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Old 02-23-2004, 06:58 PM   #1 (permalink)
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im looking to build a computer for my sister and im looking to get an amd...any suggestions. its for regular use and maybe some gaming
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Old 02-23-2004, 07:28 PM   #2 (permalink)
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AMD Athlon XP's are fantastic budgets processors Afforrdable, but efficient good all around CPU's
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E-Machine maybe for regular use, Cheap & they do work. But if it's for gaming ya gotta think about how much gaming?
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E-Machine maybe for regular use, Cheap & they do work. But if it's for gaming ya gotta think about how much gaming?
Yeah, E-Machines and Dell has some decent sub $500 deals out there.
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Just Look at my System below.......I got it for $900 CDN 2 years ago. It might less now......just do some research around.....by so far, my system still competitive.
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Just Look at my System below.......I got it for $900 CDN 2 years ago. It might less now......just do some research around.....by so far, my system still competitive.
That would be a whole lot less now
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