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Did I get a good PC ?

by terlee / January 17, 2006 4:59 AM PST

Had a gateway for 5 years don't know much about PC found this one at office depot for 579 with a 50 mial in rebate. Hoping i got a good deal.
Full specifications
for Compaq Presario SR1630NX - Athlon 64 2.2 GHz

Manufacturer: HP
Part number: ED878AA#ABA

ProcessorClock speed 2.2 GHz
Processor type Athlon 64
Installed processor qty 1
Max supported processor qty 1
Processor manufacturer AMD
Processor performance index 3500+
RAMRAM installed 512 MB
Max supported RAM 4 GB
RAM form factor DIMM 184-pin
RAM technology DDR SDRAM
Video OutputGraphics processor ATI RADEON XPRESS 200
Video output form factor Integrated
Display (Projector)Display type None.
Service & SupportService & Support type 1 year warranty
Optical StorageCD / DVD type DVD

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what do you use it for?
by nathanpsz2 / January 17, 2006 6:09 AM PST
In reply to: Did I get a good PC ?

it depends on what you use it for. it seems good, except for the graphics card. if you intend to do any kind of gaming, you will want a seperate graphics card with its own memory. i have an hp, and i'm happy with it, but you also might want to look into emachines. i'm not sure about their quality, though.

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Give us the basic setup
by Bi0-Hazard / January 17, 2006 7:43 AM PST
In reply to: Did I get a good PC ?

or the make and model# of the PC.

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make and model#
by terlee / January 17, 2006 8:39 AM PST

model: presario sr1630nx
desktop pc

not useing it for major gaming just a home use pics, burning music, kid games, games online mostly. making movies. would like to have a 3d grafics card to be able to get 3d screensavers though guess i need it for that. not really sure what all this means completely computer dummy.

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You have a great PC
by Bi0-Hazard / January 17, 2006 9:55 AM PST
In reply to: make and model#

Memory and processor are more than enough to tackle your uses for the PC. It will handle your needs with ease. You can always drop in today's video card with its x16 slot. Don't worry, you got a great system ;).

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