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Old 09-18-2004, 02:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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My unlce just phoned me and he wants a computer for like email, internet and some typing. He dont want to spend more that like $500. He has a mouse a keyboard and a monitor as well as speakers so its really just the box. What should I build for him. Can u plz post some links.
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Old 09-18-2004, 02:15 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I typed your question in yahoo, and found this:
http://compreviews.about.com/cs/desk...budgetdesk.htm
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www.cyberpowersystem.com !!! check it out!!! u can pick what parts u want in the PC ... he should go with like

AMD Athlon XP 2800
512MB PC3200 (256MBx2)
40GB 7200RPM Harddrive
Asus A7N8X
.. id say somethin around that area, cuz hell want somethin a lil speedy so when he surfs the net, it doesnt go slow as DELL (lol)!!
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