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mattiscool

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Hi im getting a Gateway Intel Pentium 4 630 3.0GHz Computer 831GM, 200GB, 512mb RAM, 3Ghz..I dont need an awesome computer or anything, but is this good..

AND

(more important question) It's a Windows Media Center PC..does that means it AUTOMATICALLY has a TV tuner built in? so I can watch TV without having to buy anything extra..or do I?
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Your Media Center computer has connectors for S-Video or
coaxial (TV). Select the connector that your video source
supports:
• S-Video—S-Video signals provide the sharpest picture.
If you use S-Video, you also need to connect the audio
using RCA stereo cables.
• Coaxial (TV)—The video and audio signals are both
carried on one cable. The coaxial cable is the way to
connect a direct cable or an antenna video source to
the Media Center.

The quality of the video coming into the Media Center computer
determines the quality of the video output to the Media Center display
device. A direct cable connection, cable set-top box, or satellite set-top
box usually provides a better quality signal than an antenna. Use the
highest quality video source available for best video display results.
The quality of cable used to connect the video source to the Media
Center computer has an affect on the video output quality from the
computer. Use high quality video cables to connect the video source to the computer

If the video devices connected to your computer are not grounded
correctly, your computer could be damaged. For more information
about correct grounding, see your Gateway computer user guide.
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Hi mattiscool, your computer is very good (above avarage) maybe a bit more RAM will make it even better. The hard drive spaces is great, you wont be feeling that thing up very fast. In my opinion you are getting a good computer. And about the "Windows Media Center PC" what Keith said.

Cool :tazz:
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