Barebone Kits?

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by cryptmagic, Mar 3, 2010.

  1. cryptmagic

    cryptmagic OSNN Junior Addict

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    Hey guys i noticed barebone kits at tiger direct, do they install the motherboard for you, or are all the parts separate. I'm trying to find a retailer who will see me the motherboard and cpu already installed and I just add other components.
     
  2. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    I wouldn't recommend a TD barebones kit.

    1) the cases/PSU's are normally subpar
    2) seems they try to dump older CPU's in barebones kits to get rid of them
    3) nothing comes pre-assembled (would you really want a board shipped with the HSF installed anyway?)
     
  3. Johnny

    Johnny .. Commodore .. Political User

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    I agree with dreamliner. Get the kit peaces yourself and do the research before you buy the stuff.
     
  4. Heeter

    Heeter Overclocked Like A Mother

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    I actually get the barebones setups for the office here. They're great for quick workstation turnaround when one fails. Got a pile of them sitting around here.

    Wouldn't use them at home though, because of the previous generation equipment they put inside them.

    Heeter