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Old 11-30-2004, 09:03 PM   #1
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hey, i just wanted to know what you guys think about the new computer i just got for 500 bucks

-AMD athlon 2800+ (2.08ghz) 333 frontside speed bus
-CD-RW drive
-DVD-ROM drive
-8 in 1 media reader
-5 USB ports
-Nvidia GeForce4™ MX graphics and nForce™ 6-channel audio
-80 gig harddrive
-512MB PC2700 DDR (expandable to 2 gigs)
-it also came with a 17inch CRT monitor w/ speakers

im thinkin about addin a DVD-RW drive and add a 200 gig harddrive and keep the 80 , tell me what yall think i should add to it
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Old 11-30-2004, 09:25 PM   #2
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Well I am English so dollars don't mean much to me but it depend on the brands of the different components but I can tell you that your Graphics Card is old did you get second hand or brand new?
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Old 11-30-2004, 09:33 PM   #3
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it came new, but the mother board has a AGP slot, i guess ill upgrade it
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Old 11-30-2004, 09:41 PM   #4
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What brand is your motherboard, cd-rw, dvd-rw,graphics card and ram?
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Old 11-30-2004, 09:52 PM   #5
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i guess its all gateway/emachines because its a emachines system, i didnt make it , i just bought it
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Old 11-30-2004, 09:55 PM   #6
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Hmm I don't know the so I really can't judge you should ask someone with experience in the US.
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Old 11-30-2004, 10:13 PM   #7
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Well i dont like Emachines to much they tend to crash allot....But i did have some friends that have them and they worked ok for them. Overall its a good buy for your money
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For $500 its not bad. But it depends what you usually do with your comp. are you a gamer? are you a video editor? business user? home user?
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