Custom computer...worth it?

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  1. kWoKeR

    kWoKeR New Member

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    Hey I'm in the process of looking for a custom computer...so far, the best deal i've found is this one, for $830:

    Motherboard - Asus A7N8X-X
    Processor - AMD XP2700
    Memory - 1GB DDR3200
    Hard Drive - 60GB 7200 w/ Cooler
    DVD/CD-RW Drive - 16x/48x24x48x
    CD-ROM Drive - 56x
    Video Card - GF FX5600 256MB 8x

    Is there any other place that I can get this type of system, or any other custom system for really cheap?...Thanks
     
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    i'm leaning very hard at getting an X5 system from http://www.abspc.com/ its alot more than yours but they do have cheaper systems that seem to be a good deal.

    and also check out www.newegg.com if you are trying to do it yourself.
     
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    avoid the A7N8X-X ..get the deluxe one or one that has dual channel DDR. And for video card go for an ATI 9600XT for the best bang for the bux. Other then you may want a larger HD (80 - 120GB) and skip the cooler.
     
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    oh also get a DVD-ROM and a CD-R/RW instead of a CD-ROM and a DVD/CD-R/RW combo drive.
     
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    Thanks for the tips, guys. But I can't seem to find any similar configurations for a system for much cheaper. Is there any specific place where I can get it for REALLY cheap? And how difficult is it to assembly a computer system from loose parts?
     

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