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Old 03-26-2006, 06:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I want one of these so don't tell me to get a dell or something.

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...Tab=0&NoMapp=0

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http://www.walmart.com/catalog/produ...uct_id=4597545
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Old 03-26-2006, 06:39 PM   #2 (permalink)
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believe me no one on this forum will tell you to get a dell , both have very similar specs and crappy onboard graphics (nice for general use,very bad for gaming) the walmart one have a slightly better processor , both have simply shocking warranty 3months for the tigerdirect and 1yr for the walmart , as i said in your other thread building yourself is the way to go you get higher quality parts/much longer warranty/you know exactly what parts your getting , and what do you think about the one i built for you on that thread?
http://www.techist.com/showthread.php?threadid=99204
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you didnt mention before that you only need few parts and not a whole pc , i guess your gonna use the ram & optical drives from current pc just make sure the ram is compatible (if its a ddr1 184pin) also if it is ddr and its lower then pc3200/ddr400 then the performance will be somewhat lower then what it should be , anyway i built these in both you get a better video card and a quality psu (the psu that comes with that raidmax case is crap)

xp home with sp2 89.95/1.99$ shipping
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16837102059
antec sonata case+psu 74.99$ after rebate/18.99 shipping
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811129155
asus a8n-e mobo 92.99$/2.99$ shipping
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131530
athlon 64 3500 201$/free shipping
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103603
evga 6800gs 154$ after rebate/4.69$ shipping
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130271
seagate 160gb sata2 8mb buffer 83$/4.99$ shipping
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822148105

total after rebates+shipping 729.58$

or option2 (here you get a better video card+bigger hd,the processor is slightly weaker not much of a diffrence)

xp home with sp2 89.95/1.99$ shipping
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16837102059
antec sonata case+psu 74.99$ after rebate/18.99 shipping
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811129155
asus a8n-e mobo 92.99$/2.99$ shipping
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131530
athlon 64 3200 154$/2.99 shipping
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103535
evga 7600gt 174$ after rebate/4.69$ shipping
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130271
wd 250gb sata2 16mb buffer 96$/4.99$ shipping
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822144701

total after rebates+shipping 718.57$
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