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Old 09-25-2008, 01:52 PM   #1
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Default Are these good computers: HP m9180f,m9260f, or m9340f?

I am about ready to purchase a new computer.

Choices at this point are; I hope that my info is accurate...

1. HP Elite m9180f 2.66ghz, Q6700 Quad, 4gb DDR, Geforce 8800GT 512mb, 460watt power supply, 1TB HD, Vista Premium 64bit for about $1,450.00.

The other choices I am considering are;


2. HP Elite? m9260f, 2.66ghz, Q6700 Quad, 4gb DDR, Geforce 8600GT 512mb, Blu Ray, 350watt power supply, 1 TB HD, Vista Premium 64bit for about $1,149.00.


3. HP Pavilion Media Center m9340f, 2.66ghz, Q6700 Quad, 6gb DDR, Geforce 9500GS 512mb, 400watt power supply, 750gb HD, Vista Premium 64bit for about $1,128.00.


If anyone has better choices or recommendations, based upon the general specs of the HP models that I have mentioned, please advise.


Any advice will be appreciated. Thanks.
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Old 09-25-2008, 01:58 PM   #2
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I would choose number 2. It has blu ray.

But have you ever thought abotu building your own?
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Are you a gamer? The first one will be your best choice then.

Would you be willing to learn how to build your own PC? I would go that route if you are, it can be cheaper and it's a lot more satisfying.
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Are you a gamer? The first one will be your best choice then.

Would you be willing to learn how to build your own PC? I would go that route if you are, it can be cheaper and it's a lot more satisfying.
Im not seeing much difference besides the blu ray player.
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Im not seeing much difference besides the blu ray player.
8800GT in the first
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8800GT in the first
8600GT in the second
Oh wow. Didnt even see that. I would go with the first one then.
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wow, so much.....
i think you can build the first computer with roughly $800.
With $1400 and you build your own, you would have a dominating computer, and its better than the HP.
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Thanks for everyone's inputs. I ended up configuring a Dell XPS 420 Quad system. Hopefully this will work out OK. I could have built it for at least a thousand less than I am paying for it, but I don't have any 'parts' house nearby to make it an easy task.
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