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Erick Silver 02-10-2010 12:40 PM

So this little ad was right on the Home Page of TD. I thought I would check it out.

http://www.tigerdirect.com/email/wem...mail-_-wem2184

Not a bad setup in my opinion. What do you think?

mr. biggums 02-10-2010 12:43 PM

everything's good except the quad core the original phenoms where nothing too right about.

Kiggold 02-10-2010 12:44 PM

Looks pretty good at first glance, however it requires a CPU cooler, as the CPU is OEM (which is not mentioned in the ad, very dishonest TD!)

.:hybrid:. 02-10-2010 12:48 PM

I thought it was a good deal until I realised it had no gpu

exileschild 02-10-2010 12:50 PM

"Improved taskbar and full-screen previews"

seriously?


OT: aren't the original phenoms bad overclockers which can double as home heaters...idk never owned one.

PCCstudent 02-10-2010 12:50 PM

A micro ATX mobo, Phenom 1, no name 450W P/S, DDR2, and no mention of a gpu? Thats what some people shell out $400.00 for.

nathris 02-10-2010 12:51 PM

It isn't worth $400 though. The price is artificially inflated by the crap memory they are using. I'd say maybe $300 worth of parts are there.

Phaedrus2129 02-10-2010 12:51 PM

I love how they advertise "jaw-dropping gaming" on a Radeon 4200 IGP... and their "video upgrade" is a Radeon 4670 for $70.

Brian_ 02-10-2010 12:52 PM

Quote:
Originally Posted by mr. biggums View Post
everything's good except the quad core the original phenoms where nothing too right about.
+1 and the memory is ddr2 677 lol

_02 02-10-2010 12:53 PM

It makes me want to punch a marketer with a hammer everytime I see completely bogus advertising like the "jaw dropping gaming" part.


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