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Old 03-13-2006, 01:39 PM   #21 (permalink)
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I must agree, I think you have got the price as low as possible for your cousin's needs. Any further price drop (other than changing an LCD for a CRT) would just compromise performance. Rather spend $950 on a comp that you'll enjoy than $850 on a comp that you'll want to throw down a lift shaft.
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I must agree, I think you have got the price as low as possible for your cousin's needs. Any further price drop (other than changing an LCD for a CRT) would just compromise performance. Rather spend $950 on a comp that you'll enjoy than $850 on a comp that you'll want to throw down a lift shaft.
Are you saying a Sempron 64 wouldn't be fast enough for surfing the web and word processor? Yeah right, it would be more than enough. I have a comp with an Athlon XP 2800+ and 512MB of ram and it can handle stuff like that no problems at all.
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Old 03-13-2006, 07:52 PM   #23 (permalink)
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ill look into the sempron. any suggestions on which one is good?
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Old 03-13-2006, 08:08 PM   #24 (permalink)
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AMD Sempron 64 2800+ is the most "bang for your buck" imo.
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Old 03-13-2006, 09:07 PM   #25 (permalink)
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any other suggestions? im not calling u dumb or anything, i just dont want to disappoint my cousin, she trusts me.
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and can u OC that sempron?
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Yeah. Semprons are very, very good overclockers when you have a good mobo and RAM.
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Old 03-13-2006, 09:13 PM   #28 (permalink)
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Lots of people on newegg report getting their 2800s up to 2.4GHz
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Old 03-13-2006, 09:20 PM   #29 (permalink)
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, wow that is really impressive, would be even better if it was dual core.

i have a question, about MY computer.
Im thinking of getting the x2 3800+, should i getr the 165 opteron instead? cause the opteron is 1.8ghz, and can i oc it higher tan the x2 3800+, considering im a n00b overclocker.
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