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Buying a computer system: computer speakers, computer speakers, speaker manufacturer
computer speakers, speaker manufacturer, speaker drivers: You probably don t have the drivers for the speakers, they should have come with a CD, put that in if you have it. Otherwise google the speaker manufacturer and drivers, so if you have logitech speakers google logitech speaker drivers and that should bring...

Buying a computer system: Buy a computer, dell dimension 3100, decent video card
dell dimension 3100, decent video card, dell systems: The Radeon HD 4250 controller will work, however it will be noticeably slower with respect to 3D rendering (gaming) contrasted to the GeForce; if you don t play 3D games, or play much older games, the 4250 should be perfect. Yes you absolutely need a CPU!...

Buying a computer system: buy a laptop, budget pcs, comparable specifications
budget pcs, comparable specifications, youtube: Hi Gary Thanks for your interesting question to Allexperts. Sorry its been hanging around a bit in the system as I have only just re-activated my account after a a lay-off. Firstly their are a number of competing laptops out there that fit your requirements,...

Buying a computer system: Buying a new laptop, amazon co uk, lenvo
amazon co uk, lenvo, smtd: These systems should be fairly similar in terms of performance, I would make note of the Samsung s size, as it may have trouble fitting on the slide-out desks common in some lecture halls. It will also be fairly large to lug around (17 is generally considered...

Buying a computer system: new business computer, usage scenario, computer properties
usage scenario, computer properties, ram memory: I m having trouble understanding exactly what you re after - the specifications you ve provided for your current computer are absolutely impossible values for modern equipment (even for most supercomputers). It will be easier for both of us if I know what...

Buying a computer system: best computer, gnu image manipulation program, image manipulation program
gnu image manipulation program, image manipulation program, gnu image manipulation: I m not fully understanding what your requirements are, but there do exist a variety of machines that can automatically scan and file a large amount of documents; most of them are sold for office use (and can usually be found with relative ease at many retailers),...

Buying a computer system: Building a computer, micro atx case, dell dimension 3100
micro atx case, dell dimension 3100, micro atx: Hello Chris Thanks for your question to AllExperts, sorry your question has been hanging about in the pool for a while. I have just reactivated my expertise after a lay-ff and glad to help you. I a short sentence , the specifications that you have...

Buying a computer system: Buying, digital content creation, knowledge base articles
digital content creation, knowledge base articles, desk top publishing: Generally speaking, your requirements are easy for modern hardware - most machines produced in the last ten years, and probably all machines produced in the last four, will satisfy your needs. More complex professional-level DCC (digital content creation)...

Buying a computer system: Computer, laptop processors, question pool
laptop processors, question pool, expert category: Hello Talha Thank you for posting your question to AllExperts. I must apologise to you for any delay in responding as your question was held in the question pool and I have just reactivated my expert category after a long lay-off. Anyway here is my advice...

Buying a computer system: Computer gaming and selection, image quality settings, sd card readers
image quality settings, sd card readers, directx 10: That system is rather dated - at least a couple of years. Depending on the games you d like to play, it shouldn t have a problem though. If you re looking at older titles (like The Elder Scrolls 4), or titles based on older code bases (like Fallout: New Vegas...

Buying a computer system: laptop, question pool, warranty support
question pool, warranty support, high intensity: Hello Jason Thanks for posting your question, unfortunately it appears it waslost in the question pool, and I have only re-activated my account again after a lay- off and hopefully saved it from drowning !! I can give you these choices on this link for...

Buying a computer system: Mac Choice, snow leopard, inexpensive hardware
snow leopard, inexpensive hardware, apple products: I would be curious what your needs specifically are. If you have specific performance requirements that cannot be met by a PC (and realize that, aside from all Apple products currently made fitting into the definition of PC , there is a VERY large range...

Buying a computer system: Need a new computer. What should i buy?, quality power supply, amazon co uk
quality power supply, amazon co uk, smtd: That system should work, although I m not sure you re getting the best value for your money. The GTX 460 is somewhat dated, I d prefer to see the newer 560/570 series hardware. Otherwise you re looking at the latest and greatest OS from Microsoft, more than...

Buying a computer system: New Computer, flat surfaces, sleep mode
flat surfaces, sleep mode, computer question: I really don t like to see graphics solutions that do not support OEM chipset manufacturer drivers, or that cannot run stable out of the box. Based on that, I would probably return the product for something else - while this issue is likely fixable (it s entirely...

Buying a computer system: Powewr supplies to desktops, workstation desktops, business workstations
workstation desktops, business workstations, proper cables: Wattage should not indicate compatibility beyond the power demands placed on your AC mains. If you are located in the US, if the system lists support for 110VAC it should be compatible with no problems. It should also include proper cables for connecting to...

Buying a computer system: computer, processor clock speed, input output connectors
processor clock speed, input output connectors, drive spindle: That computer will be incredibly limited in terms of features and performance, it looks like one of the original (ca 2005) era components. Modern systems will have 2GB of RAM, hundreds of GB of disk, and a single or dual core Atom CPU in the 1.0-2.0 Ghz range...

Buying a computer system: computer, processor clock speed, input output connectors
processor clock speed, input output connectors, drive spindle: Hi Al, The 7 inch netbook technology is so new that not a lot of user reviews are available. I did find one review though that said the operating system (Windows CE) was useless and he was looking for something better. My first thought about the machine...

Buying a computer system: new pc, lenovo ibm, 1080p hdtv
lenovo ibm, 1080p hdtv, hp compaq: Hi Harold, I have grown to trust Lenovo (IBM) computers as much as any brand on the market. Sony may be a little better but they will cost you. Dell is OK but their selection is very confusing and their tech support is a pain. Stay far away from HP,...

Buying a computer system: order to get things, dial up isp, dial up service
dial up isp, dial up service, new computers: Depending on the age of your computer, I would probably suggest the new ISP first; it may be the performance upgrade you re looking for independent of your computer hardware. Additionally, depending on your dial-up ISP, there can be some particularly nasty...

Buying a computer system: order to get things, lenovo ibm, internet installer
lenovo ibm, internet installer, hp compaq: Hi Lee, I would get the computer first so the Internet installer can get you on-line while he is there. While shopping for a computer, see what Amazon has to offer. My favorite is Lenovo (IBM) but stay away from HP, Compaq, and eMachine. Dell is pretty...

Buying a computer system: Migration of XP applications, service pack 3, pc thanks
service pack 3, pc thanks, sophisticated version: It depends on what hardware you end up buying - Windows is still the most popular and common option, with Windows 8 being the current upcoming/popular choice, but Windows 7 is still very suitable and relevant. Either way I don t think you will go wrong. ...

Buying a computer system: Buying home computer, perfect squares, computer question
perfect squares, computer question, good customer service: Yes, wide-screens are very popular and common, as the aspect ratio better aligns to Blu-ray and DVD movie playback, and many videogames benefit from the additional space as well. However for more general use and web-browsing, standard 4:3 or 5:4 displays are...

Buying a computer system: buying a touch screen pc, conventional keyboard, graphic design techniques
conventional keyboard, graphic design techniques, touch interface: You should have no issues whatsoever with Photoshop Elements on that machine - the hardware requirements are met. Now, regarding using the touch interface for Photoshop - that may or may not work, but with a conventional keyboard and mouse, you should have...

Buying a computer system: buy online or call?, buying a new computer, computer dell
buying a new computer, computer dell, impersonal nature: In general there should be no disadvantages to online shopping from a reputable source (like Dell). On the upside, you can see an overview of what you re ordering as opposed to relying on the CSR reading the order back to you over the phone. When dealing with...

Buying a computer system: Buying a laptap, brain teasers, videos images
brain teasers, videos images, mehra: Generally speaking, any modern computer will handle those tasks (I m not seeing anything that stands out in terms of performance requirements); so I would simply shop at a retailer that you know and trust, and pick a reliable brand like Dell or HP. Basically...

Buying a computer system: installing antivirus/ports, virus program, vga port
virus program, vga port, new computers: Hi Lee, Malware normally invades your computer via email or cookies from a web site. While you are installing your AV program, unless you are downloading updates to the AV software as part of the install process, neither of these conditions exist. Avast...

Buying a computer system: Laptop/Tablet Budget Help, computer geeks, tablet market
computer geeks, tablet market, study money: I would avoid the tablet market - at your budget you re likely to find off-brand machines with poor support or that lack meaningful features. And, even if we had an unlimited budget, tablets are very new when viewed in an educational context. So, in lieu...

Buying a computer system: if new monitor and old computer, flat screen monitor, dell desktop
flat screen monitor, dell desktop, computer guy: Hi Lee, A new monitor will work fine with your old Dell. Suggest you start shopping at Amazon and just search for monitors . They have about the best service and prices and shipping is normally free. PS. The brand doesn t matter a lot any more, but...

Buying a computer system: Buying a second laptop, laptop finder, newegg
laptop finder, newegg, sony vaio: Hi Daniel, Surprisingly, you picked my 2 favorite best bang for the buck laptops - Toshiba and Lenovo# However, you don t have to spend $1,000 to get an excellent system. Both brands have great models in the $500 - $600 range and the best place to shop...

Buying a computer system: laptop, lenovo ibm, sony laptop
lenovo ibm, sony laptop, necessary recommendations: Hi Dick, Do nor know your problem with Toshiba but I vr hsd great luck with them. My other favorites are Sony and Lenovo (IBM). Amazon has a good selection of Sony s at http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_ss_c_2_11?url=search-alias%3Dcomputers&field-keywords=sony+laptop&sprefix=Sony+laptop%2Caps%2C369....

Buying a computer system: laptop, necessary recommendations, wireless keyboard
necessary recommendations, wireless keyboard, netbooks: I like Asus for netbooks and smaller laptops; $400-$800 should get you something entirely reasonable for what you re looking to do. You might also take a look at Dell s new ultrabooks (they re a Windows answer to the Macbook Air), however the price may be...

Buying a computer system: Want to buy a new laptop, sony vaio laptop, lenovo ibm
sony vaio laptop, lenovo ibm, sony vaio: Hi Umair, The best laptops on the market are Sony, Toshiba, and Lenovo (IBM) in that order. If you can shop on-line the best web sites are Amazon abd Newegg. I price laptops frequently at these sites and the best prices range from $450 - $600 US. For...

Buying a computer system: Buying a new computer, hp laptops, buying a new computer
hp laptops, buying a new computer, hp computers: Hi Jake, Between the two, I would choose the Lenovo. Over the years, HP computers have picked up a reputation for being unreliable - and I have seen more dead HP laptops than any other brand. On the other hand, Lenovo s perform well and last a long time....

Buying a computer system: All in one computers, samsung lcd, market hardware
samsung lcd, market hardware, output component: No, that HP cannot function as a television or video display; and very likely this does not exist on any current AIO device. Video-input is a specialized feature for many computers, and generally requires after-market hardware and software (which isn t terribly...

Buying a computer system: Solid State Hard Drives, solid state hard drives, hardware failure
solid state hard drives, hardware failure, sustainable performance: Yes and no - it s an interesting question that the industry hasn t fully hammered out yet. See here for a discussion of the issue: http://www.anandtech.com/show/2614/4 Overall, I would say that higher quality SSDs (like those from Intel) will be consistent,...

Buying a computer system: Vostro vs Latitude, processor clock speed, laptop sony
processor clock speed, laptop sony, core processors: Hi Keyvan, Although Dell makes a good laptop, Sony makes a better one. Also, Sony has recently dropped their prices to where they are very competetive. I would shop at either Amazon or Newegg. Here is a nice one at Newegg for $560: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834127625&nm_mc=KNC-GoogleAdwords&cm_mmc=KNC-GoogleAdwords-_-pla-_-NA-_-NA...

Buying a computer system: refurbished laptops, authorized service center, department store
authorized service center, department store, sears: Generally yes, as long as you re buying from a reputable reseller and the warranty will be honored by the manufacturer. Sears is somewhat unique here, as the store itself is generally good but their website allows third party sellers to list items (and many...

Buying a computer system: Advice on up gradation of home desktop, intel pentium 4, evga geforce
intel pentium 4, evga geforce, intel motherboard: The main thing you need is a better video card. Here is a great one on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/EVGA-GeForce-Express-Graphics-01G-P3-1302-LR/dp/B0049MPQA4/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1339983649&sr=1-1&keywords=video+card It would probebly...

Buying a computer system: desktop PC vs Mac, satisfaction level, apple systems
satisfaction level, apple systems, mac question: Apple systems are no less susceptible to phishing and other social engineering scams - the onus there is on the user. Viruses and spyware are unfortunately a part of the system; you should have such protection on any system (be it Apple or Windows based; it...

Buying a computer system: EMERGENCY PLZZ, charcoal gray, sony laptops
charcoal gray, sony laptops, site hp: If you buy a refurbished laptop you are asking for trouble. Plus, HP makes one of the worst computers on the market to begin with. If you have to have a monster laptop, order this one:http://www.officedepot.com/a/products/743737/Toshiba-Satellite-L775D-S7132-Laptop-Computer/?Channel=Google&mr:trackingCode=A0B5B4D8-5D52-E111-870B-0019B9C043EB&mr:referralID=NA&cm_mmc=Mercent-_-Googlepla-_-Technology+Computers_Servers-_-743737&mr:adType=pla&mr:ad=19997450636&mr:keyword={keyword}...

Buying a computer system: Which Laptop?, silicon products, stable nature
silicon products, stable nature, oem systems: I would really worry about refreshes due to the generally stable nature of processing requirements (the old wives tale about computers being completely outdated within 6 months is lunacy) - if your needs are not extremely complex, you can more or less buy...

Buying a computer system: mac desktop vs PC desktop, home layouts, satisfaction level
home layouts, satisfaction level, conversion programs: Hi Bill, Your name brings back memories of my brother Bill who we lost to cancer a few years ago. Needless to say, I am very fond of the name. As far as your question, I would have to know what PC issues are bothering you the most. Using my family...

Buying a computer system: Budget laptops, microsoft flight simulator, microsoft flight simulator 2004
microsoft flight simulator, microsoft flight simulator 2004, flight simulator 2004: To answer your questions: 1. From your minimum requirement list for a recent version of Windows the RAM requirement is 128 MB. All new laptops come with at least 3GB of RAM which is over 24 times that amount. 2. All laptops come with on-board ...

Buying a computer system: cd-r blank discs, old pc games, back ups
old pc games, back ups, marketing gimmicks: There should be absolutely no difference between blank CD-R media; marketing gimmicks aside. Regarding the back-ups, some discs will have copy protection to prevent you from copying them, but as long as you re not re-distributing the discs and are just keeping...

Buying a computer system: CPU, mips architecture, professional workstations
mips architecture, professional workstations, consumer pcs: I would need more information about what you re pulling this from, but at first blush I would guess it s someone trying to explain a multi-core chip (which has 8 cores, each running at 2.67GHZ). MIPS is a bit easier to explain, see Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Million_instructions_per_second#Million_instructions_per_second...

Buying a computer system: gameing, pci express x16, pci express x16 slot
pci express x16, pci express x16 slot, counter strike half life: The graphics card will not keep up with many of those titles, but everything else looks suitable. I do not see mention of internal hardware specifics - see if the retailer knows whether or not it has a PCI Express x16 slot internally, if so, add a graphics...

Buying a computer system: advice, average lifespan, external hard drive
average lifespan, external hard drive, dell pc: Hi Lee, As I m sure you have heard, if it ain t broke don t fix it . XP is still the best OS Microsoft has ever put out and most all applications still work on it. Just keep all of your personal files backed up on an external hard drive (suggest a Toshiba)...

Buying a computer system: Best Laptop for Engineering Studies, mechatronics and robotics, best laptop
mechatronics and robotics, best laptop, long distances: I would look at the new Ultrabook systems from HP or Dell, like the HP Folio. They will satisfy your performance and functional requirements quite well. If this is too expensive, a Netbook would be suitable as well (the trade-off is that you give up screen-size,...

Buying a computer system: buying mom computer, conventional machines, accessibility features
conventional machines, accessibility features, humanware: Those machines are generally referred to as all-in-ones or AIOs and they are essentially the PC-maker attempt at cloning the iMac. There is really no difference between them and any other desktop system, ignoring their general lack of upgrade-ability (which...

Buying a computer system: replacing desktop with laptop, digital cable box, rca digital
digital cable box, rca digital, networking abilities: Yes you would need a wireless router, and the printer would need to be connected in an appropriate way (what kind of connectivity does the printer have?). Also ensure that when setting up your WiFi network, you observe best practices for security (e.g. strong...

Buying a computer system: Advice on buying a new laptop, moving to new zealand, sound speakers
moving to new zealand, sound speakers, more detailed information: I would buy the hardware in New Zealand, so that you get the appropriately localized power supply; you ll have to deal with adapters if you bring the system back to India with you later though (you can probably buy a replacement power supply in India). ...

Buying a computer system: Which laptop should I choose?, saints row, notebook amd
saints row, notebook amd, multiple monitors: Unfortunately finding legitimate benchmarks for the graphics controllers between these two systems is proving challenging - however that aside, the HP is looking to be the better buy assuming mobility isn t a primary concern. But this is where I m going to...

Buying a computer system: Purchasing high end laptop, generation intel, depth answer
generation intel, depth answer, internet bandwidth: I m not understanding, from your description, what you actually want out of this system. Generally speaking gaming laptops are an abysmal value (and will not hold their value over time), and unless you re one of the few people that needs (or at least really...

Buying a computer system: upgrading old computer, computer geeks, computer dell
computer geeks, computer dell, dell dimension: There s likely *some* things you could upgrade, but it will not get much more modern than it already is (it s just the nature of things), and the money probably won t go as far as you d like. My best advice would be to replace the machine if possible; personally...

Buying a computer system: Laptop
Ultrabooks (which don t exclusively come from Dell) are generally my suggestion for mobile computing, due to the generally good battery life to performance ratio they offer. The system you ve found likely has a somewhat higher price due to the touch-screen...

Buying a computer system: computer with windows 8 that suits my needs
The majority of your usage scenarios are fairly low-demand, except for Photoshop, which is a very demanding application (it requires a powerful processor, and can require substantial amounts of memory and disk space as well, dependent on the complexity of...

Buying a computer system: Touch Screen
I m not entirely sure what you mean by creative and speech related programs - however there exists a very large library of software for most of the more popular tablets on the market (like the iPad or Kindle), and you can likely find an application for just...

Buying a computer system: Buying a new laptop! ... Confused!
In general any modern computer (for example one equipped with a Core i5) will have no problems with your needs; nothing you ve mentioned is particularly demanding of a modern system, and you should not expect any dramatic slow-downs or hang-ups if the machine...

Buying a computer system: desktop, marketing literature, web kids
marketing literature, web kids, hardware fault: What operating system does your existing machine have, and what can you tell me about the installed hardware? From HP s marketing literature, this looks like a very modern machine - there should be no reason to replace it for your workload (based on its...

Buying a computer system: desktop for streaming, dell inspiron 531, flat screen tv
dell inspiron 531, flat screen tv, 1080p tv: Generally speaking, assuming your ISP can provide enough bandwidth (at least 10mbit would be a good starting point), modern desktops should have no problem streaming HD video. Even Intel s integrated graphics controllers have adopted hardware acceleration...

Buying a computer system: Gaming PC, intel amd, compatible sound card
intel amd, compatible sound card, amd cpu: Quite a few modern machines would easily exceed those specifications, especially the hard drive component (6GB is *very* small). Something like the Alienware Aurora would be more than suitable; http://www.dell.com/us/p/alienware-aurora-r4/pd.aspx?~ck=anav...

