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Buying a computer, thoughts?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Scorpion Ghost, Jan 8, 2019.

  1. redarrow

    redarrow Elite Member

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    your get a really good deal if doing it your self .

    your get a really good spec if you dont need a heigh video card .

    i think ram and ssd is better then stupid
    video cards i use the one on the board .

    a amd 7 core bundle deal be nice .

    amd case £40
    amd 800 amp £60
    512 ssd £200
    mother board bundle £300
    16 gb ram , octa core chip
    heat sink.

    600 i say about right 2018/2019 power
     
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  2. Scorpion Ghost

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    Well, I agree. When I opened this thread I was thinking of building it myself.

    But then I reconsidered. Why not pay $50 or $100 more and just buy a ready made one. I'm very busy these days, I have orders coming in all the time and customers and support and all that, I'd rather save on my time and just buy a ready computer. Putting it together myself I have to look for parts and do all that. While buying a ready one I just pick up the phone and in 3-5 days it's here. Boom, done, cash, capitalism! :)
     
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  3. redarrow

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    i agree i just like to no what in it will last long time .

    i think the $500 looked ok to me
     
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  4. l3est

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    check if ready ones support more ram, you might wanna add some ram later.
     
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  5. Scorpion Ghost

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    EXACTLY! I'm about to call them and that's pretty much the Only question I will ask.

    Well, I'm also gonna ask if the pc supports windows, because I'm a bit of a dick :D hahahaha
     
  6. Scorpion Ghost

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    I called and asked, the computer supports 32GB ram max, so I can add more to it. I ORDERED IT!!! ITS ARRIVING TOMORROW OR AFTER TOMORROW!!! SO HAPPY :D

    My bot is coming, my employee, my slave! $500 bucks for life (or as many years as it can handle) personal slave. Hooraaaaay :)



    This country was founded on the ideas that one corporation couldn't hog all the slaves while the rest of us wallow in poverty!!!

    Screw you sir, I'm going home!
     
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    Actually this is a great suggestion, because I saw that happening to me too. I bought a PC just for botting which is collecting dust right now without any work. $1000+ wasted for nothing than occasional gaming lol.
     
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  9. Scorpion Ghost

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    But I have bots ready to go. I'm supressed here cuz I lack the computer power. I already have at least 5 programs ready to go on the new computer. And when it arrives and I can unlock my mind, I'll throw in another 5, 10, 20 programs.

    No matter what, all my shit can collapse tomorrow and I can move onto something else, I'll still find bots to run, the computer will pay for itself and work until it drops dead! :)
     
  10. Elin Dotsya

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    SSD speeds up how fast the computer turns on and how quickly programs open, among other things.
    16 gigs for RAM is perfect, although some enthusiasts might say 2400MHZ is a bit slow.
    Ryzen 3 is alright, but I'd go with the Ryzen 5 personally, as it's a 6 core (12 thread), meaning you can multitask more efficiently.
    3.5ghz CPU isn't so important unless you are gaming. The one you're looking at is a Quadcore, which should be fine.

    No operating system means it'll likely come with a DOS OS, you'll have to buy the Windows 10 Pro disc/usb separately.
     
  11. Scorpion Ghost

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    Thanks for the comment. I already ordered it so it is what it is :)

    Why do I need to buy Windows 10? :eek:

    I have like 10 Windowseses laying around from CDs to USBs from XPs to Vistas to 7s to 8s to 10s. I don't need to buy shit! :poop:

    I mean, of course, I need to buy windows, what was I thinking :)
     
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  12. Elin Dotsya

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    Here in Eastern Europe the pirated copy costs like 5 or 6 bucks whereas the official one costs 200+ USD, lol. Yes, they actually sell pirated games and computer software in stores. :eek:
     
  13. Scorpion Ghost

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    I'm in central Europe :)

    But no need to buy it. You tornt and you burn baby :D
     
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    the most important component is the PSU , dont go cheap on the PSU, many issues can occur from a bad PSU.
    my suggestion

