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Old 01-04-2008, 05:35 PM   #1
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i am searching for the cheapest pre-built desktop for my out-of-state sister who needs to use probably new-egg cause of the bill-me-later 90 day no pmt deal..she had the monitor, mouse, and keyboard so don't need those...things i want...dual core processor, vista home premium, and 2GB ram...i found this acer that fits all that for $499 (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16883103114), but am worried because it's only integrated graphics...no gaming needs though so should be ok?? any other deals out there, or is this about the best i'm gonna find?
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Old 01-04-2008, 06:05 PM   #2
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I have the same PC model, but I have it equipped with the D 925. It's suprt super silent. And the intergrated Graphics does used shared memeory, but you can add a PCI-E card.
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Old 01-04-2008, 09:19 PM   #3
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You don't need but integrated graphics if you are not going to be gaming. I say it's fine how it is, no need to spend extra money on a card you don't need.
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My friend has an Apsire and it's pretty nice. We will probably add a PCI-E card later and let you know how it does.
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Old 01-04-2008, 10:14 PM   #5
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i remember on my last computer i ran it with integrated video, then put in a video card and everything looked much better...websites, photos,,,and she does a lot of websurfing and photo stuff and some webcaming so that system i listed in post #1 along with a low end pci-e card would probably be a good set-up.
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