best pc for 250quid?(self build)

  mt50 18:44 05 Nov 03

hi, i'm helping a mate out and he's got a laptop but want a desktop to set up a wireless network.
anyway he's got around 250quid to spend on a base unit he doesnt want a graphics card just the rest.
so can you please post whats the best he can get for 250quid delivered.
so far this is what i've got-
proccesor= AMD XP2100
mother board= Asus A7V8X-X
memory= Crucial 512MB DDR333
Hard Drive= Western Digital 40Gb 7200rpm
Sound Card= 6 Channel Soundcard C-media 8738 Chipset 3D
CD drive= 52x CDRW
Case with side window and neon lights
total Cost= 250pounds(around)

any help would be welcomed .

  bta1 19:36 05 Nov 03

to be honest, that sounds pretty good to me....

but i bought a pc with 60gb h/d 512mb and amd 21000 from click here for ? get to pick your own box too. Mines got neon lights running throuhg it...........but y'know that was my girlfriends fault.

They probably have lesser spec pcs for less and mine had a graphics card and xp with it so there will be something cheaper in there.

  madPentium 19:38 05 Nov 03

Good choice of motherboard memory and processor.
Be careful about the power supply in the case though, many in cheaper cases and even some expensive ones are really quite naff and give problems to the pc making you think its the motherboard or other components.

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