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I was given a bare bones gaming computer for X-mas. It came w/ no OS. Obviously, I have a working computer. It is running Windows XP Home. I also have a "Motherboard" Support CD( 2.9 S )that came w/ the machine. Can you tell me if it is possible to get this thing up and twitching w/ the materials I have on hand? If no, can you direct me to a reasonably priced what-ever-it-is I need to aquire to get the ball rolling? Heres the specs on the new machine:


  • AMD 64 Bit Technology Processor.
  • ECS Solid Capacitor Motherboard.
  • DDR Dual memory Chips.
  • 7200RPM Hard Drive.
  • ATi Rage128 Pro + TV in/ TV out.
  • 1 Year Manufacture Warranty.
This Multimedia PC, sold fully assembled and ready for OS installation right out of the box.
It is a great system for any PC user that would like to enjoy a better Computer experience.
The System is brand new and sold in it's original packaging.

OPERATING SYSTEM IS NOT INCLUDED
Monitor Keyboard and speakers are for visualization purpose only


Motherboard:
ECS 755-A2
Socket 754 for AMD K8 Athlon 64 processor ,High-performance Hyper Transport CPU interface.
Support transfer rate of 1600/1200/800/400 mega-transfers per second .
Cipset:North Bridge: SiS® 755,South Bridge: SiS® 964 .
Memory:2 x 184-pin DDR DIMM socket support up to 2 GB ,Support DDR400/333/266/200 2.5V DDR SDRAM
4 x Ultra DMA133/100/66 devices, 2 x Serial ATA devices, RAID0 & RAID1 configuration

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It needs to have a cd or dvd drive in it, then you can add a keyboard, mouse, and monitor. Then all you need is another copy of Windows XP to install on it.

Hope that helps...

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