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What sort of second-hand pre-built system with an overclock could I get for $600? Does anyone have a system like that they are selling?

~B~

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Edited by BlankThis - 6/9/08 at 1:20pm
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Well, what OS are you looking for? I could easily build you a pretty good machine for $600 bucks with a Linux distro. I'm pretty sure you're not going to find any pre-built machine (I'm assuming you mean store bought?) with an overclock anyway.

EDITlus that computer you have isn't bad at all.
Edited by GodofGrunts - 6/9/08 at 1:27pm
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i think it would be best if you got a ~$600 system and overclocked it yourself. some might charge a fee for putting the time and effort into it, but they might have done a good job like others here
    
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Well I wasn't looking at store bought. I was suggesting IF I were to buy a system from somebody here... What can I get for $600

If Linux games I'm all for it.

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post #5 of 10
depending on what you want, there are a lot of things you can get for $600. On a budget with windows, you can the E2180-E2200 range, a DS3L, 2GB of RAM, 160 GB Hard drive (or however many you want), ATX case, Whichever gfx you decide on, and a powersupply. Add windows and you should be able to get it under $600. PM me if you want more details, or want to work something out.
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Yeah I'll check out the E2180... heard you can get 3.2 on it. What's the performance on the E2200 like?

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Originally Posted by BlankThis View Post
Well I wasn't looking at store bought. I was suggesting IF I were to buy a system from somebody here... What can I get for $600

If Linux games I'm all for it.

~B~
Well Linux won't play the games you want to play... Buying the OS is really going to kill your budget. (Though some here might have a multiple use license) The OS is around $150 USD I think... (If you want XP, Vista is even more expensive)
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Well Linux won't play the games you want to play... Buying the OS is really going to kill your budget. (Though some here might have a multiple use license) The OS is around $150 USD I think... (If you want XP, Vista is even more expensive)
Yeah I get that... I was thinking Vista Home Prem. or Basic

I'll give Druid a shout maybe.

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post #9 of 10
if it's a system you'll be using for a while, home premium vista OEM disc is only like 100.
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Well I did just buy a copy of windows 98!
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