[OT] Custom computers
monte at sweattechnologies.com
Thu Dec 2 15:50:38 CST 2010
I got into the silent pc stuff for a while there to build HTPCs and have a quiet workspace. Good fun trying to work out how to make things just that bit more quiet. I was building from scratch. I never got into water cooling but I probably would if I built one again. There's massive savings if you don't go for bleeding edge components.
On 03/12/2010, at 3:43 AM, Richard Gaskin wrote:
> I was looking for a beefy quad core system and my brother convinced me that the cost savings and customizability makes it well worth the time to assemble the parts.
> So I'm curious: How many of you here have built your own computers? Did you go with a barebones, or do it from scratch? Did you go with Intel or AMD, and why?
> I'm leaning toward AMD myself given what appears to be an excellent price/performance value, and will likely build from scratch because I'm picky about the case.
> Seems a surprising number of people I know build their own systems, kinda makes me wonder why I ever bought an off-the-shelf PC.
> Richard Gaskin
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