First Gaming PC

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lodocarbo's picture
Joined: 05/11/2010
Posts: 17

Hi everybody, I need a pc for gaming but I have some dubts: Is better(for my first pc)build one myself or buy in a shop an Acer Aspire Predator(i7 920, liquid cooling, 8GBDDR3, 2TB(2x1TB) hot swap, nVidia gtx285+screen 24" full HD )2500 swiss francs, about to 2158$???

Dreamer-Boy's picture
Joined: 10/21/2008
Posts: 928

You posted in the wrong section. Please post in the Hardware section.


Vortex2012's picture
Joined: 06/09/2010
Posts: 35

It'd be better to build one yourself.

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theprof's picture
Joined: 07/29/2006
Posts: 67

It depends, you can buy a pc and add on to it or build it yourself. If you're comfortable building a pc on your own, go for it, it would be a good learning experience too.

undeadkingpr's picture
Joined: 04/21/2009
Posts: 511

Plus you would save a bunch of $

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