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Old 09-08-02, 10:46 PM
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Any deals on computers?

I have been looking around for a computer for my parents. They need one basicall just for surfing the internet. They dont need anything special or top of the line. I was thinking of putting one together for them instead of going for a package deal cause I thought it might be cheaper. Is this the way to go? If so does anyone know of any good deals on Hds and processors and cases, monitors etc.? If its not the way to go does anyone know of any good deals on package deals? I was thinking in the neighborhood of $400.

Any info would be really appreciated.

Thanks a lot.

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Old 09-08-02, 11:13 PM
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Build the system yourself. You can build nice a little without spending much. The problem is that $400 is very limiting.

Here are some options to consider:

nForce motherboard $80 (on board video , audio, and ethernet)
Athlon XP 1700+ $60
Case w/PS $40
20-40GB Hard Drive $60
CD Burner $40
Cheap Keyboard/Mouse $30
Floppy Drive $10
256 MB DDR $45
CPU fan $10

That brings you up to $375. You still need to add a monitor. $500-600 would give you a lot more options.
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