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Need Advice Gaming Computers

Discussion in 'General Chat Forum' started by jblnd, Dec 10, 2012.

  1. jblnd

    jblnd New Member

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    I am looking to purchase a gaming computer for my husband and was wondering if anyone has any recommendations.
     
  2. Zeratul

    Zeratul Well-Known Member

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    am I reading that right? A wife actually WANTS to get a gaming computer for her husband? Wow, thought I had seen it all. But seriously, is he someone who plays a lot and knows a lot about computers?

    Usually with that kind of equipment - us geeks like to build our own. Had you thought of a budget already? And is he likely to read this forum?

    There are quite a few specialized PC gaming companies out there so lots of good options. Partly depends upon service, budget, and need.
     
  3. jblnd

    jblnd New Member

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    Ha!! I know I may regret it but I know he would enjoy it. He had one build a long time ago but I would love to surprise him with something on Xmas morning. Any advice would be helpful. I was hoping to have something around $1500. Is that possible?
     
  4. fidothedog

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    I hear nothing but good things about Digital Storm:

    http://www.digitalstormonline.com/

    All of my gaming PCs have come from CyberPower:

    http://www.cyberpowerpc.com/

    CyberPower does a good job but there are so many configuration options it is pretty confusing.

    Digital Storm only does a few configurations but they are really built to game.
     
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    T8erman Well-Known Member

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    Agree - It would be really weird if someone else built my computer for me.

    Do you know which games he wants to play? They all have different hardware requirements, but with $1500 you should be in pretty good shape. It seems a lot of manufacturers have gotten away from allowing too much customization in their gaming PCs, but www.xoticpc.com seems to give you some more control.
     
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    marianne Puppy Mommy

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    I had our gaming machines built at Affinity Computers. They are great, don't try to sell you more than you need and make sure they get you the best deal. They are in Sterling.

    http://www.affinity-usa.com/
     

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