[mythtv] Simple player
Sat, 14 Dec 2002 10:02:34 +0100
> Van: Cedar McKay <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> On Friday, December 13, 2002, at 02:50 AM, Henk Poley wrote:
>>> Van: John McKay <email@example.com>
>>> I just built an XP2000/512ram/80gig box for $400.
>> How do you do that? What I can find in Europe (alternate):
>> Athlon XP 2000+ : 109.00
>> Seagate Barracuda ATA IV (ST380020A) : 109.00 :: 80GB
>> 512MB DDR333-CL2.5 : 165.00
>> Adds to 383 EUR, that's without a case, mobo, cooler and tv-tuner...
> A _lot_ of price comparing both online and on foot.
> I got
> - XP2000 with heatsink and cooler for $80 online
> - Asus A7N266-VM with nic, soundcard and basic graphics (gforce2)
> for $73 online
> - 512 crucial ram $125 online
Hmm, I guess Alternate is not what it used to be... They do have a pritty
big coverage area (The Netherlands and Germany).
> - 80 gig maxtor 8MB cache $50 on sale at best buy (got up at 5:30 am for
> that sale)
> - antec case w/350 watt antec power supply $50 (cosmetic problems) from
> I had a cdrw and floppy drive already
> and I cheated, I didn't count the $50 tuner card which I already had
> so real grand total was $428
> but I spent a ton of time looking for this stuff!
And how much did it cost you to send it to your home? :-P
I think I'll watch http://froogle.google.com/ for a while.
Henk Poley <><