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which desktop is better?

by preppystud / April 20, 2007 9:09 AM PDT
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by mopscare42 / April 20, 2007 1:53 PM PDT

The 512 mg of ram and Windiws Vista won't cut it.
It should have at least 1 gig of ram and preferably 2 gig.
Looking at the 2 you picked the compaq has a bigger hard drive and has 64 meg dedicated graphics so that would be the one just not enough ram.
If you can afford it, spend a couple hundred more and get one with a Intel or AMD duel core processor and at least 1 gig of ram, it is well worth the extra money.

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I'll be blunt
by linkit / April 20, 2007 3:34 PM PDT

They are equally awful for Vista. They would pass for low-end systems with XP.

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better xp than vista
by japes79 / April 20, 2007 9:05 PM PDT

vista is slow like from the time when they start up it takes 5 mins even if you have a 1gb of ram

so you can get either one but install windows xp on it

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