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How often do you build a new PC?

#1PsythikPosted 5/7/2014 2:52:44 PM
Topic - Results (48 votes)
Every year (or less) - I'm rich and gotta have the latest hardware
2.08% (1 votes)
1
Every other year
6.25% (3 votes)
3
Every three years
22.92% (11 votes)
11
Every four years
14.58% (7 votes)
7
Every five years
20.83% (10 votes)
10
Every six years or more - I'm poor (or don't feel the need to rebuild so often)
33.33% (16 votes)
16
This poll is now closed.
Personally I try to go for every five years, with one GPU upgrade in between builds.
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#2Combo MasterPosted 5/7/2014 2:57:13 PM
2 years for a gpu upgrade and cpu upgrade. I was addicted to getting the best performance out of pcsx2 and dolphin at 1440p for a bit which explains the cpu upgrade situation...
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#3SpazH3dPosted 5/7/2014 2:57:29 PM
Whenever I feel like it? I'm not going to upgrade just to get cool points amongst nuuurrrds.
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#4smelly_boobPosted 5/7/2014 2:58:09 PM
i built my pc in 2005, in 2008 i stopped using it for gaming... so it lasted me until this year.... it still did basic offic and internet surfing just fine
#5ZachnornPosted 5/7/2014 3:03:25 PM
I built my PC in 2007. I did a major upgrade in 2013, replacing its CPU/mobo/RAM. So in a way, I built a new PC and in a way I didn't and I'm using a nearly 7 year old computer now.
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#6VIP86Posted 5/7/2014 3:05:06 PM
Ummm, well I build all the time for clients.
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#7FossilPosted 5/7/2014 3:06:03 PM
Motherboard is 6 years old. Everything else has been replaced at some point. Just need an SSD and I am happy. I dont need new and latest to play games.
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#8Digital StormPosted 5/7/2014 3:08:44 PM
Taking the topic literally, I build a new machine every month to a month and a half for clients. For personal usage, every 4-5 years, give or take. None of the games I play are particularly taxing outside of RAM requirements for multiboxing.
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#9Psythik(Topic Creator)Posted 5/7/2014 3:18:02 PM
Zachnorn posted...
I built my PC in 2007. I did a major upgrade in 2013, replacing its CPU/mobo/RAM. So in a way, I built a new PC and in a way I didn't and I'm using a nearly 7 year old computer now.
Yeah that counts as a new build.
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#10Garage_ManPosted 5/7/2014 3:27:27 PM
Whenever we see some big boost in things and I see real world performance improvements.