My tough Decision - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > New Systems | Building and Buying
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-13-2005, 05:09 PM   #1 (permalink)
Ultra Techie
MrZucchiniHead's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 915
Send a message via AIM to MrZucchiniHead
Default My tough Decision

I have to make a painful decision. it is that i either keep my dell and wait until i have more money and get the G71 or R580 video card with a new kick@$$ PC. OR, wait only about a month and a half and get my new kick@$$ computer

Crapp @$$ Dell:
P4 1.8 ghz no HT
Fx5500 256mb PCI not AGP
768mb Kingston value ram (256mb+512mb)
80w power supply (lol)
[edit] 40 gig Hard drive

New Computer:
DFI Lanparty Ulrta-D
AMD opteron 144 overloacked to 2.6ghz
1gb OCZ Premier dual channel
500w power supply
[edit] 160 or 250gig Hard Drive
GeForce 7800GT
Undicided case

the only difference ion my new computer with the better one will probably be the G71 or R580

MrZucchiniHead is offline  
Old 12-13-2005, 05:12 PM   #2 (permalink)
Wizard Techie
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 3,453
Send a message via AIM to FghtinIrshNvrDi Send a message via Yahoo to FghtinIrshNvrDi

you should probably just be patient... I mean, really... patience is a virtue. There's nothing terribly wrong with your crappy Dell. Is it doing what you need right now? If so, stick with it. You guys always go upgrade crazy... I can't stand it! I mean, I bought my computer 6 months ago, and I'll be set for 3 years. You should be patient and actually wait and skip a couple generations of gear and really UPGRADE when you upgrade.



<b>I'm an unhyphenated American.</b>
System Specs:
Intel Q6600 @ 3200 1.4v
Abit IP35 Pro "The Snake"
2x2gb A-Data @ 800
Diamond HD 3870 512mb

Great FORD TRUCK resource:
FghtinIrshNvrDi is offline  
Old 12-13-2005, 06:30 PM   #3 (permalink)
Super Techie
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Southern New Jersey
Posts: 331

If you can wait even 3 more months a lot of what you listed should be lower in price as new gear makes its presence known.
GoodNews101 is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:56 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.