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Poll: What is the last component you decide on? (30 member(s) have cast votes)

What is the last component?

  1. CPU (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  2. Motherboard (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  3. RAM (1 votes [3.33%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.33%

  4. Hard Drive (4 votes [13.33%])

    Percentage of vote: 13.33%

  5. Video Card (5 votes [16.67%])

    Percentage of vote: 16.67%

  6. Sound Card (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  7. Case (7 votes [23.33%])

    Percentage of vote: 23.33%

  8. Cooling (1 votes [3.33%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.33%

  9. Peripherals (ie mouse, keyboard) (11 votes [36.67%])

    Percentage of vote: 36.67%

  10. Other (1 votes [3.33%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.33%

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#1 neddamttocs


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Posted 26 January 2014 - 07:37 PM

Continuing from last weeks question, this week we would like to know about what the last component you would choose when you are building a pc?


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Posted 26 January 2014 - 07:57 PM

Hm, after everything else? I usually end up picking the RAM - it rarely governs any other part of the choosing process. :)


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Posted 26 January 2014 - 08:00 PM

My last buy was 2 770gtx's

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Posted 26 January 2014 - 08:32 PM

The case. It has to house what I want in it!  Some times its a compromise. 

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Posted 26 January 2014 - 09:57 PM

The case. It has to house what I want in it!  Some times its a compromise.

There is a part of me that wonders what all you try to house in a computer case, but then there is that other part of me that is just picturing a hybrid case/kegerator and wants to leave it at that. (Got to keep it all cool, right?)

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Posted 26 January 2014 - 11:33 PM

I don't remember the last time I built a full PC. I mean, one where I didn't carry parts from the last PC. In the case of my current PC, I changed almost everything over time (CPU, MB, RAM, GPU, disks, case).


I'd say either the RAM or the PSU (which for some reason isn't on the list). The RAM because I don't give it much attention, and the PSU because it's usually based on what else is chosen.

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Posted 27 January 2014 - 06:01 AM

For me it would be either peripherals (since I hardly ever changw them) or cooling...usually I already know what sort of cooling I want before I even start (whether custom wc or just air) but I chose the components last

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Posted 27 January 2014 - 06:40 AM

i wonder why a major component like psu isn't included in the list ? ...one of the last things, and then the case...

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Posted 27 January 2014 - 07:02 AM

Probably HDD or the DVD drive

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Posted 27 January 2014 - 05:33 PM

I suppose case

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Posted 29 January 2014 - 08:38 PM

RAM is usually the last thing for me. All I need to do is find some that works well with the motherboard.

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Posted 30 January 2014 - 01:26 AM

for me it is the GPU, pick every other part first to suit what I need and shave down all the parts i can like going for an i3 instead of a i5/i7,grab the value 1600mhz cas9 ram and not stupid amounts just 8gb decide if i want the SSD or HDD look for a mobo that fits what I need and then with the money that is left I can fit in the biggest GPU i possibly can into what i was budgeting for.



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