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Discussion in 'Buy/Sell/Trade/Giveaway Forum' started by Ben Clarke, Oct 28, 2006.

  1. Ben Clarke

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    Like the title syas, I will build custom PC's for you. You tell me what specs you want, any specific parts you want to be included in the system, I'll get a price to you withing 48 hours, you decide if you want it doing, send me a check, I'll email confirmation I've recieved it, then I'll start building. If theres a problem or delay, I'll let you know. If you recieve your computer, and within 2 mnths a part is damaged, and you hav'nt upgraded, Overclocked, etc. I will happily replace the part for you, at a discounted price If you don't want a custom system, I will post a catalogue of ones I customised, and you can choose one of them. I'll also do case modding, if you scan a design in, and pay for the materials / equipment. And before anyone says "You can't do that", W1zzard has given permission. So, I'll just wait for a customer. Prices given will include Postage. If you give your Geographical location, I will check how much it is in your currency. I live in England, so if your geographical location is not provided, you'll recieve the price in British Pound Sterling.

    NOTE: Orders wil be taken, but I will not be able to start building systems until after Christmas, due to a lack of contingency funds.
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    Everyone here builds themselves. For the most part. But advertise yourself, and you might pick up a few builds.
    10 Million points folded for TPU
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    Post this on your local craigslist, easier to do locally.
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  6. Ben Clarke

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    Is that an order? If it is:
    1: (MOBO) Abit AW9D Intel 975X (Socket 775) PCI-Express DDR2 Motherboard £132
    2: (CPU) INTEL CORE 2 DUO E6400 (2.13GHz-2MB) £140
    3: (VIDEO) Leadtek GeForce 7950 GT EXTREME 512MB GDDR3 HDTV/Dual DVI (PCI-Express) - Retail £230
    4: (RAM) GeIL 1GB (2x512MB) PC6400C4 800MHz Ultra Low Latency DDR2 Dual Channel Kit £70
    5: (CASE) Antec Solo Quiet Mini Tower Case - No PSU £60
    6: (PSU) Akasa Ultra Quiet 650W Power+ iQ Active PFC ATX2.01 PSU - Black Nickel £100
    7: (DVD-RW) Pioneer DVR-111BK 16x16 DVD±RW Dual Layer £25
    8: (SATA CABLES)Akasa SATA-2 45cm Silver Data Cable £5
    9: (SATA II HARDDISK) Samsung SpinPoint T HD501LJ 500GB SATA-II £130

    DELIVERY CHARGE £15 OVERSEAS
    TOTAL CHARGE: £900

    Sorry I coul'dnt get the exact parts you wanted.
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    bugger, um how much is that in australian? il do a conversion
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    Is that in euro?
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    no, it's in pounds.
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    You should take the profit from your first sale to get some grammar lessons. That fact alone would make me skeptical at best. That and the customs charges someone faces when getting a high dollar item imported makes your services extremely expensive. You need to warn you potential customers of those import fees. And your warranty is terrible since the worst warranty from the parts makers is a minimum of 1 year.

    Good luck.
  11. HookeyStreet

    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    Woah, you got a system with a Geforce 8800 in it for £40? Where did you get those parts?
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    After getting new sources for parts, the price of your system has dropped roughly £200 to £700 (1,767.35 Australian Dollars)
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    i think he means he charged the guy £40 to build the PC on top of how much all the parts were.
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    hehehe :roll:
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    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    LMFAO I wish m8 ;)
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    OK, I am now officialy ready to accept orders... if you want a computer... I also can get you single hardware parts if you want. Anyway for a system, fill in this form:

    OS:
    Amount of RAM:
    CPU Speed:
    CPU Socket Type:
    Number of CPU Cores:
    Graphics:
    Graphics Bus Type:
    Sound:
    Expansion Cards (Modem, etc.):
    Optical Drives:
    Additional Parts:
    HardDrive Space:
    Number of HDD's:
    Pre-Overclcoking: Yes/No
    PSU Wattage:
    Case (If none defined I will get the best case that suits your budget):
    Budget:

    Or if you want a single peice of Hardware:

    Component Type (RAM, CPU, PSU, etc.):
    Product Name:

    Just fill them in, and I'll get a price to you ASAP... Also, if someone could provide hosting for me, that would be great. A sub-domain is fine.
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  18. HookeyStreet

    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    Shouldnt you really add 'Case' to your list? ;)

    But tbh I think you are going about this all wrong! Really you need the people to tell you the exact parts 'they' want then you charge them for the parts and a standard fee on top for labour.