Buying a computer system: Mac/Pc laptops/Ipads/desktops, minor quirks, external peripherals
minor quirks, external peripherals, keyboard monitor: While that would be a reasonable idea, if the entire goal is just to play DVD movies, I d suggest a portable DVD player instead. Less financial loss if it becomes damaged or lost, and it will be a more compact machine. You can usually get them for under $100,...

Buying a computer system: Please advise about which laptop to buy., bit operating system, toshiba satellite
bit operating system, toshiba satellite, hi bob: Something like this should be appropriate for your needs: http://www.dell.com/us/p/inspiron-15-3521/pd If this machine is related to a paycheck, I d probably consider one of their SMB products, and an associated SMB warranty - http://www.dell.com/us/business/p/inspiron-15-3521/fs...

Buying a computer system: budget gaming, hp pavilion, quality hardware
hp pavilion, quality hardware, unfortunate reality: There s no reason to avoid AMD or preference Intel; both are very competent and stand on a long history of quality hardware. If your accomplice is meaning hardware upgrades, however, that s an unfortunate reality of laptops in general - you re generally stuck...

Buying a computer system: Query re buying computers, pc computer system, sterling thanks
pc computer system, sterling thanks, popular pc games: Generally I m going to say that I m not a fan of local or small PC builders, because they have an absolutely awful reputation for abandoning customers and providing borderline fraudulent advice when it comes to hardware selection - at least in this part...

Buying a computer system: Buying a laptop, bellsouth email, toshiba a215
bellsouth email, toshiba a215, buying a laptop: Can you provide some more information about the system - what operating system is it running, has it ever been re-formatted (the operating system re-installed), is the system running unusually hot, etc? Generally speaking it isn t wise to run multiple...

Buying a computer system: New PC, compaq pc, desktop machines
compaq pc, desktop machines, existing computer: Can you clarify what you mean by compatible hard drive? Do you mean with respect to how the drive connects to the system, or something else? If you could also clarify as much RAM as possible - what is driving this request/requirement? (Do you have a specific...

Buying a computer system: P C, third party software, apple price
third party software, apple price, warranty package: I m unfamiliar with either of those makers. A quick look at Telikin and they appear to target seniors, the UI (how you interact with the computer) may be easier for day-to-day tasks, but the hardware itself is limited (making upgrades or repairs likely more...

Buying a computer system: Response to your questions, toshiba laptop, financial move
toshiba laptop, financial move, new dell: Yes, if cleaning the system does not solve the overheating, I would say it is a better financial move to buy a new machine as opposed to spending money on hardware repairs. Dell and HP are my general suggestions, and if you do not have specific need for Windows,...

Buying a computer system: AMD or INTEL, quad core processors, digital content creation
quad core processors, digital content creation, processor benchmark: Generally speaking, there is not much to worry about as a consumer between the two manufacturers. AMD processors tend to cost somewhat less, and Intel processors (as you noted) tend to have more stuff (really such a fantastic word), like HyperThreading (which...

Buying a computer system: Transfer Data, computer copy, hardware devices
computer copy, hardware devices, windows microsoft: You should have little to no problems doing this, especially if you re keeping Open Office on the new system (newer versions tend to have no problem reading files created by older versions). Simply save the files on some form of removable media (like a DVD...

Buying a computer system: Buying a first computer., desktop choice, david answer
desktop choice, david answer, occasional letter: Re: your questions 1. USB ports aren t very expensive/complicated for manufacturers to add, and over the last few years USB has become the dominant form of connecting peripherals (you may remember computers from the 1980s and 1990s that relied on a myriad...

Buying a computer system: Buying a PC, suitable machine, future proof
suitable machine, future proof, realistic figure: Generally speaking future proof and similar concepts are impossible to achieve in practice; five years is an exceptionally long period of time to expect a machine to stay current for videogaming. A more realistic figure would be around 18 months, at which...

Buying a computer system: Which Laptop, workstation desktop, precision workstation
workstation desktop, precision workstation, 2d animation: The programming component is not overly demanding - running an IDE like NetBeans or JDeveloper won t be anything dramatic for modern hardware to accomplish. The biggest demand will be the 3D suite from Autodesk - which ideally requires verified hardware for...

Buying a computer system: Samsung laptop., 1tb hdd, drive nvidia
1tb hdd, drive nvidia, ddr3 ram: Unless the marginal improvement in processing performance of the new Samsung, or the bigger screen, are worth 450GBP to you, I d stick with the machine you already own. In terms of day-to-day tasks, the Dell will be just as competent, and you ve already paid...

Buying a computer system: Buying a computer, paint tool, apple software
paint tool, apple software, apple products: Honestly based on your description, and especially because it is what your school has suggested, Apple is what I would put at the top of my list of recommendations. Either the MacBook Air or MacBook Pro, depending on how large of a machine you can live with...

Buying a computer system: Help me purchase a laptop - followup question, laptop configuration, workstation series
laptop configuration, workstation series, dell precision: The links you ve provided speak to relatively demanding software, in a similar vein as AutoCAD or Maya. This will be a challenging workload for any computer, especially a laptop. My advice would be the Dell Precision Mobility workstation series, or HP s equivalent...

Buying a computer system: Laptop specs, hard disk space, laptop specs
hard disk space, laptop specs, minimum specs: The constant buffering is more to do with your Internet connection than the machine itself; as long as you have a suitably high speed and low latency connection, you should have no problems with a modern machine and online video streaming. Of course if the...

Buying a computer system: New PC, comcast high speed, best video card
comcast high speed, best video card, storage subsystem: Your thoughts on the removable drive are probably correct - it s more of a convenience feature than anything else. I d probably not worry too much about it, unless it s a feature you really need (but yes, an external USB drive will do the same thing). Lenovo...

Buying a computer system: update on laptops, toshiba satellite, good shape
toshiba satellite, good shape, good deals: See my previous reply for a more detailed answer. In the case of these, my previous statement regarding lack of specific details is going to stand as well; we simply don t know enough about them to make a determination if they re in good shape or not. Furthermore,...

Buying a computer system: used laptop, computational perspective, computer geeks
computational perspective, computer geeks, technical perspective: I d like to make a comment in the defense of Windows XP, before continuing on with other machines (just because I feel like XP has a tendency to develop a bad rap due to the kind of experience you re describing). Overall, there is nothing bad or terrible...

Buying a computer system: 1 more follow-up, headphone amp, headphone jack
headphone amp, headphone jack, ae software: You should be able to use the VGA splitter on the KVM s output, yes - it will mirror the video feed to both monitors as desired. I would not expect there to be any problems (if the KVM were also an amplifier, you would likely have issues due to the signal...

Buying a computer system: Sharing 2 ext HD's with 2 PCs, documentation windows xp, windows microsoft
documentation windows xp, windows microsoft, true windows: The switch will not work as desired, and I wouldn t bother with a switch in this situation anyways. Assuming both machines are networked (if I remember correctly you said they were), attach the drives to one of the machines and share them via the network;...

Buying a computer system: Buying a System
Ah, yes I can address those questions. WiFi - WiFi is a wireless local area networking technology, it is designed to provide similar functionality to Ethernet. The local area part is the key - it will not be available wide-range anywhere, it is instead...

Buying a computer system: Follow up to computer for autocad
Yes and no. Windows XP Mode is a virtual machine that emulates Windows XP functionality within Windows 7. From the application s perspective, it is a separate operating system but the computer sees both at once. It uses Microsoft Virtual PC in a very cookie-cutter...

Buying a computer system: New computer
In general I would steer you towards a new Windows-based computer - what you ve been told about Apple PCs is not entirely accurate. Since Apple s switch to Intel hardware, their hardware can run Windows (if you pay for a copy of Windows, and deal with installing...

Buying a computer system: buying office/work computer
I feel that it s important to point out that Windows XP is officially End of Life (it has been since April of this year), and should not be considered secure or viable for Internet-connected usage as a result. You can read more about it from Microsoft here:...

Buying a computer system: Laptop computer
It depends on what you mean by plug in on the system, and I think that needs to be better defined. Laptops will provide their own keyboards, some sort of pointing device (trackpad, trackball, touch-screen, etc), and via WiFi can communicate network data...

Buying a computer system: windows updates and new computer
To your questions from the top: 1) Windows, since Windows XP SP2, has an automatic update feature that will check itself against Microsoft s update master list. Since Vista, this feature has been greatly expanded and improved, and can also keep drivers...

Buying a computer system: Need Suggestions on New Computer
Before we start talking hardware specifications, it would be helpful to know what your specific requirements are - what kinds of applications do you use, what programs do you need to run, and so on. This will better dictate the hardware specs the machine needs...

Buying a computer system: new modem?
In general I don t suggest users to provide their own DOCSIS modems - they re usually unsupported by the ISP, meaning if/when you run into problems, the ISP will end their support at the wire (versus at the modem). As far as improving speed - unlikely, if...

Buying a computer system: Your Computer Suggestions
Firstly I d like to talk about what applications you need to run - is it correct to assume the Compaq that you already have is sufficient? (for example you haven t used all 120GB of the hard-drive) Or are there applications that it cannot run due to not meeting...

Buying a computer system: Toshiba Laptop*
I would need to see overall specifications to actually compare the two for you - it appears that both of these are somewhat customized models from the same series. As far as Intel vs AMD - a lot of times you will probably read about Intel being so much...

Buying a computer system: Updating XP to Windows 7
Depending on which generation of Sempron you have (there are multiple different parts all sold as Sempron 3000+ over the years, unfortunately), and what graphics hardware your system has, yes Windows 7 should work (you have enough memory and hard-disk space...

Buying a computer system: Deciding which computer to buy
Before we get into talking hardware, it would be helpful to know what kinds of applications you are specifically running - what do you use the computer for beyond web browsing? Are you a gamer? Are you editing movies? Are you a programmer? etc It would...

Buying a computer system: hp laptop
Assuming we re talking about this machine: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00287807&tmp_task=prodinfoCategory&cc=us&dlc=en&lc=en&product=447305 unless there is some very valuable data onboard (and I ll come back to this point), it probably...

Buying a computer system: Laptop internet problems
Well, we ll need to know more about the system - who made it, what model number, etc in order to determine what kind of expansion capabilities it offers. Having said that, WiFi is not a pre-requisite for Internet access, nor is it expensive or complicated...

Buying a computer system: RE: Buying a computer system
The reason I asked about your specific application usage is mostly to tailor the hardware around your needs (instead of the other way round); if you re, for example, playing a lot of 3D games it would be worthwhile to ensure that the machine is well equipped...

Buying a computer system: RE:RE: Buying a computer system
It really depends on the prices they want for the machine and customization of it. The dual quad-core that you found for around 600EUR is going to be more powerful than the other machines you had found at that price, but if they are going to run the price...

Buying a computer system: RE:RE:RE: Buying a computer system
The Quadro FX is certainly driving the price there; do they have any other options for a graphics adapter that don t add better than 100EUR to the price? (the Quadro isn t designed for gaming - it s meant for professional applications like CAD or Lightwave;...

Buying a computer system: Buy a notebook for viewing DVD mainly
In general I would suggest a portable DVD player over a notebook for this role; it will likely cost a lot less, and be easier to use for this purpose. That said, modern AMD processors are fine for your purposes (and quite a bit more, depending on which one...

Buying a computer system: buying a laptop
In general neither system will be ideal for AutoCAD, as they won t be certified for it (Autodesk only tends to certify professional-grade hardware), however for 2D functions neither should be all that problematic as long as you don t expect outstanding performance....

Buying a computer system: Desktop computer
Video memory isn t the only consideration, but yes 2GB of VRAM should be more than enough for your needs (things like Photoshop and Flash don t use much, if anything, from the graphics card - there are some plug-ins with CS5/6 that can take advantage of GPU...

Buying a computer system: need help identifying comparable laptop
How much is the giftcard worth; I ask because in the last year or so prices have come down fairly well on new systems, and it may actually be entirely acceptable to find a replacement. As far as powerful - what kinds of applications do you tend to do?...

Buying a computer system: Laptop
My general advice to college students is to inquire with their university as to whether or not there are specific system requirements for their program, in addition to potential discounts on hardware (generally students and educators get a discount on computer...

Buying a computer system: Laptops
Unfortunately, you won t find a brand-new laptop for under $200 (the absolute bottom of the barrel will put you at around $350-400 plus any applicable shipping/taxes - $500-600 is a more reasonable budget for a basic/average machine though (which will be fully...

Buying a computer system: What to do next re computer purchase?
I m curious about virus prone being a cost issue for Windows 7 for you - Microsoft has provided free anti-virus software for Windows since the release of Vista, and it is generally very effective (http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/security-essentials-download)....

Buying a computer system: Gaming PC
What kinds of games does it need to play specifically? The graphics hardware included is based on an AMD APU, which will be suitable for lighter modern games, or older games, however will not be a good candidate for heavier modern games, high resolutions,...

Buying a computer system: need help in buying a laptop
They are very similar machines both in terms of base configuration and customization options - the primary difference is the Thinkpad starts around $100 cheaper, and comes with a professional graphics adapter (it is, however, based on the same GPU as the GeForce...

Buying a computer system: speakers
Yes, the example will work - any system that connects via TRS (or can be adapterized to such) will work. The TRS jack is a single physical connection but carries two signals - left and right. Systems with a sub-woofer include internal circuitry to adapt the...

Buying a computer system: Voice to Text email
Some initial questions I have regarding this: - Does your mom have a television in her room that could be used as a large display? Ideally I m envisioning a 30 + HDTV for this role - it would produce a very big image and should be easily viewed across...

Buying a computer system: New Gaming Laptop
Honestly you re going to have to give somewhere - price, size, or performance. Wanting top-flight desktop performance in something the size of a spiral notebook is unreasonable, even by today s standards (at the end of the day high performance hardware still...

Buying a computer system: System Requirements for Laptop
I can certainly offer advice, however I think it s worth pointing out that two years is a pretty reasonable time-frame for replacement of a laptop. Even if you did spend many thousands of dollars on a top of the line system, you likely would be replacing it...

Buying a computer system: Access to sites, virus protection programs, speed dsl service
virus protection programs, speed dsl service, high speed dsl service: I would update your computer using Windows Updates, and if that doesn t help you may want to update the driver for your network card. If you had XP installed at a computer shop, then I would take it back to them and have them make sure it has been installed...

Buying a computer system: Adding RAm, ram slots, adding memory
ram slots, adding memory, memory slot: Hey David, A great website for finding memory upgrades is http://www.crucial.com. Using the following link (http://crucial.com/store/listparts.aspx?model=P4VMM2), you can see excatly which upgrades are guaranteed to work with your computer. You can...

Buying a computer system: Advice on computer purchase, amd athlon 64, dual core processors
amd athlon 64, dual core processors, dual core processor: Well, Alec if you have the money or dont mind spending it then sure a workstation would be great...:-) but for what your explaining above i think a desktop machine would be ok... (now if you can find a good price for a 2 processor powered machine then...

Buying a computer system: AMD vs. Pentium, amd athlon xp 2000, amd athlon xp
amd athlon xp 2000, amd athlon xp, amd athlon 64: Hi Mark, Both the processors perform equally well. I have a AMD ATHLON XP 2000+ at home and it works wonderfully. I personally feel that u should take tha advantage of 64 bit processor as u don t have to go for a future upgrade. In deed AMD...

Buying a computer system: Average computer configuration, amd 64, card memory
amd 64, card memory, celoron: well thats a tough question. any of the celoron or amd 64 units will work great on the net if your looking at a used system I would but nothing older the a p-III and it would depend on your internet connection. dial up cable, dsl so on....

Buying a computer system: Averatec 3270 3-in-1 drive/slot, sd card reader, digital photo frame
sd card reader, digital photo frame, averatec 3270: There may be a drive letter assignment conflict. If you have any mapped drives, check to see they are not assigned the same drive letter as your SD card reader. If that is the problem then you can use Disk Management (Start - Run - diskmgmt.msc ) to change...

Buying a computer system: The Averatec laptop, averatec laptop, averatec av3250hx80
averatec laptop, averatec av3250hx80, memory upgrade: Hi dawn No a memory upgrade is very easy! and it is a solid unit! I liked them better 3 months ago when the price was low to help get them in the market but that aside I have had nothing but happy clients when I have sold them. enjoy it...

Buying a computer system: advice on a new pc purchase..., hp a450n, cd rw media
hp a450n, cd rw media, amd 64 processor: Hi Luther, If you were disapointd with the Celeron then yes you should go with AMD, it is the fasted processor out there, it is above and beyond anything Celeron can do, if you play games then that is the way to go, if you play movies then your going to...

Buying a computer system: Your advise lead to this purchase-Thanks, 56k pci data fax modem, data fax modem
56k pci data fax modem, data fax modem, cyberlink power2go: No problem, just as a note of warning, I haven t heard wonderful things about Windows Vista and the GeForce 8800 series, however the situation is improving, also, if you have (or are going to purchase) a Creative labs sound card such as the X-Fi (or older...

Buying a computer system: amd or intel, amd sempron 2600, intel centrino
amd sempron 2600, intel centrino, desktop market: First I want to give a little bit of clarification. All Centrino labeled systems use a Pentium M processor, not a Pentium 4. There is also a Pentium 4M processor for mobiel computing, but this processor is not nearly as powerful as the Pentium M. The centrino...

Buying a computer system: amd vs,pentium, amd 64 3200, bench mark
amd 64 3200, bench mark, amd xp: Bench mark test show the new AMD 64 series kicks intels butt! (of the 2 I would stick with The AMD 64 3200) However! you ask me about 2 systems only. I m going to go a bit further main use e-mailing and surfing, some photo editing & cd burning,...

Buying a computer system: apple or PC?, tiger direct, great computers
tiger direct, great computers, circuit city: I like tiger direct, and they do offer decent deals sometimes, but i dont think i would buy a pc from there.. I would buy parts, but not the entire unit. They generally sell out of date discontinued models. Macs are great computers, and i have thought about...

Buying a computer system: apple vs pc, quality processors, apple laptop
quality processors, apple laptop, buying a laptop: I Igor, well Macs are great systems! but VERY limited in what software you can get for them. if you plan any gaming or plan to buy many software programs. I would look at windows based system. Macs handle memory much better then a windows based...

Buying a computer system: athlon 64, fm tuner card, ddr pc 3200
fm tuner card, ddr pc 3200, kingston valueram dual channel: athlon 64 Question: Hi What do you think of this configuration? Gigabyte 32bit System: Apacer Mega Steno AP-MA0002-1 14-in-1 External Flash Card Reader RAIDMAX Black 10-bay Case with 420W Power Supply, Model ATX-868WBP –RETAIL Lite-On 16X,...

Buying a computer system: Backup Drive, drive question, external hard drive
drive question, external hard drive, computer breakdown: Yes, a flash drive is definitely more reliable than a hard drive. Hard drives crash and burn more often than most of us would like and that is due to the constant moving parts within them. Additionally, flash drives can withstand higher heats and a lot more...

Buying a computer system: Barebone help, trial error, own computer
trial error, own computer, f8: well it looks like it is a problem with the keyboard or its connection to the computer. very strange. have you tried using another keyboard? i ve found that i ran into very strange issues when i built my own computer systems as well. the only way i could...

Buying a computer system: Best computer to buy, ink jet printers, cd rom drive
ink jet printers, cd rom drive, quality printers: GSoft offers custom built computers to ft any budget...just let them know how much you are willing to spend, and they will build a computer accordingly. their website is www.gsoftcomputers, and there is a contact page as well. thier phone is (978) 460-2187...

