Re: XP or Vista Basic?
So, go for Windows XP only.[/QUOTE]
X2. That dell system will be more than enough for your aunt. Definitely no overclocking or 2gb of ram needed for her needs. Vista is just pretty. XP will be around for a while.
As far as building one....well, I wouldn't waste my time building it unless you were going to get some $$ to do it.
firstname.lastname@example.org 24/7 w/stock cooling. 2g Transcend Memory
3 hd's, 80-XP Pro, 500 and 320-Apps,Pics, Music, Videos
ATI Radeon HD 3450 512MB-I DON'T GAME!
Ultra PS, Ultra Mid Tower Case
Lite-on internal DVD-R, Samsung Lite-Scribe Ext. DVD-R
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