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Windows 7: Is this worth the price


19 Mar 2014   #1

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Is this worth the price

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Gateway-SX21...-/360866155445

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19 Mar 2014   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Its a good PC. but don't be expecting to play Med-high end games.
Cpu is not great, multi-tasking will be difficult.
if you plan to but this PC then over time upgrade it, then it would be a good deal.
have you looked into building your own machine?
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19 Mar 2014   #3

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Yes I built one before but it was a barebone I added the software windows 7 and modded it for touch n such. I was gonna use this one for entertainment purposes .I was gonna add 13gb of music and ripp a couple hundred dvds onto .basically a digital multimedia center for the house.
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19 Mar 2014   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by carputer93 View Post
Yes I built one before but it was a barebone I added the software windows 7 and modded it for touch n such. I was gonna use this one for entertainment purposes .I was gonna add 13gb of music and ripp a couple hundred dvds onto .basically a digital multimedia center for the house.
You would want to get a better hard drive then, the one listed is only 500gb. Maybe install a TB?
i suppose it okay for watching movies and listening to music.
but the satisfaction would be much greater if you was to build one, and cheaper as well.
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19 Mar 2014   #5

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True I didn't want to invest the time but your right. One thing caught my eye was it has an OS already which I prefer Windows ultimate but the hard drive could use a slave drive. Or bad idea to get a external HD of 2TB oh so
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19 Mar 2014   #6

Win-7 Home Prem 64-bit 7601 Free SP1
 
 

For 200.00 it's not bad but a very low powered machine,
1.4 ghz
And a small case as well but for 200 don't expect doing allot with it and upgrading isn't as easy as you'd think with the small case,
Plus it's from fleabay
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19 Mar 2014   #7

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Listed above its just for movies music n surfing the web
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19 Mar 2014   #8

Win-7 Home Prem 64-bit 7601 Free SP1
 
 

You should have no less than 2.5 ghz,
A larger hard drive will only require more resources which this machine does not have any to spare,
A external hdd will also soak up resources it doesn't have,
Personally if you want a low powered machine look for one with a ssd not a hdd,
Post your budget and possibly we can point you to another machine,
Movies tend to vary but you need a better ghz,
Cheers.
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19 Mar 2014   #9

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Ugg your right my budget it 700 . I might end up building one
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19 Mar 2014   #10

Win-7 Home Prem 64-bit 7601 Free SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by carputer93 View Post
Ugg your right my budget it 700 . I might end up building one
The trick is not to settle on a low powered machine or a compact case your so limited it's not worth the buy,
Normal size cases are better so many more options and easier to upgrade power supplies....
That machine is cheap for a reason = it's pretty much junk,
You can easily get a good machine for 700 bucks that can eventually be a above average gaming pc,
Cheers.
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