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Re: [vox] Motherboard + CPU advice

Ack, sorry Pete. Overly trimmed post again.

I do thank you for taking the time to answer though...And I have found that 
Fry's do sometimes offer good deals :).

By the way, noticed Tux Racer for sale at Fry's if anyone was interested.


On Tuesday 21 May 2002 18:39, Matthew Johnson wrote:
> > 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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