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GNU/Linux 3D Gaming Box (no monitor) Get Yours For $269

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Looking for a low cost solution to run your favorite 3d FOSS games (and several popular 3d titles in Wine)? Look no further than the bargains at ascendtech.us and the power of the PNY NVIDIA GeForce 9400GT graphics from tigerdirect.com.



Here's the specs for the machine I purchased from ascendtech.us for only $267 (shipped). Note: prices may vary as they change their specials. Here's a link to a system that is similar to the one I purchased.
Intel Dual Core E2180 2.0ghz 800FSB
MSI LGA775 Quad Core Ready Motherboard
Standard Cooling Fan & Heatsink Combo
2GB DDR2 PC2 6400 800mhz RAM (2x1GB Chips)
160GB SATA 7200rpm Internal Hard Drive
Onboard Nvidia Geforce7100 Video Card Adapter
CDRW Drive
Onboard 7. 1 Audio
Onboard 10/100/1000mbps Gigabit Ethernet
Beige ATX Midtower Case W/ Power Supply



Then pop in a PNY Verto NVIDIA 9400GT PCIE video adapter from tigerdirect.com for just $51.98 (checking back at the site - there's a a $20 rebate available as of 09-09-09).

Here's a shot with the…