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Forum: Tech Talk
04-02-10, 09:43 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,268
Posted By KrackerBox

Re: Trying to build a computer, how does this look?

Ok guys, I got the parts yesterday and the OS today, so I put it all together, no problems. My first ever build!

I want to add pics, but I don't have a site to host them. Anyway, thanks for...
Forum: Tech Talk
03-31-10, 12:09 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,268
Posted By KrackerBox

Re: Trying to build a computer, how does this look?

Thanks D.Pham for all your help!

I never had to actually buy Windows before since all my previous computers came w/it. That's another $100 added to the total cost, but I guess there is nothing I...
Forum: Tech Talk
03-30-10, 08:34 PM
Forum: Tech Talk
03-30-10, 05:37 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,268
Posted By KrackerBox

Re: Trying to build a computer, how does this look?

Humm.. something I've overlooked. I need an OS. Anyone know where I can buy Windows 7 for cheap?
Forum: Tech Talk
03-30-10, 12:45 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,268
Posted By KrackerBox

Re: Trying to build a computer, how does this look?

I did end up going w/the 640gb. But I already put the order in this morning, so I guess I'm stuck w/what I bought.

If I would do it over, I'd go w/a cheaper case. Oh well. I'm satisfied...
Forum: Tech Talk
03-30-10, 10:45 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,268
Posted By KrackerBox

Re: Trying to build a computer, how does this look?

Based on all of your suggestions, I changed my case. Here is what I'm getting instead:


Antec Three Hundred Illusion Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail ...
Forum: Tech Talk
03-30-10, 12:29 AM
Forum: Tech Talk
03-29-10, 08:41 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,268
Posted By KrackerBox

Re: Trying to build a computer, how does this look?

Thanks for the suggestion. I'll go w/the Evo and save some money. Honestly, I don't think I'll need 1tb of memory. I have 300gb right now, and it's been plenty of space. Thanks for the idea...
Forum: Tech Talk
03-29-10, 06:34 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,268
Posted By KrackerBox

Re: Trying to build a computer, how does this look?

Thanks for all your suggestions guys. I'm learning more every day about what to build. So here is where I am at the moment: I have most of my parts set. Decided to go with a smaller psu since I...
Forum: Tech Talk
03-28-10, 08:35 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,268
Posted By KrackerBox

Trying to build a computer, how does this look?

Ok, so I put together a list of items from tigerdirect. Can someone help me out if the list of components I have will work together ok? Is there anything on this list that does not look right? Again,...
Forum: Tech Talk
03-28-10, 05:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,836
Posted By KrackerBox

Re: Need some help/suggestions for buying a new pc: i3, i5, core 2 quad

Ok, so I put together a list of items from tigerdirect. Can someone help me out if the list of components I have will work together ok? Is there anything on this list that does not look right? ...
Forum: Tech Talk
03-28-10, 04:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,836
Posted By KrackerBox

Re: Need some help/suggestions for buying a new pc: i3, i5, core 2 quad

Another one That looks decent.
(http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=6046494&CatId=3508) This one is around $385.
I have no clue what motherboard to buy, or...
Forum: Tech Talk
03-28-10, 04:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,836
Posted By KrackerBox

Re: Need some help/suggestions for buying a new pc: i3, i5, core 2 quad

What about this (http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=4545144&CatId=3508)bearbones kit from tigerdirect. There is a 15% cb going on right now from there. It...
Forum: Tech Talk
03-27-10, 04:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,836
Posted By KrackerBox

Re: Need some help/suggestions for buying a new pc: i3, i5, core 2 quad

I'm not too close, but there is one about an hour driving distance away. I was thinking of checking microcenter out soon. Thanks for the advise. That case looks good for the price.
Forum: Tech Talk
03-27-10, 12:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,836
Posted By KrackerBox

Re: Need some help/suggestions for buying a new pc: i3, i5, core 2 quad

Thanks for the resources! I do check fatwallet quite a bit. I've heard that building your own computer is more expensive than buying a pre-built one, is that true?

I'm going to have to think...
Forum: Tech Talk
03-26-10, 08:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,836
Posted By KrackerBox

Re: Need some help/suggestions for buying a new pc: i3, i5, core 2 quad

I may have to go the moderately priced pc range... although I've been thinking about building a computer myself. My only worry is that I've never done it before, and I'd rather not run into a mass...
Forum: Tech Talk
03-25-10, 06:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,836
Posted By KrackerBox

Re: Need some help/suggestions for buying a new pc: i3, i5, core 2 quad

Those options are ok, but the power supply on each are 300w. That's really low.
Forum: Tech Talk
03-25-10, 05:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,836
Posted By KrackerBox

Re: Need some help/suggestions for buying a new pc: i3, i5, core 2 quad

Thanks for the suggestions. I would want a system that is capable of playing new games even four-five years from now smoothly. While I may need to upgrade my video card eventually, I would want a...
Forum: Tech Talk
03-22-10, 07:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,836
Posted By KrackerBox

Re: Need some help/suggestions for buying a new pc: i3, i5, core 2 quad

I found this (http://www.ibuypower.com/Store/Configurators.aspx?mid=281) at ibuypower. It's a phenom II 4x 955 for about $550. This is without an OS.

Any experience with this company? Is...
Forum: Tech Talk
03-22-10, 06:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,836
Posted By KrackerBox

Re: Need some help/suggestions for buying a new pc: i3, i5, core 2 quad

I want to spend that much, but my wife doesn't want me to spend more than $600 (actually she said $450, but I got it up to $600). The more I look, I'm thinking I have to settle for less than an i5
Forum: Tech Talk
03-21-10, 11:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,836
Posted By KrackerBox

Re: Need some help/suggestions for buying a new pc: i3, i5, core 2 quad

Ok doing a little more searching, I think finding a pc w/an AMD processor might be the cheaper route. Looking at a Phenom II x4 955 as my target. Ones I've found are around $700 (with barely...
Forum: Tech Talk
03-21-10, 05:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,836
Posted By KrackerBox

Need some help/suggestions for buying a new pc: i3, i5, core 2 quad

I've been away from anything computer tech related, so I'm unfamiliar w/all the new processors. I read up on some of the intel processors, but I'm not sure what's the best buy. My head is swimming...
02-27-09, 10:14 PM
Replies: 2,443
Views: 99,851
Posted By KrackerBox

Re: Rock Band: Official Thread

Lenny is one of my favorites too. I'm so excited for this album! SRV is one of the greatest guitarists of all time.
10-14-08, 07:11 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,492
Posted By KrackerBox

If you're talking about the campaign, then yes,...

If you're talking about the campaign, then yes, you'll have to wait. But if you're talking about multiplayer, you will get all three races right away. The multi-player aspect is the most fun...
Forum: Other Talk
09-09-08, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By KrackerBox

question about an amex card, worth signing up?

I get an offer where if I sign up i get 50,000 membership rewards bonus points if i spend $500 within the next three months. They waive the first year's membership fee for the Gold Card. Is this...
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