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I work at an electronics store. We found an old customers computer, an HP
I think I'm gonna take it home.

It's this: http://hpshopping.speedera.net/www.s...pdf/dq175a.pdf

is the Athlon 3000XP processor in that better than my current setup?

I know AMD's clock lower than Intel's. So the fact that the clock speed is faster than my current Intel is looking good to me right now.

Should I take advantage and rework my current system around this CPU/new setup?

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post #2 of 55
haha, wth? u FOUND a computer and youre keeping it? did they lose it or something?
    
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That AMD is the equal to a P4 3 ghz. So yes its heaps better than your current cpu.
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yea if it has a decent mobo with it id take it. it will definately moke ur willamett
 
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what video card and how much ram does this new pc have?
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post #6 of 55
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by lonnie5000
That AMD is the equal to a P4 3 ghz. So yes its heaps better than your current cpu.
SSAWEEEETT!!!

This computer was in our store on 8/12/04.

It reached the repair center on 8/19/04.

Here is the complaint: Hard drive freezes upon introduction of external media. In this case, a photo smart card. Please check all functions.

Technician comments: Replaced above listed parts.

They just replaced the hard drive. ha!

I also have a data sheet showing that it pased all tests.

Thank god the memory passed the inversion tree tests. I heard those were almost as hard as the chaotic addressing test and block rotation tests.

So, I have to call this guy...it's been in our store for....lets see, about 2 years. The new manager found it the other day. I'm guessing since no one has heard from him in 2 years he doesn't want it.

I REEAALY don't wanna call him...but I have to for ethical reasons.

What kind of message should I leave? You have until monday evening to get it, otherwise we are throwing it out?

My boss says its mine for 60 bucks, the cost of the repair.
Sweet deal, no? We'll see....hehe.
    
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post #7 of 55
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Quote:
Originally Posted by timmay7
what video card and how much ram does this new pc have?
I'll throw in my 9600xt and other 512 for a total of 1gig.

It'd be a lot better than what I have now, so i'm excited.
    
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post #8 of 55
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Update!

I called him! It's mine...wooo!!

The repair center called him and said it was un-repairable. They sent him a new one.

He said its all mine.

Get ready, I'm making the switch to AMD! lol.....
    
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post #9 of 55
Nice, congratulations on your new rig!
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post #10 of 55
Nice find! That will be much faster than your current setup.
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