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Old 11-30-2006, 12:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am trying to purchase a computer for my mother, she just needs something to check her email with etc. The following computer is on sale for $99 after rebates, is it worth it? My concern is with the Celron D processor, will this machine just be to slow?


17 : flat screen
HP Pavilion desktop computer with intel intel celeron D 352 processsor with 17"CRT monitor and dj314 deskjet printer

256 MB memory 80 GB nhard drive

includes tower, monitor and printer
reads and writes cds
dj1341 printer

upgrade to cd-rw/dvd rom for $20
160 gb hard drive for $40
512 mb memory for $ 50
15" lcd flat panel display for $ 100

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Celeron D is perfect for a basic computer.

Just maybe up the ram and it will be good to go
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Thank you, is it possible to upgrade a processor at a later time?
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Yeah it's possibe,Just need to see what the max cpu is that the motherboard can handle.
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