How to post: all PC building queries

By Rage_3K_Moiz
Jan 9, 2009
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  1. Ok, this thread is for any member wanting opinions or suggestions for a future build. Note that this thread is locked, and that it is only a guide for you to make your own thread with the information provided here. And make sure to read SNGX1275's Guide to Making a Good Post/Thread.

    First, you have to give us some important information, stated as follows:
    • What are you going to use the PC for?
    • How much is your budget?
    • Where are you located and what sort of system do you currently have, if any? (I.e. fill out your profile)
    • Are you going to buy online or from a retail store? (be sure to think about shipping costs in this case)
    • Are you going to re-use anything from your current rig?
    • Do you need peripherals like a monitor, keyboard and mouse, amongst others?
    • Have you already bought any components?
    • Do you already have an Operating System (OS) or will you be buying one? (this may add a significant amount of cost to a low-budget system)
    • Will you need any aftermarket cooling, such as a CPU\GPU cooler or a watercooling setup?
    I also recommend that you check out the TechSpot PC buying guides here.

    Also, if you need help with the actual building process, check out these guides:
    Good luck!
  2. LinkedKube

    LinkedKube TechSpot Project Baby Posts: 4,259   +41

    Good post, too bad we got no stickays! 5 post in the last day for building machines. This is definately needed.
  3. Rage_3K_Moiz

    Rage_3K_Moiz Sith Lord Topic Starter Posts: 7,277   +22

    I think the thread should be locked ASAP by any one of the moderators. Otherwise, it's bound to get cluttered up. (no offense supersmashbrada, I'm not referring to you )
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