Buying a computer system: Best computer to buy, ink jet printers, cd rom drive
ink jet printers, cd rom drive, quality printers: Hello, Getting a computer under 1000.00 isnt a big deal these days, so you have a lot of options to pick from. I would reccomend staying away from a dell unit, becuase, just as you already noted, you dont always get a lot of ram and disk space for your...

Buying a computer system: Best computer to buy, what is dual core technology, dual core technology
what is dual core technology, dual core technology, cd rom drive: Dell doesn t sell CRT monitors. It just has to do with the input of the computer. You ll be fine with analog -- if by some rare chance you have a problem I ll guide you to buying the adaptor. They re like $20. All the Dell monitors are LCDs. The E-Machines...

Buying a computer system: Best computer for music, dell dimension 3000, ms office professional
dell dimension 3000, ms office professional, finale software: Judy, Well I can give you a good computer spec as to what you should buy, but thats about all I can do from this end. If multimedia and office is all you will be doing, then you definitely don t need $3,000 worth of computer. I ll price out a dell, since...

Buying a computer system: Best computer to purchase-recommendations, ink jet printers, cd rom drive
ink jet printers, cd rom drive, quality printers: Usually you can use existing casing, however I d suggest against it in this situation, given the age of that system the cooling is probably inadequite, and I m also going to guess it doesn t have the proper holes tapped for ATX. http://www.tomshardware.com/2002/09/04/building_your_own_pc/index.html...

Buying a computer system: BUYING COMPUTER, buying computer, waranty
buying computer, waranty, buying a computer: What brand and why what do you plan to do wiith the system is the system upgradable make sure you ask if the motherboard is upgradable. what softwre is included and what are the details on the waranty. these are the most important...

Buying a computer system: Buy a computer, pentium 4 processor, stock portfolio
pentium 4 processor, stock portfolio, virus protection: I would go with a Pentium D or Pentium 4 processor and 1 GB of RAM. He should be fine with a 60 GB hard drive. He should also be fine with XP Home. Just make sure he has spyware removal software and virus protection on there! :) He won t need anything...

Buying a computer system: Buy a new computer?, minor improvements, anti virus software
minor improvements, anti virus software, internet music: How much were you looking to spend on a new system? Would you be needing just the computer, or would you need a monitor too? Would you be willing to spend extra for a warranty? Do you need anti-virus software? Let me know and I ll customize from there...

Buying a computer system: Buying, macbook, internal solution
macbook, internal solution, browsing the internet: I d go with the MacBook, 1-2GB of RAM is easily enough, I m not sure how much storage you need, but I d suggest an external drive if you need quite a bit of disk space available, its more practical for mobility and cheaper than any internal solution you re...

Buying a computer system: Buying a Computer, xp mce, buying a computer
xp mce, buying a computer, browsing the internet: Any computer should be suitable, its not like they will be watching movies, or playing games on the computer. But, you never know. You should look into refurbished unit that have come off lease for your best value, or saving that, any business rated...

Buying a computer system: Buying a computer., dell a940 printer, dell dimension 8300
dell a940 printer, dell dimension 8300, dell computer corporation: Dear Hayley :-) Hi there! Thank you for contacting Expert Communications Inc, my name is Joe, I am a Computer Consultant and Microsoft Product Support Professional. First off, Hayley, thank you for choosing me among the various other consultants. I...

Buying a computer system: Buying a computer, dell computers, great computers
dell computers, great computers, speed ram: I personally am a big fan of Dell computers. They have great customer service, a lot of great sales, and great computers. Microsoft is coming out with a brand new version of Windows in early 2007 to replace Windows XP. It is called Windows Vista (http://www.microsoft.com/windowsvista/)....

Buying a computer system: Buying a computer, dual core processors, amd dual core processors
dual core processors, amd dual core processors, dell coupons: Assuming these are Intel processors, that 2.20 GHz processor should have 4MB of cache. Are these Intel or AMD dual core processors? Also, why not get the 2.20 GHz processor with the 2MB of RAM @ 800 MHz? Also, let me know what the final price is on...

Buying a computer system: Buying a computer, audio codec, graphics processors
audio codec, graphics processors, desktop series: To be honest, everything matters regardless of your application load, you shouldn t be ignoring component selection, generally speaking, because its all going to contribute to the price and performance of the system overall. Gaming relies heavily on everything...

Buying a computer system: Buying a computer, local computer store, buying a computer
local computer store, buying a computer, best buy: Hi Sophie, If you are talking about your restore discs that come w/ your computer when you purchase it, no there is no way around this, your only options is to just uninstall what you don t want on the system or go to your local computer store and buying...

Buying a computer system: Buying Dell Notebook, dell inspiron e1505, ati video cards
dell inspiron e1505, ati video cards, memory hog: Downgrading to a slower processor will affect performance, but going from 1.83 to 1.66 wouldn t make too much difference. None of us are sure what the minimum reqs for Vista will be, so I can t tell you if Vista will run well with the 1.66Ghz proccessor. Thanks...

Buying a computer system: Buying a home computer, amd processor, emachine
amd processor, emachine, circuit city: Hi Carol, There is no best month to buy a computer. Sales revolve around competition and processor evolution. If you know anything about processors you can watch for Intel or AMD to come out with a new model and then watch the PC s with the old models...

Buying a computer system: Buying New Computer, dual core processors, mb graphics card
dual core processors, mb graphics card, windowsxp 64 bit: Ok, 4600GHZ is impossibly high speeds, and there are no 4.6GHZ dual core processors on the market, so either way that s a farse if someone is saying they have that. Now an Athlon64 x2 4600+ is a different thing, because its model # is 4600, its clock speed...

Buying a computer system: Buying New Computer, front side buss, mb graphics card
front side buss, mb graphics card, ebay: Geoff, alot of the requirements really depend on the games you want to play. I think 4098 of ram is a bit much. I know some people say.. you can never have to much ram , but it gets to a point where your not going to notice that much difference..... Im...

Buying a computer system: Buying New Computer, mb graphics card, dual core cpu
mb graphics card, dual core cpu, memory bandwidth: Hi Geoff, It is getting rife out there. All the big shops will cut corners somewhere. You ll get a DVD-RW but only an 80GB Hard Drive. What you gain from one aspect, you lose from another. I advise people to buy what they need. In your case Gaming capability...

Buying a computer system: Buying New Computer, dell dimension 4600, correct model number
dell dimension 4600, correct model number, hp model: Hi, Above anything else, HP is just a better computer unless u are a student. A HP will last you longer and is upgradable if you ever decide there is more you would like to do w/ your PC. Sounds like the HP model number you mentioned is just fine for what...

Buying a computer system: Buying a New PC, athlon xp 2100, amd athlon xp 2100
athlon xp 2100, amd athlon xp 2100, windows movie maker: 2GB of RAM is considered the practical limit presently, 32-bit operating systems (Windows XP, Windows Vista x32 (or 32-bit Edition), and older, etc) can t address 4GB of RAM correctly, they stop at between 3.25 and 3.5GB of RAM, 3GB of RAM is impractical due...

Buying a computer system: Buying a new computer, buying a new computer, msi boards
buying a new computer, msi boards, pc chips: I would first suggest you find a local computer company. The reason is you are looking for a pc that will last a few years. Dell, Gateway and HP (The big 3) All have one flaw in common. The pc s they build are designed to last a few years and then you...

Buying a computer system: Buying a new computer, dual core processor, game programing
dual core processor, game programing, radeon x1400: I can t provide an exact suggestion because I m not sure what all is available in the United Kingdom, however I can suggest a few guidelines for a laptop: I d definitely suggest a dual core processor, such as the Intel Core Duo, along with at least 1GB...

Buying a computer system: Buying new computer, new computer system, amd processors
new computer system, amd processors, hard disk space: Manish, if you decide to go Vista then get the core duo. If you are going to stay xp then I think a pentium 4 will be fine. The pentium 4 will handle vista, but it will be slower overall when compared to the performance that you are going to get with the...

Buying a computer system: Buying new computer, new computer system, dual core technology
new computer system, dual core technology, mb video card: Dell definitely makes the best computers by a long shot and Dell by far as the best warranty out there. Dell is followed in second by HP. E-machines are just if you are looking for a cheap computer to throw away in 6 months when it goes bad. Gateway and...

Buying a computer system: Buying new computer, new computer system, using ms office
new computer system, using ms office, gb ram: I would suggest at least 2GB of RAM for Windows Vista, along with either an Athlon64 x2, Pentium D, or Core 2 Duo processor, basically any processor from those three families will be fine. For your hard drive I d suggest over 250GB for Windows Vista. Between...

Buying a computer system: Buying a new computer, dell tech support, athlon 64 x2
dell tech support, athlon 64 x2, buying a new computer: I d personally recommend getting everything but the monitor. If you look at store ads, you can get a 19 flat screen for cheaper than you can through Dell, but with the discounts I can get you, it might be cheaper and easier to just buy it through Dell. ...

Buying a computer system: Buying a new computer, fist person, real time strategy
fist person, real time strategy, buying a new computer: First of all I need to know what type of computer you need, IE, what you need it to do. 1. If you only need a word processor, Web surfing, email, that sort of limited use, then it really doesn t matter what you buy. just go for something cheap. Emachines...

Buying a computer system: Buying a new computer, meg video card, buying a new computer
meg video card, buying a new computer, processor speed: Hi Richard, You will only need a basic system for what you plan on doing w/ it. 256DDR, 40-80gig HD, 64 meg Video Card, Pentium or AMD processor. Good luck w/ your purchase. Thanks Heather Feel free to send any other questions you may have...

Buying a computer system: Buying a new Dell PC, hd dvd player, dell inspiron 531
hd dvd player, dell inspiron 531, blu ray disc: Hi Susan, here are my answers. 1. You can use a connection on your video card (I think it is called S-Video) to connect your computer to the tv. You connect a special svideo cable from the video card to the TV. Some tv s have rgb connections, so you can alternatively...

Buying a computer system: Buying a new Dell PC, hd dvd player, dell inspiron 531
hd dvd player, dell inspiron 531, blu ray disc: 1. Unless you are getting the 3.0 GHz quad core extreme processor, do not get a quad core. No hardware/software can currently use the quad core feature and therefore, a 2.4 GHz quad core will run SLOWER than a 3.0 GHz dual core. If you want a processor that...

Buying a computer system: Buying a new Laptop, reply thanks, pc notebooks
reply thanks, pc notebooks, mac book: Doing some basic conversion to US units, one KG is 2.2 lbs, which will be nearly impossible to find. 10 screens are also somewhat hard to find. This is about standard for a notebook: http://www.sharpsystems.com/products/pc_notebooks/actius/al/3du/ the weight...

Buying a computer system: Buying a new notebook, windows xp professional edition, amd processors
windows xp professional edition, amd processors, intel processors: No problem, just ensure you have the correct software licences for the Mac, and know that you can load WindowsXP or Windows Vista onto the Mac if you want full Windows compatability back. Vista (at least when it was in Release Candidate stage) includes a more...

Buying a computer system: Buying a new notebook, amd sempron processor, dual core processor
amd sempron processor, dual core processor, intel celeron: Hi Diana, Afraid I can t help you much in the MAC area. All I do know is that my son-in-law is a graphic designer and my nephew is a professional artist and they both swear by them. As far as internet browsing, I m sure the MAC does just as good a job...

Buying a computer system: Buying a new PC, free replacements, inch lcd screen
free replacements, inch lcd screen, dell 8250: Actually, Dell has (by far) the best customer support out there. I d recommend using the online chat support over phone support. If you keep at it, you can get Dell to do pretty much anything you want. I ve gotten $500 off every computer I have bought,...

Buying a computer system: Buying a new pc, buying a new pc, msi boards
buying a new pc, msi boards, pc chips: I would first suggest you find a local computer company. The reason is you are looking for a pc that will last a few years. Dell, Gateway and HP (The big 3) all have one flaw in common. The pc s they build are designed to last a few years and then you...

Buying a computer system: Buying a notebook, celeron m processor, intel celeron m
celeron m processor, intel celeron m, gb hd: The CompUSA ad sounds good. The Celeron is a slightly inferior processor to a full P4, but for doing what you describe you should have no problem. If, however, a comparable unit with a P4 at 2.0 Ghz or faster is only about $100 more, for example, go for it....

Buying a computer system: Buying a PC, professional gamer, open source software
professional gamer, open source software, file storage: The big question when I read your use for the computer, is Games, and Photo s Photos: is there a novice photographer that wants to edit large files, and modify images to his or her preference? Games: Is there a professional gamer in the house, that...

Buying a computer system: Buying PCs, ebay co uk, relevant customer
ebay co uk, relevant customer, compaqs: Hi Geoff, These sources may be OK - but do you know what brands to look for and what kind of warranty and service comes with them? While shopping, forget about eMachines, Compaqs, and HPs - all three are junk. Besides the Dell I talk about on your other...

Buying a computer system: Buying a small business computer, intel e6550, small business computer
intel e6550, small business computer, dell computers: The E6320 will be slightly slower, however it should be easily more than enough for the tasks you ve described. Go with all SATA, SAS will cost much more and you don t need the extra performance for your needs (SAS is useful if you were running a high...

Buying a computer system: battery question, lithium ion battery, battery question
lithium ion battery, battery question, labtop: Ryan, that is a great question. The answer really depends on the type of batter that you are operating. If you are using a lithium ion battery then it would behave rather differently from say a battery that uses nickel. Here is a one size fits all answer...

Buying a computer system: Which is the best Graphic Card ATI or NVIDIA at present world, comanche 4 demo, best graphic card
comanche 4 demo, best graphic card, occlusion detection: Here s a review I found on the Internet: The Radeon 7500 and GF4 MX can t always cut it when all of the next-gen graphics features are turned up. Then again, they performed pretty well in the Comanche 4 demo, so maybe vertex and pixel shaders won t be as...

Buying a computer system: Thank you..., intel core 2 duo e6300, core 2 duo e6300
intel core 2 duo e6300, core 2 duo e6300, pc wizard: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=2010200280+1070622728&Configurator=&Subcategory=280&description=&Ntk=&srchInDesc= Any motherboard on the above link is marked to work with an Intel Core 2 Duo As far as a graphics card goes,...

Buying a computer system: Which is better?, intel core 2 duo e6300, core 2 duo e6300
intel core 2 duo e6300, core 2 duo e6300, advance god: Well, both would be good choices, I m going to say the Core 2 over the AMD, for a few reasons: Firstly, it runs cooler than the AMD, which will help with the lack of A/C. Secondly, theres likely more motherboard options available to you. I d suggest...

Buying a computer system: bios upgrade/cpu upgrade, intel celeron processor, american megatrends
intel celeron processor, american megatrends, neo s370: Yes it is a lockout. gateway changes the Bios Bigtime! in years past we simply download the bios from the MB maker and flashed it. however this is very risky! They have mad a ton of changes not just to the system bios but to the built on hardware. trying...

Buying a computer system: what brand to buy, dell laptop inspiron, dell 4600c
dell laptop inspiron, dell 4600c, whisles: Hi Berry, Another brand name? well sort of. My suggestion is to find a local computer shop in your area that has a good rep.. Your right The dell and gateway trick is to front load the cheap price and then later on hammer you when you try to get...

Buying a computer system: What brand?, compaq presario laptop, decent video card
compaq presario laptop, decent video card, hp units: Renee, I feel you on the whole mac situation. I have been wanting one, but I can t fix it when it breaks. :-( As far as brands go. I really like the new Gateway model line, and the HP s arent to bad either. As far as Hardware etc they are about the same,...

Buying a computer system: building a comp, atx mid tower, western digital caviar
atx mid tower, western digital caviar, lga 775: You do realize that VERY very few programs actually use the quad cores right now? I would look into getting the Intel Core 2 Duo @ 3.0 GHz. It actually beats your processor in almost every benchmark right now and it is cheaper. In addition, you run a huge...

Buying a computer system: when to buy a computer, best printers, hp system
best printers, hp system, eyes and ears: Unfortunately each manufacturer has different ideas about when to put their products on sale. Often the week between Christmas and New Years is good because stores want to lower their inventory - just like a car dealer. But whether or not your HP would be...

Buying a computer system: did i buy a lemon?, memory compaq, 128 mb ram
memory compaq, 128 mb ram, wierd reason: Hi Dolores, Yes many computers use part of the memory to assist with Video memory. Compaq does this with every system they sell. You have 128 megs of memory installed in the computer but 8 megs are being used to assist video. as for the PROGRAMS ON...

Buying a computer system: should I buy a new computer now or later, buying a new computer, external hard disk
buying a new computer, external hard disk, occasional internet: Here you steven. I wouldnt waste to much money on upgrades. Memory prices are ridiculous and upgrading operating systems is more challenging than you think. With only a 30gb hard drive and less than a 1.0 ghz processor I believe the best way to spend your...

Buying a computer system: When should I buy a new computer, or update it?, intel pro 100, nvidia geforce
intel pro 100, nvidia geforce, geforce fx: If the computer still works and meets your needs, I d keep using it. When it breaks, I d probably buy new. Dell just came out with a brand new line of computers about a week ago so it is a great time to buy. However, the computer sounds pretty good from...

Buying a computer system: buy pentium iv / core 2 duo, new windows operating system, visual foxpro
new windows operating system, visual foxpro, animation work: The Intel Core 2 Duo Processor is the best processor out there. (There is a quad processor, but it is super expensive and not necessary). I have a 2.44 GHz one. As far as patch files it depends on if you get a new or a used processor and what drivers and...

Buying a computer system: How to buy the right computer, best laptop, right computer
best laptop, right computer, internet research: Right now there is a newer laptop maker in the game http://www.averatec.com/ you will find that they are very fast! have great prices and I have found very very few unhappy people with them. there service and warranty is rated very hihg and I am...

Buying a computer system: What to buy, amd proccessors, microsoft flight simulator
amd proccessors, microsoft flight simulator, weird error messages: Hi Ken, First off my first choice would not be a DELL, I don t feel they are as reliable as some of the other brands on the market today. If you are willing to spend good money on your new computer then I would have to suggest a Hewlett Packard, they have...

Buying a computer system: buying, intel processors, quad core processor
intel processors, quad core processor, compaq presario: Hey Loren, I could not find the Inspiron, but concerning the other three: some recommendations 1. I bought a compaq presario a few years ago. After only two months, the computer COMPLETELY DIED. So unless you can get an incredible deal, I would recommend...

Buying a computer system: buying advice, mb ddr sdram, ddr sdram memory
mb ddr sdram, ddr sdram memory, data fax modem: Hi Debbie, This is easy, go w/ the E-Machine. All the specs are better then the Compaq Presario and you will find that will help you in the long run. E-Machine is a great computer that will last you a long time. Even if you feel it s got more power then...

Buying a computer system: buying computer, intel pentium4 processor, mobile intel celeron
intel pentium4 processor, mobile intel celeron, intel celeron processor: Celeron processors are low-end Pentium s and not recommended for serious use. Intel Pentium 4 or the latest Athlon processor is what you want. Ghz is the speed of the computer processor and you should not get anything under 1.5 Ghz. FSB is Front Side Bus...

Buying a computer system: buying a computer, sault ste marie ontario canada, sault ste marie
sault ste marie ontario canada, sault ste marie, sault ste marie michigan: Grace, with a Vista ran computer I would suggest you have a machine with at least 1GB ram, and 250 GB hard disk space. If you have the extra money, I would go ahead and get a computer with 2GB of ram. I would also suggest getting a computer that has a processor...

