New PC...bit of advice wanted please

  ross_mcculloch 15:35 26 Dec 07

After a new PC, used for a bit of eBaying, downloading, streaming videos and watching DVDs, quite a lot of emails, online radio, listening to my music collection (hooked upto my stereo), NO gaming

...few questions:

Who to buy from? Here's 2 I have in mind-
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(I want to go under £450)

Vista or XP? - My gut is telling me XP!

  sean-278262 21:18 26 Dec 07

I would personally go for XP it isnt going to be discontinued tomorrow and plus you can get a legal copy off ebay for about £30 if you buy carefully. So save some money on where you buy from in the end and get the OS before you buy and customise your chosen PC sans OS.

Are you planning to buy a whole box or build it yourself? It isnt very clear.

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