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Old 07-10-2005, 10:54 PM   #1
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Default New PC found in garbage

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CPU: AMD Athlon 1000+
Memory: 256MB PC-133
HDD: 10.2Gbytes Seagate
CD: 52X LG
Video card: 64MB unknown company...sounds weird though
Sound: Soundblaster Live! 5.1


apparantly,the guy told me that it wasn't working. I looked at it and it recieves power, exept it won't turn on. so, what I did is that I changed the PSU and bam! everything turns. I can't give the last word to see if it boots up because the CPU don't have a Heatsink and CPU fan installed (S462). If it boots (In which it will), yay!

Also, I'm also gong to try a real Compaq plug for my laptop...hope it boots.

Oh and...does anyone have any idea how much costs an external USB CD drive?
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Old 07-10-2005, 11:11 PM   #2
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Sounds like a good find!
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Where do you live?(for currency)
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Old 07-10-2005, 11:17 PM   #5
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This is the only one tigerdirect.ca had: Teac CD-210PU / 10x CD-ROM / USB / OEM CD Drive. it's $57.99 canadian

http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...7252&CatId=476
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Old 07-10-2005, 11:20 PM   #6
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i need a CD drive speed from 48x to 72X...10x is kinda...not made for my burnt CDs

EDIT: oh, there's only this one...might as well try it, but I got a store that sells used ones...and they work
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They have external CD burners that read faster

http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...Sort=0&Recs=10
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Old 07-10-2005, 11:29 PM   #8
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...oh. thanks
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Old 07-11-2005, 10:46 PM   #9
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Well, I go thte heatsink for my comp...and guess what? It works like new..hurray!
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I'd sell it make a profit save for better parts.
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