Buying a computer system: buying a computer, dual core processor, mb graphics card
dual core processor, mb graphics card, kc computers: Personally, I think your best bet is custom built. I have had a guy in particular custom build me quite a few computers and he is incredible. He responds to e-mails 7 days a week at all hours of the day. He 100% custom builds the computers, always stays...

Buying a computer system: buying computer for graphic designer, front side buss, 4ghz cpu
front side buss, 4ghz cpu, video apps: Front Side Buss Speed, simply put, is the speed at which the front of your computer will communicate with the back.... Think of it this way... The front of your computer may consist of your hard disk or cd drives, and the back may consist of your processor...well...

Buying a computer system: buying computer and new vista, future proof, new vista
future proof, new vista, heavy one: Pat good questions.... Vista, well if you have waited this long it comes out in a few days so go for it. The security is to be better with vista, but im sure there will be some bugs. Thats just the way it goes, but it will be hard to find a computer without...

Buying a computer system: buying a computer system, msi boards, pc chips
msi boards, pc chips, aging parents: I would first suggest you find a local computer company. The reason is you are looking for a pc that will last a few years. Dell, Gateway and HP (The big 3) All have one flaw in common. The pc s they build are designed to last a few years and then you...

Buying a computer system: buying a computer tower, google search, dell desktops
google search, dell desktops, computer descriptions: I d check out one of the Dell desktops. In the US at least, they are the most popular because they are the most reliable and the cheapest, as well as constantly offering sales and discounts. You should probably go with 2 GB of RAM actually. It is cheaper...

Buying a computer system: buying a computer/upgrades, sony vaio, laptop upgrades
sony vaio, laptop upgrades, buying a computer: No many laptops are not going to be upgradable from 1 GHZ to 3 you may be able to do some mild upgrades maybe to 1.8 or 2.0 and a few may be upgradable past 3.0 when it comes to laptops it is always better to start with what you need. laptop upgrades...

Buying a computer system: buying a computer, emachine t3256, circuit city
emachine t3256, circuit city, best buy: I don t recommend eMachines as they are very low-end units, but with your limited funds it may be all you can afford. You might watch the classified ads for a used Dell or HP. Be sure it is Pentium 4 with Windows XP Pro installed and at least 1000 MHz processor...

Buying a computer system: buying Dell 8300, buffer memory, book computers
buffer memory, book computers, don hi: Hi Don, The only people that know the information about the Cache or buffer memory is the company that produced the computer. That is just not the kind of specs that most people are concerned about in the aspects of their computer. I would suggest that...

Buying a computer system: buying a desk top, compaq presario sr, scaner sony
compaq presario sr, scaner sony, sony speakers: Here is what I am thinking right now - let me know your thoughts! :) Dell Inspiron 531 My Components PROCESSOR AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 Dual-Core 5000+ edit OPERATING SYSTEM Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium edit MONITOR No Monitor edit MEMORY 2GB Dual...

Buying a computer system: buying a desktop, samsung monitor, hp printer
samsung monitor, hp printer, t 64: I personally do not understand all the fuss about Vista. I purchased my laptop in February with Vista Home Premium and built my desktop over the summer with Vista Ultimate. I have used old monitors and old printers with no problems. The only piece of software...

Buying a computer system: buying laptop, vaio desktop, sony vaio
vaio desktop, sony vaio, hp compaq: IBM and Dell are tops in laptop computers. The worst rated are Gateway, HP, Compaq and Sony. eMachines are low priced and rated fairly high in customer satsifaction but they would not be for heavy duty use - or power users. You should get a minimum of 256MB...

Buying a computer system: buying a laptop, uk 3 pin plug, buying a laptop
uk 3 pin plug, buying a laptop, pc laptop: Hi Ron, I have a good friend who is Polish, I will ask him to write his opinion below as it will be from his first hand experience, rather than my own speculation. I have been living in England now for 12 Months and have been using my ASUS Laptop in...

Buying a computer system: buying laptop/cheap, dvb tuner, amd turion 64
dvb tuner, amd turion 64, iqon: I m thinking the first hp should be alright, but I don t have a lot of experience with the AMD Turion64 (it should be entirely compatable with most all applications). If you re questioning VIA Technologies, it s a highly respected and high quality firm based...

Buying a computer system: buying laptop, sony vaio s260, sony vaio s260 notebook
sony vaio s260, sony vaio s260 notebook, free microsoft office: I love the Toshiba Satellite A70 the reason I like them over sony is support1 Toshiba has a great tech support system. Sony is a close 2nd but avoide Dell at all cost! Key Features a70 Choice of Mobile Intel® Pentium® 4 Processors supporting Hyper-Threading...

Buying a computer system: buying a US made computer, amd athlon processor, mail capability
amd athlon processor, mail capability, buying a new computer: Hi again Julie, Up until about 18 months ago, a good laptop was around 3X the price of a desktop - and that discouraged a lot of laptop shoppers. Today, you can buy a great desktop system with a 19 flat panel monitor for about $550 - and an equivalent...

Buying a computer system: buying a new computer, lithium ion battery, mb l2 cache
lithium ion battery, mb l2 cache, genuine windows vista home premium: With computers, the definition of reliable is having a good warranty :). I don t like the Gateway computers because they don t really give you the customization options that Dell and HP do. You are sorta stuck with what they think you should have, not...

Buying a computer system: buying new computer, amd athlon 64, 256 mb ddr ram
amd athlon 64, 256 mb ddr ram, dimm slots: Hi Julie, I wuld recommend a PIV 2.4 GHz or AMD ATHLON 64 3200+ processor for ur new computer. Go for atleast 256 MB DDR RAM , 80 GB HARD DISK DRIVE 7200 RPM ULTRA ATA. DVD COMBO DRIVE, ASUS MOTHERBOARD. CHECK OUT THESE THINGS ARE ALSO PRESENT...

Buying a computer system: buying new desk top, intel core2 duo, maximum purchase price
intel core2 duo, maximum purchase price, dell inspiron 530 desktop: Without a monitor, you are looking at $809.00 +tax for a desktop with a 4 year warranty, plus you get a $100 gift card and $50 in Dell dollars which I would use to buy yourself a nice Dell monitor. - Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E6550 (4MB L2 Cache,2.33GHz,1333...

Buying a computer system: buying a new desktop, 56k pci data fax modem, data fax modem
56k pci data fax modem, data fax modem, intel core2 duo: Let me know how this looks: My Components PROCESSOR Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E4400 (2MB L2 Cache,2.00GHz,800 FSB) edit OPERATING SYSTEM Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium edit MONITOR 19 inch SE198WFP Widescreen Flat Panel Monitor edit MEMORY 2GB...

Buying a computer system: buying a new desktop, ms office applications, medium load
ms office applications, medium load, little games: Yes it s in the thinkcenter family. you can buy it right on ibs site for $988.00 It s alot of laptop for that price. I like the toshiba sat laptops a bit more but thay are sometimes hard to find outside the states. The IBM is a good buy. Rand...

Buying a computer system: buying a notebook, dell xps notebook, amd turion 64
dell xps notebook, amd turion 64, amd turion 64 mobile technology: My first laptop had an AMD in it, and now I have Intel. A Duo Processor is obviously faster than a single one, and unless the AMD is duo, then the Intel one is faster. You also need to look at the GHz. If you want to get into gaming, you probably want...

Buying a computer system: buying a printer, best buy store, walmart store
best buy store, walmart store, o hara: Joe, It looks like half my answer was deleted? Did you get it all, or was it cut short? Regards, Be...

Buying a computer system: buying a used computer, s games, new computer
s games, new computer, hard drive: The biggest things will be: 1. what processor and what speed is the processor? 2. what size is the hard drive? 3. does it burn CDs? 4. does it play/burn DVDs? 5. how much memory? 6. is the computer 100% functional? You ll want to try to insert a...

Buying a computer system: buying, nvidia geforce video card, amd athlon 64
nvidia geforce video card, amd athlon 64, amd athlon 64 processor: You can get a computer from Dell for $389 + tax. The memory you currently have may work to upgrade it since I configured it with only 512 MB of RAM. It has an AMD Athlon 64 processor. Basic sound and video. Windows XP Media Center Edition (my favorite)...

Buying a computer system: CD R/W stopped working, two different computers, cd rom drive
two different computers, cd rom drive, s driver: I provided you with accurate information because I just had to do the exact same thing about two months ago on my computer that was 6 months old. I also have XP Professional SP2 on mine. Hard drives go bad. I ve had almost every part of a computer go bad...

Buying a computer system: Toshiba laptops, dell inspiron 8600, toshiba sattelite
dell inspiron 8600, toshiba sattelite, toshiba laptops: The 2 ar both very nice laptops very close in features and in price. I would look for the best deal between the 2. either laptop will take care of your needs. Remember to get at least 512 megs of ram and the extended warranty! I don t push buying...

Buying a computer system: Cheaper is not always the best deal., building your own computer, pdp 8
building your own computer, pdp 8, machine lang: There is definitely ups and downs to building your own computer. If you know a lot about computers and can put the right parts together and have time, you can save a lot of money and get a better computer at a cheaper price than Dell, HP, Toshiba, etc. ...

Buying a computer system: Choosing between 2 new computer systems, athlon 64 3200, sound blaster audigy 2
athlon 64 3200, sound blaster audigy 2, sound blaster audigy 2 zs: I would go with the AMD system. Since you intend on keeping this computer for several years you will have it when Longhorn (the next version of Windows) comes out. Longhorn will leverage the 64 bit processor and make the overall experience much better. Both...

Buying a computer system: Choosing a Hard-core Graphic Computer without breaking the bank, dell inspirion, graphic capabilities
dell inspirion, graphic capabilities, mac g5: Here is my best recommendation to you. I know a guy who custom builds computers. Here is how it works. You e-mail or call him and let him know what you want to do with the computer and your budget and whatnot. You can pick out every single aspect of...

Buying a computer system: Choosing a Hard-core Graphics System without Breaking the Bank, core graphics system, dell inspirion
core graphics system, dell inspirion, graphic capabilities: CAD is likely the only program which will be intensive on the graphics card, as photoshop and other raster image manipulation loads the CPU and main memory, not the graphics processor or its RAM. I would suggest an nVidia Quadro FX board if you need some power...

Buying a computer system: Choosing The Right Computer for Hard-core Graphics, dell inspirion, mac g5
dell inspirion, mac g5, dell xps: Robert, If your going to purchase a new computer then hands down there are few things that you are going to HAVE to have. With windows vista you are going to need at least 2 gigs of ram to run those programs efficently. The more ram the better. I am...

Buying a computer system: Compatibility of Foxpro with core 2 duo, foxpro, mohan
foxpro, mohan, operating system: Typically, your processor has very little to do with whether applications run or not. It can impact the speed of some programs, but they shouls all load and run. Your operating system, however, has a serious impact on Applications. XP should run anything...

Buying a computer system: Computer, dual core processor, keyboard monitor
dual core processor, keyboard monitor, new computer: There really isn t a standard. There are certainly minimums you can t really get by with and if you want xxx part you have to have at least xxx of another. It can really get confusing and that is where I come in. Basically, I need you to answer a few...

Buying a computer system: Computer Brands, msi boards, pc chips
msi boards, pc chips, computer brands: Hi Maria, I would first suggest you find a local computer company. The reason is you are looking for a pc that will last a few years. Dell, Gateway and HP (The big 3) all have one flaw in common. The pc s they build are designed to last a few years...

Buying a computer system: Computer Buying, msi boards, pc chips
msi boards, pc chips, windows xp pro: Hi, I would first suggest you find a local computer company. The reason is you are looking for a pc that will last a few years. Dell, Gateway and HP (The big 3) All have one flaw in common. The pc s they build are designed to last a few years and then...

Buying a computer system: Computer, build or not to build, amd athlon xp 1800, heavy industrial machinery
amd athlon xp 1800, heavy industrial machinery, photography lover: Hi Marian, I will recommend u a, AMD Athlon XP 1800+ processor, An ASUS or MSI motherboard, 128 MB ram, 40 GB hdd, a cd rom drive a floppy drive, Keyboard, Mouse, Speakers, ATX cabinet, ethernet card and modem. Monitor and Web cam....

Buying a computer system: Computer, buy or not to buy., heavy industrial machinery, photography lover
heavy industrial machinery, photography lover, msi boards: The only real hard part about building a computer is seating the motherboard and the CPU in the right manor. If you can do that the rest is very easy. If you don t feel that you want to do that look for a bare bone system. Most of these come with the...

Buying a computer system: Computer Components, intel mobile celeron, dual channel memory
intel mobile celeron, dual channel memory, intel pentium 4 processor: ok where to start ok lets get rid of the parts that we dont need. Intel Mobile Celeron is used in laptops and designed to help the battery last longer. They have less memory the a true Penn-4 or an Intel Pentium 4 Processor - Used in desktop systems....

Buying a computer system: Computer Differences*, computer lingo, dos days
computer lingo, dos days, internet explorer: Ok That helps a ton! first lets talk about your needs: You looking for a basic computer, a decent CPU, a Decent hard Drive, and good Memory! My suggestion would be a AMD XP 2600 (or higher) 512 megs of ram (memory is cheap right now so save the...

Buying a computer system: Computer Purchases, business computer system, monitor lcd 15
business computer system, monitor lcd 15, athlon x2 3800: What type of business? this would be a good build for an office machine: CPU:Dual core anywhere from AMD Athlon X2 3800+ to 4600+, HD: 100gig minimum(SATA or IDE interface doesn t make too much of a difference for business but SATA s are probably cheaper)Ram:...

Buying a computer system: Computer purchase, intel celeron processors, amd turion
intel celeron processors, amd turion, apples and oranges: Guy, comparing AMD and Intel processors is like comparing apples and oranges, but I can give you some tips on which ones to go for. Stay away from intel celeron processors unless all you want to do with your computer is email and internet surfing. If your...

Buying a computer system: Computers and computer repair services?, computer repair services, dell computers
computer repair services, dell computers, geek squad: Great question....The techs at best buy and circuit city are going to be hit or miss.....you will have some that know their stuff and others that dont....unfortunately there is no real way to tell....Some best buy techs and some circuit city techs are certified...

Buying a computer system: choice of computer, alienware computer, buying a new computer
alienware computer, buying a new computer, dell 4700: Alienware is supposed to be good but, like you say, is higher priced for what you get. The Dell is also good and better service and price. I really recommend you purchase one or two gaming magazines that have reviews of machines aimed at gamers (which...

Buying a computer system: comp, motherboard motherboard, sempron 2400
motherboard motherboard, sempron 2400, video options: Although Iunderstand your upgrade and your question, it is a little out of my area as expert. The only thing I can suggest is to make sure you have the XP2 update and that you have the most current drivers for your new hardware. Often by the time a video...

Buying a computer system: compatible printer with windows 98, lexmark z640, inexpensive printer
lexmark z640, inexpensive printer, printer device: I am going to assume that the old computer had 1 of 2 abilities.. 1. CDROM, you can burn the above files to a CD and install it that way, she can then move the files by floppy disc if the computer she will move to has a floppy drive installed. 2. USB...

Buying a computer system: which computer ????, nvidia graphics cards, hi lauren
nvidia graphics cards, hi lauren, powered games: Sorry I just received notification than you had asked me a question - the website was having some problems!! What exactly are you looking to do? Are you wanting to modify that HP you bought? Are you wanting to buy a different one? Are you wanting to custom...

Buying a computer system: computer, input and output devices, types of output devices
input and output devices, types of output devices, other input devices: Hi Linda. Here is what I can tell you. A computer is basically a processor (it proceses information). You can think of it like a Piano. For every key that you press (or input) you get a sound (or output). When you click with your computer mouse...

Buying a computer system: computer, bling bling, buying a new computer
bling bling, buying a new computer, two chips: Hey Dennis. First of all, you need to get an idea of your budget (how much bling bling you have to spend). It doesn t take a genius to guess that the more money you have, the better computer you can buy. That being said, there are four main components...

Buying a computer system: computer battery, notebook computer batteries, lithium ion battery
notebook computer batteries, lithium ion battery, hp website: If it has to do with a computer I can get an answer :) your battery can be found at http://www.meritline.com/hp-laptop-battery-notebook-computer-batteries.html it s a site I use alot and have never had a problem! I also spotted some on ebay...

Buying a computer system: computer battery, lithium ion battery, google search
lithium ion battery, google search, hp website: I just entered hp f4486b lithium-ion battery in a Google search and came up with several resources you should check out. Using a search engine in this manner is usually the best way to find items, whether they are in short supply or not. Try it and I am...

Buying a computer system: computer components that make the computer function, john fraser secondary school, ur programs
john fraser secondary school, ur programs, computer function: HI Paul, First the heart of a comp is the processor. Then u need a motherboard to enable it to run. So both are mandatory. Then u need RAM, to run ur programs. Then there is hard drive to store ur files and data. U need a monitor to see...

Buying a computer system: computer for gaming, msi boards, pc chips
msi boards, pc chips, windows xp pro: Hi Bill, I would first suggest you find a local computer company. The reason is you are looking for a pc that will last a few years. Dell, Gateway and HP (The big 3) All have one flaw in common. The pc s they build are designed to last a few years...

Buying a computer system: computer help, hi lauren, new dell
hi lauren, new dell, ebay: for a used computer, i would look for eBay and Dell refurbished. Just be careful on eBay to read the description, return policy, and feedback very carefully. however, my dad just bought my mom a brand new Dell with a dual core, vista, and 2 gb of RAM and...

Buying a computer system: computer performance, dell dimension 4550, computer clock
dell dimension 4550, computer clock, dell dimension: Jim, if you were to save all of your files ..e.g. do a simple back up... and then totally reformat your computer I bet your machine will run like new. The symptoms you described are minor... there is no need to get a new machine... just clean up your old...

Buying a computer system: computer for photos, epson photo printers, athlon64 x2
epson photo printers, athlon64 x2, cpu amd: Firstly, you don t require a video card for what you re doing, secondly, I don t suggest a laptop for anything serious, for a few reasons: firstly, laptops aren t very upgradable, secondly, you pay more, for less (more money for what would cost you much less...

Buying a computer system: computer reseller, broken computers, best buy
broken computers, best buy, office max: One suggestion would be to offer to buy people s old computers or broken computers. You can then fix them and/or update them and then resell for a profit. I d bet that a lot of people don t want to deal with paying for a repair -- they just want to make...

Buying a computer system: computer system, nvidia graphics card, bit operating system
nvidia graphics card, bit operating system, dell desktop: Your software is designed for Windows so we are going to go with a Windows based PC. I m going to customize it with a 32-bit operating system as they are most reliable and most common. If your version of AutoCAD 2007 is the 64-bit version, you will have...

Buying a computer system: A computer's worth?, speed memory, taking up space
speed memory, taking up space, processor speed: Laura, I can help you get a estimation on a selling price for your Vaio, but first I need a few specifications, like processor speed, memory, and hard drive space. I need these to see if it is even a sellable PC, and to think of a price. Thank you and I...

Buying a computer system: computer, amd k7, amd 64
amd k7, amd 64, celoron: The celeron is the weakest of the 3 the reason is onboard cache. it has less then 1/2 of that of the p-4. as for the k-7 or the AMD-64 Vs the P-4. 3 years ago Intel ruled the world when it came to CPU s The k-7 is not every bit as fast and much...

Buying a computer system: computers???, adobe photo shop, bells and whistles
adobe photo shop, bells and whistles, leaps and bounds: Hi Katie, Buying a computer from cosco is scary! I suggest you stick to the brand name systems if this is how you plan to shop for your new computer. Dell is leaps and bounds ahead of the big computer names that are active. The reason is customer...

