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Maki

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COULD A ADMIN KINDLY CLOSE THIS TOPIC - THANKS

Hello,

-Sorry if this is in the wrong forum, if it is could a admin please remove it-

Well, I have a absoultely **** computer, and I'm getting a new one before Christmas! So I need some advice on a computer that I found that looks preety good but I'm not sure if it is :blink:, also I would need some advice on parts to remove/put in, etc. Or mabye I should forget about this computer alltogether? If you could suggest a good desktop computer from a max of $2000 AU (I'm from Sydney, Australia) it would be fantastic- anyway, this is the computer I had in mind:

$1595 AUD ($1,205.02 USD):

- Intel Pentium 4 Duo core 3.4GHz
- GigaByte 945/775 Mother Board
- 1024 MB DDR RAM/400M
- 200 GB WD Hard Disk 7200 RPM
- LITEON 16X DVD +/- RW DRIVE
- AC97 Sound Card On Board ADC/DAC
- 104 key Windows Keyboard
- PS/2 Wheel Mouse Optic/1.44 FDD
- ATX Case with 400W Power Supply
- Radeon X1300 512M Video Card
- 19"LCD Colour Monitor
- 100M net/lan Port
- Windows XP media Center OS

Thank you to everyone who trys to help :whistling:

Edited by Maki, 23 September 2006 - 02:12 AM.

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Not so bad... Are you building yourself, or going with a manufacturer?
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Well, I'm not sure on the exchange rate since i'm in the US, but I would avoid P4 systems. You can probably build a Core 2 Duo for the same price that would be much more powerful and efficient. And if the Core 2 system is out of your price range, then you're better off going with an AMD system.

Edited by kidnova, 17 September 2006 - 08:52 AM.

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Very true. Take AMD over Intel if possible :whistling:
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Not so bad... Are you building yourself, or going with a manufacturer?


I'm going with a manufacturer.


Well, I'm not sure on the exchange rate since i'm in the US, but I would avoid P4 systems. You can probably build a Core 2 Duo for the same price that would be much more powerful and efficient. And if the Core 2 system is out of your price range, then you're better off going with an AMD system.


As for the exchange rates:

1.00 AUD = 0.756076 USD
100 AUD = 75.6015 USD
1,000.00 AUD = 756.015 USD
1,500.00 AUD = 1,133.52 USD
2,000.00 AUD = 1,511.39 USD

Oh, and the manufacturer said it was a duo core, "Intel Pentium IV Duco (<- Meaning duo core) 3.4GHz"

At the top I put Intel Pentium 4, but I thought it was the same as Pentium IV, is it? :blink:

Very true. Take AMD over Intel if possible :)


Oh, I thought Intel duo cores are Vista compatable, I'm not sure about AMD though :help:, so thats why I chose the Intel Duo Core.

Yeh well, hope I've cleared things up, thanks for the advice so far guys, keep it coming! :whistling:

Edited by Maki, 18 September 2006 - 11:04 PM.

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Sorry if this is against the rules, but I've been getting no replies and my time is running out for this comupter, I need answers.

BUMP :whistling:
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well thats a pretty good build you have there but if you know how to build yourself try looking on tigerdirect.com, and other websites like that. You'd be suprised how much cheaper it is to build your own. also try checking out this website if you still want to buy from a manufacturer ..... www.ibuypower.com
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I have to go now, but I'll check the sites out tommorrow, thanks for the great help!
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Time Running out...
Need more advice...
Bump...
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Need more advice on what? What questions do you have?
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Nevermind, I've gotten all the advice I could have gotten. Thanks to everyone who posted on this topic and pmed me :whistling:

Could a admin please lock this topic.
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Locked as requested by the thread starter.
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