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I want to get a gaming PC. Anyone here willing to help me out?

#31IcyFlamez96(Topic Creator)Posted 9/22/2013 11:44:39 PM(edited)
DetectivPenguin posted...
TC seems salty.


Well this isn't the first time someone said something like this to me in a situation where it's completely extraneous.
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#32IcyFlamez96(Topic Creator)Posted 9/23/2013 3:12:28 PM
So how bout for laptops? I just realized that It'd be really convenient to carry it around places especially when I go to college after I graduate high school.
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#332Dhas_a_MIGRANEPosted 9/23/2013 6:16:57 PM
IcyFlamez96 posted...
So how bout for laptops? I just realized that It'd be really convenient to carry it around places especially when I go to college after I graduate high school.


Gaming laptops are overpriced. Unless you need to take a gaming machine around with you get a nice desktop and a cheaper laptop to carry around.
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#34Knight2520Posted 9/23/2013 6:35:52 PM
Just so you know, 500 = $802. The link is entirely accurate.

And a gaming laptop to match a $800 tower would be more than $800.
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#35g7g7g7g7Posted 9/23/2013 7:01:45 PM
Knight2520 posted...
Just so you know, 500 = $802. The link is entirely accurate.

And a gaming laptop to match a $800 tower would be more than $800.


500 =/= $800

It works out as 360 + (VAT(20%)+ markup for shipping on individual parts and EU license fees)

So that build is closer to $580 before tax.

an $800 PC is not equal to a 500 PC unfortunately as markups tend to scale on parts for example a 7870 UK cost about 160 quid or $265 dollars yet the same card can be had for about $180 in the US.
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#36Knight2520Posted 9/23/2013 7:18:49 PM(edited)
g7g7g7g7 posted...

So that build is closer to $580 before tax.


No, it isn't. I just added some numbers from Newegg, and it's about $680 without a case or HDD. Add those, plus taxes and what little shipping Newegg often has, and you get back to the $800 pretty fast.

Are those prices in the article before or after VAT by the way? Do prices automatically include it?
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#372Dhas_a_MIGRANEPosted 9/23/2013 7:24:02 PM
Knight2520 posted...
g7g7g7g7 posted...

So that build is closer to $580 before tax.


No, it isn't. I just added some numbers from Newegg, and it's about $680 without a case or HDD. Add those, plus taxes and what little shipping Newegg often has, and you get back to the $800 pretty fast.

Are those prices in the article before or after VAT by the way? Do prices automatically include it?


VAT is usually included in the price. Also unless you live in one of a few states Newegg doesn't charge tax. In PA I know they don't
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#38g7g7g7g7Posted 9/23/2013 7:37:03 PM
Everything is sold with the VAT already added, anyway I thought I would show you with a PC part picker comparison.

US $641 (before tax)
http://pcpartpicker.com/user/g7g7g7g7/saved/2rEf

and the UK 548 (after tax) or $847.33
http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/user/g7g7g7g7/saved/2rEh


So unless you are expecting to pay $206 in taxes from newegg thats 32% it is cheaper to build a PC in America, not bitter or getting argumentative, just pointing out facts as they stand.
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