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Old 04-30-2005, 10:39 AM   #21
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Not bad not bad....but is there any significant reason why I have to get that ram instead of the corsair pair that's cheaper?
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Old 04-30-2005, 10:54 AM   #22
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where is the case and powersupply? fans? thermalpaste? cd drive? floppy drive?
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Why does he need XP to game?
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dont mind zen...he is a bit new at this
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Old 04-30-2005, 12:21 PM   #25
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lol because most games dont work on linux thats why. and zen is assuming that if hes using a computer right now that it has drives. thermal paste comes on that heatsink and psu and case combo's arent expensive
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Old 04-30-2005, 12:26 PM   #26
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lol, wow, I forgot about all that other junk too.

I'm runnin' off a laptop right now. That's the main reason why I wanted to get a desktop. So it sounds like a package deal is the best for me as of right now.
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not really..cd-roms are extremely cheap, dont need fans or floppy, and case and psu is like $50.00 for a good one. stick with one eastern said.
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you do need the floppy since zen suggested that he is going sata
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do you? why do u need the floppy? do they boot a different way or something?
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windows xp/2k setup requires a floppy disk with the drivers for the sata controller during setup, if you dont have it, it cant see ur harddrives
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