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Old 07-22-2007, 05:06 PM   #1
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Default lookin for a new computer

well as the title sais im lookin for a new computer....I dont wanna spend alot so im lookin at refurbished computers
so I found this gem and since there were no reviews i was wondering what you guys thought about it.


2.20ghz (dual core)
1 gig ram (I intend on getting more)
250 sata hard drive
all for 499$

tell me what you think
is acer a trust worthybrand?

another one i was lookin at was a gateway...but unfourtuanatly it got horrible reviews

2 gigs ram
250 sata hard drive
all for 459$

again please tell me if it is worth it, considering the horrible reviews

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Old 07-23-2007, 12:05 AM   #2
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Default Re: lookin for a new computer

ummm i dunno bout that

there good ok computers but u could build that brand new for them prices and more than likely better than that

here let me grab a quick list ....

$63 WD 250 Gb drive : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822144417

$54 ASUS P5VD2-MX SE : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131162

$83 Corsair 533Mhz RMA : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145527

$30 Liteon DVD RW : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827106050

$26 Case with PSU : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811147007

$186 Core2Duo e6420 : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115016

$73 7300LE graphics card : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127269

there you go ....i dont think i missed anything ... did i ?

its early where i am lol

so thats . $485 ish for a comp 10 X better than them on tigerdirect and there brand new.

im doin all this and your probably not open to building yourself lol well find a friend to do it and pay him $20 you will be at same price then and have a comp much better

Edit : i jus noticed u could prob getter better motherboard and possible better RAM but im jus pointing out wot u could be getting for your money
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