of ads clogging it up.
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Intel Stock CPU Cooler------------------------Zalman 7700-Cu
Idle: 51C---------------------------------------Idle: 21C
Load: 72C--------------------------------------Load: 28C
ASUS P4C800-E Deluxe-----------------------GIGABYTE K8NF4-9 NForce4 4X
512MBX2 Corsair XMS 2-2-2-5 PC-3200-----512MBX2 Corsair XMS 2-2-2-5 PC-3200
ATI RADEON X800 XT Platinum Edition-------ATI RADEON X800 XL
Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS----------Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS
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SOmeone is smoking some SERIOUS CRACK!!! But you know the REALLY sad part... They will probably sell some of them... Stupid people.


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