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by mjdatechboi / February 26, 2005 9:57 PM PST

wher can i build my own costume gaming pc for low prices

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Low prices?
by skippyd333 / February 26, 2005 10:24 PM PST

What is a low price to you for a gaming system?

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forgot
by mjdatechboi / February 26, 2005 11:16 PM PST
In reply to: Low prices?

less than $1000

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try....
by cv4stm / February 27, 2005 12:31 AM PST
In reply to: forgot

cyberpowersystems.com and ibuypower.com

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Hmmm.....$1000 gaming PC...
by John Robie / February 27, 2005 12:38 AM PST

Well, you can custom build with just about any of the computer companies like Dell, Gateway, HP/Compaq, Velocity Micro, I Buy Power, ABS Computer Tech, Monarch Computers, American Computeh, cyber-Power, etc... I didn't list the major high end gaming custom computer companies.

But, with $1000 (not including a monitor or printer) you will not be traveling with the high end gamers. However, you will be able to play the latest/greatest games without problems. (Just a high end Video Card will eat up $500+, and heavens to betsy if you go with a 10,000 RPM Hard Drive, high end CPU/Mobo,& RAM.)

The main guts for a gaming PC is the Video Card, RAM, and CPU. It is a matter of going thru with each company trying to get the best CPU/Motherboard, then Video Card, and RAM. Sometimes you can skimp on the video card and RAM getting a less powerful one when configuring with a company, keeping in mind that you can beat their prices by buying separately elsewhere, removing the lesser ones, and installing a more powerfully one yourself, and still stay within the $1000 limit (without monitor/printer).

I'm off to Church right now, then to watch NASCAR on TV, but when I get some time in a day or so, I'll see what I can scratch up for you, but suggest you take pen in hand, and with fingers roaming over your keyboard try to do it yourself.

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