So in the next few months I will be building a high end gaming/workstation system. The only problem is that I am currently living in China! So if I build this myself, and any of the parts are faulty, then I am stuck paying the expensive shipping fees thus loosing any value I saved building this system myself.
This leads me to believe that it is probably much wiser to pay someone to assemble these parts for me (even though I really want to do it myself) and not have to deal with the possibility of having to return faulty products. Last system I built in America had 2 faulty MB. And it seems that many X58 MB'S are being RMA'ed. So I am just trying to find the safest way to build this system. If anyone has ever encountered the same issue please share your thoughts with me!
I think what I need to do is to find a dependable system builder in China or Hong Kong that will 1) Not cheat me 2) Has a good reputation and 3) will back up his work is something is wrong. If anyone knows of anyone who fits this profile please hook me up with their contact info. I would be willing to pay 200 $USD for someone to build this system and fully test it using all the components that I select (assuming he does not charge anymore for the components than Newegg) I have not built a system in like 10 years! So please if you have any advice let me know!
Or, if anyone knows of a local place near ShenZhen China that I could go to locally to buy the parts that would work also. Or even an online retailer in China would work. I am not Chinese so it may be a little difficult for me to accomplish this in China. Plus they mark up all the prices in China!
My budget is around $2500 USD and already know which parts I would like. The following is what I am looking at.
Asus P6T Deluxe V2
Corsair Core i7 XMS3 12GB PC12800 DDR3
GTX 295 (Unless something better comes out when I am ready to buy)
Cooler Master Storm Sniper Black With 1000 Watt PSU
These are the basic components. I have yet to decide on the rest. I will use this for HD video editing and some gaming also.
Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance!
Which city are you in? Edit: oops never mind you're in shenzhen
You do know that there are a lot of computer markets there, they have a lot of brands that you could select. The thing is you don't know much about them, they are cheap and a lot of people buy them..so I suggest to go to the local market first.
ask a chinese friend to go to the local computer place with you and then look at the prices (there's cheap stuff; the chinese brands), a friend that knows computer hardware stuff in china....and knows how to bargain