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Old 03-15-2006, 10:09 PM   #1 (permalink)
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What would u reccomend acer or dell? also, if i were to build my own pc, what would i need? can some one fill out a complete list of required parts?

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Old 03-15-2006, 10:28 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Neither. Build your own.

Here are a few guides that are stickies around here
Static_11's guide - Really good and detailed
Elbatrop1's guide - good overview
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if you had to chose, what one would it be? this comp will be used mainly for low graphic gaming
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acer...get the Power F5....and get a PCI-E graphic card and you will be very happy
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Acer if i was forced into it and told I would be murded if I didnt.
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Everyone in my family (besides me) uses DELL, they don't all like them... I have a DELL that I have (no choice) to use at work, I HATE it, and I have a friend that has owned a few Acer's, and he hated them...
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build your own youll save money and then you can upgrade later when you stumble across the money
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I hate Dell but I hate Acer (Asser) with a passion. I'd go with a Dell pos before an Acer one. Compaq usually has pretty good prices if you're looking at getting a prebuilt system and I like them a lot better.
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build your own youll save money and then you can upgrade later when you stumble across the money

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Dell optiplaex (opticraps) have unsafe/unreliade monitors i was shocked by a brand new dell monitor while installing it! i dint know about Acer but they are probably the same, i have a compaq and i am happy with it. if you are going prebuilt make sure you are getting SATA hard drives, PCI-e graphics and 64-bit processors, also compaq goes with AMD cpus.
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