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Old 03-23-2008, 12:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm considering buying this for my wife..Is this a good buy for $375?

Brand new Dell Desktop PC computer Vostro 200 Slim Tower, in box!!!
Intel Core 2 Duo Proc E4500 2.20GHz, 2GB memory installed, 250GB Hard drive!

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Does it come with all the CDs? It's OK for your wife I guess.
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Aperently it is all there in box. Comes with warrenty and factory support..I just priced the same setup at dell and it priced out at $629..Just not sure about intel or dell stuff..

I'm currently building my own for myself..Replacing my old AMD Computer of 6yrs..New one so far is AMD 6400+ black ed. Crosshair motherboard, 4 sticks 1GB Crucial Ballistix Tracer..
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Then get it.
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Nice computer, unless you plan to game with it.
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Nice computer, unless you plan to game with it.
I don't think his wife games
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The Vostro line is the way to go for a Dell. Dell has finally pulled their head out of their rectum and started listening to what people want. HP passing them up gave them a wake-up call. My dad and I will be ordering my mom a new Vostro here soon. I'm not always available for tech support, and she can use some deal at work for a good discount.
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Trotter getting a Dell? Oh my...

And to the original poster: yes that looks like a good deal. The price is right for a pre-built so I say go for it.
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Trotter getting a Dell? Oh my...

And to the original poster: yes that looks like a good deal. The price is right for a pre-built so I say go for it.
Dells are ok, not as bad as they seem if you can find a good deal.
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Thats actually a very good deal, it costs $900 in Australia.....
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