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Where did you all get your desktops from?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by prototypegamingpc, Mar 4, 2013.

  1. prototypegamingpc

    prototypegamingpc Newbie

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    Hi ya'll,
    New member here, launching an awesome new site soon that will help the you buy desktops.

    So im just wondering, where did you get YOUR desktop from?

    I Built mine.
     
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  2. Furious George

    Furious George Supreme Member Premium Member

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    best buy

    whatever is 500 bucks works well for me every few years

    Plus, I have a macbook now... but you can't seem to do IM well without a pc.
     
  3. -Jericho-

    -Jericho- Jr. Executive VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Bought a custom made one on CL recently.

    My main computer I got a good deal on through iBuyPower.
     
  4. BHopkins

    BHopkins Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    I usually buy from Apple directly.
     
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    proxygo Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    custom parts from ebuyer then assembled
     
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  6. zerofoxtrot

    zerofoxtrot Senior Member

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    I'm actually planning on building my own gaming PC around the price of $1300-1400 having the components bought from local eCommerce stores. Well, that if my IM journey is successful. ^_^
     
  7. Danny1111

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    Normally buy direct from Dell or Apple

    sometimes through Amazon if they have the same PC

    I always check BradDeals first though for coupons for the major sites just in case.
     
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    kvmcable Supreme Member

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    I build them in my sleep after 24 yrs as a B&M computer store owner. Components from hardware distributors.

    With direct marketing of non-ISA throw-away boxes by most major manufacturers I think coaching/advising computer purchasing a moot endeavor.

    Good luck
     
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    Built it myself and I got the parts from newegg. I love having 4 monitors
     
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  10. Crixus

    Crixus Regular Member

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    Same, except I have 6 monitors.
     
  11. JFoulds

    JFoulds Power Member

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    Exactly the same for me!
    I'm due to do some updates soon actually, it's been a while!
     
  12. prototypegamingpc

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    if u need any help picking parts im here.
     
  13. Aaric

    Aaric Elite Member

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    I ordered components via few online stores and assembled my self. did research on internet before buying.
     
  14. Zapdos

    Zapdos Power Member

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    Built my own.

    I dont feel like being limited to shit parts by manufacturers to save on costs and then being marked up 300% from the best parts.
     
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  15. Kaistar

    Kaistar Power Member

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    Self build for the missus but as far as I'm concerned a simple Vaio laptop is fine for myself. I don't game and as long as I can run basic programs I'm happy.
    This one is 4 years old. It works so no plans to change it just yet :)
     
  16. prototypegamingpc

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    zapdos, thats why im making this website, the people have spoken! and they are tired of overpriced desktops with huge mark ups for no reason!