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User Info: Star_Nuts

Star_Nuts
3 years ago#1
How do you go about updating your PC? - Results (59 votes)
Update parts for a few years and then build an entirely new PC
33.9% (20 votes)
20
Continuosly update parts, never building a seperate new machine
30.51% (18 votes)
18
Never really update and just build a new one when needed
28.81% (17 votes)
17
Only buy pre-built PC's and buy another pre-built when needed
6.78% (4 votes)
4
This poll is now closed.
I just built my first one and I plan on just upgrading parts as needed. I have no intent on starting from scratch.
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User Info: DerPancake

DerPancake
3 years ago#2
I will build a new PC until my motherboard can't handle it anymore.
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User Info: SinisterSlay

SinisterSlay
3 years ago#3
I'm on the 10 year plan :)
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User Info: reincarnator07

reincarnator07
3 years ago#4
I upgrade what I can, but changing the processor ends up with changing the motherboard and sometimes the RAM. I consider that most of the way to a new PC.
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User Info: codyorr

codyorr
3 years ago#5
I just buy a new pre-built one when the old one breaks. I'm lazy.

User Info: ThePCElitist

ThePCElitist
3 years ago#6
I'm always just adding stuff to my rig. It costs a bit more this way but as a result I don't have to completely rebuild my PC all at once at some point.
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User Info: Inferno700

Inferno700
3 years ago#7
codyorr posted...
I just buy a new pre-built one when the old one breaks. I'm lazy.


This but I only got into pc gaming seriously in April. I'm looking forward to building my first pc when I need one.
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User Info: MrXGamer

MrXGamer
3 years ago#8
It's simple, I upgrade my graphics card pretty often but I don't upgrade my motherboard until I need a new processor. I try to hold onto that decision until there's a new windows out, so I can install everything new together and keep it until there's a new set of mobo/processor/windows. Saves all the hassle of installing separately.

For example, my last upgrade was from Nvidia 780 mobo / Q6600 processor / Vista -----> Z77 mobo / 3770k / Win 7.

My next set of upgrade will probably happen with windows 9 unless it sucks.
Asus Z77 Sabertooth | i7 3770k | EVGA GTX 680 Classified | Corsair Vengeance 16GB - 1600MHz | Crucial m4 SSD | Blu-ray | Win 7 x64
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