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Old 01-30-2006, 02:30 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Help me build a PC

I'm looking to get a new computer and from what I read you can build a nicer one for cheaper than what you buy one in the store for. I'm great with using computers, but when it comes to the actual hardware like memory and processors, I know nothing. I can put a dvd drive in a computer, but looking at memory on confuses the heck out of me with all the crazy numbers and words.

So can someone on here point me to what I need to get, like so-&-so memory from newegg...i hear it is a lot cheaper than buying from best buy or something.

I want to use it for...internet, burning dvds, playing games like a roller coaster tycoon 3(so semi-good graphics card), word processing and just other normal uses.

I already have a dvd-rom drive, dvd burner, monitor, printer, keyboard, mouse, speakers, software, firewire ports(if i can move them from my old computer to this one) so i'm just looking for the actual computer hardware. I would like to spend around $400 for all the rest of the parts. Is that dreaming or is that reasonable.

I don't need crazy stuff like 4 gb of memory and what not.
Around a 2-2.5ghz processor should be fine(i think, am i wrong?), 1-2gb of memory, 100-140gb hard drive, pretty decent video card, i don't know what else I need...Anyways you get the gist of what I am looking for...nothing super, but fairly decent.

If someone could build me one that would be GREAT!

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Old 01-30-2006, 02:58 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I could build you a decent computer, but need to know where you are.
E-mail me at

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Old 01-30-2006, 04:33 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Email me at we can talk over there and see what kind you are interasted in and how much money it well cost and then we well go from there.
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Old 01-30-2006, 05:55 AM   #4 (permalink)
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400 is kinda pushin it...
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