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Old 02-16-2005, 09:37 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I cant believe someone suggested a dell over cyberpower, or in general. Go with Cyberpower. They built good computers. Ibuypower is ok too, but cyberpower is the best.

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Old 02-17-2005, 01:42 AM   #12 (permalink)
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i bought 2 computers from cyberpower
oh sorry make that 3 lol

i actually researched it before

cyberpower actually came out cheaper than buying separate parts
at least for my configs

X-Blade Case
3 heat fans
AMD Ahtlon 64 3000+
ati radeon 9800 pro 128mb
ASUS K8N mobo
5.1 speakers ($30) but amazing sound
512MB ram
Logitech Keyboard
Optical Mouse
and some other stuff lol

im actually on this computer lol

it costed me $741 with free shipping

shipping normally cost $65.00

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Old 02-17-2005, 10:25 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Athlon 64 3000+
1.6 GHz
Cache Size: 512 KB
Memory Speed: PC2700 (333MHz)
Memory Technology: DDR-SDRAM
Installed Memory: 512 MB
Hard Drive Capacity: 200 GB
Drive Controllers: IDE (Ultra ATA/DMA)
DVD Write Speed: Not specified by manufacturer
DVD+RW Rewrite Speed: Not specified by manufacturer
Sound Support: 3D Audio
Video Chipset: S3 Graphics UniChrome
Video Bus: AGP (Version Unspecified)
Video Integration: Motherboard
Shared Video RAM (Max): 64 MB

Is this a good gaming computer??
AMD Athlon 64 3700+ San Diego @ 2.8GHz
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eVga 7800GT 256MB
1GB OCZ extreme series (2 x 512)
OCZ 550 Watt PSU
Samsung 200GB 7200rpm
Tsunami Dream Case
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Old 02-17-2005, 10:54 AM   #14 (permalink)
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as with most prebuilt computers they put rubbish onboard graphics on it and it wont have a agp or ci-e slot to upgrade so ul be stuck with it unless u get a pci card which with be lacking performance cos of the slot. also that ram is slow and not enough of it imho. would be a waste of money
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Old 02-17-2005, 03:19 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Bought from cyberpower a few months ago. The cables where messy, the floppy drive didn't work, and one of the drive covers was forced (bent) into place. But then again I went for just about the cheapest you could get so I wasn't overly upset at the fact that I had to do some of the work myself.
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Old 02-17-2005, 08:32 PM   #16 (permalink)
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If I decide to make a system from parts from new egg what processor would guys recomend, same question for video cards... remeber nothing too expensive
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Old 02-17-2005, 11:40 PM   #17 (permalink)
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amd 64 3000+
abit nforce3 mobo
a stick of 512mb
a 40gig hd
a 6600gt
cdr/rw/dvd combo drive and a floppy drive if u want
get a case

it'll be around $650 or so
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Old 02-18-2005, 10:48 AM   #18 (permalink)
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i was researching for a computer that i wanted to buy for like a year
i end up buying from cyberpower

i was calculating prices like krazy
i did the math for newegg
and alot of other sites
for separate parts

cyberpower end up being the cheapest and the thing is that
certain parts you add from cyberpower, the parts are discounted
cuz its a reseller, they get wholesale

so my suggestion is on cyberpower

they are a bit messy at times, but overall, they are good

when you first get their computer, you can't turn it on yet, cuz of the HD power isn't plugged in

so thats about it

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