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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Proof that you will save money.
by Simba on Sun 22nd Jun 2003 21:39 UTC

2.8 Ghz P4, 120 Gb hard disk, 128Mb ATI Radeon video card, 512 Mb RAM, 19 inch CRT flat screen monitor.

Dell's price: $1,899

My price: $1,371.44

Amount saved by building this system myself: $527.56

And yes, the price for building it myself even includes a legal copy of Windows XP.