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Old 10-12-2004, 12:11 AM   #21
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i am planning to buy a PC from dell.... but after reading all this... i am a bit unsure

here is what i am buying:

8400 Intel® Pentium® 4 Processor 530 with HT Technology3.0GHz, 1 MB L2 cache, 800MHz FSB)
Intel® 925X Chipset
Integrated Gigabit Ethernet
1Yr Limited Warranty with Next Business Day Onsite Service
1GB(2x512) NECC Dual Channel DDR2 533Mhz SDRAM Memory
128MB PCIe™ x16 ATI Radeon™ X300 SE w/TV-Out & DVI
Dell™ Wireless Keyboard and Optical Mouse
17" Flat Panel LCD Monitor
160GB SATA (7200RPM) Hard Drive
Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional (English)
DVD+RW/+R With CDRW Combo Drive
Sound Blaster® AudigyTM 2 Sound Card
Dell™ A425 stereo speakers with subwoofer (Australia)
56K PCI Data/Fax Modem
+ some other software and dial up connection package

they are ready to throw in the 5.1 surround, floppy drive and a extra optical drive...

what do you guys think.. is this alright???
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Old 10-12-2004, 12:57 AM   #22
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well watch out for dell.
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Old 10-12-2004, 08:51 AM   #23
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good luck with your goody pre build equipment lol
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Old 10-12-2004, 12:47 PM   #24
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Yeah; good luck with it!

I've actually havd very good experiences with Gateway. :P
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Old 10-12-2004, 10:26 PM   #25
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you must be the chosen one for gateways reaseach then MS Kalthorn.... do you also participate in microsoft reasearch too?? are you a guniea pig?? hehehe
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Old 10-13-2004, 04:30 PM   #26
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Lol; I sign up for all Microsoft Participation Programs, all the Surveys they say I should do, everything. I even set Office Research up on my school computers when I use it!
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Old 10-14-2004, 12:34 AM   #27
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Woah, hold the phone....Lol
i would'nt take any survey from the big M, unless they paid me...
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Old 10-14-2004, 10:57 AM   #28
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I would check out the graphics card first and go for a non embeded one as they will perform better unless you have alot of RAM for them to use.
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Old 10-14-2004, 03:17 PM   #29
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ya and dell is generally bad if you plan to upgrade. so whatch out for that.
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Old 10-14-2004, 10:17 PM   #30
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ya they are propriatary they dotn even comply to teh atx standard.
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