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    Question MSI Mega 180 Deluxe Barebones System

    any thoughts?

    I am thinking about getting one of these for my nephews so they can do school work on them and also use it as a hi fi.
    I do know everything, just not all at once. It's a virtual memory problem.

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    They are pretty nice systems. Good for kids todo work on/use as a hi fi. You wouldn't need too much of a powerful system for school work so it should be well within the Mega 180's capabilities. Alot of people don't like them because of the built in hi fi but i'm sure the kids would love it

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    you should stick with the shuttles mate, seems like a safe bet.. and more of them means more surport and improvements

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    Starbuck, I was thinking of getting a Mega 180 to start with, has some useful features. But it doesn't have enough features to justify the extra £'s over the price of a shuttle


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    Theres a new system by Aopen called the EA65 which has all the onboard features of the latest P4 Shuttles and has an Instant Mode same as the Mega 180 for playing CD's, MP3's, Radio and DVD's without booting into Windows. I'm very tempted to swap it for my SB75G2 if I can get one in the UK.


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    Wouldn't thouch the MSI with a 10 foot stick. The crappy cooling system, shody design and construction are to much of a worry.

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    That AOpen box above looks to me like it has come straight from the 90's Looks a bit dated to be honest and if you already have a shuttle BeelzebubUK, then is it worth the swap you have to ask yourself?


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    Quote Originally Posted by drp
    That AOpen box above looks to me like it has come straight from the 90's Looks a bit dated to be honest and if you already have a shuttle BeelzebubUK, then is it worth the swap you have to ask yourself?
    I did and it wasn't worth it

    If I hadn't bought the the SB75G2 it might have been a different story.

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    Yeah i would've stuck with the SB75G2, one of those "i told you so" situations im afraid Especially as its black! I was after a negro shuttle when looking for mine, attempts were in vain though! Ah well gotta be happy with mine now


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