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Author Topic: eMachines AMD Desktop PC, 1GB RAM, 160GB HDD and 20" LCD only $308.97  (Read 2501 times)
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« on: August 12, 2009, 10:37 AM »

Sorry I couldn't pass an opportunity to let everyone know about this hot deal

Not a real power house but may fit a family/student need

The memory (DDR2 PC2-6400) is a little light but you can max it out (4gig=2x2gig) for $60  or just add one (has 2 slots) and get 3 gig (xp 32 bit only supports up to 3gig)for half that, comes w/XP Home for all you Vista haters

Hey a 20" monitor alone is almost worth $300

It got mostly good reviews

MFG specs

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« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2009, 01:24 PM »

Amazing the amount of computer you can get for such a small investment. Besides the monitor being worth almost that much XP Home Full Version would cost you a couple hundred if you were building it yourself. Long gone are the days when you built them yourself to save some money. Today it's cheaper to buy a basic box and upgrade if you feel you need to. For most users who are going to do some email, net cruising and Facebook and maybe a bit of word processing and basic photo editing and printing that PC has more then enough power. Not too may years ago we would've been drooling over those specs.


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