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Old November 14, 2008, 11:45 PM
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I am thinking of buying a high mid end pc ($1500-$1700 in payments) were can i get I good payment plan?

(Have anyone heard of Extreme PC)
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Old November 15, 2008, 12:42 AM
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The way a computer's values drop like a rock, I don't think its worth getting a "loan" to build a computer, rather just be patient and save up the money and get a rig thats better than what you would end up paying for over time. That being said, how much do you have upfront atm and how much over what period of time are you looking to spend? Frankly other than like Dell.ca, or Big Box(Futureshop, Best Buy, etc) I don't think your gonna get good financing especially in todays credit crunch climate.
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Old November 15, 2008, 01:28 AM
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I looked at some of the pre-built offerrings on the Extreme-PC site link. You could definately save yourself considerable ca$h by building it yourself (or choose better parts at least).
Banks are still the best for small loans/line-of credit.
I agree that you should save and wait but the trouble with waiting is well ...waiting.
I got my parents to co-sign a $1500 loan when I was 16 just because I couldn't wait to get a great stereo.
Paid it off in 10 months but I learnt later that patience is a greater strength.
oh noo00OO! - This has become one of those "do as I say not as I do" kinda statements"

btw Chilly, I like your "take 2" the best.
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Old November 15, 2008, 07:00 AM
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First, welcome on HWC forum.

I agree too that you must wait a bit and build it yourself. I've bought mine about 6 months ago for 900$ with the 22" monitor (without Windows) and I can play all the games I would like to play (maybe the newest would be at a lower quality but when I will need higher video power I will change my video card or go with a crossfire setup).

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