Duron 850mhz or pent.3 933

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#1

A friend of mine wants to sell me a computer for $50.00 and i am buying it for my 6yr niece.
he gave me two choices:
1.)HP PENT. 3 933MHZ,256mb memory,onboard graphics,30gb hard drive
only two memory slots motherboard, two taken up by 128mb each

2.)home made/no brand name, DURON 850MHZ,256MB memory, 16MB graphics card, 30gb, 3 memory slots 1 open two taken up with 128mb

what’s better? thank you


#2

hmm, the fact that the duron has a seperate graphics card and a free memory slot makes it a better deal imho, plus the HP will probably have a proprietary case (less room for upgrading) so the ‘home built’ system is the winner here imho


#3

But the Duron most likely uses VIA KT100/KT133 chipset which is a nightmare so the P3 comp is faster and most likely more stable too.
//Danne


#4

THE DURON DOES USE THAT CHIPSET, OH WELL, I HAVE UNTIL SATURDAY TO GIVE HIM A ANSWER. THANKS AND IF YOU HAVE ANYMORE OPINIONS, I WOULD APPRECIATE THAT TOO.

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