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Old 02-01-2006, 04:16 PM   #21 (permalink)
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lol yeah. COMPLETE system. It was frikkin ridiculous. It was a Dell. But still....
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1. Dell uses slave labor and pays 1 penny per day for work
2. Dell uses used parts probably
3. Dell re-used xp :P
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Old 02-01-2006, 06:28 PM   #23 (permalink)
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I'm using a crap computer right now:

266MHz Intel Celeron with 0 KB of L2 cashe
128 MB of SDRAM (256 MB stick but half doesn't work)
ATI Rage Pro (1997) with 8 MB of VRAM
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I can't play new games but the Sims 1 works!!
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sims 1 works? wow

at least you have 40 GB HD!
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Old 02-01-2006, 07:44 PM   #25 (permalink)
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Originally posted by Lord Leviathan
a few weeks ago a popular computer magazine took it on there hands to build the "best budget PC possible" for just at $300
Australian PC Authority has a regulare artical where they put together a complete computer (CPU+MONITOR+LEGAL OS) for the following budgets
AU$1000
AU$2000
AU$4000

If you really want some thing cheap, get some thing second hand.
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funny thing is i bought that dell.
its fine.
nice 17" monitor
the inside looks like a playground. featuring a ridiculously big green slide.

but hey im on it right now.
and it works semi quick, definately cannot be "transformed" into a gaming pc.


hehe thats becuase i tried =P
now i have spare motherboard, vid card, and processor =(
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Old 02-02-2006, 12:29 AM   #27 (permalink)
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what a ripoff for my friends computer, he payed $1800 for this in 2002:

Intel Pentium 4 2.4 Ghz
Geforce 64MB
40 GB HD
17-inch CRT
256 MB RDRAM
DVDROM
CDRW
Creative Live 5.1 CH
ASUS mobo
...need i say more...?
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http://configure.us.dell.com/dellsto...c=DB110A&s=dhs

There ya go, $350 before $50 mail in rebate.
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you can get a very good system for very little nowerdays, i would like to just buy a system from dell to see what type of service you get.
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Quote:
http://configure.us.dell.com/dellst...oc=DB110A&s=dhs

There ya go, $350 before $50 mail in rebate.
that is the crappiest system ever. In Canada, dell gives you a way better system with optical mouse and CDRW, for $50 more.
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