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Old 11-18-2005, 07:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i just bought this hp pavilion a503w tower for $20:

Intel Celeron 2.7GHz
256MB PC2700 DDR333
LiteOn cd-rw 52x32x52
and case.

the computer was hit by a power surge that killed the hard drive, psu and MoBo. Did I make out alright?
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Old 11-18-2005, 07:14 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Well the CD-RW, if it's working, still worth 20$ and more, and the CPU not too bad, and also the RAM, if you would just give out a little 100$ on that, you could have something that would work and that is not too bad. Yeah it's a good deal. Even tought it's "HP" (Bahhhh...)
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Old 11-18-2005, 07:33 PM   #3 (permalink)
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yea good deal :P overclock it till u fry the rest of the componants
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yah man get an cheap mobo,ram and a new case and you got a decent download box or something like that.
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Old 11-18-2005, 09:09 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Awesome deal, I think. A couple hundred and you'll have that thing running. Won't game that well, but gaming isn't everything right?!
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Old 11-18-2005, 09:17 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Yeah, I thought so too. But I just figured I would see what people thought. I used the tower already. As for building another computer out of whats left over, i think i might. But it won't be a gaming PC by any means. Especially with a Celeron... Thanks for the input guys!
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Old 11-21-2005, 12:51 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Not a bad steal!!!
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6 months ago, I'da killed for a computer like that. I barely scraped up the money for my current machine! I wish I could find deals like that!

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