    Or

    You ask what they want the system for (ie gaming, business etc) and how much their budget is, you then think of the best possible system to build for their needs and price range. Then obviously you charge a fee for labour.

    Ive got a challenge for you m8, say I had a budget of £1000, what setup would I be able to buy from you if I said I was into hardcore gaming??? (list all the components please, just case and contents, no monitor etc)
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    ... Oh yeah... my bad.
    Does your challenge include OS?
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  20. HookeyStreet

    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    no :)
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    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    Heres a build I priced up earlier for a m8 on another forum. His limit is £1000 but he wanted that to include a monitor, 5.1 surround sound speakers and a printer.

    CPU: Intel Core2Duo E6600
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...odid=CP-128-IN

    MoBo: Abit AW9D Intel 975X
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...odid=MB-107-AB

    GFX Card: Connect3D X1950Pro 256mb
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...odid=GX-064-CO

    RAM: GeIL 2GB (2x1GB) PC6400C4 800MHz Ultra Low Latency DDR2 Dual Channel Kit
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...odid=MY-058-GL

    Case: Asus TA-210 Series Midi Tower (Black)
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...odid=CA-004-AS

    PSU: OCZ ModStream 520w ATX2.2
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...odid=CA-017-OC

    HDD: Western Digital Caviar RE 160GB 1600YS SATA-II 16MB Cache
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...odid=HD-111-WD

    ROM: Pioneer DVR-111BK 16x16 DVD±RW Dual Layer ReWriter
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...odid=CD-041-PO

    Monitor: Asus VW192S 19" Widescreen LCD
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...odid=MO-003-AS

    Speakers: Altec Lansing 151i 5.1 System
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...odid=SP-024-AL

    Printer: Canon Pixma iP5300 Printer
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...odid=PR-096-CA

    Grand Total £1000.92 Inc VAT ;) I didnt include Windows XP in the price because I always install a legit copy for free anyway lol
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    Well, it was a long search but, for under 1000 pounds, I can get you:

    CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 2.40 Ghz
    Motherboard: Intel DP965LT 965 (Socket 775) PCI-Express DDR2 Motherboard
    RAM: 2GB Corsair XMS2-6400C5 DDR2 Dual Channel Kit
    HDD: Hitachi Deskstar T7K500 NCQ 500GB SATA-II 16MB Cache
    OPTICAL DRIVE: DVD-+RW Dual Layer
    Sound: 7.1 Channel Sound Blaster X-Fi (?, I'll check that)
    Graphics: GeForce 8800GTS (note that this were on offer with the supplier when I checked)
    PSU: 380 Watts


    And yes, the price includes a case.

    PRICE (exluding delivery and labour charges): £976.53

    Now, I think I'll go pass out from exhustion...
  23. HookeyStreet

    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    Good system, but I would be worried about 2 things....the motherboard and PSU.

    I wouldnt run a high spec system on a generic 380W PSU (its just asking for trouble) and those Intel mobos are not the best (but good for the price I suppose lol)

    But apart from that nice one ;) I built a very similar setup for a friend a while back (but at the time all he could afford was a C2D E6300 sadly, but still a very fast PC):

    http://forums.techpowerup.com/showthread.php?t=21162

    It cost me about £40 to ship it to him and I charged £40 to build it, btw how much do you plan on charging for a build m8?
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    Cool system there Hookey... anyway, if you were prepared to pay more for the components, I would get you better PSU and an nForce motherboard... but hey, gotta stick to the customers budgets.
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    OK, I'm going to get a catalogue soon for systems I can build if your not sure what you want, I need somewhere to upload it when I'm done. Any ideas where I can do it?

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