Buying a computer system: computers, usb keyboards, usb versions
usb keyboards, usb versions, amd processor: Nadine, Thank you for your question! Intel has been a leader in the processor market for a very long time, but AMD has exceeded them in quality and value for the past few years. I would recommend an AMD processor, since the are slightly cheaper and are...

Buying a computer system: computers, pentium 4 ht, amd processors
pentium 4 ht, amd processors, proccessors: Nadine, AMD processors do have different brand names associated to them. There is lower-end processors like the Sempron, mid-size Athlon, and high-end Turion. The Athlon and Turion are available in 64 bit forms, which would be good to invest in since all...

Buying a computer system: computers, average lifespan, dell computer
average lifespan, dell computer, theft recovery: It is very normal to have to reinstall operating systems. It is basically the cure for anything you cannot figure out. I ve reinstalled mine many of times. Dell is still the best brandname out there as well as being the best value for your money. Their...

Buying a computer system: computers, old computer, time thanks
old computer, time thanks, new computer: Nadine, your new computer should be using more fans, and larger fans than your older computer. New processors put out a lot more heat so in order to keep them cool, manufacturers will use larger fans. You can purchase more expensive fans to place in your...

Buying a computer system: computers, amd athlon 64, bit bus
amd athlon 64, bit bus, gaming computer: Hi Jesse, The latest technology in processors is a 64 bit bus and dual-core construction. Both Intel and AMD make these but AMD s are much cheaper and just as powerful. That said, Circuit City has an ACER Aspire computer with an AMD Athlon 64 X2 processor...

Buying a computer system: computers, mainstream computer, computer bob
mainstream computer, computer bob, how to build a computer: The process size (in nm) of a CPU doesn t really matter, so I wouldn t be at all concerned with it. As far as the mainboards found in OEM big-box systems, its generally whatever they can get produced by the thousand, for the cheapest price. Check out:...

Buying a computer system: Two computers I am thinking of getting., intel core2 duo, memory card reader
intel core2 duo, memory card reader, dual core technology: Brandon, first of all I believe would go with the Gateway machine. I used to be less than a huge fan of Gateway products but the last several lines they have put out have been designed well, and they usually dont load the units up with useless trial software....

Buying a computer system: computers, grafic card, current games
grafic card, current games, pentium 4: many dells come with a AGP slot but you need to check with the dells sales crew do be sure! the 9200 will work with most current games. a select few will look for nvideo cards but not enough to worry about. the best games are designed for a card like...

Buying a computer system: configuration, dell xps, dell xps 410
dell xps, dell xps 410, new windows operating system: alienware :) ...if you don t want to go that pricey check out the Dell XPS 410. Intel Core 2 Duo Processor 2.13 GHz or 2.4 GHz 2 GB of RAM 500 GH hard drive Dual TV Tuner (watch 1 channel while recording another) CD/DVD Burner The advantage of...

Buying a computer system: 'configured' computer brands, amd processors, sli motherboard
amd processors, sli motherboard, question pool: Not sure if this question is still valid, saw it in the question pool with a rather old date stamp, so I ll take a stab at it. Brands such as Systemax are variable, even within a single brand, some product lines from Systemax are very good, others, not...

Buying a computer system: coordinating computers, hardware firewall, firewall protection
hardware firewall, firewall protection, gateway desktop: Hi Lou, I believe it can, because there is no additional load placed on your computer. All of the bandwidth-sharing is accomplished by the router. The only difference to your computer is that you will be using a LAN connection instead of a modem to connect...

Buying a computer system: coordinating new computer, network interface card, local computer store
network interface card, local computer store, network interface card nic: Lou, Im not 100 % sure what your asking...But if you are simply asking me if your old machine will take a broadband connection...The answer is a yes. The old machine will require at least one small upgrade. You will have to go to your local computer store...

Buying a computer system: core 2 duo supports, application software programs, dual core processor
application software programs, dual core processor, intel dual core processor: The processor will support all of your old programs etc, but those old programs may or may not run on a new computer using windows vista. The new windows operating system doesnt work with a lot of the older application software programs. If your wanting...

Buying a computer system: cpu, amd processor, clock speed
amd processor, clock speed, cache memory: In terms of the processors, there isn t a big enough difference for anyone to really notice. However, one big big difference is that you cannot get a dedicated graphics card with the AMD processor. This is bad for a number of reasons: (1) you need a graphics...

Buying a computer system: cpu, itanium 2, amd athlon
itanium 2, amd athlon, intel lga 775: Well, that bit about the cache is true, but you d have to go into so much more depth on the Intel Core Architecture alongside a lot of depth on the AMD K8 architecture to really make sense of all of it, generally more cache is better, but this isn t always...

Buying a computer system: which cpu is better, amd dual core processor, dual core processor
amd dual core processor, dual core processor, amd dual core: Justin, in my opinion its hands down AMD. If you have a chance to purchase an AMD dual core processor then go for it. I dont think you need all the specific details to decide which one to purchase, but if you really really want to get down to the nuts...

Buying a computer system: cpu speed vs.bus speed, dual core technology, pentium d processor 820 with dual core technology
dual core technology, pentium d processor 820 with dual core technology, athlon 64: Well it depends on a lot of other factors, like the motherboard. Pentium s always tend to be a bit faster than the Athlons. However, I didn t go into great detail with the differences between the two because for what you are going to be doing, a Pentium...

Buying a computer system: Dedicated system, msi boards, stereo player
msi boards, stereo player, pc chips: I would first suggest you find a local computer company. The reason is you are looking for a pc that will last a few years. Dell, Gateway and HP (The big 3) All have one flaw in common. The pc s they build are designed to last a few years and then you...

Buying a computer system: Dell All-in-One, dell xps, hp slimline review
dell xps, hp slimline review, internet speakers: Hey Susan, First of all, let me apologize for the long wait. I think I already told you that I ve had good experiences with HP and bad ones with Dell, so I guess its up to you. They re both the top American manufacturers, so its a win-win situation. ...

Buying a computer system: Dell Address, dell store, dell inc
dell store, dell inc, question thanks: do you do online chat? i ve found it to be more effective. do you have the tracking # for the UPS packages to show that they have both been received by Dell? that is always very important. dell hates to lose customers so it is always good to threaten...

Buying a computer system: Dell Computer, dell inspiron 530, intel core 2 duo e4500
dell inspiron 530, intel core 2 duo e4500, e6550: The only thing I personally use a media card reader is to upload my pictures from my digital camera. In terms of transferring material, I d suggest investing in a flash drive. They pretty much last forever and you can find them on sale for pretty cheap....

Buying a computer system: Dell, dell kiosks, benq 16x
dell kiosks, benq 16x, dell system: Hi Dave, Welcome to the why I hate dell part of life First of all the Dell rep is full of crap! Any DVD, CR-ROM, BURNER so on will work with a Dell computer. The problem is in Dells software. The have made major changes to Microsoft s OS s to keep...

Buying a computer system: Laptops and printing, usb ports, usb printer
usb ports, usb printer, laptops: Todays Laptops all have USB ports in them you simply need a USB printer that you attach when you need it. Many Laptop companies make a small printer that can also be used. they are designed to fit in your carry bag. I would suggest a normal printer...

Buying a computer system: Distribution, pc clones, authorized repair center
pc clones, authorized repair center, accurate response: Certs are big! A+ tech are a must As for getting to be a repair center gateway has us all guessing. get a call into them you will find that they have a guy in charge of your region. this is the guy you want too talk to. don t worry about being...

Buying a computer system: DSL Connection, realtek rtl 8139 family pci fast ethernet nic, realtek rtl 8139 family
realtek rtl 8139 family pci fast ethernet nic, realtek rtl 8139 family, network interface card: As long as both computers have a NIC, or Network Interface Card, you will be fine. The REaltek RTL is a NIC, and will work fine, the wide jack that looks like a telephone jack, is the ethernet slot (RJ-45 for ethernet, RJ-11 for telephone). To run both...

Buying a computer system: DX10 Capable computer for under a grand?, capable computer, perfect computer
capable computer, perfect computer, computer brand: After recent experiences I am on an anti computer brand name kick. I just bought a brand new computer and I am having it custom built. If you have the knowledge to be able to repair it yourself, it is a great route to go because you can get whatever it is...

Buying a computer system: decisions, advice, cost effectiveness, dual drives, music side
dual drives, music side, clock speed: Hi Lee, I will be honest w/ you, I am not all that great w/ Laptops since I have yet to really deal w/ them. I am sure you can go to best buy and have one built the way you want it and GateWay will do the same. Your friend is right, Ram and your Processor...

Buying a computer system: dell home vs business, business desktops, home desktops
business desktops, home desktops, dell website: I m not sure noobs is the market they re addressing, the price difference reflects product costs, product marketing costs, support contracts, the entire package. The increase in price for home buyers is likely due to some different components, and some different...

Buying a computer system: dell vs. hp, intel celeron processors, hp laptops
intel celeron processors, hp laptops, hp desktops: Amy, I will be honest. I have had both good experiences from Dell and Hp. Before I built my own desktop, I purchased a dell about 5 years ago. I did have several hardware issues ( mostly with cd drives) but the service was exceptional. I no longer have...

Buying a computer system: dell vs. hp, decent video card, dell inspiron laptop
decent video card, dell inspiron laptop, dell xps 410: I actually just bought a Dell XPS 410 last week to go along with my Dell Inspiron laptop. For the money, Dell gives you the best deals. The XPS 410 is a great deal. If you would like to provide me more information on your price range and what the computer...

Buying a computer system: desk top systems, digital video recorder, epson stylus
digital video recorder, epson stylus, grade mother: I would first suggest you find a local computer company. The reason is you are looking for a pc that will last a few years. Dell, Gateway and HP (The big 3) All have one flaw in common. The pc s they build are designed to last a few years and then you...

Buying a computer system: desktop for gaming, amd athlon xp 64, dell desktops
amd athlon xp 64, dell desktops, amd processors: Hi Paul, If you log onto geeks.com and go to desktop computers, you can find awesome deals from one day to the next on ACER, Sony, and Dell desktops. The best deal I have seen lately was yesterday for a loaded ACER AMD Athlon XP 64 bit 3500 with Vista...

Buying a computer system: dvds, removable storage devices, mb flash
removable storage devices, mb flash, flash drive: yes you can use them the same way. actually, the most common use of DVD s is to back up a computer. they hold about 6 times as much as a CD. however, a flash drive is still easier for basic storage and switching things on and off because a flash drive...

Buying a computer system: ECS motherboard, reloading windows, offshoot
reloading windows, offshoot, win 2000: This is somewhat out of my area of expertise since I generally deal with buying new systems with an OS already installed and working. I have not heard of EC or ECS so it is probably an offshoot brand made by Compaq or somebody like that. There is nothing...

Buying a computer system: Extended Warranties, dependable name, extended warranties
dependable name, extended warranties, warrenty: Hi Brian, That actually is a very good price for a warrenty, Most are asking much more then that. It depends a lot on what kidn of computer you are getting, if its a dependable name such as Hewlett packard I would say you have a good chance of never using...

Buying a computer system: External Hard Drive, external hard drive, gb drive
external hard drive, gb drive, rewritable discs: Well, there are issues with both, DVD s are cheaper but can be subject to DVD rot , i.e: the media itself decays over the course of a few years. The hard drive is more expensive, but also more susceptable to damage in the long term (it has moving parts,...

Buying a computer system: External hard drives, shock and awe, external hard drives
shock and awe, external hard drives, external hard drive: When I got my Dell XPS 410 I got a data safe hard drive. Basically, you have your main hard drive and then a hidden second hard drive. However often you choose, the entire contents of your hard drive are copied onto the hidden hard drive. If the main hard...

Buying a computer system: ebay, dell dimension desktop, dell inspiron notebook
dell dimension desktop, dell inspiron notebook, computers hp: The big computer companies have very secure sites to purchase with. How to figure out if a site is secure when buying, look at the URL and make sure it is https:// and NOT http:// and/or look in the bottom right corner of your internet for a lock. That is...

Buying a computer system: excel performance, local computer store, new computer system
local computer store, new computer system, crap software: Hi Kevin, your system should be able to handle a VERY large excel worksheet without any problem. It seems to me that you have programs running in the background that are chewing up your memory. Dell and gateway both load systems with a ton of junk...

Buying a computer system: external hardrives, external hardrives, western digitals
external hardrives, western digitals, external harddrive: if you need the space, yes they re great. they are especially great to backup things on. most western digitals are good, by my personal experience. however, i d recommend going to newegg.com and researching on there. they tend to have a lot of customer...

Buying a computer system: Finding The Right PC, ati radeon 7000, 256 mb ddr ram
ati radeon 7000, 256 mb ddr ram, adobe photoshop cs: Valerie, Thanks for your follow-up. Those are just different socket types for different processors. I don t believe they affect performance at all, just how the processor fits in the motherboard. Just remember, when you buy a motherboard, be sure the socket...

Buying a computer system: First Purchase, pc computer system, gaming powerhouse
pc computer system, gaming powerhouse, amd athlon 64: Trevor, Sorry for the delay, and thanks for your question. Buying a high-end computer can be a very stressful experience, especially when you create the specs yourself. I don t know your specific needs, but I do know that if you want to play all of the...

Buying a computer system: Flash drive, safety reasons, flash drive
safety reasons, flash drive, flash drives: I see no problem with it. All sorts of devices, such as mice and keyboards, plug in via USB and stay plugged in 24/7. I personally only use flash drives to transfer information or for information I need to be portable so mine is always in an out. For...

Buying a computer system: f keyboard laptop, keyboard company, google search
keyboard company, google search, ebay: Evrim, After looking at your question, I made a Google search. I stumbled across a website out of Europe called The Keyboard Company, at www.keyboardco.com, and they had a black USB Turkish F keyboard. This isn t really my area of expertise, so I apologize...

Buying a computer system: apple vs pc, bill gates, g4
Buying a computer system: apple vs pc, bill gates, g4, application software

Buying a computer system: buying, external hd, monster
Buying a computer system: buying, external hd, monster

Buying a computer system: computer reseller, couple computers, computer details
Buying a computer system: computer reseller, couple computers, computer details

Buying a computer system: computers, toshiba, hp
Buying a computer system: computers, toshiba, hp

Buying a computer system: the fastest processor?, ghz processors
Buying a computer system: the fastest processor?, ghz processors

Buying a computer system: HP vs Sony for a Desktop, real deal, video camera
Buying a computer system: HP vs Sony for a Desktop, real deal, video camera, crashes

Buying a computer system: Laptops, neighborhood computer store, inspiron 1100
Buying a computer system: Laptops, neighborhood computer store, inspiron 1100, dell

Buying a computer system: Lenovo ThinkCentre M55e, best computers, lenovo
Buying a computer system: Lenovo ThinkCentre M55e, best computers, lenovo

Buying a computer system: pc for 3d animation, work flow, system resources
Buying a computer system: pc for 3d animation, work flow, system resources, gig

Buying a computer system: update?, radeon 9250, business web
Buying a computer system: update?, radeon 9250, business web, geforce 7600 gt

Buying a computer system: video card size, videocard, laptop
Buying a computer system: video card size, videocard, laptop, games

Buying a computer system: Windows Vista or XP?, futuremark, core processor
Buying a computer system: Windows Vista or XP?, futuremark, core processor, gig

Buying a computer system: windows vista corrupt file Please help, corrupt files, good luck
Buying a computer system: windows vista corrupt file Please help, corrupt files, good luck, system file checker

Buying a computer system: wireless 1505 wireless n mini card, faxing, dialup
Buying a computer system: wireless 1505 wireless n mini card, faxing, dialup, google

Buying a computer system: the fastest data transfer flasdisk, pny technologies, easydisk
pny technologies, easydisk, pixelview: I would personally just buy whatever flashdisk you can afford that offers the capacity you want, if the performance is terrible, return it. Also, you may try checking on the internet for a wider selection from companies like Corsair, PNY Technologies, etc...

Buying a computer system: the fastest processor?, intel centrino, intel processors
intel centrino, intel processors, fastest processor: sourav, believe it or not thats not an easy question to answer. Between AMD and Intel processors I would probably choose the AMD processor every time. However, I do like the intel centrino processors better than the AMD mobile... So you really just need...

Buying a computer system: find a laptop bargain for home use with best features for poor vision, dell inspiron 5150, lens implants
dell inspiron 5150, lens implants, cataract surgery: Lily, Well the only vision aid I have ever heard of is the zoom feature on windows. Now, you can download several other magnifying programs but I recommend: http://magnifier.sourceforge.net/ They should have a link that should allow you to download...

Buying a computer system: Where can I find my preferred PC?, g virus, ram chips
g virus, ram chips, javascript applications: Acers US site is always up and down, but you can t buy anything directly from them anyways, if you are looking to buy it online than I would recommend newegg.com and here is a list of the different models for that series that newegg has in stock. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16883103043...

Buying a computer system: Should I fix or buy, best bet, old windows
best bet, old windows, curser: Hi Phil, Have you tried restoring your computer, sometimes when things get that out of hand your best bet is to just back up what ever programs or files that are important and resotre the system and see if that helps you at all. Personally I would suggest...

Buying a computer system: Gaming Computer, data fax modem, modem 56k pci
data fax modem, modem 56k pci, intel core2 duo: US $$ You can throw in an accelerator, but I d check to make sure the games you play utilize it before throwing down the $ for it Yes, you have a great graphics card - the best 256 MB out there. Personally, I like Vista. I use it on both my computers...

Buying a computer system: Gaming Computer, memory hog, watt psu
memory hog, watt psu, decent games: I think the specs and the prices sound great. Some higher end video cards actually require power from the power supply along with the motherboard, thus that 550 watt psu is a good idea. I think it sounds good, but since vista is such a memory hog you may...

Buying a computer system: Gaming PC (with basic MS Office/Adobe Photoshop-handling capabilities), intel pentium iv, quality gaming experience
intel pentium iv, quality gaming experience, hard disk space: The intel pentium IV 2.8 is fine...512 mb of ram is not.....you need at least a gig maybe even two gigs to get a real quality gaming experience. Hard Disk space varies a little depending on games, but I think I would want at least 160 GB because most of today...

Buying a computer system: Gateway M520 notebook problem with cd/dvd, gateway m520, notebook problem
gateway m520, notebook problem, hp computers: Most likely replacing it will fix it. However, here is never a guarantee until you fix it. Make sure there aren t any screws holding it in, but you usually have to tug pretty hard. Also, since I have never owned a Gateway I m not sure exactly how they...

Buying a computer system: Gateway upgrade, buying a new computer, computer places
buying a new computer, computer places, gateway performance: Ok let me first say your talking to the wrong computer people! You computer takes standard memory! I am sending you a link to a site that will have what you need and about 1/4th the price. http://www.computer-memory-store.com/gateway-performance.html...

Buying a computer system: Good video, decent computer, google
decent computer, google, ifilm: unless you spend your life being an intense gamer, you won t notice a difference. I have the ATI X1300 in my desktop and love it. All the games I play run perfectly. What I would recommend you to get would largely depend on your budget and other intentions....

Buying a computer system: Graphics, nvidia geforce 8400m, intel x3100 graphics
nvidia geforce 8400m, intel x3100 graphics, computer core: Wow, sorry for all the mistakes. The T5270 is a great processor. However the graphics card is rather horrible (I did not even know that Intel is still using it). So defenitely, I would stay with the processor and get a better graphics card. Regarding your...

