Proud to be a Swimerican, for at least I know I'm free (or at least 50% off)!

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 VF4-S (Server Operator) Minecraft Operator Staff Member Minecraft Admin

    Alienware Alpha + SSD

    I got mine refurb from this guy:

    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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