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Re: [vox] Motherboard + CPU advice



> wachoo talkin' bout wilis?  DDR ram ain't expensive!
>
> 128MB of DDR ram can be had for 20 bucks.
> 256MB of DDR ram can be had for 40 bucks
>
> exactly how much cheaper do you want your ram for?   ;-)   non-DDR ram
> is going to be just a few bucks less than this!
>

Already got SDRAM, some XP motherboards can take the PC 133's.

>
> as for motherboards, i just saw a dual athlon MP (that's their SMP
> system) mobo at frys for $120.   an athlon 1.2GHz MP should be on the
> order of $70 or $80.
>
> otoh, an athlon 1.4GHz XP should be about the same price ($80) with a
> cheaper motherobard.
>

The XP's were about $130, motherboards were at about the right price. So with 
a motherboard combo they were offering an XP 1600 and m/board for $199. I 
laughed at them and walked out

Matt


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