Buying a computer system: Graphics, windows media center, intel x3100 graphics
windows media center, intel x3100 graphics, dell vostro 1500: Well notebooks tend to be slightly more problematic than desktops because of how compact they are. Additionally, you cannot repair them yourself and they cost a lot more to repair, both in labor costs and part costs. I pay about $200 up front for the warranty...

Buying a computer system: gaming laptop under $1500, laptop under 1500, maximum settings
laptop under 1500, maximum settings, crysis: Not to be rude, but what you ve outlined is impossible. A gaming laptop costs easily over $3000, especially one that can handle Crysis at any reasonable level. Now, a gaming desktop for that price is entirely possible, and it could entirely meet the requirements...

Buying a computer system: gaming laptops, dell computers, speed graphics
dell computers, speed graphics, top graphics: I ve always been a fan of Dell computers because you can customize every aspect of them and get exactly what you want -- you don t get stuck paying extra for things you don t want or need. Dell offers all the top graphics cards on their computers... obviously...

Buying a computer system: graphic card, editing web, best graphics
editing web, best graphics, graphic card: That depends on what you want to be doing. Are you a gamer? What games do you play? Do you do a lot of photo editing? Web design? Graphic art? The more details you provide me with what you ll be doing graphically, the better I can advise you in the best...

Buying a computer system: graphic card, nvidia geforce 7900 gtx, dell xps
nvidia geforce 7900 gtx, dell xps, dual 512mb nvidia geforce 7900 gtx: Dual 512MB nVidia GeForce 7900 GTX is what i have in my Dell XPS which is currently known as the ultimate gaming machine... so thus has an awesome video card. :) however, i would recommend going to dell.com and searching for home laptops or desktops (depending...

Buying a computer system: graphics card, dell dimension 4500, grand prix 4
dell dimension 4500, grand prix 4, dell dimension: Hi Jonathan, It really depends on what kind of software you are using right now. If you are running anything lower then Windows 2000 there is a good chance that the newer games won t be compatible for your computer. The newer games take a lot of memory...

Buying a computer system: graphics computer, free upgrade to windows vista, dell xps 410
free upgrade to windows vista, dell xps 410, new windows operating system: The main thing you ll want is the Intel Core 2 Duo Processor... it is the best processor out there. You ll essentially have two hard drives so when one heavy program is running, it won t make your computer lag like with your current processor. (probably 2.4...

Buying a computer system: Hard Drive Purchase, external hard drive, storage tank
external hard drive, storage tank, system storage: You ve got some things confused it would seem, so I ll work backwards through your question and see if it helps it make sense. RAM is system memory, hard drives are system storage, if you can think of RAM as a bucket or tanker truck, and the hard drive...

Buying a computer system: Hard drive questions, disk cleanup, external hard drive
disk cleanup, external hard drive, proformance: Naw you should be fine. Really, it doesn t effect it too much. I had mine pretty much entirely full and didn t make much of a difference. However, I would try to keep at least 20 GB of free space, especially on one that big. If it starts to get full, you...

Buying a computer system: Hello, Randy! I've got AMD..., amd sempron 2400, driver games
amd sempron 2400, driver games, gamemakers: If you don t have it, get WinXP SP2 (it doesn t cost anything) and then check with ATI to make sure you have the very latest driver compatible with WinXP SP2. Your problem is most likely your video card or its driver. Games are generally more demanding...

Buying a computer system: Hello, Randy! I've upgraded..., linage 2, motherboard motherboard
linage 2, motherboard motherboard, sempron 2400: Have you done a fresh load of the OS? sounds like a major driver issue. start with the video card. many of todays games are having problems with the many video cards that are out. Updating the drivers could be a big help. I know it sounds like a cop out....

Buying a computer system: Help for machine!, dual core processor, intel dual core processor
dual core processor, intel dual core processor, intel dual core: I ll do the best I can with this question. First, Swapnil I have no idea what operating system your using. Is it windows xp, mac etc? These specs I think will help... 2gb ram, 300 gb HDD, Intel Dual Core processor (processing speeds may vary but with...

Buying a computer system: HP vs Sony for a Desktop, data fax modem, intel core2 duo
data fax modem, intel core2 duo, sony vgc: The hardware contained in the Dell, HP, and Sony computers are identical. For example, they all get their processor from Intel. Dell doesn t magically change the Intel processor and set it to crash after two years. Additionally, that would be very unintelligent...

Buying a computer system: hardware and software buying, cabinet design software, local computer store
cabinet design software, local computer store, memory hog: Sorry it took me so long I forgo to set my vacation dates up for X-mas. CAD is a Memory hog! so you want a bunch of DDR memory I love the new AMD 64 units that are out1 they are very fast! esigned to work well with photo editing and at most places...

Buying a computer system: help, data fax modem, dimm slots
data fax modem, dimm slots, pci express x16: Becky, this is a well put together machine. The computer should do all that you need it to do and more. The only small thing that I noticed was that the unit only comes with an integrated video card, but you could always upgrade that in the future if you...

Buying a computer system: help, record tv, cable box
record tv, cable box, system specs: What system? I see the following text: Question: one more question what do you think about this computer. it is priced at 349.00 without a monitor.,..what would i need to get to burn and write cds and watch and record tv. i can live without the tv stuff...

Buying a computer system: help me buy a "rig", msi boards, pc chips
msi boards, pc chips, half life 2: I would first suggest you find a local computer company. The reason is you are looking for a pc that will last a few years. Dell, Gateway and HP (The big 3) All have one flaw in common. The pc s they build are designed to last a few years and then you...

Buying a computer system: help, dell dimension e520, dual core technology
dell dimension e520, dual core technology, windows xp media center: I built you the Dell Dimension E520... the one the starts at $579 ($100 off). Here s what I changed from what it comes standard with: --Genuine Windows® XP Media Center,CD and Single TV tuner,Remote --Express Upgrade to Windows Vista Home Premium...

Buying a computer system: Improving my system for games, roller coaster tycoon, quality sound card
roller coaster tycoon, quality sound card, pentium 4 2 6: the biggie is a video card. go buy yourself the best video card you can afford. also, find out the response time on your monitor. you ll want an 8ms response time. Mine has an 8ms response time and i havent had a problem playing The Sims, Roller Coaster...

Buying a computer system: Information, dell laptops, simple memory
dell laptops, simple memory, dell desktop: toshiba! they have the best support of just about any laptop on the market! Avoid dell at all cost! we get a ton of Dell laptops in for repair and having to get Dell parts is crazy. they charge a ton for even simple memory upgrades. Sony has...

Buying a computer system: internet with a laptop, buying a laptop, wireless laptop
buying a laptop, wireless laptop, aol: Hi Julie, Yes you can get what is called a satilite card for your laptop and us that too connect to the internet. you might want to check out sprints web page for information on the cost. the plans are just like a cell phone package so shop them out a...

Buying a computer system: iopener, 3com audrey, msn internet service
3com audrey, msn internet service, internet appliances: Lee, Thanks for your question! I m not too familiar with the i-opener, but I looked it up on Wikipedia and it appears that it was an internet appliance similar to the 3com Audrey. There is another option when it comes to internet appliances, luckily. Microsoft...

Buying a computer system: Jump Drives, jump drive, lapto
jump drive, lapto, usb ports: Lets say a student has an assignment where they need to bring in pictures, or do a power point for a presentation, or need to bring in a word document. Todays world is electronic. How do they accomplish that? We used to put things on a floppy disk or...

Buying a computer system: What LAPTOP is right for me?, good speakers, internet wirelessly
good speakers, internet wirelessly, floppy disc: 1. How much money do you have to spend? 2. Would you be willing to pay approx $200 extra for a warranty, so that when it breaks you have 24/7 access to tech support and a technician who will come to your house to fix it? 3. Any particular reason why you...

Buying a computer system: Laptop buying, dell laptops, hp compaq
dell laptops, hp compaq, favourable response: Most notebooks are essentially the same as far as the name brands, if the specs are similar. I would look at specials or deals that happen to be going on. I will say that I have had to repair more Dell laptops than any other. For that price range you...

Buying a computer system: Laptop computer, dell inspiron 8100, removable dvd drive
dell inspiron 8100, removable dvd drive, drive windows xp: Yes and no the new averatec systems are very nice! AMD 64 units with large hdd and all the bells and whistles. these units start at $750 new If I was going to spend $500 I would spend the $750.00 and have a much faster unit as for the used laptop ...

Buying a computer system: Laptop purchase, language keyboards, laptop purchase
language keyboards, laptop purchase, correct language: Firstly I d consider the available power sources in Poland, I don t know much about what kinds of power outlets are available, but i m guessing that a standard US 110-125 VAC 2 prong plug won t work. Beyond that, you d need to ensure the system is in the correct...

Buying a computer system: Laptop purchasing, sole purpose, web cam
sole purpose, web cam, laptop: Right now there is a newer laptop maker in the game http://www.averatec.com/ you will find that they are very fast! have great prices and I have found very very few unhappy people with them. there service and warranty is rated very hihg and I am...

Buying a computer system: Laptop Query, reply thanks, breifcase
reply thanks, breifcase, labtops: Hasan, sorry about the delay, those are some tight specs for a labtop. My suggestion would be Sony corp. Sony often produces some of the smallest labtops on the market. They are usually easy to find at a local Circuit City or Best Buy, but you are going...

Buying a computer system: Laptop Query, reply thanks, shopfujitsu
reply thanks, shopfujitsu, breifcase: http://store.shopfujitsu.com/fpc/Ecommerce/PrdBridge.jsp?pclass=P http://store.shopfujitsu.com/fpc/Ecommerce/PrdBridge.jsp?pclass=P1500 ^--I did some research for you on small computers. One has a 10.6 screen and one has a screen that is 8.9 or something...

Buying a computer system: Laptop Query, dvdrw, madam
dvdrw, madam, briefcase: Hi Hasan, The Device you are looking for doesn t exist yet. The lightest at present which include an internal DVDRW will weigh in the region of 1.6Kg and will probably have a 12.1 to 13.9 inch screen. Have a look here for the closest things to your requirements;...

Buying a computer system: Laptop, compac notebook, budget choices
compac notebook, budget choices, personal notebook: Jesse, Thank you for your question! I m sorry your having problems with that Compaq, especially after less than a year. When it comes to a new laptop, there are several budget choices you could make. Dell has several budget notebooks available, and...

Buying a computer system: Laptops, best motherboards, excellent tech support
best motherboards, excellent tech support, abs computers: Ned, ABS Computers is a good company. They do have excellent tech support, but I can t really tell you about their reliability since I have never bought a computer from them. I have spoken to a few of their techs, though. Asus makes the best motherboards...

Buying a computer system: Laptops, dual core processor, economical models
dual core processor, economical models, pentium centrino: Hi John, For many people, Weight, Battery life and Speed are important factors. I ve lugged a 3.5kg Sony VAIO half way around the world and I can assure you that the Toshiba Tecra, at half the weight, is a dream. Battery life is also important to me as...

Buying a computer system: Laptops, expert communications inc, mb graphics card
expert communications inc, mb graphics card, microsoft office 2003: Dear Patricia, Thank you for contacting Expert Communications Inc. My name is Joe Thomas, I am a Computer Consultant and will be assisting you with your question buying a laptop. First and foremost, thank you for selecting me as your support professional....

Buying a computer system: LCD Monitor, megavision lcd, dual inputs
megavision lcd, dual inputs, high end shopping: Well The return rate on them is very high. It seems to be a crap shoot The reviews I ve read tell me that I would never recomend them to a client. for every good review I am finding a bad review. I have no desire to worry that I get a good one. Just...

Buying a computer system: LCD Monitor, widescreen hdtv, pc input
widescreen hdtv, pc input, computer monitors: Dave, Ok, I ll lay these out in FAQ format. 1) Is an HDTV LCD TV with PC input better than a plain old 17 or 19 flat panel pc monitor? Depends if the HDTV LCD TV is 17 . High-Definition is a plus, especially if you are working with media. BUT I...

Buying a computer system: LCD monitor, tft active matrix, analog interface
tft active matrix, analog interface, support vesa: LCDs are very nice not great for game play but thats not a problem on your end. The biggest problem I see with this unit is that the back light seem to go bad. I also can t find warranty information. I like the specs on the unit but truth be told I would...

Buying a computer system: Lenovo Computers, brand name, lenovo
brand name, lenovo: I dont have a lot of experience with Lenovo, in fact I just recently noticed them on the market several months ago. If your happy with yours then great!!! I dont think there is anything special about them...Lenovo just isnt a brand name computer thus they...

Buying a computer system: Lenovo ThinkCentre M55e, dell machine, service personel
dell machine, service personel, student discounts: Good, questions Ben...Honestly I dont know that much about Lenovo. We actually just started carrying that machine as well. I havent had any specific issues with the lenovo, but I havent had to deal with any of their customer service personel etc. Generally...

Buying a computer system: Linux OS on what new computer, win modem, linux drivers
win modem, linux drivers, winmodem: Don, Thanks for your question. I ve had problems installing Linux once before because of a winmodem, and it s pretty much impossible to get a winmodem to work with Linux. As for a manufacturer that plays well with Linux, I m not sure. Really, it depends...

Buying a computer system: laptop, ibm thinkpad r51, bells and whistles
ibm thinkpad r51, bells and whistles, pentium m 715: IBM ThinkPad R51 • 1.5-GHz Pentium M 715 processor • 15-inch wide-screen • 7.4 pounds • 40GB hard drive • DVD-ROM/CD-RW combo drive • Price when ranked: $1699 • Full Specs • Check latest prices The slim R51 suits users who don t require many bells...

Buying a computer system: laptop, masters mba, dell computers
masters mba, dell computers, great computers: I actually just answered a question similar to this so I m going to copy & paste to you what I sent to a guy who was buying a computer for his brother. I think it should answer your question perfectly. like this answer will say, browse dell.com. you can...

Buying a computer system: laptop, intel pentium processor, dual core intel pentium
intel pentium processor, dual core intel pentium, recordable dvd players: Hi Robin, I just purchased my first new notebook/laptop directly from from Gateway.com and, for the price of $599 (am not sure what that is in pounds) I think it is hard to beat. In general terms, I will tell you what NOT to buy. Brand-wise, do not...

Buying a computer system: Which laptop to buy for college, minimum computer configurations, wi fi wireless
minimum computer configurations, wi fi wireless, what i need for school: The A60-S166 will fit your needs. it s a nice system and will do far more then your going to need it too do. as for the ad ons. the extra Nics will give you a bit more speed when surfing but if you have a fast connection at the school you won t need...

Buying a computer system: laptop computer and wireless internet, wireless internet connection, mumbo jumbo
wireless internet connection, mumbo jumbo, wireless internet service: Dear Alex, the internet is NOT something you can buy . Think of it like electricity. You pay a company that connects you to the city grid (which transfers the electricity to your house). In the same way, you pay a company (usually a rate/month) to connect...

Buying a computer system: laptop purchase, genuine windows vista home premium, dell inspiron e1505
genuine windows vista home premium, dell inspiron e1505, amd turion 64: I d check out the Dell Inspiron E1505 Why? -Dell makes the most reliable computers -Dell offers the best value for the buck -Dell has the best warranty -It has a screen big enough to easily see, but small enough to tote around -it is fully customizeable...

Buying a computer system: laptop purchase, intel celeron cpu, emachine computers
intel celeron cpu, emachine computers, amd turion 64: Hi Sally, The simple thing to do is go to Dell.com and order one from them. Other options are to shop around for specials. I just ordered a new Gateway laptop with a dual-core Intel CPU in it for $599 directly from Gateway. Other brands I trust are...

Buying a computer system: laptop purchasing, intel centrino, wifi card
intel centrino, wifi card, acer america: Most laptops can perform what you want, and won t consume your entire budget. However do expect a somewhat pedestrian system, so gaming will probably not be a grand experience. I d suggest looking at newegg.com, models from Lenovo, Hewlett-Packard, and...

Buying a computer system: which laptop is right for me?, pc card slot, lithium ion
pc card slot, lithium ion, rj 45: Joey, I found a nice computer for you on circuit city s webpage. The computer has everything you need including a partially dedicated video card. I hope the screen isnt to big for you, but I think the computer will fit your needs to the T. http://www.circuitcity.com/ssm/HP-Pavilion-15-4-Widescreen-Notebook-PC-DV6589US/sem/rpsm/oid/185878/catOid/-12963/rpem/ccd/productDetail.do...

Buying a computer system: laptop, 512 mb ram, ghz pentium
512 mb ram, ghz pentium, board memory: Dell and IBM are currently top rated in terms of customer satisfaction and technical support service. The lowest rated are Compaq, HP, Sony and Gateway. He will need plenty of speed and memory so he should shoot for a minimum of 2.5 GHz Pentium 4 (not a...

Buying a computer system: laptops, dell inspiron e1505, usb tv tuner
dell inspiron e1505, usb tv tuner, international warranty: Hey this got sent to the question pool so I m picking it up. First off, are you in the US? If so, Dell is by far the most reliable computer brandname and they also have the best warranty services. You can also get the best value through them. HP is the...

Buying a computer system: laptops?, usb tv tuner, international warranty
usb tv tuner, international warranty, instant tv: Natalie, the ASUS labtop sounds like a nice buy. Those are some nice specs for the money. ASUS is a good brand, however, they are more known for the production of motherboards than they are for there computers. Other brands that you may want to look into....HP...

Buying a computer system: laptops, apple webobjects, 3d workstations
apple webobjects, 3d workstations, internet reasearch: The same product can be purchased for Apple for the same price: http://store.apple.com/1-800-MY-APPLE/WebObjects/AppleStore.woa/6174000/wo/Fg5UBLSj35LM3RDlDLP1cbUthEv/2.?p=0 It also offers some other options that Best Buy may not have, the purchase of...

Buying a computer system: laptops, internet reasearch, portable computers
internet reasearch, portable computers, sleek design: I would stay away from custom made portable computers....that just seems to risky to me...From the brands you gave me....I think I would choose the sony every time. If you have the extra money to spend on the sony brand then I would pick their small and sleek...

Buying a computer system: laptops, conflict problems, software conflict
conflict problems, software conflict, amd processor: Hi Stephen, Toshiba is fine. I just saw a very nice one at Office Depot for $699. Stay away from Compaq, HP, and eMachine. I would recommend any other brand - and if you find one with an AMD processor it will probably be cheaper. I ve never used...

Buying a computer system: laptops, best laptop, battery life
best laptop, battery life, multi media: http://www.averatec.com/ These are newer to the market so the price is lower (it has started to go up) It gets great reviews and has great support. and it can handle your video needs. they have many to pick from so shop them out enjoy rand...

Buying a computer system: lightweight laptops, pentium m processor, portable external hard drive
pentium m processor, portable external hard drive, lightest notebook: When it comes to laptops I love Toshiba s they have great support. tend to last longer and are pretty upgrabale for a laptop. Take a look at this Toshiba is tuning up its smallest portables. The computer manufacturer on Tuesday launched two new Portege...

Buying a computer system: Mac Mini, dual displays, macmini
dual displays, macmini, apple computer: I would suggest waiting unless you can ensure you won t need to purchase the new OS for whatever price (likely in the realm of $129.99) upon its release. The Mac Mini would be suitable, however with the iMac you could run dual displays through its MiniDVI...

Buying a computer system: Mac vs PC & whats a good laptop?, dell inspiron laptop, computers dell
dell inspiron laptop, computers dell, good computers: A Mac is designed for people who do extensive video editing, graphic design, and music creation. Because of this, Macs come with a lot of software for doing these types of activities and therefore cost a lot more than a PC. Unless that is your primary career,...

