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To buy: New Computer or Bass Equipment?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by StrudelBass, Nov 2, 2002.

  1. StrudelBass


    Jul 6, 2002
    I don't have money for either:p but if I did, which should I get?
  2. i just looked at your profile.... you need bass equipment.
  3. bass equipment
  4. jasonbraatz


    Oct 18, 2000
    Oakland, CA
    you obviously have enough computer to get you onto talkbass - which is eventually going to be the only thing you use your computer for.

    so get new bass stuff :)
  5. Hilikus


    Jul 29, 2002
    Wales UK
    Dont bother with the computer aslong as It allows you to surf the net unless you play games on your PC(Like I used to on my compthanks to PC World:mad: :(
  6. David Watts

    David Watts

    Aug 12, 2002
    Good bass equipment holds its value longer.
  7. This is true. I would go with new bass gear.
  8. bass equipment.
  9. Justin V

    Justin V

    Dec 27, 2000
    Alameda, CA
    Judging by your profile, you need bass equipment. Kinda like me.
  10. mans0n


    Jun 15, 2002
    buy both

    people nowadays seem to think you require a 2000terahertz CPU in order to have a usable PC...... pfft

    get a nice 200mhz mmx pentium 128meg ram and 8.4gig HD at most 100$

    and! get some bass stuff!
  11. StrudelBass


    Jul 6, 2002
    Unforunately mans0n I've got better, 233 MHz, 64MB Ram, and 3 GB of harddrive space. Ok, not ALL better, but the speed is better.
  12. Oh the inevitable dilemma - bass or computer?

    The ol' GeForce II GTS 32mb is getting long in the tooth... but I want a tube amp.

    Ah well - as long as I can play Mafia (it works!) i'm happy. Give me bass or give me death!

  13. Nick man

    Nick man

    Apr 7, 2002
    Tampa Bay
    Bass gear.

  14. unless you are logging on from the public library, get some bass gear.
  15. LiquidMidnight


    Dec 25, 2000
    Bass gear, in 30 years it will be "vintage" but your computer will be obeslete in 6 months. :D

    BTW, up until about '98, I was using a 286, running completley on DOS, no hard drive, with one MB of RAM. I kid you not.

    I graduated in high school in 2000 and my school's primary OS was windows 3.1

    I just used XP for the first time when I started my job 2 weeks ago.

    Yeah, I'm behind the times in computer technology. :D
  16. Brendan

    Brendan Supporting Member

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    When faced with the same situation, I went computer.

    I could have gotten a Ampeg 8x10, and a high powered head, but got a nice computer. In the end, the computer was a better decision, IMHO.
  17. Brad Barker

    Brad Barker

    Apr 13, 2001
    berkeley, ca
    did you have the rig of death at the time?

    even if not, you were still able to get it.

    so you don't count.


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