budget build... your opinions?

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  1. Dark Lord

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    little bump
     
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    Indeed, one can't complain with those figures. Personally I'd look at more RAM(2x2) as I find that useful for any level of system with todays prices. The operating system can always put extra RAM to use.
     
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    i was thinking about that, but 4 gigs for XP and wordpad and internet browsing? i was thinking what i had now was overkill.
     
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    I built similar office system with XP recently and I say even 1 GB is enough for this purpose. Sure DDR2 memory is cheap, but why waste more money? 4 GB is overkill definitely :)
     
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    yeah i agree. I recently built a system for my parents including a cheap ECS board, 1GB DDR2 Patriot gaming RAM (out of my old system) and an AMD 2400+, with 250GB Seagate Barracuda HDD. IT was way more than enough to do what they do on a computer :D
     
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