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Discussion in 'Tech Chat' started by moo_d, Nov 4, 2015.

  1. moo_d

    moo_d Well-Known Member

    Basically, if you were going to try and purchase a computer for gaming for less than 650USD (that's Unleavened Sour Doughnuts, by the by), only including the tower and recycling the rest of the peripherals, what would you do? I kind of already have my mind set on an option, but I'm curious as to what all you folks would suggest.
     
  2. Reechard

    Reechard Server Admin Srcds Server Operator Minecraft Operator Source Server Admin Staff Member Minecraft Admin

    Alienware Alpha + SSD

    I got mine refurb from this guy:
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Dell-Alienw...098820?hash=item1c5597d7c4:g:rt4AAOSwPcVVlusc

    It still had the plastic on it. The hard drive was super super slow, but toss a 240GB SSD in it for another $70 and it's a pretty kick-ass little gaming machine. I bought it for a media center/living room steam box. First thing I did was install Bioshock Infinite, got 75+ frames in 1080p highest settings... Can't really beat it for an inexpensive gaming machine.
     

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