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Old 08-01-2001, 12:40 AM
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OFF TOPIC - Anyone got a connection for computer equipment

Dear fellow MBers -
Can anyone help a poor doctoral candidate with the purchase of a new computer? - No im not asking for money, but rather if anyone has any connections or sources for getting parts cheap.
Im trying to narrow down what I want, but i think im gonna go with the AMD athlon - 1.2ghz with the 266 fsb seems about the best price point.

Anyway - not to ramble - if you can help out, I'd really appreciate it. You can reach me at directly, or reply here, whatever is more convienient for you-

Best Wishes and take care,
George Androulakis

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Old 08-01-2001, 01:20 AM
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Your best bet is to look at the "hot deals" forum at <>. Most of the "techies" there swear by Great service and prices.
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Old 08-01-2001, 04:04 PM
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Check out the auctions for dot coms that have gone belly up. Their very new stuff is going for a song, at least here in Silicon Valley.
'76 240D-Sold
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'85 300 SD, 165K-Sold
'88 300 TE, 165K-Sold
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Old 08-01-2001, 04:53 PM
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Try the following link - they've always got good deals.
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Old 08-01-2001, 06:05 PM
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whatever you do, use to read what people have experienced with online computer places.

I have used tens of times without incident. I have also used and have not been able to beat their prices and service anywhere.

When you build, go for the Asus motherboard. I haven't heard one issue with them and peripheral stuff.

I had some trouble with my ABIT KT7A-RAID board and SB Live!, and ethernet card, and my HP printer.
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Old 08-01-2001, 09:10 PM
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Check these guys out, they heve some great deals on used 500mhz gateways and dells. ask for Ed.
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Old 08-01-2001, 10:23 PM
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Hi George:

Try Tiger Direct. I have had good luck with them in the past. They are a very large mail order outfit. Thier address is

They have some wonderful deals at times. Now is a good time to purchase, memory prices are really low. Throw a lot of memory at it and it will run better.


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