Icrontic did a fun piece on building a new computer with the funds from a $600 U.S. government economic stimulus check. Icrontic.com's Rob Hallock tried to give users the best bang for their 600 bucks.
What happens when six hundred free greenbacks collides with an abundance of cheap hardware? You get Icrontic's $600 stimulus check PC. While you could busy your wallet with responsible tasks like bill paying or shed building, the dog days of summer call for reckless financial abandonment and an appreciation for the precipitous decline in the cost of swank components. Besides, it's what The Man wants you to do! Don't just do it for yourself, step up and do it for your country.