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Old 03-17-2010, 02:28 PM   #1
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hi i am a newb when it comes to pc's. i was going to buy each item individualy when i came across this bundle on ebuyer. http://www.ebuyer.com/product/196998

i was wondering wether this is a good deal and wether the components are a "good quality"
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Old 03-17-2010, 02:40 PM   #2
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You want to buy two DIMMs so you can have dual channel memory. It can theoretically increase memory performance by 100%. In practice, it will help a good bit in file transfers and gaming, but that is about it. Mobo and CPU are good quality, but generic ram? eeew...

What will this computer be used for?
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ummm, it will be used for light gaming, downloading movies to watch on my media player and browsing the web. what do you mean by generic ram?
btw i have orderd a 1tb serial ata hdd and a asus graphics card to go with it.
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Which graphics card?

ASUS is a manufacturer, not a model or chip.

By generic, I mean generic. Read the description. It simply says 'generic RAM'
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... what do you mean by generic ram?
It's standard RAM. Nothing special. Great for basic computing I guess.
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It's standard RAM. Nothing special. Great for basic computing I guess.
You have no idea who made this memory, so it could be the worst memory ever and fail on the second day. It really isn't worth it imo unless it saves a lot of money to buy this bundle.
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is an upgrade possible? it soes save 50 which is alot of money considering im 15
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An upgrade of what part? Memory? Sure. I would just leave it unless it dies though if it saves you that much though.

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you seem to know alot more though lol. i was thinking about the DIMM thing. what amout of ram would you recommend? i have a ddr2
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2GB is fine for light usage and casual gaming. 4GB is the max you will ever need in the near future. I tried and couldn't use all 4GB of RAM in my computer.

Just be sure you buy a 64 bit OS if you have more than 3GB of RAM or else any extra will be useless.
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