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Old 07-13-2005, 02:03 PM   #11 (permalink)
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My old Dell 200 mhz still runs perfectly after 9 years, CMOS battery and all. Same with my IBM PS/2 8mhz pc built in 1988, so in my experience they've lasted quite a while. Maybe I've just been lucky, though.

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ummm just dont.... hit it with hammers... cough couhg and it should be good for awhile!

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You will likely be thinking very violent thoughts toward it by the time any of the solid state components fail. And even if they do fail in as little as 7 years, what will it cost you to get one twice as good then? $150 of today's US dollars?

AGP won\'t fit in PCI-E... unless you use a really good hammer. ~Trotter
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