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Old 06-15-2005, 08:53 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Hey Dhw200 , i seen wher eit needed a fan , thats the only thing i saw mising, but like i said , to me its all foriegn ,

could I ask you a favor sometime this week when you get time to sit down and make sure its correct ?

this way i can get my computer, and get a better one with more memory , than buying the quote i got from my computer store, which was $1200 for a 40 gig, computer, with no burner.

what a rip off huh?

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Old 06-15-2005, 08:58 PM   #22 (permalink)
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like we said Monarch is great

Ill try to get around to it tomorrow. Ill copy and paste into a post. u then enter it into the PC (ill give u the link for the setup page) and then paste ur cart here so we can inspect it. I cant give u my cart cuz its based on cookies.


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Old 06-15-2005, 09:12 PM   #23 (permalink)
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ok that sounds great dhw200

oh , will this come wiht windows xp and stuff or do i hav to buy every program seperate.?

thanks again

ill look at my thread again tommorow
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Old 06-15-2005, 09:30 PM   #24 (permalink)
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Dont go name brand, usually they try to tip you off for crappy products but you could build a pc on a online part store like monarch or newegg for the same price or better.DO NOT I REPEAT DO NOT GO NAME BRAND!!!!
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Old 06-15-2005, 09:34 PM   #25 (permalink)
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There should be an option when you're building your PC that will let you pick up a copy of XP.

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Old 06-15-2005, 11:09 PM   #26 (permalink)
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I would check out and the weekly special in the top middle has free shipping. For what you want this would be a good comp and you would be ready for any 64bit programs that come out, though you probably won't be required to have 64bit for years.

I came up with a

CPU : (939-pin) AMD ATHLON64 3000+ CPU w/ HyperTransport Technology

MOTHERBOARD : (939pin Sckt)MSI RS480M2IL ATI Radeon Xpress200 Chipset SATA PCIE w/Video,LAN,USB2.0,IEEE-1394,

MEMORY : 1024 MB (512MBx2) PC3200 400MHz Dual Channel DDR MEMORY (Corsair Value RAM)

HARD DRIVE : Hitachi 160GB 7200RPM Serial ATA 150 8MB Cache -- Recommended

VIDEO CARD : None, or On-Board ATI Radeon Xpress 200 16X PCI-Express Shared 128MB Integrated 3D Graphics Video Card

Optical Drive: NEC 3520A 16X DVD+-RW DRIVE DUAL LAYER



Windows XP

Speakers (you can get 5.1), 6 in 1 media card reader, floppy, 56k modem, keyboard, and mouse.
Pick the regular case and the total will only be

Total: $739 with free shipping

Also you can get a printer for $29 after rebates.
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Old 06-16-2005, 12:08 AM   #27 (permalink)
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As everybody said, don't go name brand. Go with monarch computer, or you could try a local mom-and-pop computer store in your area. The name brands rip you off and also use proprietary hardware to prevent you from upgrading it.
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Old 06-16-2005, 12:13 AM   #28 (permalink)
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eeeppp sears...
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Old 06-16-2005, 01:50 AM   #29 (permalink)
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Use monarch, they will build it for you...
Dont buy name brand like Dell, Compaq etc
U can get an excellent computer for your needs for $650-$850....max.
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Old 06-16-2005, 03:10 AM   #30 (permalink)
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as every one else stated, don't go name brand. any company that is big enough to custom make parts is not a good choice. definately no sears.

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