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Old 08-20-2005, 10:22 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Just wandering if I could have some advice for this new gaming PC I want. Here are it's specs:

AMD Athlon 64 3000+ Processor
Microsoft® Windows® XP Home Edition
1024MB DDR400 RAM (PC3200) Memory
160GB Serial ATA (150Mb/s) Ultra Fast Hard Drive
128MB nVIDIA GeForce 6600 PCI-Express Graphics
17" TFT Flat Panel LCD Monitor
SONY 16x Dual Layer DVD-RW (R/W all standard formats)*
5.1 Surround Sound - 6 channel audio
Creative Labs Soundblaster SBS260 Stereo Speakers
Internet Ready V.92 56Kbps data/fax/voice modem
Network Ready integrated 10/100 Ethernet Adaptor
Logitech Desktop Keyboard & Optical Mouse
FREE Microsoft Works 8.0
FREE CyberLink Video Editing Software (oem)
Classic Warranty - 1 Yr Parts & Labour (Back-to-base)
Black Mini Tower Case/4 USBs + Additional Features

Is that any good for £599.00 inc VAT

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Old 08-20-2005, 10:26 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Its pretty good, im guessing this is not a completely custom built computer, as you are talking about the free bundled software that comes with it and all, hehe. Thanks for not posting link for each piece of hardware also, if you post what the thing is, we will know.. much easier.

If you do decide to customize it more, you would be able to choose better brand name ram, PSU, and those little details that make the difference between an average pc and a good pc.

My current specs:
i7 920
Biostar TPower x58
3x2GB g.skill
XFI GTX260 Black Edition
640 WD Caviar Black
Vista Home Premium x64
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