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Old March 17, 2007, 08:50 PM
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I despise pre-built computers, especially the crap you find at places like the Future Shop and Best Buy. Either go custom built, which is best, or if you have money to blow buy something high-end from a top-end vendor. But better spending the money building your own, any idiot can build a computer.
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Old March 17, 2007, 09:03 PM
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I despise pre-built computers, especially the crap you find at places like the Future Shop and Best Buy. Either go custom built, which is best, or if you have money to blow buy something high-end from a top-end vendor. But better spending the money building your own, any idiot can build a computer.
Most folks have absolutely no interest. (I could say that any idiot can build a table as well, but only those interested in woodworking would).

I'm not a big fan of big-box builds, but in all honesty, if all the person wants to do is surf/e-mail/light productivity they can't build a system with a legal OS for less than what they can pick one up for.

They also come with some form of real-time help desk which is great for folks who want to treat their computer like any other appliance in the house.... Turn it on and use it... if it doesn't work... replace or get it repaired under warranty.
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Old March 17, 2007, 11:42 PM
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Well said.
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Old March 18, 2007, 07:47 AM
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the 8800GTX is approx. 1 and a half inches past the mobo , i had to get a new case,, they are long cards !
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Old March 18, 2007, 11:02 AM
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hehe thanks for all the info guys. I already know that it has limited upgrade possiblities in the future with it being only a X2. Heres a better link to the comp http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...2658&promoid=0 they have alot more details about it they charge more there lol. I actually just found out my local Source store carries these computers i just have to come in when they have them in apperently there rather populer here

It does have a PCI-E slot in it and i know im gonna have to rip the old psu out, i have a 600W OCZ psu in mind :)

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Old March 18, 2007, 12:05 PM
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If you can get a look at it, verify that the installed PSU is standard size.
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Old March 18, 2007, 01:55 PM
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update on all this:

I just finished talking to some people in other forums about this exact computer and it has the room for an 8800 GTS in it and the case takes an ATX PSU so im good to go Thanks for all your help guys
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