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Old 03-10-2006, 11:16 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Poll: Would you rather build or buy...

Hey, I just had a question in mind and out of curiosity..
Would you rather build your own pc gaming system or have one built for you with your specs? Also, is price a determininig factor, quality, or do you just like to be a DIY'er?
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don't double post. Other one is here.

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i like to think i can do a better job than my local computer cowboys on building my own pc. building your own pc you know every part in it and it also makes it easier to maintain. i find it far cheaper than buying anyway
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Why did you respond to this one nitestick..?

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I would rather have one built to my specs. reason being is warrenty and lack of when someting goes wrong i dont know which part or problem i really is so like having someone who does.

my last computer -- replaced the mother board 3 times
--replaced the video card 2
--replaced the ram 2
--replaced the power supply 3
--hard drive 2

in each instance i had know way of knowing which part had gone out all i got was the blue screen of death and then the proccess of elimanation so it will be nice to have on sight service for help with these instances. it is alo important to mention that u better do ur research on who has good tech support and warrenty. The company i bought from last time (cyber power) is a joke after all these problems and talking to people i didnt understand they told me they would never just give me a new computer but would keep on fixing things that broke. well u get my jist-- my friend told me that (abs computers) is a good company and take care of there costomers so ill be trying them next time.
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ryan i responded at almost the same time as you. i was typing when you posted and had no knowledge of the other thread until after i had submitted my post.
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Wow, y'all are thick. I was trying to get all of the replies in one thread, but hey, I guess everyone needs someone to make thier day a little funnier.

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you've given him the most posts so far
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lol. politocs

Anyway, as to the question: I would like to build it myself, but if I blow up a motherboard or something, its purely my fault, and I have to replace it. If my technician blows up my motherboard, ill make **** sure he buys me a new one
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Your parts should have warranties if you're buying new. Especially if you buy through newegg or something.

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