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post #1 of 8
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This guy that lives near me is selling an outdated AMD PC on craigslist for $30.
http://houston.craigslist.org/sys/2269871529.html

Yes I know it's super outdated but my little nephew needs a computer to do his homework on. I was just wondering is it worth the $30 though? I'm going to his house tomorrow to check out the PC.
    
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For schoolwork, it's a great phucking deal. With a little cleaning, it'll chug through Word, browsing, and Minecraft.
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post #3 of 8
Easily worth $30. I was actually thinking it would be a much worse PC, but it isn't bad. It should be more than enough for your nephew to do all his homework and browse the web. He may even be able to play some casual games with that GPU. I'd just advise you upgrade the RAM to 2GB and you're good to go.
    
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post #4 of 8
Yea worth it, I've seen crappier boxes w/ less RAM go for more.
Either upgrade to 2GB memory as said or use Win 7 Starter (will work just fine).
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Alright, I'll check out the computer tomorrow if everything's in working order. Much thanks guys! Just wanted to make sure with the OCN family before I made a dumb purchase.
    
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post #6 of 8
the case and psu are worth the $30

the amd ~3k+ - 4k+ cpu's will be fast enough for general web browsing
might studder some with full screen youtube videos
itll play dvd's fine (if its a dvd/cd burner), and be great for word/excel ect..
cs4/5 will be rough on it tho

the win7 32 key alone is worth $100
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yes
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post #8 of 8
Go for it . It is a good deal .
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