Buying a computer system: MOTHERBOARD/CPU UPGRADE, asus p4p800 vm, ht tech
asus p4p800 vm, ht tech, hp units: Hp loves to use special cases that fit the motherboard! it s the old (now you have to buy an new one trick) What I would do is simply add a case to my upgrade! you can get a decent case for under $30.00 and with it a new and stronger power supply. Many...

Buying a computer system: Mobile office set-up, dell inspiron laptop, satalite cards
dell inspiron laptop, satalite cards, mobile cards: Toshiba has a great deal going on right now on laptops. Internet connection is a question I have? do you plan to use one of the satalite or mobile cards for internet? if so look into sprint! ya I know sprint is a pain in the butt but they have great...

Buying a computer system: Monitors, best buy, staples
best buy, staples, monitors: I believe once you hit a certain point (around 20 ) they only come in wide screen. If you are getting anything smaller than that, I would recommend not going wide screen because it tends to make things look distorted. I personally like really big monitors...

Buying a computer system: Monitors, hi bob, unbeatable price
hi bob, unbeatable price, personal choice: Hi Bob, Everything is going widescreen so that would be my suggestion. Monitors, however, are usually a matter pf personal choice and you should look at them side-by-side before making a decision. If you are in the market right now, CompUSA has a really...

Buying a computer system: Motherboard, intel p4, bad memory
intel p4, bad memory, gateway system: sounds like you blew a cap on the board. hmmm lets see if I can explain you will find round post (resisters) on the motherbort and each on has a silver cover. (most of the covers have what looks like an x in it. if that cover is not flat and is puffed...

Buying a computer system: memory, dual channel ddr2 sdram, dimms
dual channel ddr2 sdram, dimms, 4gb dual channel ddr2 sdram: Personally, I wouldn t waste the money on the 4 GB. You ll only use 3-3.5 GB alone because the operating systems aren t designed to use 4. In addition, you have 4 slots to put RAM so it would be really simple to find a good deal on two 1 GB sticks down the...

Buying a computer system: microphone, merry christmas and a happy new year, phone conversations
merry christmas and a happy new year, phone conversations, spyke: Richard, you can do different things with the mic i suppose, but its major purpose is to allow you to communicate with others. For instance you can use it as a phone. You can actually have phone conversations with others with the properly installed software,...

Buying a computer system: minimum requirements for a new computer, fx series, sony vaio
fx series, sony vaio, dell computer: Brand is of course your choice. Dont always limit yourseld to Dell though. If games are important then you do not want a Celeron processor, go for a full Pentium 4 at 2GHZ or higher. As for memory (RAM) I would suggest 1GB. Music and games can take up...

Buying a computer system: monitor, conputer, multitasking
conputer, multitasking, 1600x1200: Well, it probably will come down to price for your decision. The advantage of a widescreen is usually for movies or multitasking, which could make it advantageous for what you plan to do with the system. However, the regular or 4:3/5:4 aspect ratio monitor...

Buying a computer system: monitor, conputer, staples
conputer, staples, play games: a 17 would even work, but i think a 19 LCD would be perfect. It is what I have and I really like it. I bought it for $120 at Staples. Depending on who you buy your computer through, you may be able to get it cheaper with discounts. As far as widescreen...

Buying a computer system: monitor, contrast ratios, ibm p260
contrast ratios, ibm p260, crt monitor: My LCD only has analog too, but you can t pass up a 19 for $149 :) However, you can get a converted for cheap so you can use DVI with an analog so it isn t that big of a deal. If you re upgrading from a CRT to an LCD you ll notice a word of differences...

Buying a computer system: NEW COMPUTER, linux platforms, marketing literature
linux platforms, marketing literature, computer price: First I would say you need to be a little more defined in what your needs are, do you want to play 3D games? Watch movies? etc Secondly, what exactly do you mean lsat me at least 3 years , do you want a system that will still be near the top of the pack...

Buying a computer system: NEW HOME COMPUTER, external dvd writer, dell compaq
external dvd writer, dell compaq, crt display: Pentium vs. Athlon? No difference. Neither offers any compatibility issues and both are fast - sometimes the top Athlon is fastest. Hard drives are cheap so you might as well get a big one like you suggest - same for memory, so if you can get more than...

Buying a computer system: New Computer, genuine windows vista home premium, genuine windows vista
genuine windows vista home premium, genuine windows vista, dell usb: http://configure.us.dell.com/dellstore/config.aspx?c=us&cs=19&l=en&oc=DDCWEA2&s=dhs ^--Go there to customize the following computer My Components PROCESSOR AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 Dual-Core 4400+ edit OPERATING SYSTEM Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium edit...

Buying a computer system: Specs on New Computer, microsoft works 8, microsoft office suite
microsoft works 8, microsoft office suite, word excel powerpoint: These requirements will be easy to fill. I would suggest: :1024mb of ram ( its a little more than you need but it will allow you to expand later) :at least 60gb disk space :a floppy drive obviously : dvd/cd combo drive that will create both dvd s/cd...

Buying a computer system: New Computer, pc sellers, service frequency
pc sellers, service frequency, customer usage: Most new PC s these days are fast in terms of processor speed. Anything over 2.0 Ghz is pretty fast and most systems are at 3.0 Ghz or faster. Memory (RAM) varies from system to system - just be sure to get at least 256MB while 512MB or moreis obviously...

Buying a computer system: New camputer, graphic desighn, pentium 4
graphic desighn, pentium 4, ethernet card: Hi Ali, If you plan on doing graphic desighn w/ you new computer then I would suggest you purchase AMD processor, that is the best right now, and 512 DDR. Those 2 hand in hand will work great for you. A good video card won t do any harm either. The best...

Buying a computer system: New computer buying help, intel core2 duo, genuine windows vista home premium
intel core2 duo, genuine windows vista home premium, core2 duo processor: AMD used to be better than Intel, but since the new dual core processors I would say that Intel is the better. It kinda goes back and forth with each new thing that comes out. Intel usually leads the way and AMD follows behind. Give the dual core processor...

Buying a computer system: New Laptop???, video playback, application load
video playback, application load, mac book: Well, it really depends on what your needs for college are, running a web browser and video playback isn t really a challenge for modern hardware, so you need to analyze what your most demanding application load is going to be. What kinds of applications does...

Buying a computer system: New PC, hp units, hp models
hp units, hp models, hp unit: Mark, There are some really nice HP units at your local Circuit City or Best Buy that would fit into that range of price. You may have to spend a little more up front before you get your rebates, but still after its all said and done you will fall around...

Buying a computer system: New PC, packard bell imedia, hewlett packard systems
packard bell imedia, hewlett packard systems, microsoft windows vista: Assuming the specifications I found for the MC9630 (your link appears to be dead, sorry) it features a Core 2 Duo E6300, 400GB hard drive, a Radeon X1600, and 2GB of RAM. I d say you should be set for basically anything you could want to do, it might be...

Buying a computer system: New system for analyses work, 512 mb ram, ddr sdram
512 mb ram, ddr sdram, amd processor: Hi Helen, Since you are working fora company I would suggest you looking into a AMD processor, they are much faster and the lastest product out. If you are running into slowdowns due to the pentium you will see a huge difference. The 512 MB ram isn t your...

Buying a computer system: Do I need it, adobe acrobat reader, adobe reader 8
adobe acrobat reader, adobe reader 8, question adobe: Adobe is a software services company, which produces programs to design, create, edit and deploy content for online and print productions, such as Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Premier, AfterEffects, PageMaker, and Acrobat. Along with their acquisition of Macromedia,...

Buying a computer system: i need advice, craigslist org, reliable computer
craigslist org, reliable computer, computer expert: I would not pay more than 300$ for it, as it is likely 3+ years old. Personally, If i were you I would buy a new one from dell with a warranty. Then at least you know you will have a reliable computer for at least 2 years. Also you would be getting one with...

Buying a computer system: I need to know how to..., processor type, speed 2
processor type, speed 2, hard drive: 1. processor type & speed 2. RAM However, it all depends on what you use the computer for and how the components work together. It also depends on the operating system as to what else you need for the system to function properly. Depending on what you...

Buying a computer system: do i need to update bios, scary word, usb ports
scary word, usb ports, windows xp home edition: we have seen very few problems with SP2 so far. I had a dell that had a problem with usb ports after the install. and a gateway that would not update. I am guessing that you find a file problem that caused sp2 to misload. you are now looking at a fresh...

Buying a computer system: what do I need??, intel centrino, hp models
intel centrino, hp models, 512 mb ram: Christi, thats a great question. Windows Vista is a 64bit operating system, so if you want a computer that will run it then i would only buy a computer system that is powered by an AMD based processor. Also, this is important, make sure the computer has...

Buying a computer system: new computer, digital photo editing, sony vaio
digital photo editing, sony vaio, msi boards: If I were going to buy any name brand system it would be a dell hands down. But I would not but a name brand system. The sony s do the job but have upgrade problems. I would first suggest you find a local computer company. The reason is you are looking...

Buying a computer system: new computer, text recognition software, laptops notebooks
text recognition software, laptops notebooks, ton of bricks: Hi Bill, I ll be honest; I ve only dabbled a little in Voice and Text recognition software. Personally, I think the concept is fantastic. Current reality is way below the potential for such technology. I like your attitude to security. If someone want s...

Buying a computer system: new computer, laptops notebooks, laptop notebook
laptops notebooks, laptop notebook, old laptop: Bill, I love the tablet pc s they are really really cool and fun to play with. Now that I have vented, I suppose I could give you some input. Several companies put out a tablet pc, so Ill mention a few of those to you. Toshiba makes a great tablet PC,...

Buying a computer system: new computer, laptops notebooks, laptop notebook
laptops notebooks, laptop notebook, old laptop: Are you sure you want a Tablet PC? That severely limits the number of computers I can suggest, as well as the features. Most of the top brandnames out there don t offer Tablet PCs at the moment. If you are looking to just get a high powered laptop, that...

Buying a computer system: new computer, lemon dell, dell client
lemon dell, dell client, diminsion: I m not sure what you are meaning by a larger system or a reading noise . If you mean a more capable system, or faster system, it likely has more fans due to the higher heat output of the silicon devices. And if by reading noise you mean the hard-drive...

Buying a computer system: should I get a new computer, and if so...what kind?, dell inspiron 2200, bells and whistles
dell inspiron 2200, bells and whistles, dell technical support: You just need to learn how to work Dell technical support. They are legally bound to figure out what is wrong with your computer and fix it. I had the same problem with my computer. Well actually it wasn t really Dells fault, but the hardware still wasn...

Buying a computer system: new computer purchase, custom built computers, kc computers
custom built computers, kc computers, exact specs: Since you cannot get a computer without a hard drive through a company such as Dell or HP, I d recommend going custom. The top rated guy is www.kc-computers.com. I have had several custom built computers by him. He ll recommend best parts and give you prices....

Buying a computer system: new computer, external usb ports, customer satisfaction ratings
external usb ports, customer satisfaction ratings, reliability record: HP makes great printers but both HP and their partner Compaq are at the bottom of customer satisfaction ratings. Gateway is only a little higher. Dell and IBM are recommended and some independent brands are ok but you have to be cautious when buying an...

Buying a computer system: new home computer, office workstation, capable machine
office workstation, capable machine, computer question: A Mac? Scary..... Just kidding, honestly guys Im not a huge Mac fan, but I am sure you could learn how to use it. Mac s are nice looking, and they are great at video editing/photo editing/ graphics design etc.... I have used apple machines for a variety...

Buying a computer system: new pc/linux/windows/dual boot?, windows dual boot, xp media center
windows dual boot, xp media center, swappable drives: You can do a dual boot yourself if you get partitioning software. My computer has a 320 GB hard drive and I run both XP Media Center and Vista Home Premium on it. What do you want the swappable drive for? I d recommend going with the Intel Core 2 Duo over...

Buying a computer system: new versus repair, dell upgrades, new windows operating system
dell upgrades, new windows operating system, dell 2400: I m actually on the same PC right now :) My 2400 has a 2.20 GHz processor and 512 MB of RAM. I am buying a new computer this month. I heard that Dell might be having some good deals the day after Thanksgiving. With all the advances that are coming out,...

Buying a computer system: notebook reviews, expert communications inc, 256 mb ram
expert communications inc, 256 mb ram, microsoft office 2003: Dear Chuck, Thank you for contacting Expert Communications Inc, my name is Joe Thomas. I am a Computer Consultant and will be assisting you with your question in regards to notebooks. First and foremost, thank you fo rchoosing me as your consultant....

Buying a computer system: OEM upgrades, mail advertisements, power supply fan
mail advertisements, power supply fan, updats: Most of the ad s you are getting are from people who live outside of the USA. Real OEM software can only be bought by computer builders. Yes you can save a ton of money on the deals you are seeing however in the long run it could cost you much more....

Buying a computer system: PC attributes for number crunching, dell precision 690, fastest processor
dell precision 690, fastest processor, comparable products: Yes, basically you re right, if your application supports SMP I d go for either a dual core, quad core, or multi-chip solution (like the Dell Precision 690 series). If your application can be run in Linux or OS X, I d suggest going that route, and building...

Buying a computer system: Which PC to buy for my son?, local computer store, high speed connection
local computer store, high speed connection, printing projects: Well the trick is in your last request. We are looking for something cheap but reliable and suitable. Something that will see him through university also The Dell, Gateway and brand name systems that are on the market are designed in special cases....

Buying a computer system: PC configuration for 3D, accelerator card, monitor sony
accelerator card, monitor sony, ddr ram 333: Hi Ahmad, I will recommend AMD ATHLON 64 Bit Processor ATHLON FX 55 (3000+ or 3200+) MSI Motherboard, Nvidia GeForce 6800 FX Card or Geforce 4 128 MB card, Western Digital 120 GB HDD (7200 RPM) 512 MB to 1 GB Corsar DDR RAM 333 MHZ, ...

Buying a computer system: PC for number crunching, dual core technology, mb video card
dual core technology, mb video card, fastest processor: I d go with any processor with dual core technology to handle the big load (Intel is the best but AMD is great too). You ll be fine with 2 GB of RAM and most PC s come standard with a 250 GB hard drive. That should be perfectly fine. Just be careful if...

Buying a computer system: PC for number crunching, ata drives, clock speed
ata drives, clock speed, fastest processor: Hi Mark, Biggest is not always best. When looking at processors, the dual-core design is more important than the clock speed. Both AMD and Intel make very good CPU s - but an AMD of the same design and clock will cost about 30% less than an Intel....

Buying a computer system: PC or Workstation, dell dimension xps, dell dimension xps r450
dell dimension xps, dell dimension xps r450, dell dimension: It sounds like your being talked into a server or a computer running server software. Although this sounds like it will solve many of your problems I think your going to restrict yourself in many ways. server software does tend to cost ALOT more (anti-virus...

Buying a computer system: PCI card slot not detecting in windows, mother bord, pci sound card
mother bord, pci sound card, windows load: You won t like the answer I fear. 2 things the first is that you have a bad windows load that would be a good thing as a reload of the sofware should solve the problem. The 2nd is to replace the motherboard. because if the PCI bus channles are...

Buying a computer system: PRINTER, memory stick magicgate, memory stick pro duo
memory stick magicgate, memory stick pro duo, memory stick duo memory stick pro duo: They have 13-1, 15-1, 20-1 (and probably more) media card readers for computers possibly including the following: XD Picture Card, CompactFlash I, CompactFlash II, SmartMedia, Secure Digital, Mini Secure Digital (Mini SD), MultiMediaCard, RSMMC, IBM Microdrive,...

Buying a computer system: Printer Docks, easy share camera, kodak digital camera
easy share camera, kodak digital camera, kodak dc200: There is no reason the camera should only work with alkaline. Thats generally a sign that there is something wrong with the camera. You should be able to use both nickle metal and akaline batteries. So unless kodak designed it to work with only akaline...

Buying a computer system: Printers and Paper, photo quality printing, decent scanner
photo quality printing, decent scanner, color inks: Sorry for the delayed response, I pulled this out of the question pool so I m not sure if another expert may have answered already or not. Ideally you want an inkjet printer for photo production, as laser printers simply don t bring the desired resolution...

Buying a computer system: Privacy., additional security measures, unwanted intrusions
additional security measures, unwanted intrusions, sharing center: You ll want me make sure that your router is encrypted. Basically, that means to get onto your Internet, someone has to type in a long random complex code of letters and numbers. People rarely even bother to hack into those who encrypt their Internet because...

Buying a computer system: Processor, e6550, dell xps
e6550, dell xps, intense gaming: If you are living in the US, then yes. In my city, prices tend to go down 20-30% on electronics. the computers you were looking at are mid-range (not as advanced as the XPS i told you about). You said that you wanted to handle complex games, can you give me...

Buying a computer system: Processor, dual core processor, dell inspiron desktop
dual core processor, dell inspiron desktop, intel pentium dual core processor: I just went and they have like 5+ options for processors to pick from. If you are buying anywhere but from www.dell.com I would suggest against it - you typically get screwed one way or the other. Plus - that $350 off coupon only works on Dell s website....

Buying a computer system: Protection for Computer, dell dimension e521 desktop, apc performance
dell dimension e521 desktop, apc performance, surge arrest: UPS and APC both have excellent products. Would I encourage you to purchase a UPS with backup? Definitely. Do you NEED it? Maybe. The only real benefit you get out of a UPS is both a proper shutdown, and the ability to save any work you have on the...

Buying a computer system: Purchase, tight budget, cd drive
tight budget, cd drive, system resources: Yeah, I d personally just avoid Vista in general, not only does it eat memory and system resources, it has a lot of problems even when it does work . To uninstall the OS, just set the BIOS to boot your CD drive first (before the HD) and put your XP CD in,...

Buying a computer system: Purchasing Computer Software, software corporations, software bargains
software corporations, software bargains, purchasing computer: Its all relative, in some cases a business may be just as faulted as the shady character selling you pirated copies of Photoshop CS3 for $3.99/ea and claiming its brand new. In other cases, you do get brand new or close to brand new software, most software...

Buying a computer system: Purchasing Computer Software, software bargains, purchasing computer
software bargains, purchasing computer, buying software: John, when you buy that software from a third party, such as an ebayer, you will most likely not qualify for support. If the box has been opened, or really most importantly if the software has been activated already you will forfit all rights as a purchaser...

Buying a computer system: Purchasing Computer Software, software bargains, purchasing computer
software bargains, purchasing computer, private seller: I d ask if the box has been tampered with in any way (opened before, UPC code removed, etc). I tent to trust a private seller more than a business, but have bought from both. I d just make sure to read the ad very very carefully, ask a lot of questions,...

Buying a computer system: Purchasing a computer, wall 3d, flip folder
wall 3d, flip folder, memory thanks: I think it makes a lot of sense. Windows Vista and 512 mb of ram just isnt what the doctor ordered. You will need 1gb of ram to be happy with the system in my opinion. As far as Vista goes, I happen to like the operating system. I really enjoy some of...

Buying a computer system: Purchasing a home computer, dell dimension 9100, ati radeon x850
dell dimension 9100, ati radeon x850, xps gen 5: Tad, The XPS Gen 5 would definitely be my choice. It has everything you will need for quite a while, although I would switch the Geforce 6800 with an ATI Radeon X850. Of course, it would be fantastic at running office applications, and overall this computer...

Buying a computer system: pc, gimp installer, gtk library
gimp installer, gtk library, decent system: Sorry about the late response for a reply. As a novice you should keep in mind use what is at hand first, however a decent graphics card will come in handy to edit large files, and decent system memory. I would suggest a MINIMUM, of the following ...

