What do you think about this setup....

Discussion in 'OT Technology' started by YoungMontana, Sep 25, 2007.

  1. YoungMontana

    YoungMontana New Member

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    old dell is ready to be replaced....computer mostly used for word, internet, some photoshop

    wasnt really gonna buy now but got an email and was shocked by the price-

    HP Pavilion s7727c Slim Desktop PC The Power of a PC that Fits Almost Anywhere This ultra small desktop computer is perfect if you're looking for a powerhouse PC that can fit in a small space. The HP Pavilion Slimline PC gives you all the power of a fully loaded PC in 1/3 the size of a traditional tower PC. This model features an Athlon 64 X2 3800+ CPU, 1GB of DDR2 RAM, 320GB SATA hard drive, dual layer DVD burner with lightscribe, 9-in-1 flash card reader, state-of-the-art integrated LAN, video and High Definition audio-all running on Microsoft's Windows Vista Home Premium. This little PC is fast.

    for $349?!
    comes with keyboard and mouse and i use my LCD for a monitor? good deal? thought these little pcs ran in the 1000s :ugh:
     
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  3. conduit

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    for the needs you described, it will be fine
     
  4. YoungMontana

    YoungMontana New Member

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    any particular reason? or just eww?
     
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    P07r0457 New Member

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    first, HP desktop.... eww.

    secondly, "state-of-the-art integrated LAN" wtf?


    This system is absolute crap.
     
  6. YoungMontana

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    i see...so the problem is the brand? and i took that second part to mean it had a wifi card....

    so for that money what systems would you recommend?
     
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    P07r0457 New Member

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    build one.
     
  8. Doc Brown

    Doc Brown Don't make me make you my hobby

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    Considering that it has Vista Home Premium, the keyboard and mouse,
    and a warranty, I'd say it's a very good deal for the money.
     
  9. DatacomGuy

    DatacomGuy is moving to Canada

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    Not a fan, but for basic internet and word processing, its fine.
     
  10. Doomsday

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    This is the one from Buy.com right?
    It's refurbished.
     
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    YoungMontana New Member

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    yup...is that a bad thing?
     
  12. Doomsday

    Doomsday XXX

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    nope.
    being refurbished could explain the low price (well the specs are not high end either). just don't expect it brand new.
     
  13. P07r0457

    P07r0457 New Member

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    yep. It's a piece of shit new, and someone bought it and had to return it. Maybe HP fixed it? But realistically, it's a pice of shit, that's also a lemon.
     
  14. Rumbaar

    Rumbaar Inherent Omniscience OT Supporter

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    I have to agree, build one. Don't buy those proprietary pieces of crap the branded business push out. Most times they use the lowest of quality parts, and well talking to some guy in India for your 'tech' support is about the same as postin' here for support ;)
     
  15. Skankin'

    Skankin' We are Ginger. We do not forgive. We do not forget

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    I think that is a good deal, put Linux on it and it would fit your needs perfectly without that bloated OS. I have an AMD 3800+ X2 and have to say that it is a great chip for everyday stuff. I would buy it and put Ubuntu on it.
     
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    P07r0457 New Member

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    linux with kde/gnome is just as (if not more) bloated than windows. Don't even try to go there.
     

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