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$1500 comp system UPDATE

 
 
Craig Sutton
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      12-16-2003

"Io" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message news:(E-Mail Removed)...
> Craig Sutton wrote:
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> > Hows this, for my mums machine, Have had to cut a few corners, the LCD
> > screens gone out the window as has, XP pro (saved $100 there) any

coments?
> >
> > Shuttle SN45G nForce2 - $494
> > Athlon 2500XP Barton - $183

>
> You can get that CPU for less from elsewhere.


Where please?

> > Seagate 40GB 7200rpm HDD - $115

>
> You can buy that hdd elsewhere for $15 less. You can buy the 80gb model of
> that hdd for $5 more. Get an 80gb hdd


Where details.


 
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E. Scrooge
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      12-16-2003

"Craig Sutton" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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> "E. Scrooge" <(E-Mail Removed) (remove eye)> wrote in message
> news:brl3h3$lsp$(E-Mail Removed)...
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>
> >
> > You know what you want.
> > For a neat system with a 15" LCD it's hard to beat a laptop - for space
> > reasons of course, and being able to easily move the thing around.
> >
> > E. Scrooge
> >

>
> She's already got a laptop...


I thought that was just at her work. I suggested the laptop since she's
already used to using them.

E. Scrooge


 
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Lebowski
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      12-16-2003

"Richard Malcolm-Smith" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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> sal wrote:
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> > Totally agree, LCDs are such a good price now that I don't know why
> > people are buying CRTs for normal office use.

>
> Resolution, Size.
>

add: no dead pixels


 
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      12-16-2003
"Lebowski" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in
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> "Richard Malcolm-Smith" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
> news:brjpup$oun$(E-Mail Removed)...
>> sal wrote:
>>
>> > Totally agree, LCDs are such a good price now that I don't know
>> > why
>> > people are buying CRTs for normal office use.

>>
>> Resolution, Size.
>>

> add: no dead pixels
>

add: no strange colours and no poor pixel response times...
 
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Lebowski
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      12-16-2003

"Craig Sutton" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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> "Io" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message news:(E-Mail Removed)...
> > Craig Sutton wrote:
> >
> > > Hows this, for my mums machine, Have had to cut a few corners, the LCD
> > > screens gone out the window as has, XP pro (saved $100 there) any

> coments?
> > >
> > > Shuttle SN45G nForce2 - $494
> > > Athlon 2500XP Barton - $183

> >
> > You can get that CPU for less from elsewhere.

>
> Where please?


$164 from pcsale.co.nz; also $164 from qmbcomputers...

>
> > > Seagate 40GB 7200rpm HDD - $115

> >
> > You can buy that hdd elsewhere for $15 less. You can buy the 80gb model

of
> > that hdd for $5 more. Get an 80gb hdd

>
> Where details.
>
>


$95 from pcsale.co.nz; $100 from LCQcomputers...

Shop around...and yeah save yourself 40 bucks and get a
computer-knowledgable friend to put it together for you. Everyone has a
computer-geek flatmate who's life's purpose is to put a pc together )


 
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Uncle StoatWarbler
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      12-16-2003
On Tue, 16 Dec 2003 05:28:34 +0000, ac wrote:

>> add: no dead pixels


Most decent ones have "no dead pixel" arranties.

> add: no strange colours and no poor pixel response times...



For this, one must consult the various shootouts.

Surprisingly in the last one I read, the most expensive screen (Iiyama)
was the worst performing 17" display of the lot.


 
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max barwell
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      12-17-2003
On Mon, 15 Dec 2003 14:34:43 +1300, Craig Sutton wrote:

> Hows this, for my mums machine, Have had to cut a few corners, the LCD
> screens gone out the window as has, XP pro (saved $100 there) any coments?
>
>
> Shuttle SN45G nForce2 - $494
> Athlon 2500XP Barton - $183
> 2x256MB PC3200 Memory - $142
> Seagate 40GB 7200rpm HDD - $115
> AOpen 52x CD-Writer - $82
> Panasonic Floppy Disk Drive - $25
> A4Tech Swop-25 Optical Mouse - $22
> BTC Standard Keyboard - $13
> Internal 56k V92 Modem - $37
> Auriga FS-210 Speakers - $21
> Samsung 17" Monitor - $228
> MS Windows XP Home - $184
> Assembly and Testing - $40
>
> --------------------Total Cash Discounted Price $1586 inc GST


How about This:

Celeron 2.4GHZ 128 KB Cache 478 pin with fan retail box $163.13
Asus P4V533-MX integrated graphics,6-channel audio and 10/100Mbps LAN $111.38
512Mb DDR 400MHz PC3200 Hynix lifetime warranty $174.38
Panasonic 1.44MB 3.5" floppy drive $22.49
Tiny Tower (desktop) case CK-1007-5 with Turbo cooling fan $111.38
Lite On 48x24x48 CD-RW & 16x DVD-ROM COMBO Drive $106.88
Microsoft intelliType multimedia Keyboard Optical ps2/USB mouse combo $77.62
Seagate Barracuda 7200 .7 80.8GB 7200rpm Hard Drive $145.13
Microsoft Windows XP Home $183.57
AOC 19" 9KLr True Flat .25mm dpi up to 1600X1200 $320.62
56K Internal Modem $14.61
Auriga X-807 (5+1) 5.1 channel Speakers $88.87

$1,520.05 including gst, this is from qmb, I built a near identical system
for a friend at work, its pretty snappy.

max

 
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