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Old 06-05-04, 02:59 PM
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I need a computer recommendation

I'm looking to purchase a new desktop, no MAC please, with a budget of $400-$600. I basically need it for web surfing, watching video clips, and DVDs. What's the best bang for your bucks? Thanks
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Old 06-05-04, 03:14 PM
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Old 06-05-04, 04:40 PM
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Dell Dimension 4600 should be fine for you. Although if you want to go cheaper, my parents have the 2400 and it works fine for them.

Edit: Oh, video clips too? Ehh, I'd go with the 4600. The video for the 2400 is a bit weak.
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Old 06-07-04, 08:54 AM
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Dude...get a Dell

Watch over at the Hot Deals forum, Techbargains, FW, etc, about every other week is a good deal. While every month or so is a really incredible deal.

After we getting settle from moving, think I'll pick up a 4600 to replace our aging HP.
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Old 06-09-04, 06:57 AM
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I'd also recommend the Dell 4600....between their deals and the coupons, you can get a nice setup.

I got the following a few months back:
4600 with 2.8GHz
CD-RW drive
DVD-ROM drive
Floppy drive
17" Flat panel display

total of $560ish...this was with free shipping, a rebate, and one of their package deals. Keep an eye out at as suggested above and also at
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