Help With New PC and Low budget

  Turnerminator 21:37 28 Mar 04


I have a problem, in that i am soon to go off to college, mycurrent pc seems to be used by my mum and brother the whole time, and i need a new pc. I have either £350 to spend on a tower, as i have a very old pc, or £700 to spend on a laptop.

I required 512ram, 40gb hard drive, and 2400+ athlon, or pentium equvelent, any suggestions?

Thanks for any help.

  Paranoid Android 22:41 28 Mar 04

This is the closest I can get within your budget (incl vat).

click here


  Paranoid Android 23:07 28 Mar 04

Or you could take the DIY route. All based on Ebuyer click here

Asus A7V8X-X SKT A KT400 8x AGP DDR Sound/lAN/USB 2.0 Code 049060 35.16

AMD ATHLON XP2400+ 266MHZ FSB 256Cache T'bred CPU - OEM Code 043066 40.99

Speeze 5F273B1L3 Raptorcool AMD CPU Cooler Xp3200+ Low Noise Code 055764 6.85

Maxtor Diamondmax Plus 8 40Gb ATA 133 7200rpm Disk Drive - OEM Code 040971 31.87

JNC 5JA 60 Case with 400W PSU in Blue Code 051066 14.87

Mediamax Radeon 9600 PRO 128MB DDR ATI TV-Out DVI-I Retail Box Code 059147 64.80

LG 52x32x52x IDE DRIVE - OEM Code 051700 18.99

2 X Ebuyer 256MB DDR333 PC2700 Extra Value Ram Code 036557 ?22.99 each 45.98

Ebuyer High Quality Round Floppy Cable 60cm in Blue Code 036345 0.99

2 X High Quality Round IDECable ATA133 60cm in Yellow Code 036347 1.79 each 3.58

PS/2 Keyboard for Windows UK Version Code 020038 1.99

Chic 720 3 Button Scroll Mouse PS/2 - Retail Box Code 026385 0.79

Total excl vat: 270.71

Total incl vat and carriage : 324.01

(OS not included)


  Paranoid Android 23:10 28 Mar 04

Oops - this is already included in the total above :

Alps Floppy Disk Drive 1.44MB 3.5 inch internal - OEM Code 022905 3.85


  Turnerminator 16:21 29 Mar 04

Is there anywhere that i can get a list of the max and min spec stuff that is compatible with other stuff, like ram and processor??

Try the Dell outlet site I have just picked up a P4 2.66 ghz, 40 gb HD, 256 ram,DVD rom, CDRW,
Floppy drive, all software, keyboard ,mouse,etc
all for the price of £212.11 and they chucked in free delivery to boot

  tnt115 17:33 29 Mar 04

try this company i got a good spec pc for under 400 pounds from click here

  sPaNieL*WilL^KiLl 18:20 29 Mar 04

where did you get the Dell pc from? I cant find one like that on their website.

Sounds like a very good deal and m always after one of those....

  sPaNieL*WilL^KiLl 18:20 29 Mar 04



From the dell outlet site dimension stockroom click here take no notice of the prices displayed discount is taken off when you add to cart (currently £325) was free delivery up to last week but offer ended The trick to this site is at half past the hour every hour the list is updated keep refreshing page some real bargins turn up but you have to be very quick to beat the dealers who hawk the site. my workmate got a dimension 2400 a while ago with dvd rewriter
for £140 and £60 of that was delivery you have only 15 mins to complete the transaction and MUST pay by credit card. different offers discounts come up regularly

  fuzzyone 18:57 29 Mar 04


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