posted on Jul, 25 2011 @ 03:25 AM
reply to post by Manhater
Im a bit lost at the part where you know how to operate graphics rendering applications and even put the computer parts together yourself but you have
no idea what the specs of a computer mean.
But I will help
300 bucks...wow....that's a bit of a challenge
The last time I did this, I found it was better to go to my local auction house instead of an internet auction. At the local Auction house they let
you come in and test out the goods the day before the auction or the morning of the auction. Sometimes there are small problems with the machines that
you can only find out when you are in front of one.
Typically, the cheapest computers you will find at an auction are ex-corporate. Usually some corporation has a deal with HP or Dell to supply their
computers....but every 3 years, when the warranty runs out, they sell all the old computers and buy new ones. The computers are in good condition
since they were under a full warranty for the last 3 years and the parts inside are plenty and easy to find with great source of download support from
really man....thinking about this more, wouldn't the shipping cost on that computer be more than 10% of the total price? that is a significant piece
of your budget.....since most Ebay purchases require you to pay for shipping...i dont think its gonna be worth it for a $300 machine
tell you what you can do.....pick out the top 5 things you find that you think could be okay, and we'll have a look at them and tell ya which one is