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Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Steevo, Jan 21, 2008.

  1. Steevo

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    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16856110077 Barebones Asus
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822148140 Cheap big fast harddrive.
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231098 Cheap big fast memory.
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103196 Really cheap mediocre processor.



    My boss is wanting a cheap computer to replace his aging 1.2Ghx Celery with PC100 in it. He has a XP licanse, and a new DVD drive I just got him and put in.


    So $100 build and basic install. $316.00 for the hardware with his new DVD drive and XP licanse.


    Almost too cheap.
     
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    Heh nice you building a server rig?
     
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    That is no server, just a cheap as ass home PC.
     
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    I told him for about $25 more I could get him a dual core, and future proof as well as make it loads faster.


    I really don't care too much about the hardware, he can choose cheap, and if it breaks I will glady make a service call at $50 a hour. Or he can drop it off for $25 a hour.
     
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    Looks good to me for a cheap ass home computer, cause as you said, $50 an hour down the road.......:toast:

    (P.S.-hope your boss never comes to this site!)
     
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    should be good, i build for a friend with a 690 chipset a few weeks back, and used onboard for a week while waiting for the video card to turn up (backordered), and was quite impressed, its no gaming solution, but it handled htpc duties (through hdmi) quite admirably
     
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    The most it will handle is WMP pretties, or mebey solitare.
     
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