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    Default Christmas Thread, Wishlists, Videos, and General Holiday Fun

    "Oh its the most wonderful time of the year"

    Christmas 2007
    Your wish lists.

    I thought id start a new tradition, not too sure if we did it last year or not. What would you want for Christmas? What wish list do you want? Be sure to check back in the day after Christmas to tell us what you got.


    I have already ordered my main present, and what a deal I got. Its a

    Dell Vostro 1000
    1.7GHz Dual Core AMD Processor
    1GB of RAM
    120GB HDD
    6-cell Battery
    Radeon x1150
    Windows Vista Home Basic
    $499

    More information on that laptop can be found on Dell's website.

    So, what cool hardware, software, computer or other gifts are you wanting this year?
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    getting some of thje sftuff towards my new build off girlfriend and people.that reminds me, i have to order my friends birthday present now or its gona be too late

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    ooh i have a very expensive list for my dad:

    Mazda 3 4 door 2.3
    Mitsubishi Lancer GTS (2008)
    (only 1 car by the way, just one of those two)

    LG EnV (Verizon cell phone)
    For my dad to pay off my class ring

    or just money for undecided computer upgrades (but i personally like the first 4)
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    Nice cars in the list there. I was thinking about a Phenom processor, but I might wait till my birthday, processors will be cheaper then.

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    yeah im not to good at buying processors....i got mine when it was around 300 or so and that was about 3 years ago...now they don't make them anymore GREAT, IN FACT the socket is dead too..SUPER GREAT!
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    I felt the same, I used to stay 1 socket behind technology, but now I am going to use the current modern socket. Although AM2+ and AM3 CPUs will work on this motherboard :-).

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    Is 1GB of RAM ample for Windows Vista Basic, or should I go for 2GB? All id do on the laptop is Internet browse and play GTA Vice City.

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    for gta vice i would go for the second gig. you should be able to find it cheap somewhere.

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    $20/stick at Newegg, ill put it into my Christmas wish list on Newegg.

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    I am glad I don't live across from that!

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    For xmas i'd like:

    Dell 2407-HC again
    Quad-core Kentsfield
    a decent 2x2GB kit of DDR3 that can do 1800 MHz+
    X48 board
    Razer Lachesis and new keyboard

    but i'm not going to get any of that, but i don't care...



    ps... those Vostro's are brilliant value.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jameson View Post

    ps... those Vostro's are brilliant value.

    Indeed, $499 for a laptop which sells for $900 in shops, what a deal!

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    I've just ordered a:

    - Thermaltake Cyclo HDD Cooler
    - 120mm Blue LED Case fan, ball
    - Arctic Silver 5 with AntiClean compound for CPU
    - And some molex splitters and converters... (I'm running out of plugs)

    I'm also going to buy Battlefield 2142 and Rollercoaster Tycoon 3 Platnium (hehe) :rolleyes:

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gareth Hale View Post
    I am glad I don't live across from that!
    haha that reminds of this annoying lottery advert we have in Britain. That money could have been better spent on.... well anything :P

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