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"He comes up with a total of $665.00 for the DIY builder that wants to build his own PC. Notice Paul does not include a power supply, which is sort of necessary to make this system work. Paul also does not include shipping fees to get the parts shipped to one's door. One would need to add a power supply that is quad-core capable to this mix which puts the total over $700.00 when the power supply is added. Granted, one can find parts from online stores that will ship via UPS Ground or FedEx Ground for "free". So, shipping fees may not enter into the picture for the careful DIY shopper.

"This is truly nice for the DIY person that likes to tinker with her own hardware. However, for the majority of PC users building one's own PC is out of the question."

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