Re: worth buying?
I would say definitely worth getting. It's at a reasonable price, and performance will improve not decrease, as software starts to be written to take advantage of dual-core CPU's, so yeah, if you can afford it, I'd say get it.
Windows XP Pro 17" LCD Monitor (1280 x 1024)
nForce3 250 Chipset Athlon 64 2800+ w/ C'n'Q
1 x 512MB DDR400 CL3 SDRAM 40GB IDE 7,200rpm HDD (8MB Cache)
nVidia GeForce MX420 64MB PCI On-Board Audio