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Eugene

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Sorry bout the banal,
Does anyone knows wad PC upgrade specs can i get for 1300?
just PC. no monitor, printer, mouse...

prefably Pentium PC... but which motherboard?
Heard Ram is cheap now... so would be getting lots!
Harddisk bout 60G... (still the usual brands? maxtor?)

anything or any brands no good that i should take note?
Thanks all!!!


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longman

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Originally posted by Eugene
Sorry bout the banal,
Does anyone knows wad PC upgrade specs can i get for 1300?
just PC. no monitor, printer, mouse...

prefably Pentium PC... but which motherboard?
Heard Ram is cheap now... so would be getting lots!
Harddisk bout 60G... (still the usual brands? maxtor?)

anything or any brands no good that i should take note?
Thanks all!!!


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buy Dell, only 1100+ with monitor
 

Darren

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From HWZ price list:-

2.4GHz Pentium 4 ~ S$330-375
Intel 845PE-chipset based mobo ~ S$250-350 (recommend ABIT IT7-MAX2)
Memory ~ prices vary wildly. 512MB PC2100 (266Mhz) ard $300-350 max.
HDD ~ $150
Casing/PSU ~ $150
 

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dun buy dell, unless u wanna onboard display + sound.

1300 can get quite good parts.. best to ask hwz forum for advice.
 

Eugene

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Just went SLS... RAM is bloody cheap!
here's some specs:

Intel P4 2.4GHz $212
MSI 845PE Max(usb2/ata100/sound) $278
Maxtor 60GB $148
Kingston 512 MB $122
Casing $85
Nvidia 64MB (normal type) $86
Sony DVD-rom $69

total $1000!
 

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