My next Workstation
Francisco Diaz Trepat - gmail
francisco.diaztrepat at gmail.com
Sun Jul 11 08:42:44 UTC 2010
thank you so much Liam.
On Fri, Jul 9, 2010 at 10:48 AM, Liam Proven <lproven at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8 July 2010 17:55, Francisco Diaz Trepat - gmail
> <francisco.diaztrepat at gmail.com> wrote:
> > JAJAJAJAJAJA
> > ROFLMAO at HINT
> :¬) Glad to provide some amusement.
> > I know Liam, thanks for your thorough reply.
> > It is exactly my point. To get a 2007 middle-high end workstation. jajaja
> > am so glad I didn't say what I was using know. :-)
> > Listen, I used to live in the US, also Barcelona, where I earned in the
> > Units of the computer prices. Now I live in Buenos Aires, I earned in
> > so I really can't afford + I don't need so much hardware.
> So you're shopping in Pesos? 1 Ar$ ~= 25¢ in US$ as far as I know.
> US$600 = UK£400, roughly, so in my currency, the budget is around
> The current issue of UK magazine Custom PC (for which I used to write
> the /Inside Linux/ column) has a feature on building a "futureproof"
> upgradable PC for £400. Now, they are focusing on games, not
> CPU-intensive stuff, but still, the components are radically different
> from what you are looking at.
> More details here:
> There are several specs there you could reach for around this money.
> Of course you don't really need to buy a new case - you could reuse
> any old ATX one, possibly including optical drive or even floppy, and
> you don't need Windows, being a Linux user.
> I would advise looking at a /modern/ machine if you're going to build
> it yourself. Far more room for upgrades then.
> If you want a sealed box, ready-made, then good specs are available
> here in the UK for that money. I don't know about Argentina but I
> would guess some similar end-of-line/bankrupt-stock vendors might well
> exist there too.
> This is a good spec for the money, for example:
> Or for a bit more this:
> Here is another example from a different company:
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