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post #21 of 43
melt the system down and harvest the copper parts imo
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post #22 of 43
"Record music" as in record his own music?

If so, there's absolutely no way ever you're gonna get a PC that can reliably record music for $220. You'd be pushed to get even a soundcard that would think about it for that, let alone the PC around it
post #23 of 43
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The only thing that seems to be worth cash is the 19" LCD (which is kinda small imo) and the case with the window panel. I have no clue what the sound card is.. All I know is it supports 7.1 surround.
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post #24 of 43
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"Record music" as in record his own music?

If so, there's absolutely no way ever you're gonna get a PC that can reliably record music for $220. You'd be pushed to get even a soundcard that would think about it for that, let alone the PC around it
Agree, record music is vague. Is he running pro tools (probably not) or using sound recorder for fart noises (my first uses of sound recorder back in windows 3.1).

Different demands.
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post #25 of 43
Why doesn't he just get a netbook?
 
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post #26 of 43
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Why doesn't he just get a netbook?
no cash
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post #27 of 43
i second the netbook idea
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post #28 of 43
it's just pointless to purchase consumer electronics at the lowest level of budget in my opinion. if you can't save up to make a buy at a sweet spot as far as price ranges go, then you will simply be a sad consuming panda.
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post #29 of 43
You can get netbooks for under $200
 
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post #30 of 43
Definitely not. He should save up cash a wait a tad longer for a much, much better deal.
I'd just say build him a cheap system.
With this setup, he'll probably dislike you for not stopping him...
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