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Need to purchase a New PC

by milliberty / April 1, 2005 8:49 PM PST

Hello All:

I have a 4 year old Dell PC/P3(Dimension l733r) and need to replace it. I will use it for a part time home business and work related projects. I will be the only user. I would also like to include a 19" monitor....

I would like to keep the price under $1300.

I would appreciate some professional advise.

Thank you,

Stephen
Boston, Massachusetts

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eMachines
by damasta55r / April 2, 2005 1:38 AM PST

t6212 comes with AMD 64 3200+
512MB PC3200 RAM
160 GB Hard Drive
16X DL DVD+_RW Drive
52X CD-ROM Drive
$570
DOESN'T COME WITH MONITOR so you can buy a 19" CRT

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New PC
by Axinar / April 2, 2005 9:37 AM PST

Seems to be a rash of PC upgrades going around.

What SPECIFICALLY do you want to do with the machine?

What specific software do you run?

Ac

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New PC $1300
by John Robie / April 3, 2005 6:08 AM PDT

If you desire to stay with Dell, in a newspaper flyer today, a 8400 Dell for $998. The E-Value Code is 03077-D50412F.

http://configure.us.dell.com/dellstore/config.aspx?cs=19&kc=03077&oc=D50412F&x=6&y=12

Starts out for $998 with:

Intel Pent 4 Processor 630, 3GHz, HT Tech, 800MHz FSB, 2MB L2 Cache

80GB 7200 RPM Hard Drive = Increase to 160GB add... $40

Free upgrade to 1GB RAM

Single Drive: 48x CD-RW Drive = Increase to Dual Drives 16x DVD-ROM Drive + 16x DVD+/-RW w/double layer write capability.....add $99

Add 3.5 Floppy Drive.....$30

15 inch E153FP Analog Flat Panel (LCD) = Increase to
19 inch E193FP Analog Flat Panel (LCD)....add $220

Add.... IEEE 1394 Adapter (Firewire) $30

Add.....Speakers $30

Total: $1350 after 20& off the price before reduction
Free shipping, but sate tax may be charged. (Actually this sale overall is only about $58 less than the current regular price.)

You could reduce price by close to $60 if you reduce the DVD-RW burner to CD-RW burner

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Need to purchase a New PC
by JK654 / April 3, 2005 12:25 PM PDT

Wait a few weeks. Then you will be able to purchase an Athlon 64 computer with Windows 64 bit installed.

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