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Old 04-21-2004, 09:20 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Thats a pretty run down system though

Not really!

I'm not buiding a gamer, and no CAD/CAM going on here.

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Old 04-22-2004, 12:07 AM   #12 (permalink)
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with ot without a monitor? w/o one
Amd Xp 2500+ 80-85$
Shuttle an35 ultra- 60-65$ (nforce 2)
512 Corsair value ram 100+$ (whats up with the ram prices?)
80 gb Wd hdrive w/ 8mb buffer - 70$
9800 pro (128) about 200-250$
case (your choice)
(you can use your old monitor+ keyboard+mouse+speakers)
Win Xp- 90$

610$ - case at newegg hope i didnt forget anything
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Not really!

I'm not buiding a gamer, and no CAD/CAM going on here.

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That system is only good for internet browsing pretty much


YourPrinter's system is nice, but the 9800 Pro is way above what he is looking for in a video card
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you really do not want a maxtor drive. their low level formatting is bad( at least thats what i have heard) I would go with a western digital, or a seagate drive.
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That system is only good for internet browsing pretty much


YourPrinter's system is nice, but the 9800 Pro is way above what he is looking for in a video card

Negative! That system will fill the needs of most consumers.

Alot more than internet!
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Sol,

Good luck with your A+.

I took it back when DOS was still part of the exam.

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you really do not want a maxtor drive. their low level formatting is bad( at least thats what i have heard) I would go with a western digital, or a seagate drive.
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Negative! That system will fill the needs of most consumers.

Alot more than internet!
Don't try selling me the thing You know darn well that my computer, let alone one that would come into his $800 price range would wipe the floor with your Celeron based PC
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Don't try selling me the thing You know darn well that my computer, let alone one that would come into his $800 price range would wipe the floor with your Celeron based PC
I give 2 ****s what you or your computer can do newbee.

My comments were to matt building a PC on limited resources.

I don't remember asking for your feedback.

I'm not selling you jack.

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guy's, don't turn this into an argument!
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Amd Xp 2500+ 80-85$
Shuttle an35 ultra- 60-65$ (nforce 2)
512 Corsair value ram 100+$ (whats up with the ram prices?)
80 gb Wd hdrive w/ 8mb buffer - 70$
9800 pro (128) about 200-250$
case (your choice)
(you can use your old monitor+ keyboard+mouse+speakers)
Win Xp- 90$
I'd get something similar, except I'd get a Radeon 9600 Pro/XT 128MB

hard drive brand: Seagate - as ive said multiple times, they are one of the least expensive among good brands, among the best of quality, AND virtually silent

2x256MB Corsair Value or Kingston PC2700 RAM

17-19" good but not expensive monitor

and just a simple 3-button optical wheel mouse, and a fairly average keyboard - both from a small computer store where they're not very expensive

speakers, something simple, 3 speaker, cheap but not too cheap
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I'd get something similar, except I'd get a Radeon 9600 Pro/XT 128MB

hard drive brand: Seagate - as ive said multiple times, they are one of the least expensive among good brands, among the best of quality, AND virtually silent

2x256MB Corsair Value or Kingston PC2700 RAM

17-19" good but not expensive monitor

and just a simple 3-button optical wheel mouse, and a fairly average keyboard - both from a small computer store where they're not very expensive

speakers, something simple, 3 speaker, cheap but not too cheap
Yes, thats a nice setup, but as he said he doesn't need much of a video card at all really

I would think that he would be more satisfied with a Audigy 2 sound card and 9200 wasting money on a video card he has sadi that he doesn't really need much

And whose a Newbie?
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