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|Hanging Out at FRY'S; I want one.....|
|Topic Started: Aug 21 2010, 08:05 PM (518 Views)|
|TJSEVEN||Aug 21 2010, 08:05 PM Post #1|
OZ ... The Great and Powerful!!
So I stop in the Fry's in Vegas.....wow.....50 motherboards hanging on the wall ....64 checkout registers.....it's like being in the Newegg warehouse. I want one in my neighborhood. Prices are pretty good if you know what you're doing....but the instant gratification of being able to grab any little doodad ya need for a decent price is....priceless!
But then we have the entertainment value:
All these morons walking around acting like they know what they are doing with PC builds....LOL!
Then the salesmen roll in and take them on a Magical Mystery Tour....getting them to buy worse hardware for more money.... all the while telling the dumbshits how smart they are....it was comedy at it's finest!
I was dying!
Plus they have as many salesman as customers.....and it takes about 20 minutes to get out of the parking lot.....so you can do the math.....those sales guys are having a party....with those Computer geniuses! Cha...ching!
The other cool thing...the place is gigantic....and there's even a whole section for Macs.....except there are 9 million people in the store and just one dude hanging in AppleLand. And what a beauty he was...Big, fat-slob,,pigeon-toed, knock-kneed,right off the short-bus with his Clark Kent glasses on .
Gee....he didn't look cool like the Mac dude in the commercials....quick somebody call my boy Billy...I got an idea.
THE BLACK PEARL with a new sail!|
AMD Athlon 64 X2 4400+ Toledo Core 2MB L2 cache S939
Overclocked to something or other this week!
ASRock 939Dual-SATA2 MOBO
(3 PCI, 1 PCI-E x1, 1 PCI-E x16, 1 AGP, 1 Future CPU Port, 4 DDR DIMM, Audio, LAN)
4 Gig G.SKILL PC3200 DUAL DDR SDRAM
and other Stuff....!
I ALWAYS SAY," IF YOU HAVE TO SPEND MONEY TO OVERCLOCK THEN IT ISN'T REALLY AN OVERCLOCK!!"
|azpicturethis||Aug 21 2010, 09:25 PM Post #2|
SENIOR FORUM CONTRIBUTOR
|I guess I am lucky in that I have a Fry's only 3 miles from the compound?|
Cooler Master 932 HAF AMD edition Computer Case |
AMD Phenom II X6 1090T
MSI 870A Fuzion mobo
Patriot PC12800 DDR3 1600MHz Dual Channel Memory 8GB
1- Seagate 1Tb HDD
EVGA GTS 450 1Gb
Windows 7 Professional 64bit
|TD25x||Aug 22 2010, 03:51 PM Post #3|
Collector of Rocket Widgets
Picking his nose and eating his own boogers...?
I'm glad that shit stays in Vegas..
Well, what all did ya buy for us?
Did you get enough stuff to build our own server for this site like you promised?
Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600
2 x 1GB Crucial PC6400 DDR2
EVGA GeForce 8800GT 512MB
1- WD 80GB SATA2 10,000RPM Raptor
1- WD 1.0TB SATA3 7200RPM
Samsung 22x DVD-RW SH-S222L
Corsair AX750W PSU
Win7 Ult x64
Logitech wireless keyboard & mouse
DELL - UltraSharp 2408WFP 24-inch Flat Panel
Bose Companion 3 speakers
|roachrlsjr||Aug 24 2010, 02:09 PM Post #4|
And we thought it couldn't get any better than the Cirque du Solei at BB or CC (R.I.P.) All they need is a 16 hose Hooka in the home entertainment room for an esoteric audio-emersion/sensory deprivation experience...
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|wowgamer||Aug 26 2010, 04:51 AM Post #5|
Rofl. But that's the beauty of the Apple. They don't need a storefront, they sell everything through the internet which is probably good for the Apple considering their sales people.
I'm an old Amiga loser though, so what in the heck do I know. Fantastic machine made by brilliant minds who chose the wrong company to work for. However the c64 will always be in my heart, you know people still write demos for that little monster. There's a new one put out in 2010 that featured full frame video.
Pardon me for hijacking this post.
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V.2 Antec 900 case (Transplant was a success!)
VisionTek x1300 XGE Radeon video w/EVERCOOL VC-RHC VGA Cooler
Bigfoot Networks Killer NIC K1
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