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Windows 7: How much have you spent on building your whole computer

28 Apr 2010   #31
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Techguystu View Post
how do u get so much money to build the computers
Well for me, I have a full time job and have been working professionally for 13 years. It takes me some time to save up my pennies after mortgages, car payments, insurance, groceries, gas, daycare, etc. And my wife works full time as well...so that helps cover the bills.
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29 Apr 2010   #32
smarteyeball

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pacinitaly View Post

holy crapola, I can't belive it
$10,578
Which is why it's not wise to add up the totals. It hurts a lot less when kept as piecemeal amounts:)


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jonathan_King View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Techguystu View Post
how do u get so much money to build the computers
It's also a matter of priorities. A high performance machine is worth more to some people than others.
Very true.

Going without certain things and not having any kids also helps. Having an understanding and tolerant girlfriend is also beneficial.
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29 Apr 2010   #33
ThePizzaMan

Windows 7 Ulitimate Beta 32 Bit, Windows Vista 32 Bit, Ubuntu 9.10 32 Bit
 
 

hm.... about $1,500 a couple years ago
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29 Apr 2010   #34
blackroseMD1

Windows 10 Tech Preview 9926 x64
 
 

For the system in my specs...it cost me $685 to build it originally, but I have upgraded the mobo, CPU and graphics card since then. My guess would be around $1300...with more money going into it this week.
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29 Apr 2010   #35
Prisoner

Windows 8 Pro 64-bit
 
 

$45 USD for my entire system. That $55 going to a gigabyte of RAM. The rest was free.

Currently working on a system that might run me about ~$2000 USD if I ever get the rest of the money I need. :|
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