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Wat would be best to assemble a new PC?

by hawker505 / July 29, 2006 12:43 AM PDT

wat wud be the specifications for assembling a new PC? An Intel P4, 512MB of ram, 80GB HDD, Asus MB with Windows Xp pro SP2.What other specifations would be adviceble?....let me know!

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Isn't the P4 dead yet?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 29, 2006 1:13 AM PDT

With Intel shipping desktop core duo chips with more speed and a lot less watts, wouldn't that be what to start with this time?

Bob

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Re:to Isn't the P4 dead yet?
by hawker505 / July 29, 2006 1:17 AM PDT
In reply to: Isn't the P4 dead yet?

wats an intel Desktop duo chip? That sounds like a intel processor...a better one i guess.

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Links, comments.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 29, 2006 1:24 AM PDT
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TWILIGHT TIME
by Scrotes4Life / July 29, 2006 9:26 AM PDT

Lower end P4s are in their twilight. With dual core technology costing less and less, it's obvious that's the way to go. I just built a system (last week) with an 805 Smithfield and 512 MB. It buzzes. It keeps up with my 640 P4 w 2 gigs and can do just as much. The 805 costs 1/3 as much these days.
Don't get me wrong: I love my Prescott! I'd leave anything under a 6 series alone and go Dual Core.

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