XP 1700+: Buy now or wait?

By erwin1978
May 8, 2002
  1. Is now a good time to buy a new motherboard and XP processor? I've been absent from, "I know the latest hardware crowd" for almost a year that I don't even know what PC3000 memory is.

    I have a budget of $150 and I want to get at least a XP 1700+. Whatever is left is for the motherboard.
  2. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 4,274

    Prices on the AthlonXp chips are gonna get a cut very soon ( & it's a pretty hefty cut too ) -> New AMD Prices
  3. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,172

    You might want to wait unitl the AMD Hammer comes out because I am sure that the XP's will drop in price.
  4. PHATMAN5050

    PHATMAN5050 TS Rookie Posts: 593

    i would say wait. $150 isnt alot for an upgrade like a processor, motherboard, and ram. Wait to get more cash and get the best motherboard and plenty of ram, or wait until the next set of processors come out.
  5. chaplndave

    chaplndave TS Rookie Posts: 33


    Link you gave is in a different language (German???). Can you translate? Thanks.
  6. StormBringer

    StormBringer TS Rookie Posts: 2,244

    you gould try Google's translator, it works pretty good.
  7. chaplndave

    chaplndave TS Rookie Posts: 33

    Do you have a link to the translator and how it works? I am familiar with Google search...use it all the time...not familiar with the translator. Thanks for the post.
  8. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,345   +11

    AMD is going to announce quite a significant fall of the prices in 27th of May
  9. StormBringer

    StormBringer TS Rookie Posts: 2,244

    Just click on "Language Tools" on the Google main page
  10. uncleel

    uncleel TS Rookie Posts: 980

    Wait; it's HAMMER:knock: time
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