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Old 11-19-2019, 08:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So one of my co-workers is looking to get a new gaming PC.

Currently he has an Alienware Alpha, which is essentially a console, so no recyclable parts that I know of.

He is looking at This Cyberpower PC which I just don't trust because of their history using cheap PSUs, among other things.

Can someone build a comparable PC for the same price, with the understanding it would need everything (OS, case, odd, etc), though I'd just reserve $75-100 for the case since it's a personal pref.
Although keyboard/mouse/monitor can probably be out of the budget.

*EDIT: Also does anyone know if there is another website like
It used to be the simplest way of teaching new people how to build, but now it seems to be gone.

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Paul's Hardware and Bitwit on Youtube both have good building videos, as does JayzTwoCents.
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