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Is this a good buy?

by Jman787 / December 29, 2009 9:41 AM PST

or does anyone have any other recommendations(Im looking for a solid computer - but no bells and whistles for my wife):


PROCESSOR AMD Athlon? II X2 250 (3.0GHz, 2MB)

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Are we considering refurbs?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 29, 2009 10:51 AM PST
In reply to: Is this a good buy?

I see some over at or that could rival that.

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Id rather not
by Jman787 / December 29, 2009 10:58 AM PST

and I couldnt find anything better there either

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Then consider this.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 29, 2009 11:50 AM PST
In reply to: Id rather not
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This looks like a really heavy duty piece....
by Jman787 / December 29, 2009 11:58 AM PST
In reply to: Then consider this.

I dont need that much but for that price I guess its great. But I'm a little uneasy buying a refurbished computer. Do you have any opinions on that? Also, I was hoping to get a computer with windows 7.

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Yes I do.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 30, 2009 2:28 AM PST

Friends, family and I have bought refurbs from newegg and without any big trouble. Now we don't need tech support on software issues so for us we get such and use them then watch others get by with less.

Here's a walmart unit too ->

Seems at this price you can get 6GB RAM and more than one CORE CPU.

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looks great!
by Jman787 / December 30, 2009 7:56 AM PST
In reply to: Yes I do.

I'm going to get that on my way home tonight. For $400 you cant go wrong. Thanks a lot for all your help!

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