Thread: I got a New Computer!!!
12-27-2004, 04:47 PM #1
I got a New Computer!!!
AMD Athalon XP 3000+
160 Gig Hard Drive
512MB DDR Ram
ATI All in Wonder 9800 Pro Video Card
Soundblaster Live Soundcard
17" Flat Panel Monitor
Windows XP Home
Pretty fat!!! Gonna fire it up tonight and install world of warcraft... oh yea.
12-27-2004, 04:50 PM #2
Nice rig. I like the athlons they are pretty sweet. Nice.
12-27-2004, 04:51 PM #3
How much did it set you back?
12-27-2004, 05:08 PM #4
$800 USD after rebates. I already had the video and sound card in my other computer so I'll just pull them out and install tonight. Not a bad deal at all... not to mention they gave me a free printer too... (which I didn't need.)
12-27-2004, 05:13 PM #5
12-27-2004, 07:06 PM #6
Thats £415, not a bad price. Not an amazingly good one but not bad.
12-27-2004, 07:25 PM #7Spyder GuestOriginally Posted by arthurb999
12-29-2004, 01:27 PM #8
I hooked up the video and sound cards last night and installed World of Warcraft... what a difference. So glad I upgraded!!!
12-29-2004, 02:51 PM #9
Sweet system & deal....to add a little performance.....take it up to Gig of Ram (2x 512mb).
12-29-2004, 03:11 PM #10
You think a gig of RAM would make that much of a difference...
12-29-2004, 04:23 PM #11
...for the money I find Ram is more of the more cost effective performace enhancers (Pun intended....lol)
12-29-2004, 05:09 PM #12
ha ha... viagra for your computer... ha ha...
12-29-2004, 05:36 PM #13
Where is the cheapest place to get RAM these days..
12-29-2004, 06:01 PM #14Spyder Guest
12-29-2004, 06:24 PM #15
i have rambus....bah! just upgraded to a gig..bah.
12-29-2004, 08:01 PM #16Spyder GuestOriginally Posted by max2extreme
12-29-2004, 09:06 PM #17
12-30-2004, 05:07 AM #18Originally Posted by Spyder
12-30-2004, 06:30 AM #19
That one is a gateway. I wouldnt normally buy a gateway, but it was my friends who was lookin to get rid of it because it had been infected and he couldnt get it to work and got fed up and bought a new one. So he sold me a 1+gig pent 4 for $100. So i put a 250 meg vid card and 1 gig ram in it to use for gaming. I got (2) 256 megs or rambus on ebay for like $130. Ive seen (1) 256 meg go for like $100!
12-31-2004, 11:51 AM #20
Just ordered another 512... so I'll have a gig of RAM!!!!!!
This system is fast!
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