Linked by Jay Sabol on Sun 22nd Jun 2003 15:02 UTC
Gifts, Contests, Easter Eggs Many of us have done it. What does it take to do it?
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I wonder..
by Anonymous on Sun 22nd Jun 2003 15:36 UTC

Are there really allot of people who build their pc from scratch? A year back I was investigating to build one myself, and found that I couldn't get my pc as cheap as local pc shops. They had access to OEM components from distributors, I didn't. I gave up, and just made a list of what I wanted. Gave it to the shopkeeper, and 2 weeks later it was built and ready to be picked up. (he had to order some components in).

It was tested, and had one year of guarantee. The graphics card ended up not being compatible with Linux. But no problem, I could trade it in for an equivalent graphics card for no cost.

Really, what is the advantage of building it yourself?