buying new computer

  BAUER 22:12 22 Dec 05

the pc that I am considering is the Compaq pressario 1639.

consisting system as follws

cpu amd athlon 64 3700+
graphics 256 radeon
hdd 360 gb
memory 1gb
cost £600.00
could anybody tell me if this is a good deal please

  Pamy 22:22 22 Dec 05

What about a sound card, DVD burner CD/DVD ROM firewire/USB /monitor

  BAUER 22:38 22 Dec 05

compaq pressario 1639

cpu= amd athlon 3700+
graphics 256 radeon
memory 1gb
hdd 360gb
duel layer dvd rw
1 firewire
7 usb
5.1 on board sound
cost £600
would this be a good system to buy

  Pamy 22:52 22 Dec 05

That looks better, but I would still check out if a local computer shop could build the same at a more faverable price every little helps.

  wjrt 22:55 22 Dec 05
  BAUER 23:00 22 Dec 05

Thanks Pamy like you said it would be another option to consider especialy at this time of year

  Skills 23:13 22 Dec 05

I think you could do better for the money the graphic card in that unit isnt top of the range by any means and borrows some of its video memory from system RAM.

Is £600 your top end? Would you be up for building a system yourself?

  woodchip 23:43 22 Dec 05

Does it have a Monitor at that price if so then yes it's good

  Skills 23:48 22 Dec 05

No monitor woodchip base unit

  007al 00:12 23 Dec 05

the 3700 here has less memory,but better graphics click here

  007al 00:22 23 Dec 05

or this click here
or this with monitor click here

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