[ale] Any idea of if this is any good?

Robert L. Harris Robert.L.Harris at rdlg.net
Mon Feb 9 07:05:19 EST 2004

To pull out the P2-450 out of my son's box and throw this in for $5 just
seems much happier than $70.  He's going to be playing 6yr old games and
my Simpsons Hit and Run.  No quake, no ET or NWN.  Mostly

Thus spake Geoffrey (esoteric at 3times25.net):

> Robert L. Harris wrote:
> >
> >I'm thinking of getting 2 of these to build out for my kids.  I don't
> >know this processors.  Are they any good for low end Windows/Linux
> >boxes?
> >
> >http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=146907&Sku=S452-1001&Tab=2
> Don't know anything about that manuf., but I just order the following 
> ASUS board from Monarch.  Supports up to an amd athlon 2600 xp+ 
> processor, 3 gig of memory.  4x/8x agp.  At $68 with free shipping, Asus 
> mb, it's a pretty good deal:
> http://www.monarchcomputer.com/Merchant2/merchant.mv?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=M&Product_Code=110407
> No rebate to mess with, and free shipping, makes it a pretty good deal 
> in comparison to the board you're looking at, me thinks...
> -- 
> Until later, Geoffrey                     Registered Linux User #108567
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