msi wind dual core atom build!

April 10, 2009

System specs;

msi wind (dual core atom) build with 640gb sata II hd and 2gig low latency memory

Hardware;

150$
case/psu/board/cpu
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16856167037

29$
asus 22x sata dvd burner (retail, no oem on optical drives for smart people)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827135186

25.50$
2 gig ddr2 533 so-dimm (3-3-3-8 timings, even more important as this is single channel, only one ram slot)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820104100

60$
640gb sata II samsung 7200rmp
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822152134

total cost before shipping = 264.50$

side notes;

ubuntu (or whatever distro) = 0$

windows 7 beta = 0$

Also;

Here is a link to a tutorial of where someone got mac os 10.5 running on it
http://www.uselessninjas.com/guides/msiwindosx/

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