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Old 09-13-2005, 06:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
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CPU INTEL® PENTIUM® 4 Prescott® @ 3.2GHZ 800mhz FSB/HTT/1MB

Memory 1024 MB DDR400 PC3200 WITH LIFETIME WARRANTY!

Motherboard HIGH END ASUS®: DUAL DDR, S-ATA, 8X AGP, 5 PCI, 800MHZ FSB

USB Options SIX USB 2.0 PORTS (4 REAR + 2 FRONT)

Hard Drive SATA 250 GB HARD DISK @ 7200rpm 8mb cache

Second Hard Drive NONE

RAID NONE

DVD ROM/Combi Drive 16X DVD ROM WITH 48X CD ROM

CD/DVD Writer 4x +R DUAL LYR DVD WRITER (16x +/-R) (& RW) + 40x CD-RW (£25)

Graphics Card 256MB RADEON 9550 8X AGP + DVI + TV-OUT

(SLI) Graphics Card 2 NONE

Sound Card SoundBlaster Live 7.1 24-bit (Digital & Analogue): £16

Modem NONE, I WILL BE USING BROADBAND

Network Facilities 10/100 NETWORK CARD FOR
BROADBAND - AS STANDARD

Floppy Drive/Card Reader 1.44MB FLOPPY
DISK DRIVE

Case Black Neon Bubble case + Neon Extreme Kit!

Power Supply & Cooling Silent 550W PSU + 120mm Fan + 19.2 dBA CPU Cooler! Super Quiet! £39

Operating System required NONE

Firewire & Video Editing NONE

Monitor BENQ 17 INCH TFT: FP71E SILVER/BLACK: 12MS (£172)

Keyboard Logitech® Cordless Internet Pro Desktop Keyboard + Mouse (Black) (£23)

Mouse NONE

Speakers NONE

Printer NONE

Anti-Virus NONE

Office Software NONE

TV Card NONE

Warranty 1 Year Return-to-Base Warranty + 1 Year Free Collect & Return: £5

Other features included as standard...

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Nero CD/DVD creator and Power DVD software is included is included with all DVD Writers.
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Each computer comes with a parallel (printer) port & 2 x PS/2 ports.
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Where necessary your computer will come with extra case fans fitted.
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Our memory comes with a 100% tested lifetime warranty!
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All our drives come in either silver, black or beige and are all of a high quality & matched brand. We don't just buy the cheapest brands and throw them together into a computer.
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We offer lifetime hardware technical support during normal office hours.
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A power cable, all drivers, manuals, and a heatsink & fan are included with every order.
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Our computers come fully assembled & thoroughly tested. We are so confident in the quality of our computers that we offer a free collection and re-delivery service* should you ever have a problem with your computer.
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If you order an operating system it will come fully installed with the CD and licence key.

Price:

£732.77 ex VAT.
£861 inc VAT and Delivery.


The system should cost about £650(~$1200) as I probably wont get that monitor & keyboard with it, but get them somewhere else where I can get exactly what I want, do you think this is a good deal, or can you suggest anything better for my money? thanks.
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Old 09-13-2005, 06:54 PM   #2 (permalink)
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As long as you build that yourself you can stay cheap with it.
NICE machine !
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Old 09-13-2005, 07:05 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Oh that price includes the build Im really just learning, so am going to sit this one out, though I want to build my next one in a few months but thanks a lot for your opinion
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No problem... Im kinda jealous of your new machine : P
Have fun with that
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Old 09-13-2005, 07:18 PM   #5 (permalink)
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lmao! cheers mate, Im glad I must have made some right choices as no one has said its ****.....yet ¬_¬
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9550? intel?

i guess you wont be gaming lol.

anyways looks good. but what are you going to be doing with it
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If its using DDR400 RAM that means it is an old *** Intel chipset. Probably not the best way to go...
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Old 09-13-2005, 07:37 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I wont be gaming, its for running graphics, sound, video, animation programmes

I just selected the things from this site

http://www.pcspecialist.co.uk/index.php?page=formpciex5

So you think I could chose wiser?
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CPU INTEL® PENTIUM® 4 640 (64 BIT) @ 3.2GHZ 800mhz FSB/HTT/2MB
Memory 1024 MB DDR2-533 PC4200 WITH LIFETIME WARRANTY!
Motherboard ASUS® P5ND2 SLI-DELUXE: DUAL DDR2, S-ATA, 2 x16 VGA, 3 PCI/1 PCI-EX
USB Options SIX USB 2.0 PORTS (4 REAR + 2 FRONT)
Hard Drive SATA 200 GB HARD DISK @ 7200rpm 8mb cache
Second Hard Drive NONE
RAID NONE
DVD ROM/Combi Drive 16X DVD ROM WITH 48X CD ROM
CD/DVD Writer 4x +R DUAL LYR DVD WRITER (16x +/-R) (& RW) + 40x CD-RW (£25)
Graphics Card 256MB GEFORCE 6600 PCI Express + DVI + TV-OUT
(SLI) Graphics Card 2 NONE
Sound Card SoundBlaster Live 7.1 24-bit (Digital & Analogue): £16
Modem NONE, I WILL BE USING BROADBAND
Network Facilities 10/100/1000 NETWORK CARD FOR BROADBAND
Floppy Drive/Card Reader 1.44MB FLOPPY DISK DRIVE
Case Black Neon Bubble case + Neon Extreme Kit!
Power Supply & Cooling 550W DUAL RAIL PSU + 120mm internal Fan - for SLI (£25)
Operating System required NONE
Firewire & Video Editing 1 x FIREWIRE PORT ONBOARD
Monitor BENQ 17 INCH TFT: FP71E SILVER/BLACK: 12MS (£172)
Keyboard NONE
Mouse NONE
Speakers NONE
Printer NONE
Anti-Virus NONE
Office Software NONE
TV Card NONE
Warranty 1 Year Return-to-Base Warranty + 1 Month Free Collect & Return


904. from the site

but i think you can do better from a different site or buildling your own

EDIT: ^^ how come this system is using DDR2 and the one you posted is using DDR hmmm
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Old 09-13-2005, 07:56 PM   #10 (permalink)
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ahhh cheers I will check that out. I just kind of came across this site, couldnt find anything much better, and I dont think I can handle my own build yet. I think the reason you got the DDR2 option is because I posted a slightly different link....as before that page you have the option of Intel or AMD, then specific etc etc....
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