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Old 03-18-2004, 10:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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# X-Dreamer Case 350W w/ Window (SILVER)
# 12' Cold cathode Neon (BLUE)
# AMD Athlon XP 3000+ Processor (512K L2 CACHE)
# ASUS A7N8X nVidia nForce-2 ULTRA 400 FSB 8X AGP w/ USB 2.0
# 512 MB (256MBx2) PC2700 333MHz Dual Channel DDR MEMORY
# 80GB 7200 RPM ATA 100 HARD DRIVE
# nVidia GeForce FX 5700 ULTRA 128MB 8x AGP w/ TVO, & DVI
# ARTEC 16X DVD ROM (SILVER)
# ARTEC CD-RW 52X32X52 (SILVER)
# NONE - MONITOR
# 3D WAVE ON-BOARD 5.1 SOUND CARD
Price: $949.00

Am i getting ripped off or am i getting a deal?
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Old 03-18-2004, 11:52 PM   #2 (permalink)
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sounds like an impressive deal to me. i suggest you take it while you can.
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Old 03-19-2004, 12:31 AM   #3 (permalink)
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sounds good to me!
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Old 03-19-2004, 12:51 AM   #4 (permalink)
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sounds like a huge ripoff to me. where are you buying this config? are you sure you didn't leave out something...because for $950 you should be getting a lot more than this. your memory, hard disk, and video card really suck for this price
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Old 03-19-2004, 01:09 AM   #5 (permalink)
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this is 950 canadian isnt it ? (which is about 700 american)
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Old 03-19-2004, 03:06 PM   #6 (permalink)
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nope, not canadian.

But, ekÆsine, where could i get a better deal for a comp. like this?
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Old 03-20-2004, 10:05 AM   #7 (permalink)
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I got my whole comp from newegg.com for ~900$. Newegg is the Best realiable and cheap.
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Old 03-20-2004, 06:36 PM   #8 (permalink)
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but im an idiot and cant build a computer myself, there in lies the problem.


Are there any good sites that are cheap that have configurators??
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Albatron nVIDIA GeForce 6800 256mb
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Altec Lansing 5.1 speakers
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Old 03-20-2004, 06:49 PM   #9 (permalink)
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how about this???

BOARD: ASUS A7N8X W/USB 2.0, LAN, AUDIO, 8X AGP MB
CAS: RAIDMAX A268 MID-TOWER CASE + 350 WATT POWER + WINDOW
CASCOLOR: SILVER COLO
[BLUE] SOUND ACTIVED COLD CATHODE NEON LIGHT
420 WATT POWER SUPPLY
THERMAL TEMPERATURE LCD DISPLAY WITH 3X FAN CONTROLLER
CD: 16X DVD-ROM - ARTEC
CDRW: 52x24x52 CD-RW DRIVE - ARTEC
CPU: AMD ATHLON XP 3000+ QuantiSpeed CPU [512K L2 CACHE]
FAN: Certified CPU Fan and Heatsink + 2 Extra Case Fans
HDD: 80 GB 7200 RPM ULTRA ATA-100 HARD DRIVE
KB: [SILVER] MULTI-MEDIA KEYBOARD
MEMORY: [DDR333] 512 MB PC2700 MEMORY
MICROSOFT OPTICAL INTELLI-MOUSE EXPLORER
MS WINDOWS XP HOME EDITION
SOUND: 3D WAVE STEREO SOUND ONBOARD
SPEAKER: 480 WATTS PMPO 3 PCS SUBWOOFER SPEAKER SYSTEM
VIDEO: ** 8X AGP ** NVIDIA GEFORCE-FX 5700-ULTRA 128MB W/ DVI + TV OUT

Subtotal for iBUYPOWER Computer: 921.00
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1024mb RAM pc2700
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Asus P4P800-S
Albatron nVIDIA GeForce 6800 256mb
19” SENergy 981 TFT LCD (got it for $500 from my dad\'s work, RETAIL: $880:cool: )
Altec Lansing 5.1 speakers
MOBO upgrade coming soon
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Old 03-28-2004, 01:30 AM   #10 (permalink)
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AMD Athlon XP 2700+ 333mhz fsb quantispeed
Gigabyte GA-7VT600-L fsb (400 max) ddr 400 AGP 8x
Ati Radeon 9200se 128 meg
Kingston pc 3200 256 meg ddr 400 (pc3200 2gig max pc2700 3gig max)
WD60gig HD 7200 rpm
case/350 watt pwr supply
505$
this seems to do just fine on games and plenty of room for upgrades
i had my own dvd/cd player and floppy 3 more bays and 3 more hd slots
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