Help me decide between two setups

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I just joined this form and i need help to choose a computer.
Plz help me I am going to buy it today so i wanted some recommendations.

1. System Configuration:

Processor: Intel P4 3.2HGz (800FSB) 1024k CPU with Hyper Threading
CPU Fan: P4 Heavy Duty Cooling Fan With Heat Sink
Motherboard: FIC 865PE 800FSB (up to 3.6GHz support)
Memory: 1GB DDR400 PC3200 DUAL CHANNEL RAM
Video Card: GeForce FX 5500 256MB 8xAGP video with TV out
Hard drive: 160GB 7200RPM UDMA-150 SATA
CD drive: 16x DVD +RW/-RW drive (DVD-burner drive)
Floppy drive: Mitsumi 1.44MB 3.5" drive
Sound: AC 97 6 channel 5.1 Full duplex digital sound
Network: 10/100 RJ45 onboard network (Ethernet, cable or DSL)
Modem: not included (add 56k v92 modem for $10)
Ports: Six USB 2.0 ports,1 serial, 1 parallel, 1 microphone jack
Case: Black Neon Mid Tower 400w power supply (front USB)
Keyboard: Black PS2 Windows Keyboard
Mouse: Black PS2 Scroll Mouse
Speakers: Black Multimedia stereo speakers
2. System Configuration:

Processor: AMD Athlon 64 3400+ (1600FSB) 64bit CPU
CPU Fan: AMD Heavy Duty Cooling Fan With Heat Sink
Motherboard: ASUS K8N nForce3-250 new 64 bit CPU support
Memory: 1GB DDR400 PC3200 RAM ( upgradeable up to 3 GB)
Video Card: GeForce FX 5500 256MB 8xAGP video with TV out
Hard drive: 250GB 7200RPM SATA UDMA 150 8Mb cache
CD drive: 16x Dual Layer DVD +RW/-RW drive (DVD burner)
Floppy drive: Mitsumi 1.44MB 3.5" drive
Sound: AC 97 6 channel 5.1 Full duplex digital sound
Network: 10/100 RJ45 network card (Ethernet, cable or DSL)
Modem: not included (add 56k v.92 modem for $10)
Ports: Six USB 2.0 ports,1 serial, 1 parallel, 1 microphone jack
Case: Mid Tower 400w power supply (four 5.25", two 3.5" bays)
Keyboard: PS2 Windows Keyboard
Mouse: PS2 Scroll Mouse
Speakers: Multimedia stereo speakers



Plz help me soon. I am buying it soon and the price of both are the same.
 

RayJon

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Hm.. NOt really sure im not the best computer guy. Question tho, where are you gettin all of this and for how much

Basicly its the first 5 catagorys cause everything below it is pretty much the same.

Another Thing, You might want to change the first computers color cause i had to highlight it to read it.....
 
Sry about the color. I fixed it.
I am getting these 2 from e-bay for $699 + sh.
so which 1 should i get or can i get a better for cheaper somewhere else.
 

RayJon

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Again Im Not The Smartest Person About Computers but I know a tad.

If its used, pass it.

If its not used, what is the 2nd processers GHZ?, if its more then the 1st, then pick waht you want, but if its not I would choose the 1st.
 
that is all it says about the AMD processor
it also says
Processor:
AMD Athlon 64 3400+ (1600FSB) CPU

Ultimate Performance for Cutting Edge Applications

New AMD 64bit core with 512k cache

The Most Powerful Multimedia Experience in 64 bit Platform

AMD64 technology for dramatically higher performance

HyperTransport™ technology

integrated DDR memory controller

Powering the Next Generation in Computing Platforms
 
for the pentium it says

Processor:
Intel P4 3.2HGz (800FSB) Prescott 1024k CPU with Hyper Threading

Ultimate Performance for Cutting Edge Applications

The Most Powerful Multimedia Experience in an x86 Platform

Tomorrow's Technology Today

Powering the Next Generation in Computing Platforms

Hyper-Threading technology
 

RayJon

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Yeah, If your for sure goign to amke the decision weather to buy it tonight, and noone else replys.. If I were you i would get the first one.
 

RayJon

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Rajguru said:
anyone around to help.
Man, If noone answers, dont waste your money...now let me post a random set of lyrics


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Cause I know these niggaz hate it, that their little sisters love it
And their girls really want it, plus I'm frontin
Twenty three big truckin, new Z, new bucket
 

Merc14

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Rajguru-
You didn't say what you intend to do with this PC. Performance-wise the AMD system will be faster and run cooler than the intel rig. If you will be gaming then there is no doubt you want the AMD based PC. AMD benchmarks better than Intel, in games, in nearly every case. Plus the rig has a 250GB hard drive.

If you want to use software that specifically uses hyperthreading (heavy video editing for example) then pick the Intel rig. Not many programs use hyperthreading though.

Just a word of advice. Both systems are using dated components. They may be out of the box new but they are older technology-wise. The price is reasonable though for what you get and it should be a decent rig. Bottom-line, go with the second choice. It will be faster, run cooler and have more storage.
 
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