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Old 05-30-2007, 11:47 AM   #11 (permalink)
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go with the cheapest amd build man like others have suggested, its gonna be better and will be upgradable for future. let us know if u wanna do that, so that i can give u some links to the cheapest parts out there
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or 423 socket like my old dell
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Old 05-30-2007, 12:21 PM   #13 (permalink)
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The game I think I would play on it is RollerCoaster Tycoon 3. I really don't play games that much. I really do web design and graphics stuff. Also, I'm going to college in a year and I want a computer that will last a long time. Again, I have no clue what you guys are saying besides, yes or no and "not upgradable/obsolete." Those words scare me.
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Old 05-30-2007, 12:29 PM   #14 (permalink)
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if you want a computer for college, then buying that one is definitely NOT the way to go. especially if you do graphics design. i would recommend you let us know your budget and we can help you find a better fit.

btw, do you put computer's together by yourself?
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Old 05-30-2007, 12:30 PM   #15 (permalink)
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well, for that budget, u could get a better system, but without the monitor. thats all that people r suggesting. rest is up to u. if u get a new cheap computer, u will be safe for the future upgrades, if u do upgrades that is. but if u buy that pc, IMO, u will be limited to upgrades.
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Well, I'm looking for a truck that cost about $5000. I really don't want to spend more than $450, but $500 is my limit. I'm really looking to go into web design as a career, and I think I would rather have a computer that is suited for that than games, because the games are for fun, but the web design is for money. Money wins...
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the x2 3600 amd build will work fine for that.
also, you can buy a monitor for cheap at like a pawn shop...because crackheads sell them cheap there all the time.
we'll put a system together for you for under 500.00, no problem.
do you have a mouse and keyboard?
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Old 05-30-2007, 12:58 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Well, the guy I'm getting it from is my brother-in-law and I don't think he will rip me off. I just told him I was interested in buying from him, but I'm not sure if that's the computer for me. I'll see what he says and let you guys know.
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i highly suggest putting together a custom PC using components the others have suggested (AMD x2 3600)

A single core P4 at 3.06ghz is pretty slow by todays standards.
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I'm just going to spend an extra $300 like someone suggested and buy a computer that will work the best. Thanks for all the help.
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