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Old 09-04-2005, 05:16 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Compaq Desktop Computer with windows 2000 professional... 20gb hard drive... 128 sdram... Pentium 3 Processor... refubrished computer..... made in 2001... with a Dell printer for $301... shipped.
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I wouldn't buy it.
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wow, I could make a better computer for cheaper.
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who would buy that...i wouldnt
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Yep, I wouldn't touch that...
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Old 09-04-2005, 07:10 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I would pay no more than $200 for it inc screen

but

What are you gonna use it for?

What is your budget?
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Yep thats a rip dont buy unless he goes less then 200. 150 or lower then you got a deal otherwsie screw him.
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Old 09-05-2005, 12:07 AM   #8 (permalink)
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you can get a dell for 300 that's a lot better than that!
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Depends on your definition of "better".
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Old 09-05-2005, 05:28 AM   #10 (permalink)
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http://www1.us.dell.com/content/prod...=19&l=en&s=dhs

That is the link to the dell which was suggested above. I guess that gives you an idea of how much of a rip off the original pc is at $300.

I don't much like dell but then again if I was buying a system with only $300 the dell 2400 seems good value and is probably quite close to what I would buy myself.

But be warned- if you go to buy off dell don't get the "free printer" because its a rip off in the long term and don't add in the likes of a floppy disk drive because once again all these little add ons are extrotionately priced
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