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Old 07-16-2007, 07:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok guys its finally time to upgrade the family comp so what parts would you reccomend? The price limit is around 700 and i'd like to add 2 gigs of gskill and 64 bit vista (i would be swapping those into my rig) so any ideas?
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What are the specs of your family PC?...and what will it be used for?
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lol right now its a crappy p4 1.6 32meg gphs sd ram 512 i think 80 gig hd xp home... used for basic web browsing/ financial stuff, maybe some music. Doesnt have to be cutting edge.
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You could build a new system for $400, that would easily handle all those tasks.


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with the 2 gigs of gskill and vista 64?
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Oh..that is just for the tower.
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is the pre built or newegg special i wouldnt mind putting it together myself can you give me links?
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OS: Windows Vista 64-bit Home Premium
RAM: G.Skill 2GB (2 X 1GB) DDR2-800 HZ's
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is the pre built or newegg special i wouldnt mind putting it together myself can you give me links?
The links I gave is the parts. It's not pre-built.
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You could build a new system for $400, that would easily handle all those tasks.


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Case - Cooler Master Centurion 5 or Your choice...
Motherboard - Biostar TForce TF7025 w/onboard GeForce 7025
CPU - AMD Athlon 64 X2 3600+ Brisbane
RAM - 2 x 1GB G. Skill DDR2-800 NQs
Power supply - FSP Group (Fortron Source) 400W
Hard drive - WD 160GB
Optical drive - Sony NEC Optiarc DVD Burner
u can also get a coolermaster elite 330, looks awesome for 30$ call me cheap but pinch every penny and u just saved 3,000 of them
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