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Acer Aspire L310

I found this on sale for $175. I already have a laptop and just want a "desktop" for general purposes. Is this a good deal?

Windows Vista OS
Intel Celeron D352 CPU
512 DDRII RAM
160GB SATA HDD
Slot-in DVD RW Optical

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That's an unhappy thing.

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It has no dual core CPU and the 2GB RAM you want to see Vista work well. I'd not waste my money.
Bob

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Some advice

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I think you will regret buying it. It would of been a different story a few years ago, but with the current technological advances and higher-end multi-core CPUs becoming increasingly cheaper, you might think twice about acquiring a system that is quite inferior to today's standards.

But if you intend to stick with XP or use a Linux distribution that utilises low-end hardware, then the PC might get the job done. But if you want Vista, even basic, it will be a constant struggle. And with the ridiculously low amount of RAM, working with multiple apps is going to slow things down a lot.

Steven

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Bargain computer

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In a nutshell, nope.

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