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Beat This Deal! 2005FPW + Dual-Core 64-bit + more = $929

Postposted on Sun Jul 31, 2005 7:04 pm

Dell Dimension 9100 Desktop w/ P4 2.8 Dual Core, free 20in 2005FPW LCD, 512MB DDR2 at 533MHz, 40GB SATA, CD-ROM, 128MB Radeon X300 PCI Express, integrated 7.1 Audio, NIC, XP Home for only $1548 - $619 instant off - $100 rebate + 100 Dual-Core processor upgrade=$929 w/ free shipping. $19 shipping.

http://www1.us.dell.com/content/product ... l=en&s=bsd

Alrighty can anyone come close in beating this deal?

Big features: Dual-Core 64-Bit, 2005FPW LCD, 929 Bucks total!

Can anyone configure an Athlon X-2 with this price-range and monitor?

edit-Added the 100 bucks for Dual-Core....
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Re: Beat This Deal!

Postposted on Sun Jul 31, 2005 7:10 pm

NeRve wrote:Can anyone configure an Athlon X-2 with this price-range and monitor?
The X2 and the P-D aren't exactly comparable processors except in feature set.
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Re: Beat This Deal!

Postposted on Sun Jul 31, 2005 7:21 pm

mattsteg wrote:The X2 and the P-D aren't exactly comparable processors except in feature set.


Well I read a review that the P-D 830 wasnt actually all that bad in terms of general performance. In fact in some of the benchmarks that involved Photoshop and stuff, the 830 actually won over the X-2... Now of course, X-2 creamed the 830 in gaming, but still Im looking at a PC that can do anything and everything - video production, gaming, surfing, music creation, etc....
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Re: Beat This Deal!

Postposted on Sun Jul 31, 2005 7:28 pm

NeRve wrote:Alrighty can anyone come close in beating this deal?

I think I can beat it by exactly $100.

$1548 -$619 -$100 = $829

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Re: Beat This Deal!

Postposted on Sun Jul 31, 2005 7:31 pm

sluggo wrote:
NeRve wrote:Alrighty can anyone come close in beating this deal?

I think I can beat it by exactly $100.

$1548 -$619 -$100 = $829

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But that's not with a Dual-Core processor though... :(
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Re: Beat This Deal!

Postposted on Sun Jul 31, 2005 7:37 pm

NeRve wrote:
But that's not with a Dual-Core processor though... :(

He's saying you did the math wrong and it is actually 829 when you subtract the coupons.
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Re: Beat This Deal!

Postposted on Sun Jul 31, 2005 7:41 pm

Usacomp2k3 wrote:He's saying you did the math wrong and it is actually 829 when you subtract the coupons.


I forgot to add in the dual-core upgrade which is 100 bucks... 829 bucks is only for the regular 6xx series....
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Postposted on Sun Jul 31, 2005 9:22 pm

AMD does not currently produce a dual-core processor that performs as poorly in gaming as the Pentium-D 820 does. In fact, even the slowest and least expensive socket-939 single-core Athlon64 processor is likely to outperfom the Pentium-D 820 in games.

The basic stripped-down system is priced quite low. Other add-ons that you may want are priced rather dearly from Dell:
+$ 10 physical CD with your operating system software
+$100 for 1GB dual-channel vs. 512MB single-channel DDR2
+$ 20 for an optical vs. mechanical mouse
+$ 20 for 80GB vs. 40GB SATA 7200rpm hard-drive
+$ 90 for DVD+RW vs. CD-ROM
+$ 50 for 3½" floppy and media card reader
+$ 40 for IEEE-1394 Firewire
+$ 20 for crappy speakers
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Postposted on Sun Jul 31, 2005 9:37 pm

UGH! It's a Dell. In case you've forgotten, this is an enthusiast site, where we build our own computers, not get some hack job like a Dell. How far can you overclock a Dell?
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Postposted on Sun Jul 31, 2005 9:52 pm

Yeah.... I was primarily eyeing this deal because of the fact of the 2005FPW monitor, which costs by itself to be 600-700 bucks.... But as for the desktop, I guess we can do much better than that....

Can you guys help me build a good all-in-one rig in this thread?
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Postposted on Sun Jul 31, 2005 9:59 pm

NeRve wrote:Yeah.... I was primarily eyeing this deal because of the fact of the 2005FPW monitor, which costs by itself to be 600-700 bucks....
The 2005FPW has been selling for $390 to $430 for most of July.
http://www.xpbargains.com/index.php/sea ... ds=2005fpw
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Postposted on Sun Jul 31, 2005 10:02 pm

For anyone thinking about posting dell system deals, don't hesitate. Although we build our own systems we still have uses for dells, folding comes to mind.
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