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Thinking Of Buying A New Computer


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#1 ghostwriter

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Posted 15 December 2006 - 09:55 PM

Hi All,

I'm getting a a new monitor (flat screen) for my partner for xmas, but was thinking if I should just go the full hog and get the hard drive as well.

The thing is I don't know what to look for, without coming across as a moron. I don't even know if it is important to get the whole kit and caboodle?

Any suggestions????? :thumbsup:
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Posted 19 December 2006 - 04:47 AM

Do you want to buy a monitor and a harddisk or a monitor and a computer?
Since you mentioned the "full hogg "

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Posted 19 December 2006 - 07:12 AM

Hi All,

I'm getting a a new monitor (flat screen) for my partner for xmas, but was thinking if I should just go the full hog and get the hard drive as well.

The thing is I don't know what to look for, without coming across as a moron. I don't even know if it is important to get the whole kit and caboodle?

Any suggestions????? :thumbsup:


Well, what would you (both) be using the computer for? If it's just day to day activities like browsing the web, typing word documents and keeping track of things on a scheduler, then really any computer will do, like a cheap one from Dell, HP or even Walmart (with Walmart probably being the best "bang for the buck"). If you want to play games on it (not spades or solitare, but new release games that are demanding on computers), then you'll need to step it up some and get a decent machine that will play the games you want to play.
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Posted 19 December 2006 - 10:16 AM

With Vista coming out in the next few months, I would certainly wait---if you are thinking about getting a new computer and not just a new monitor or upgrading the hardware of what you now have---for perhaps six months or so. That way you will be assured that you have a computer that works with Vista, and any significant bugs with it are documented with work-arounds until the first Service Pack is published.
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