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Old 09-10-2005, 02:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Need a cheap micro atx computer

I am building a computer that will only be used for windows xp home and office,

I have already found a case to use, but I need to find a decent processor and mother board, ram, and heatsink+fan, and cd burner...

I will not need a monitor, keyboard, mouse, floppy disk drive, or speakers (already have them)

I am hopeing to keep it around $200

keep in mind this is just for office on xp home..

Thanx in advance...

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Old 09-10-2005, 03:03 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Go with Socket A and you'll be fine.

If it's only for basic stuff, then a retail CPU with HS/F will foot the bill.

Go with PC 2100 RAM, as it won't need a lot of speed.

CD burner? I haven't bought one in years. Check with a cheap used one. Hey, check with them for all your parts.


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Old 09-11-2005, 08:14 PM   #3 (permalink)
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thanx, I think I might go with intel for this one though...

it is not actually for me, i am building it for a friend of mine in college...
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