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Old 04-16-2006, 11:42 AM   #11 (permalink)
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yea your computer sucks only because you used Sucky parts.
The ones listed above will be amazing.
If you want to buy the parts without having the budget cut of MS word you could always *cough* Download illegally by limewire *cough*.

But thats my advice.

EDIT: you can salvage the DVD burner and Hard drive, maybe even the case, heck even the ram seems decent.
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Just sell it. You could maybe take the DVD drive out of it, and leave the CD drive in there and sell it with the PC.
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Old 04-16-2006, 11:44 AM   #13 (permalink)
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I will prolly only get like 400 bucks for the pos... rahhh...

I actually think I have a ms 2003 cd sitting around somewhere...

I don't have an XP cd or anything tho?...
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Old 04-16-2006, 11:44 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Definatly keep the RAM...

sell the ram or use it in your main system
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Old 04-16-2006, 11:45 AM   #15 (permalink)
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Hmmm... I could prolly get a XP cd from someone...

Iono if I have one here anywhere... ehhh
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Old 04-16-2006, 11:46 AM   #16 (permalink)
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Definatly keep the RAM...

sell the ram or use it in your main system
1gb for BF2 though...
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Old 04-16-2006, 11:49 AM   #17 (permalink)
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Would it be smarter to sell my comp as a whole, or to part it out on ebay?...
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Old 04-16-2006, 11:56 AM   #18 (permalink)
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Shouldn't I do something like this?

http://www.digitalstormonline.com/twisterliteamd.asp

(scroll down on that page for specs)
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Old 04-16-2006, 12:04 PM   #19 (permalink)
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If you want a good gaming computer for around $1400 I would heavilly recommend that you build so you get your money's worth (especially since you want a LCD). But if you really don't want to build it yourself you should select a custom build from monarch computer.Since you need a LCD monitor (~$200 minimum), Windows XP ($90), and Microsoft Office 2003 ($130) your budget for the actual computer would be something like $1000 dollars.

If you do decide to get it from them I would recommend these parts:

AMD Athlon X2 3800+ CPU (get one with a CPU fan)
MSI Neo4-f motherboard
Antec Truepower 2.0 550W power supply (might be a little pricey but worth it)
7600GT video card (mid-range card but will play Doom 3 and BF2 fine)
I would also grab 2GB of RAM (especially for BF2)
Windows XP Home w/ SP2

Don't select Microsoft Office from them either, you should just order it seperate from Newegg or someplace for cheaper and install it.

The case, optical drive, and hard drive are up to you.
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Old 04-16-2006, 12:11 PM   #20 (permalink)
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What would be the best place to have one built for me?... Yeh, I am lame and don't want to screw things up because I don't know what I am doing... Plus, I get a sweet warranty when someone professional does it...

So what's the best place?
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