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Bingo Computer
by Skandranonsg
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Description

http://imgur.com/a/HpZLJ#0

This build is a very simple computer, meant to run bingo software and keep the book for a concession stand. Nothing too crazy or interesting.

The original motherboard I picked out turned out to be DoA, but fortunately I had a spare one lying around.

I'm quite pleased with how the cable management turned out, and with luck I won't have to replace it for another 10 or so years.

Details
Intel Core i3-3220 3.3GHz Dual-Core Processor
CPU Clock Rate3.3GHz
CPU Temperature While Idle-
CPU Temperature Under Load-
Comments
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shirefolk [1 Build] 10 points 9 months ago

+1 for gratuitous mac n cheese pic

 
 
sky23h [1 Build] 4 points 9 months ago

I second the mac and cheese. lol

 
 
18hockey [1 Build] 2 points 9 months ago

That made me hungry

 
 
Zeus [1 Build] 2 points 9 months ago

A more detailed description please!

I'm guessing this is a HTPC? If so, you did a pretty good job on parts. Though you don't really need an i3 and 8gb of memory.

+1 for cable management and heaps of pics

edit: comment posted twice

 
 
Skandranonsg [Submitter] [8 Builds] 3 points 9 months ago

My bad. This is a computer that they are going to use to run bingo software as well as keeping the books. The old one is a Windows XP build that funny enough was built by my dad.

 
 
Zeus [1 Build] 3 points 9 months ago

The legacy continues!

 
 
Frostbyter 1 point 9 months ago

What is the purpose of this build? The description wasn't very clear, or existing...

 
 
Hakumisoso [2 Builds] 1 point 9 months ago

Bingo?

 
 
Frostbyter 1 point 9 months ago

Yup, he responded saying it was for bingo :)

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xBlood_Monkey [9 Builds] 1 point 9 months ago

May I ask why you didn't do a build based on an AMD APU? At this price-point, it's only logical.

 
 
reece00567 [1 Build] 1 point 9 months ago

I agree on this, but then again, when all your doing is "Bingo" it's not a big deal

 
 
xBlood_Monkey [9 Builds] 1 point 9 months ago

Could've shaved off some dollars though.

 
 
reece00567 [1 Build] 1 point 9 months ago

True

 
 
Matryoshka [2 Builds] 1 point 9 months ago

I think the AMD route could have been taken for a lot better price/performance ratio. Your motherboard is a little pricey for the CPU it uses and the ram was definitely overpaid for. Money didn't seem to be a focal point so I guess it's not that big of a deal.

 
 
Skandranonsg [Submitter] [8 Builds] -1 points 9 months ago

I paid significantly less by abusing price matching at my local memory express. Plus, it wasn't me picking up the bill.

 
 
jole875 0 points 3 months ago

Not good as gaming PC but moderate depending on games Great from home and etc.