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How much money did you spend on your first PC you built?

#31dedblu2005Posted 12/25/2013 12:57:14 AM
about 800 or so. used my kb mouse and monitor from my last pc (but they are what i love and if they break ill replace them with the same thing over and over)
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#32AcquirePosted 12/25/2013 1:14:34 AM(edited)
$1200 four years ago. Didn't include monitors, OS, keyboard, mouse, hard drives, and ... Actually it's easier to say it was just for the motherboard, ram, cpu, gpu and case. I reused everything else. I've never had to buy everything at once and have always had access to free copies of Windows. This was what I would consider my first build though because prior to that I had been upgrading something that was originally a prebuilt.
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#33ph33r1es5Posted 12/25/2013 1:36:41 AM
About $4300 NZD for everything. (Computer, monitors and peripherals.)
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#34do2222Posted 12/25/2013 2:09:26 AM
How much did a Voodoo 3 cost back then?
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#35-5xad0w-Posted 12/25/2013 2:23:34 AM
I.....don't recall. It was about a decade ago.

All I remember price wise was an almost $200 20" CRT monitor that I nicknamed "Desk Crusher" (it weighted like 50 pounds) and a Geforce 6800 that was $400.

Only reason I remember the price of those 2 is because they both failed eventually.
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#36Sc24lifePosted 12/25/2013 2:25:57 AM
About 1200. I was dumb and bought a 4870x2....now it's all about price/performance for me.
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#37StilgharPosted 12/25/2013 3:13:54 AM
About $800, almost 3 years ago. Still using the machine, though I did replace the SSD I had as my boot/OS drive when it bricked.

AMD Phenom II Quad-core processor, 3.4GHz., 8GB ram, and a GeForce GTX 550Ti ; I'm to this day quite satisfied with the performance.

The parts were ordered a few at a time over several paydays; I'd just gotten out of massive credit card debt and had no desire to go back.
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#38KOTRwhoopsPosted 12/25/2013 3:22:40 AM
14 months ago.

1800 (so around $2400-2800)

Went a bit mental after getting a good permanent job after uni. That is everything though mouse, keyboard, headset, os, the PC itself, monitor, antivirus, sli 670s.... The lot basically.

Probably my best gaming purchase ever.
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#39johnny_payPosted 12/25/2013 7:49:40 AM
ive not stopped building it. just when i think its finished i find something new to add. as im constantly adding things, tech gets old so i need to replace it.
#40biohazard1775Posted 12/25/2013 10:23:44 AM
$800 in 2011
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