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Old 07-19-2006, 11:32 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Yeah... Maybe a Dell

Unless you really love to build PC's it might just be easier to get Delled.
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Old 07-20-2006, 12:58 AM   #12 (permalink)
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i say build it and save 100 bucks1
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Old 07-20-2006, 08:05 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Thanks for the input, I will ask her what she really would like to do.

I would love to build another computer, but its her money.
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Old 07-20-2006, 08:17 PM   #14 (permalink)
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ya look at tigerdirect or something.. you can probably get the for the same price a sempron 3100+ with 512mb ram.. which is a lot better!


edit: check this out!

$199 after mail in rebate... no monitor though..

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...Sku=E400-W3107

edit2: ah but its refurbished.. lol.. but who cares!
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Old 07-20-2006, 10:54 PM   #15 (permalink)
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so i was just curious about this so i went to newegg and selected the cheapest possible EVERYTHING (not including refurbished parts and barebones) I selected the cheapest case, HD, monitor, mobo, op drive, psu, 3 in one speaker/keyboard/mouse, RAM, Processor, OS. To make the cheapest possible working POS system, which wasnt even as good as that dell, and the total was $405 shipped (not including tax which you might have if newegg has property in your state)... so i dont know how you guys are talking about being able to build computers for 200 dollars that would be the same/better than that dell...?

in any case, yeah, ask her exactly what she will want to be able to do and how much she can spend... it might turn out that a more expensive system might be better for her situation, in which case everything could change...
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