Originally Posted by Ankimo
wtf can't people read the forums to look at already discussed build configurations? Instead, they simply come in here and expect to be hand fed "please help me build a new computer".
Does anyone think there's benefit in create a sticky post that gets updated with proposed configuration for power and budget builds? When you think about it, the decisions for a system usually revolve around cpu, ram, mobo, gpu and ssd.
The weird thing is, it's not even really like you would have much of a decision when getting a new system. There is only 3 scenarios.
1. You're limited by your budget and have a definite price you need to fit in all your needs (i.e. AMD system)
2. You're looking for the sweet spot (core i5 750 anyone?)
3. You want fancy brands and "more than you need now" because your brain gives you the false impression that buying an expensive rig has something to do with being future proof. (i7 and 100W 3D GPU for poker, wtf)
However, everyone of these people would see a little difference in his personal needs compared to the guide. I mean, there is great guides online and still, people are copy&pasting the 100% exact same setup as in the guide and ask if it fits them.
In reality, they have no idea what they need and are just insecure about their decision. As the guide exists every thread would start with "I read the guide but ..."
Only the savvy users would read the guide, find a decision and order something without getting confirmation if the maybe big investment a computer may be for some younger people is a good decision or not.
But those peoples threads are fun anyways, iykwim.
Just to repeat that a 550W no name PSU is utter crap becomes kinda ...
I'd rather have them understand that spending 300$ for a GPU and hooking it to a 150$ display (TN panels are a cheap way for the industry to recycle their silicone waste
) does sound like you have a powerful rig, but is just a terribad experience.
Well, there is a good CTH FAQ that touches nearly every topic and people just don't read it. They just don't. It has SSD, monitors, virtualization, preventive security, "i got hacked", creating videos, offering money for help and as well farting in the bathtube covered.
We just think we're special :>
Well, you either merge everything into one containment thread so people are forced to realize they are not the only one looking for "the best poker setup" and repeatedly just link to the sticky in every post, or we just bind the string "you forgot to buy an SSD" to a global hotkey and go on generating good Karma