Rock Computers

  LIVING_ON_BORROWED_TIME 21:40 05 Jul 03
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Hi

I'm considering buying a laptop from Rock Direct.

Just wondered if anyone had a thoughts and comments on Rock PCs or laptops.

All posts welcome. Thanks in advance.

  mikef. 22:23 05 Jul 03

I haven't got one, but I know someone who has and he is very happy with it.

  Magik ®© 12:48 06 Jul 03

I got a laptop from Rock, the sigma, it has not once missed a beat..you mention PC's, i think they only make laptops....an ace company...

  TechMad 20:19 21 Jul 03

My mum has a Rock laptop, a Sigma Si, she is very pleased with it. Although she finds that copying and pasting large images, while playing an audio CD means the music may have a 1 or 2 second pause at intervals.

  TechMad 20:24 21 Jul 03

The comment above isn't meant to be negative, all computers suffer from this to a degree. Its just slighly more noticable.

  Gaz W 15:47 22 Jul 03

Not sure whether this is possible on laptop CD/DVD drives, but you can just play the CD drive directly through the sound card/onboard sound, using the drive itself as the actual player. On desktop PCs, CD/DVD-ROM drives with a Play button will allow you to play audio CDs, and they go through the sound card, so it might not be that much of a problem at all.

  johnkeithjohn 19:11 22 Jul 03

my wife has a sigma di, great machine i only wish they made desktops. the other thing i like about rock is the three year collect and return warranty if anything does go wrong

  TechMad 10:58 25 Jul 03

I note that recently that Rock has stopped listing the Sigma Di in their magazine ads and that they can no longer be ordered on the website.

Is this a similar situation with the Agenda XP, which appears top of the PCA budget laptop review list, but isn't available in the ad or the website?

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