    32gb ram
    best ryzen you can buy
    cheap motherboard from msi/gigabyte/asus
    ssd
    psu (brands dont matter in psu's all companies have good and bad psu's)
     
  15. Elin Dotsya

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    I mean, you are right, but the only reason I'm getting it from the store is because torrenting stuff is becoming trickier and malware is found within the ISO. The torrent site crackdown affected some of my favorite sites (thepiratebay, KAS), now they are being closely watched and many imposters post fake vids and stuff. It's barely being moderated by the admins. I stopped trusting the "trusted" symbol uploaders because some were either hacked or compromised. I still download stuff occasionally but only when I'm 99.9% sure it's not a virus, lol.

    Protip: If something seems like an FBI honeypot, it most likely is. :cool:
     
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  16. Scorpion Ghost

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    I don't care about the FBI. The FBI can suck my balls (just kidding FBI, chill, I love you guys)

    Frankly I already have everything from windows xp all the way to windows 10 downloaded and stored on dvd's and usb's, I don't really need to download any of that stuff. Although I usually need to go through long hours of windows updates after installing any OS I have, because they're all old, created long ago, so lacking much in terms of updates.

    I still use torrents for my movies and tv shows (just kidding FBI you guys know I wouldn't do that) and it works all right. I like to download, watch, then store on the hard drive for future consumption :D
     
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  17. Elin Dotsya

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    Truth be told I uninstalled and reverted most updates on my computer. Still works just as fine as before. Windows is a sneaky bitch, it keeps trying to convince me that I need those updates, when I know that it'll only lead to more system errors. In fact, the reason why I uninstalled them in the first place is because it kept failing to install an update! My poor CPU was overworked and needed a break.

    Anyway, enjoy your new computer. Getting one soon, too.
     
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  18. Alex D.

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    If I were you I would sell one laptop and keep only one. Here's why:
    Let's assume you have a bot that needs to run 24/7 in order to make you X amount of money. Your bot probably doesn't need a lot of storage nor graphics power.
    Now you want to spend $500 on a new PC. The question is why would you do that when there are efficient ways of scaling up.
    Let's say you sell one laptop for $300, add to it $500 you want to spend on a new PC, now you have $800 (694 EUR) budget for scaling up.

    Let's take a look at hetzner.com offers:
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    If you choose CX11 package let's see for how long you can run it with your budget.
    694 / 2.49 = 278 months or 23 years.

    Package CX21:
    694 / 4.90 = 141 month or 11 years.

    Now you can combine multiple packages and lower it to the shorter time period. You just need to calculate and see how much you can scale up your method. Plus with this scaling path, you won't pay for the electricity you would if you run it at home.
    Also please keep in mind that your method probably won't work for a very long time, so if you buy a PC it would leave you in a static -500 USD.

    I hope you will reconsider your decision and choose the profitable way.
     
  19. Scorpion Ghost

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    My method will work for as long as the world exists in its current form. As long as you can run a bot to do anything, anything at all, my method lives. I don't care about the method, I care about the automation, and in that respect the method is irrelevant. As long as I can automate it and bank with it I'm good, and from that standpoint the method will work forever.

    Electricity is laughable where I live. I pay like $25/month running 3 lap tops + me living in this place. It's ridiculously low, I don't even consider it a factor.

    You're not being entirely honest here. My 2 lap tops + the PC I'm getting collectively offer me 22GB Ram. With your offers there to get the same Ram power I'd need to spend $20/month, and let's not even talk about the disc space.

    694 / 20 = 34 months or short of 3 years

    And when the 3 years are up, I have dick. While now when the 3 years are up I still have the lap tops and pc, to sell, to stick up my ass, to do what I want with them.
     
  20. Alex D.

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    The question is do you really need that much RAM and CPU if yes then totally ok. Personally, I would almost always choose a path without physical hardware no matter how great method looks.
    I just read the previous posts and saw that you bought it, I wish you the best, hope you will get maximum from it and it won't end like this: