£479 PC set-up...give me your opinion

  ross_mcculloch 14:54 04 Jan 08

It's not for gaming but I wanted a decent graphics card for Vista and the x-fi is cos I love my music, please let me know what you think of this set-up for £479 before I buy...

CPU: Intel® Core™ 2 Duo E6750 (2.66Ghz, 4MB Cache, 1333Mhz FSB)

CPU Cooler: Standard CPU heatsink & fan

Motherboard: Asrock CONROE1333-1394

Memory: 2.0GB Kingston DDR2 667mhz (2x 1GB)

Hard Drive: 80GB S-ATA2 3.0Gb/s

Second hard drive: 250GB S-ATA2 3.0Gb/s

Optical Drive: 20x DVD±RW DL S-ATA

Graphics card: NVidia GeForce 8600GT 256MB

Sound card: Creative X-FI Xtreme 7.1 Music

Operating System: Microsoft® Windows Vista Home Premium 32-bit

PSU: 400W

Case: Asus TA-210

  STREETWORK 16:44 04 Jan 08

Fer playin music that would eat it for breakfast but make sure you invest in some decent speakers to make full use of the 7.1 sound...

  citadel 19:23 04 Jan 08

8600gt for £36 is a bargain.

  Totally-braindead 19:53 04 Jan 08

citadel I might be wrong here but I think the price is not for the graphics card but the extra amount an upgrade on the original card will be.
IE its fitted with a 8600GT for example and if you want a 8800GT it costs another £36.

  ross_mcculloch 21:27 04 Jan 08

That's it, it orginally came with a lower spec card. I've been advised to change the ram to corsair, what do you think people?

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