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How to Pick the Parts in Tom's System Builder App

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Make your build.

Last week we unveiled the Tom's Hardware System Builder application for Facebook users. For those trying to put together a new rig, this is an excellent too to create and customize your own unique systems from a huge library of components.

Share and compete by showing off your builds with your fellow hardware enthusiasts and check out the latest, hottest rigs around.  And best of all, you can answer that age-old question “What kind of system should I get?” by building it with a few swift clicks and sharing it right on your Facebook wall.

If you need some guidance on how to pick the components that are right for you before you start putting together your virtual build, check out the Guide to Choosing Parts thread on our forums. It’s a great refresher and one of the most viewed threads of all time here at Tom's.

Once armed with the right knowledge, you can put together your ideal configuration on Facebook here.

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    Gamer-girl , May 16, 2011 1:53 AM
    We still need the system builder on this site, makes more sense to me.
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    Gamer-girl , May 16, 2011 1:53 AM
    We still need the system builder on this site, makes more sense to me.
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    gsacks , May 16, 2011 2:11 AM
    No thank you. I do have a facebook account, but I use it as little as possible for anything besides getting in touch with people.
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    Supermuncher85 , May 16, 2011 2:13 AM
    Facebook, no thanks.
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    Anonymous , May 16, 2011 2:20 AM
    concur...
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    WWBD , May 16, 2011 2:23 AM
    Ugh, I hate corporations/websites trying to integrate with Facebook. Feels so phony and, honestly, what does it really do to increase business?
  • 6 Hide
    wicko , May 16, 2011 2:44 AM
    Would have checked this out if I didn't have to use Facebook.
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    TakeshiKudo , May 16, 2011 2:52 AM
    Tried it, then found out there wasn't much product listed on the application. Uninstalled after 5min.
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    dark_knight33 , May 16, 2011 2:57 AM
    Failbook, really? Obviously THG is now hip and cool because they too use facebook...
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    marcush , May 16, 2011 3:06 AM
    Why would you require a Facebook account just to use the app? I could see that if you saving or publishing your build to other people.
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    memadmax , May 16, 2011 3:10 AM
    But can it read?
    Does it play crysis?
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    JOSHSKORN , May 16, 2011 3:23 AM
    I'm done with Facebook apps. I can't tell which ones do/don't compromise my account anymore. Forget it.
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    TheWhiteRose000 , May 16, 2011 3:24 AM
    Put my computer together, and my dream computer.
    XD
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    Marcus52 , May 16, 2011 3:31 AM
    Great for Facebook users - which leaves me out. Until Facebook dedicates itself to being a secure place to share, I'm not going to partake, even if it does get me "in" with the Tomshardware staff.

    ;) 
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    truchonic , May 16, 2011 3:42 AM
    nice app help you with the prices will be cool is wen you click it you can see the aspect of each one product, i know you don't sell it you only try to help the readers
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    dan4patriots , May 16, 2011 4:11 AM
    why the necessary integration with facebook, Toms isnt any more "cool" for using facesuck
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    lucas99 , May 16, 2011 4:16 AM
    WHY DONT THE GUYS AT TOM's GET IT???? PUT THIS FUCKING APP ON THE MAIN WEBSITE NOT ONLY ON FACEBOOK!
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    Anonymous , May 16, 2011 4:22 AM
    Also not a Facebook user. Why not just have an HTML5 version?
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    Von Death , May 16, 2011 4:30 AM
    The people have spoken. Make the app Facebook-free.
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    carlhenry , May 16, 2011 5:53 AM
    lol with the facebook hate. but it's not cool since everybody does the bandwagon hate. seriously? it's getting old.
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    adamboy64 , May 16, 2011 6:18 AM
    There's a very valid reason for the hate - and therefore, quite justified.
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