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Over the years (going on 9) customers have sent in pictures of the computers they have built following our video lessons.  Here's a few of them.


Anselmo Amaro
Woodstock, IL

My Name is Anselmo Amaro. I built this computer in about 3 hours. This was my first build and it was sweet. The machine runs great! I've had no problems with it. I just followed the lessons step by step and watched them a few times while my parts were being ship to my house. It all went smooth and everything was just how you said it would be. Thank you for helping me build this computer. It looks awesome and everybody wants me to build them one now too. lol.

To start building your own computer get Home PC Builder 2012 on DVD or watch online. www.homepcbuilder.com/buy-now.html

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Cheryl Greene
Danville, CA

"My husband found your DVD after our son asked to build a computer for his 14th birthday / 8th grade graduation present. We're watching the DVD as a family (neither my husband or I have built a computer before) and we are having a wonderful experience.

Your DVD is so well made and the content is truly riveting!  Thanks so much!!!"

Marc Sullivan
Clayton, North Carolina

I'd like to add my own testimonial to Michael's great site and service. I just completed my first "homebrew" machine- 

  • Pentium E5300 2.6GHz
  • 4 GB DDR2 SDRAM
  • Coller Master Centurion Case
  • Gigabyte GA-G41M Motherboard
  • GeForce EVGA 9500 GT Video Card
  • 23" Acer Monitor
  • Corsair 400W Power supply
  • Western Digital 750 GB Hard Drive
  • Logitech Keyboard and mouse
  • Sony Optiarc 24X DVD Drive

Total Cost just over $700 from NewEgg.com

I had previously purchased Home PC Builder 2009 DVD which I consider to be the best money ever spent on a computer related product. The course was clear, concise and specific enough so that I felt I could comfortably take the plunge and attempt to build my own computer. The suggested parts lists on the website were also invaluable. For those items that were no longer available or out of stock, Michael was very helpful in suggesting alternatives. As with any construction project of this type, a problem or two will inevitably arise. For each "hiccup" I experienced in the building process, Michael responded to my questions promptly and helped me figure out what I was doing wrong without any pain or strain. The community forums on the site were also extremely helpful. Chances are, any problems you might encounter building your machine have likely been experienced by others before you. All of my issues except one, were covered in previous posts to the forum. Michael personally resolved my other issue. As a result, my new computer is working beautifully now. I am left with a meaningful sense of accomplishment and am confident I have a top notch piece of equipment at a great price. I highly recommend Home PC Builder and encourage anyone with a desire to build their own PC to GO FOR IT. With the help from Michael, this website and the related forums, you are sure to succeed. 


Scott B
Citrus Springs, Fl

First of all thank you Michael for the best quality video I have seen out there for building a custom Computer, and all the fast responses to my questions you gave me along the way..

I feel confident now to building many more systems in the future thanks to your videos.

I hope my computer pics make it to your website, I am very happy with the performance because I have thrown many apps at it and tried to make it stall or slow down and it just won't happen and the cold cathode lighting with sound activation adds a little extra pizazz.

Thanks again Michael for all the help I could not have built this with out the help from you and your videos there are the best out there..

My parts list for this system build

  • WINDOWS 7 PROFESSIONAL  OS
  • XION 2 CASE
  • GIGABYTE GA-EP45-UD3P Intel Motherboard
  • INTEL E 8500 CARE 2 DOU PROCESSOR
  • SAPPHIRE RADEON 4870 GRAPHICS CARD
  • 2X2 GIG STICKS OF G-SKILL RAM 8500
  • WESTERN DIGITAL HDD 750 GIG
  • SONY DVD BURNER
  • 2 GREEN AND 2 BLUE COLD CATHODE 12 INCH LIGHTS WITH SOUND ACTIVATION MODULE

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Reginald E Jackson Sr
Clearwater, FL

 

Hello Michael,

First I would like to thank you for a wonderful job on your tutorials.  I’ve been intimidated by computers for years and dared not to think of building my own but, I needed something fast for my recording studio. I found you on youtube and decided to check you out and man! what a blessing that was. A two year old can understand how simple you make it and I was not afraid or intimidated after subscribing to your site.  

My Computer is home built and is exactly what I wanted and that’s all because of you Michael.  


Peter Gangi
Ave, NY

Hi Michael,

I’d like to let you know that my 15 year old son built a computer that  he estimated would have cost about $3000.00 if he had ordered it from a company such as Dell.  The actual cost was about $1575.00.

He bought the parts and built it in one day.  All the components were bought at the Microcenter store.  A list of these components and their prices follow:

     1. CPU- Ci7 boxed      $230.00

     2. MB- Asus P6T deluxe       290.00

     3. HD- 2 Green Power  1T each @$110 ea     220.00

     4. Video- Ge Force GTX 260       230.00

     5. MEM- 6GB 1600ddr3 kit       100.00

     6. OS- Windows Vista Ultimate      200.00

     7. Spkrs- Logitech z4          90.00

     8. PS- Stealth x stream ocz         85.00

     9. Tower- Tt v9 Mid tower         80.00

     10. Mse/kb – wireless combo         60.00

     11. DVD burner- +/-sata         25.00

     12. Wireless PCI card- EZ connect        20.00

As you can see a lot of the parts were those suggested in your videos.

He accomplished this task by reviewing the DVD several times.  While viewing it he made a list of the parts that he would need.  After being satisfied that he knew exactly what he wanted, he purchased the parts.  The Homepcbuilder DVD was used all along the way.  He encountered no major problems.

I was so impressed with his successful build of the PC, I felt compelled to write this letter so as to thank you for making available a product that resulted, in my opinion, an experience of a lifetime.

Sincerely.
Pete Gangi


Kenneth Boege
Boston, MA

I recently finished building my first, from scratch, computer with the help of your video series.

