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Old 10-26-2005, 12:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am building a Econo pc for my Mom and would appreciate it if somone would double check my wish list on new egg.

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Old 10-26-2005, 12:31 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You are going to have to list the specs...
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Old 10-26-2005, 01:59 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I assume your mum isn't a gamer and this pc will be used for general email checking, sending embarrissing photos to realitives and thats about it?

So A celeron/sempron would be better suited, as it is cheaper, and will do above fine.

1gb of ram is overkill forn running a OS and IE and outlook.

I doubt she would use up a 250gb hdd unless she will be recording TV on it (explains media edition of XP.)

No power supply? You will need a 24pin one.
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Old 10-26-2005, 02:14 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I have a ps with 24 pin, she likes taking digital pics, and the 250hd was so close to a 160 I said what the heck. I am a photographer and have filled 2 200gigs, and a 250 gig in the last 6 months, so know they can fill up fast. I realize she is not shooting 12 mp pictures and doesnt do it professionaly but at least this way will be happy for a while.

Her curent system is a 4 gig hard drive.
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Old 10-26-2005, 02:40 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Like Trifid said, you can a much cheaper system if all your mom's going to do is play with photopraphy. 512mb ram and a sempron is sufficient.
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if you can fit 1GB in the budet, 1GB is nice. stop making him get 512
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If you are running XP and digital photography software I would recomend sticking with the 1 Gig of ram.
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Old 10-26-2005, 03:43 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Thanks, I ordered the 1 gig I dont live very close so easier to upgrade now than later.
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