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Cheap computer on Newegg

Discussion in 'Wackbag Tech Support' started by Bobobie, Jul 14, 2011.

  1. Bobobie

    Bobobie Registered User

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    Bought this computer for a family member who was low on funds. It can handle internet stuff and HD video, not a gaming PC. It comes with XP Pro and the units are refurbished. It was $118, but it's now down to $99. If you have a crappy older computer this can be a huge upgrade for cheap.

    The only downside is that it doesn't come with an image drive. It's low powered so I doubt you could put a decent graphics card in it.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16883108546

    ThinkCentre A61(9144) Desktop PC Athlon 64 X2 4400+ 1GB DDR2 80GB HDD Capacity Windows XP Professional
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  2. Party Rooster

    Party Rooster Unleash The Beast

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    There's a free Linksys wireless N router included with it now too. I ordered it. My parents were thinking of a Boxee or Roku and this will do all that and more. I like the form factor, even though it's bigger than those things. Should fit nicely where a tuner should go in their entertainment center.
     
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    Not bad for $100, especially with the free router.
     
  4. Token White Guy

    Token White Guy Continuously Jaded

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    New Egg is great. They give you free stuff for nothing.
     
  5. Creasy Bear

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    New Egg is much bettah den old egg. Old egg was all rotten er sumptin'. tss tss.
     
  6. Bobobie

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    Wow, that changed fast! It's back up to $118 with the free router. Still a good deal.
     
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  8. Party Rooster

    Party Rooster Unleash The Beast

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    Damn, it's $130 now. Sent someone the link and they were bumbed.

    Newegg rocks. I ordered just after 2pm on Thursday and got the router less than 24 hours later at about 11am. Computer's not scheduled for delivery until Monday though. I did the free shipping trial thing.
     

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