The computer includes an Intel Quad Core Q6600 CPU on an XFX nForce 680i LT SLI motherboard with 4 Gigs of Corsair 800 Mhz RAM. I installed a 500 Gig Western digital SATA drive, an EVGA GeForce 8800 GT Superclocked 512 MB PCIe video card, an Ultra 500 watt power supply, and 2 Samsung double layer read/write DVD drives.

These were installed into a very sleek, ultra cool Antec Nine Hundred ATX gaming case. I bought everything on sale at my local MicroCenter computer store with the exception of the case which I ordered mail order through the MicroCenter web site. I spent one day installing all the components and then a second day installing the OS and lots of personal software.

I did not run into any serious problems building this. The CMOS setup was all automatic with the exception of setting the drive order. I subdivided the 500 Gig drive into 4 equal partitions. The case came with 4 fans. Two on the front, one on the back, and one on the top. The fans are 120 mm in size with the exception of the top fan which is 200 mm in size.

It runs fantastic and is very quiet. I do a lot of 3D design work so the new Quad Core processor really lets me fly through my jobs.

Thanks for the video training series. It was a lot of fun and I can't wait for the excuse to build my next computer from scratch.

Kenneth Boege

To start building your own computer get Home PC Builder 2010 on DVD or watch online. www.homepcbuilder.com/buy-now.html

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Anna Sasso
Deniliquin NSW Australia

"I wanted to say that you have done a great job of putting together the video's. The instructions are very clear and the best I've ever seen! It's exactly what I was looking for to build my own computer. Great work!"


Jullion Cuffee Jr.

"I have ordered several videos, cd,s and books concerning upgrading and building pc.  Your video  and its presentation is the best that I have ever seen.   I was so impressed."


  

Norman Lao
Huntington Beach, CA

I just built my very first PC and I could not have done it without your tutorial.  I learned so much about what to do and not do, what to look for and what to avoid.

Your tutorial is very thorough, precise, detailed and easy to understand.

My PC is up and running very well and it is all thanks to your video.  Again, I could not have done what I did without you.  In fact, I added a few pics to show you the end result.

Thanks again!
Norman Lao

To start building your own computer get Home PC Builder 2012 on DVD or watch online. www.homepcbuilder.com/buy-now.html

 

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James Leong
Lesmurdie, Australia

"Great doing business with you guys, wouldn't have built my PC without the guidance... I will surely point any friends in your direction."


Matt Pellegrin
Chauvin, LA

Hey Homepcbuilder crew, my name is Matt im 14 and I am from louisiana. Yalls website has helped me alot on making a gaming pc! These video's are great and I am really happy that yall had the video's on different internet speed settings so I could watch them on my 56K. They were really simple and went right to the chase. Anywase here is some stats about the PC:

Windows XP PRO
1GB of DDRAM
Nvidia 5600+ 256MB video card
AMD Sempron Processor 2800+
A DVD+-RW drive and a DVD and a CD drive just for kicks
Floppy Drive
250GB SATA HDDISK w/ 300mb/s , and 16mb Cache
Soundblaster Audigy 2 sound card
2 Gamepads, Mouse, Keyboard, CRT 17" Monitor, Joy Stick
Blue Case and Light Blue LED lights
[Needless to say I want be playing too much of Pac-Man on this PC]

This pc was the first PC I built for performance and it cost me around $500.

Well thanks for all the help and here are a few pics.

To start building your own computer get Home PC Builder 2012 on DVD or watch online. www.homepcbuilder.com/buy-now.html

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Frank Wieler
Vancouver, BC Canada

"Great website! It seems you really can teach an old dog, knew tricks!"


 

Isreal Matthews
New Orleans, LA

A member of the site named Isreal Matthews built this PC in 1 week.

It's an AMD Athlon XP 2200, 512MB RAM, with a DVD RW+- DVD burner and a Nvidia TI-4200 128MB graphics card.

"The great thing about the videos is that you don't realize how much you're learning about computers. You just end up knowing it." Israel Matthews - New Orleans, LA

To start building your own computer get Home PC Builder 2012 on DVD or watch online. www.homepcbuilder.com/buy-now.html

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Cougarelite

"I watched the videos a while ago, and I must say, they taught me EVERYTHING I needed to know about assembling a computer. Before watching, I had no idea about anything, but after watching them all, I feel confident assembling my own computer. As if this wasn't enough, the customer service is AMAZING. No where on the Internet have I ever found assistance as quick and as helpful as here. All my questions were answered way faster than I would have ever thought. I highly recommend this website to anyone interested in building their own computer!"


Daniel Chirco
Lynbrook, NY

This PC was built in 4 days by a member of the site named Daniel Chirco.

It's an AMD Athlon XP 2200, 256MB RAM, with a DVD RW+- DVD burner and ATI 128MB graphics card.

"I have been using the PC all day, run's awesome. I have told all my friends and family about your web site. It's very detailed and easy to understand. The computer is for my dad, it's his very first computer. Thanks to your site and help i did it."

Daniel Chirco - Lynbrook, NY

To start building your own computer get Home PC Builder 2012 on DVD or watch online. www.homepcbuilder.com/buy-now.html

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Walter Solomon
Detroit, MI

This PC was built in less than 2 weeks by a member of the site named Walter Solomon. www.solomonswholesaletools.com

It's an Intel P4 3 GHz, 512MB RAM, with a DVD RW+- DVD burner and ATI 9200 256MB graphics card.

A very fast system and so what if the DVD burner and floppy drive don't match the case:)

"You guys helped out tremendously. I will refer you to everyone." Walter Solomon - Detroit, MI

To start building your own computer get Home PC Builder 2012 on DVD or watch online. www.homepcbuilder.com/buy-now.html

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