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    Quote Originally Posted by Lee @ SCAN View Post
    420 pounds for a DVD-Writer back in the day when they first came out
    that makes me feel so much better hehe. did u get any free discs with that?


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    They were something like £20 or £30 a disc wernt they ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by 5cupa View Post
    that makes me feel so much better hehe. did u get any free discs with that?

    No and it was well back in the days before I even worked at scan as well and it wasn't even on Today Only

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    £350 on a gainward geforce 3 64Mb.... then not long after Geforce 4 came out... mehhh merde..

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    I spent close to 300 notes when CD writers first came out, it was a Teac SCSI writer and had to get a SCSI card with it. Can't remember how much the media was but I seem to recall paying around 5-10 squids for some Yamaha blanks.

    Also spent somewhere near 350 notes for a PII 400MHz slot CPU, the CPU turned out to be remarked/fake but the supplier upgraded it for a 500MHz, felt real chuffed, still have the receipt for it knocking around somewhere.

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    On a single component, my X1800XT, was £410.

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    For an individual item I believe it was a Plextor CD-RW drive. I can't remember the exact model but it was just shy of £200.

    The thing is I'm not sure I'd spend that on a video card now, let alone an optical drive... lol

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    lol some pretty mental prices there

    I am a lurker and try to stay behind the hype or the 'must have it now' wave

    £160 on AMD64 X2 4600+


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    £120 on my E6300....i think

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    a 3.4EE P4 for a Shuttle SB75, got it on a special voucher listed on Hexus IIRC [ebuyer] but still cost over £450 quid with the 25% voucher !!!

    oh and a 2405 but thats already been mentioned
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    Family spent £1700 on a P75 system, our 1st pc

    Personally

    £150 on one of the early Pioneer DVD-Rom drives
    £350 on the 9800 Pro 128mb when they 1st came out
    £110 on the Gigabyte GA-8INXP when it 1st came out

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    A Hard Disc - Seagate Medalist Pro 6.4Gb 5400 RPM, ouch £233.83 inc vat

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    About 525/550 on a set of gigaworks X750 and an audigy 2 platinum pro zs back when they were both brand new.

    c.£350 on watercooling (including case)

    Ill never have any money as long as scan are in business i reckon

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    Quote Originally Posted by arbitor View Post
    7800 gtx the week it came out

    almost 400 quid i think
    SNAP!

    £328 two weeks after they came out, sold it 8 months later for £165

    Family spent £2200 on a machine from PC World in 98 I think it was, something along the lines of a P2 266 64Mb of RAM, 8.6 GB HDD, Ati Rage 4Mb 3D Card. Epson Stylus 600 and a scanner. 15" CRT. Silly amounts of cash.

    Oh, and the ISA modem was the same length as my 7900GTO. Also did £120 on a CD-RW for said machine.
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    spent nearly £700 on a dell 20" tft about 3 years ago,thats my most expsensive item.

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