Build a Better Sub-$200 Linux PC

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No one who expected the languid economy to have fully revived by now can be cheered by the way things have gone this summer; the volatile stock market alone has been a constant dispenser of heartache. So if you’re in need of a computer, even just a small one to do basic, everyday things, you may have put it off because of the uncertainty currently surrounding, well, everything. But it’s possible to build a PC yourself for an obscenely low cash layout—less than you'd spend on pretty much any full system on the market.

In fact, you can even do it for as little as $200. And no, that’s not a typo.

We first proved this last year. Could we do it again? Could we build a better computer this time around? And could we do it for significantly less than we had the first time?

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