I Build My Own Computers

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    So a friend and I have started buying old computers to try to optimize them and then resell. We ended up with a gem the other week for only $50! I just wish I could find a good processor for cheap for this other one I'm on...Where does everyone go for parts? I've been using...
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    1 Response Jun 13, 2013


    I've run both Intel and AMD for several years, but my preference is amd nowadays because of the lower cost, and much less complicated motherboard matching. my current system is a: AMD FX-4100 quad core Asus M5A97 mb 8gb corsair DDR3 500gb seagare 7200 rpm sata-6 Dual Radeon 7850...
    Dakota4x4 Dakota4x4
    31-35, M
    Jul 27, 2013

    Too Many!! :)

    I started building my own computers ages ago when I found out that commercially built computers largely conformed to minimum requirements (= just barely enough memory to boot) and generally believed requirements (faster processor = faster computer NOT!!).  So these days...
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