Should I buy, upgrade or build?

By TimeParadoX
Oct 6, 2006
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  1. nickslick74

    nickslick74 Newcomer, in training Posts: 883

    If you feel comfortable, then build yourself. Most of here that build get our parts from online stores. If you buy from Best Buy you will wind up replacing most of the parts anyway, so why not get what you want right from the start with a much better cost/quality ratio?
  2. TimeParadoX

    TimeParadoX Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 2,438

    Hmm true, thanks Nick =P
  3. klarens

    klarens Newcomer, in training

    If you know how, then build your own. Just figure out what you want to do with your computer and then get the parts that go best with it. Go to the websites that compare prices for you so you will get the best prices.
  4. TimeParadoX

    TimeParadoX Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 2,438

    Actualy.. I was thinking of getting a alienware ( my brother has and I played it with BF2 and I had like 100 FPS and no "still screens" ) and my brother is ganna buy one for me for christmas
  5. nickslick74

    nickslick74 Newcomer, in training Posts: 883

    In stead of an Alienware, you may want to think of getting one from Falcon Northwest (www.falcon-nw.com), Voodoo PC (www.voodoopc.com) or customize one from www.ibuypower.com . They are all less expensive than alienware and of equal or higher quality. Of course it would still be cheaper to buy your own. These other places are better than Best Buy.
  6. wolfram

    wolfram TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,605   +9

    Falcon machines are great, but expensive. Just check out the Tom's 10,000 PC :eek:
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