Buying a computer system: pc for 3d animation, suitable graphics, proccessor
suitable graphics, proccessor, 1gb ram: snehadeep, Thanks for your question! I appears that you re confinguration is a pretty good one for 3D graphics rendering. Although, I do have some suggestions. Since your going to be storing lots of intense 3D graphics, I would go with a bigger hard...

Buying a computer system: pc or mac, buying a new computer, mac answer
buying a new computer, mac answer, microsoft operating systems: Personally, I like Vista. My dad gets frustrated because of some kinks, but unless you are doing some hard core behind the scenes stuff, you won t notice it. The reason the kinks are there is so users won t mes with system files that could ruin their entire...

Buying a computer system: performance for gaming, maximum memory, processor cache
maximum memory, processor cache, c2d: In regards to AMD killing Intel in performance that used to be the case until Intels Core2Duo Line came out this spring the C2D will smoke any processor out there even my unlocked FX62 but if you are looking at just those systems the X2 will smoke the Pentium...

Buying a computer system: portable computer hype, toshiba satellite a70, burning sofware
toshiba satellite a70, burning sofware, laptop notebook: Only 2 laptime brands spring to mind. But first. once you add a DVD burner to a system the CPU speed becomes important. most of the real good dvd burning sofware looks for a p-4 anymore. (or a high end AMD. The Toshiba Satellite A70 is a nice system...

Buying a computer system: printer compatible with windows xp, google search, deskjet 697c
google search, deskjet 697c, hp deskjet: There may be a patch for it if you do a google search for it, but the printer and the software came out before XP even existed. You could run a new printer made for XP on a Windows 95 system, but it typically doesn t work the other way around due to the...

Buying a computer system: printer compatible with windows xp, deskjet 697c, time moves
deskjet 697c, time moves, hp deskjet: The driver just has to be compatable, some older hardware will loose support for newer software as time moves on, however HP should have a driver available for WindowsXP at their website. www.hp.com, just go into help/support and look for the DeskJet 697C...

Buying a computer system: printer, question pool, windows 2000 xp
question pool, windows 2000 xp, host system: How was it originally shared? A very rough outline of what you ll need to do (more or less regardless of operating system): Install the printer onto the host system, and ensure it is working properly Configure the host system and the client system on...

Buying a computer system: processor speed, hp kayak, dual p3
hp kayak, dual p3, computer properties: Stacy, Im not sure about the correct answer to this question... Do you have two processors or just one? if your computer has two processors running at 733mhz then i would say your overall speed would be around 1.46. The catch is, however, I dont know if...

Buying a computer system: processor, msi boards, amd processor
msi boards, amd processor, pc chips: Celeron processor cheapest! but it has 1/2 the memory as the other 2 so I would not touch one The P4 are nice But I love th New AMD 64 units very fast and stil cheaper the the p4-s on the market. right now hands down I would buy an AMD64 ...

Buying a computer system: processors, dual core processor, amd athlon 64
dual core processor, amd athlon 64, amd athlon 64 x2 dual core: Intel Core 2 Duo Processor would be ideal, but as Intel is a much more well known brand name, they tend to run a bit higher priced than AMD. If cost is an issue, you ll be fine with AMD. And, yes I would go with the AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core processor....

Buying a computer system: processors, clock speed, amd processor
clock speed, amd processor, intel processor: I have owned multiple Dell desktops and laptops as well as one HP laptop. I have been relatively problem free with all of them and if a problem arose, tech support quickly fixed the issue for me. The only thing I can give you on non-listed specs is that...

Buying a computer system: processors, page word document, cpu benchmark
page word document, cpu benchmark, cpu benchmarks: Hi Farhan, Since CPU’s have been invented, people have asked a very simple question, “Which CPU is better?” Unfortunately, the answer is, “it depends.” We have two basic measures for CPUs: price, and performance; the faster the better, and the cheaper...

Buying a computer system: protecting from ID theft/privacy., unlisted telephone number, social security numbers
unlisted telephone number, social security numbers, virus program: Good questions....How easy is it to break into someones home computer? Frankly you probably dont want to know how easy it can be. With your ip address a good hacker, if he really wanted to, could do some damage. There are some great software programs out...

Buying a computer system: purchase new computer system, microsoft office 2000 access, hp deskjet 450
microsoft office 2000 access, hp deskjet 450, microsoft office 2000: When you set up a LAN between computers, you don t have access to all the files on their hard drive, but when you set up a LAN. You ll notice in My Computer, there is a folder called Shared Documents. Anyone on the LAN can take and give files to that folder...

Buying a computer system: purchase new computer system, new computer system, msi boards
new computer system, msi boards, pc chips: I would first suggest you find a local computer company. The reason is you are looking for a pc that will last a few years. Dell, Gateway and HP (The big 3) All have one flaw in common. The pc s they build are designed to last a few years and then you...

Buying a computer system: purchasing a computer, email searches, internet capabilities
email searches, internet capabilities, purchasing a computer: If you could answer a few questions for me, I will use that information to build you a computer. I will send you the exact customization that best fits your needs and instructions on how to create that customization yourself! (1) How much were you looking...

Buying a computer system: purchasing new desktop, toshiba laptops, size preference
toshiba laptops, size preference, tight budget: I would get her a Dell. Dell and HP are the top two brand names. Sony also makes good laptops but they are way overpriced. Plus, Dell and HP offer discounts that no one else does. For your desktop - would you like to go with a company or custom built?...

Buying a computer system: purchasing a personal computer, sound speakers, graphics power
sound speakers, graphics power, human traffic: An interesting question, by technical factors I assume you mean things related internally to the PC, and by non-technical factors I assume you mean external forces. I ll take the non-technical factor portion of the question first, as it can be answered...

Buying a computer system: Question re: Intel Dual Core and Vista, intel dual core, dell latitude
intel dual core, dell latitude, dual channel ddr2 sdram: Hi, photo editing and processing is very demanding on the ram and the processor, so when you re talking about an upgrade from 1gb up to 2gb, and a solo core up to a dual core, you can expect to see some relatively decent strides in performance. I personally...

Buying a computer system: RAM, video speed, circuit city
video speed, circuit city, pc ram: Hi Carol, When I helped a friend purchase an ACER at Circuit city last week, they had their Kingston 1 GB DDR2 RAM boards on special for $49 (normally $129). Suggest you watch for a similar deal. Be aware that as on most new computers, a certain amount...

Buying a computer system: Randy:I want to buy a mobile..., dell inspiron laptop, satalite cards
dell inspiron laptop, satalite cards, dell inspiron: Eva, Right now Toshiba is having a great sale. for connecting to the internet I would look into Sprints Satalite cards. you can hit the net from anyplace. I m not sure if you plan to use the internet but if you plan to hit it from a mobile unit...

Buying a computer system: Replacing an existing Computer System, kc computers, lifetime service
kc computers, lifetime service, service warranty: 1.) At this point, I would purchase a new computer. You can get a brand new, top of the line computer from Dell with a 4 year AT HOME SERVICE warranty and 24/7 tech support for about half of what Gateway told you. After doing extensive research into all...

Buying a computer system: Restore disk, compaq desktop computer, recovery disc
compaq desktop computer, recovery disc, oher: Hi Kim, Sadly times change, the greedy got greedier. Why should they give something away when they can put a price tag on it? I m sure someone would try to charge for using this Website if they could. A friend of mine just bought a Very specialised...

Buying a computer system: recurring keyboard virus problem, keyboard virus, hp pavillon
keyboard virus, hp pavillon, dell inspiron laptop: When my computer was out of warranty, Dell still offered phone support for free -- that would probably be your best bet to take apart the keyboard since I can t safely as I only know how to take apart Dell computers. If it is a virus/spyware, when you run...

Buying a computer system: reliable brands, dual core processor, future proof
dual core processor, future proof, reliable computer: Personally I m partial to building my own computers, as it gives total control over which parts are used, allowing for a balance of price and quality. Currently to build a complete system with a monitor and everything, it costs around $1100 to $1200, however...

Buying a computer system: On replacing an existing computer sysetm, hp models, lifetime service
hp models, lifetime service, processor memory: Great questions. First of all guys there is no need to spend 2300 on a new machine that is way to much to spend for what you need. Good price range for you guys at most 1300.00 So who do you buy from??? Look at some HP models first and see what they...

Buying a computer system: On replacing an existing computer system, price ratios, lifetime service
price ratios, lifetime service, computer dell: Well, I would say that $2300 for a replacement system for what you want, given that we re in 2007, is flat out outrageously expensive. The computer Dell advertises for $399 (or whatever their current gimmick is) would probably suit you, but would offer almost...

Buying a computer system: replacing old pc, dell dimension desktop, data fax modem
dell dimension desktop, data fax modem, genuine windows vista home premium: My Components -PROCESSOR AMD Athlon™ 64 3200+ edit -OPERATING SYSTEM FREE Upgrade to Genuine Windows Vista™ Home Premium w/1GB memory edit -MEMORY 1GB Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM at 533MHz- 2DIMMs edit -HARD DRIVE 80GB Serial ATA Hard Drive (7200RPM) w/DataBurst...

Buying a computer system: which is right for me?, amd sempron processor, intel celeron
amd sempron processor, intel celeron, life battery: Hi John, Adding price in as a final factor, I recommend the Gateway NX570. You should be able to find one at Circuit City, CompUSA, or Best Buy for about $599. I purchased one a couple months ago and am totally satisfied with it. Since size was another...

Buying a computer system: what is the role of the 32..., copies cd, speed cdrom
copies cd, speed cdrom, followup question: I m not 100% sure what your asking me on this question. If you asking me what a CD-Rom is used for I ll answer that for you now. if you are looking for something else please give me some more detail with a followup question. A CD rom is used for two...

Buying a computer system: VIRUS PROBLEMS, print screen button, open paint
print screen button, open paint, virus problems: Do you know how to take screen shots? Hit the Print Screen button on your computer while the red circle with the white X is showing and when the pop up is up on your screen. Each time you do that, open Paint and paste the picture in there. Save it, and...

Buying a computer system: Selecting a Desktop Computer, intel quad core processor, business simulations
intel quad core processor, business simulations, quad core processor: Dear Steven, In the Next month, in fact I think some bestbuy s already have them, HP is releasing their a9000n series desktops all of which come with an Intel quad core processor and at lest 3gig of ram the cheapest one in the series is $950 and if memory...

Buying a computer system: Selecting a Desktop Computer, dual core cpu, business simulations
dual core cpu, business simulations, e6550: Well, most current desktop systems can support up to 4GB of RAM, mostly due to 4GB being the theoretical limit of a 32-bit operating system, however there are various factors which reduce the memory available to the kernel when 4GB is installed (the OS will...

Buying a computer system: Selecting a Desktop Computer, running microsoft office, business simulations
running microsoft office, business simulations, true indicator: Hey Steven, First of all, what OS do you want (since you re running Microsoft Office, I assume you will use either XP or VISTA). It has been my experience that whatever Vista adds in features in security, it detracts from speed and efficiency. (3rd party security...

Buying a computer system: Selecting a Desktop Computer, business simulations, clock speed
business simulations, clock speed, intensive business: You only THINK you need a 3 GHz CPU. The fact of the matter is that both AMD and Intel s new Dual Core, and now Quad Core s on the horizon require LESS clock speed, and MORE about core value. A Dual Core 2 Ghz, does more then a Single Core 3-4GHZ would...

Buying a computer system: Selecting a Desktop Computer, puget custom computers, business simulations
puget custom computers, business simulations, kc computers: (1) Yes. If you get more RAM than your operating system can handle, it can actually make your computer slower rather than faster. However, to compensate you can get 800 MHz RAM which is the fastest available without overclocking. (2) I believe XP can...

Buying a computer system: Selling, compaq case, cd rom drives
compaq case, cd rom drives, drive cd rom: 1 no compaq cases do not like many motherboard brands so it may not fit well. 2 you will make more money selling it as a whole unit. 3 well (see 2) but if you do break it down your hard drive, cd-rom drives, dvd drives and Maybe your memory can...

Buying a computer system: System Battery for Dell Dimension 8300, dell dimension 8300, dell dimension
dell dimension 8300, dell dimension, system battery: Hey Bill, Before replacing the battery, try to take it out and put it back again (there have been many reported problems with your computer model s battery, and in many cases, simply reseating the battery solved the problem). If not, then go to office depot...

Buying a computer system: screen resolution, fritz moritz, appearance tab
fritz moritz, appearance tab, hp monitor: Unlike CRT Monitors (the large bulky ones), LCD monitors can not change the size of their pixels. That means that with your monitor, anything lower then 1680x1050 is going to use more then 1 actual pixel to make a visual dot (pixel), and vice versa. Because...

Buying a computer system: sempron 3000plus, among other questions, amd sempron 3000 processor, amd sempron 3000
amd sempron 3000 processor, amd sempron 3000, dual layer dvd burner: Sarah, Thank you for your question! Shopping for a new notebook with a tight budget can be very stressful, but I believe you ve made a great choice. The specs of this laptop are very good for a notebook. The memory should be expanded to at least 512MB,...

Buying a computer system: setting up a lan part 2, router supplies, network feature
router supplies, network feature, local connection: Not much of a differance once both systems are on the internet just be sure the workgroups are under the same name and then share the folders you want to move files from / to left click on the folder and hit the sharing tab. it should be no problem...

Buying a computer system: student laptops, dell notebooks, student laptops
dell notebooks, student laptops, arman: Arman, If you re a student on a budget, I would recommend one of the lower-end Dell notebooks. The specs on the cheaper Inspirons are perfect for all a student needs to accomplish. The memory and proccessing power on most of them are more than adequate...

Buying a computer system: Which do you suggest?, flash shockwave, speed cpu
flash shockwave, speed cpu, high intensity: well unfortunately even though I am an AMD fan myself I think I ll have to recommend an Intel C2D specifically thins one http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115029 with any one of these mobos http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=2010200280%2050001315%201070509908&bop=And&Order=PRICE...

Buying a computer system: super cheap laptop, dell coupons, shakespearean theatre
dell coupons, shakespearean theatre, profit charitable organization: Haha, I m so used to looking at things functionally these days. I ll see about looking at the content soon. I m leaving town for a conference tomorrow so I may not have time for a couple of days. Anything that brings theater to the kids though, I m all...

Buying a computer system: US systems working in India, internal dc, spec machine
internal dc, spec machine, modem connection: Well, the only things I d be concerned with are language and electrical compatability, language is mainly a personal preference, and I m sure you can buy software regionally that supports that (if needed, I only bring this up because any software sold in the...

Buying a computer system: Tablet PCS, toshiba tablet pc, tablet pcs
toshiba tablet pc, tablet pcs, environments: Toshiba tablet pc s, at least in my experience, have been the best tablet pc s to use. Panasonic, yes panasonic, had at one time some really nice tablet pc s that had a really sturdy, light metal tablet pc that looked like it would withstand a lot of daily...

Buying a computer system: I can't install windows 98se, can you help?, maxtor 160 gb, asus p5gd2
maxtor 160 gb, asus p5gd2, hard disk maxtor: Dude why on earth are you trying to install windows 98 on a brand new machine???? :-) Well, im sure you have your reasons....However you will be unable to do this. Your new hardware such as your motherboard, and videocard do not come equipped with the proper...

Buying a computer system: Getting technical info on my computer, pentium iii processor, kim komando
pentium iii processor, kim komando, mechanic check: Paul, The Dell website, as you know, offers a vairety of choices of desktops. I have picked a unit for you so here goes. The Dell Dimension E-521 (basic package) starts at $329.99. However, you will want to upgrade the processor to the AMD Athlon (not...

Buying a computer system: When is it time to buy, buying a new computer, dell computer
buying a new computer, dell computer, cable company: Hey, this sounds like its a network problem, rather then a computer problem. You might want to just wait it out and it doesn t get better, contact the cable company again. (Cable Internet is the best to have at the moment, so that s not the problem.) As...

Buying a computer system: tips for buying a laptop !, duron processors, buying a laptop
duron processors, buying a laptop, tips for buying a laptop: Well....yap..Im not sure what being an IT student has to do with the question. That is I am not sure what special demands that would put on a labtop...I will give you a broad answer though... What do you need to look for....Well you want reliability thats...

Buying a computer system: Ubuntu, acer drivers, ubunto
acer drivers, ubunto, circuit city: Carol, I am not all that familiar with Ubunto. In fact I havent heard of it before. The problem that you may run into is this. All of the acer drivers may not run with a different o.s. For example, your speakers may not work or your wireless internet may...

Buying a computer system: Upgrade or get new computer, new windows operating system, dell 8250
new windows operating system, dell 8250, buying a new computer: Oh and Western Digital does usually have the best reputation, I d have to agree with that. And if you d like to look into buying a new computer to compare the pricing, let me know what the computer is used for and what your price range is. Also, will you...

Buying a computer system: Upgrading the computer, intel pentium 4, motherboard model
intel pentium 4, motherboard model, system boots: Hello. to be able to tell you what kind of ram you can buy, and/or upgrade to i would have to know your motherboard model number. Also, it sounds like you have a rather old system there, probably a dell or emachines type computer, so putting a bigger hard...

Buying a computer system: Upgrading my PC, uk pounds sterling, computer repair shop
uk pounds sterling, computer repair shop, 128 mb ram: Geoff, first of all i apologize for the delay. I never got the email from allexperts...it must have got lost of accidently deleted who knows....but to answer your questions... First of all you are right more ram is always better. But i cant reccomend...

Buying a computer system: Upgrading my PC etc., computer repair shop, 128 mb ram
computer repair shop, 128 mb ram, cd rw drive: Hi Geoff, You should have no trouble getting the machine you desire for that price mate. A great place to look for one in the UK is a place called CCL Computers. They have a great website at www.cclonline.com Have a look at the CCLDUO-6600-VUT. This...

Buying a computer system: Upgrading my PC, uk pounds sterling, computer repair shop
uk pounds sterling, computer repair shop, 128 mb ram: Any advice I could give you would be regarding US computers because that s all I know about. Here is the computer I just bought - $1,500 from Dell. It is a Dell XPS 410. -Intel Core 2 Duo Processor @ 2.40 GHz -2 GB of RAM -256 MB dedicated graphics...

Buying a computer system: Upgrading PCs, computer repair shop, 128 mb ram
computer repair shop, 128 mb ram, cd rw drive: Hi Geoff, I would not waste my time upgrading your old PC. One of the most important upgrades you can make (as you know) is your RAM - but you need to go to DDR-II and your motherboard will probably only handle DDR. Also, buying DDR-II is more important...

Buying a computer system: USB jump drives, professional computer consultant, usb jump drives
professional computer consultant, usb jump drives, will provide assistance: Dear James, On behalf of All Expert Communications thank you for contacting the Computer Buying division. My name is Joe, I am a Professional Computer Consultant and will be more than happy to assist you. First off, thanks for choosing me for your current...

Buying a computer system: What do u expect, quad core processor, line computer
quad core processor, line computer, new computer: Pretty much anything you want it to. I have a top of the line brand new computer and it was only $2,000 from Dell. For $3,500 you could get a top of the line computer. You couldn t get the quad core processor - they re too new. You could get a very powerful...

Buying a computer system: update?, nvidia cards, radeon 9250
nvidia cards, radeon 9250, native resolution: Replacing a card is actually very simple to do. Open up the side of the case, and look near the bottom left corner, you should see white slots that look like this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Pci-slots.jpg On the rear of the case, adjacent to those...