brad paisley 14:19 25 Oct 07

hi guys finally decided to go with safe company dell. here are two i have a choice with. tell me if it is worth paying the extra to play latest games.

AMD® Athlon™ 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 6000+
Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium - English
Dell™ 22" Black Wide Flat Panel (E228WFP) - UK/Irish
3072MB 667MHz Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM [2x1024+2x512]
1.0TB (7200RPM) SATA Dual Hard Drives (2X500GB)
256MB nVidia™ GeForce 8600GT graphics card
16x DVD +/- RW Drive
Logitech™ Cordless Desktop™ EX110 - UK/Irish (QWERTY)
Mouse Included in Wireless Keyboard and Mouse option


Intel® Core 2 Quad-Core Q6600 Processor (2.40GHz, 1066MHz, 8MB)
Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium - English
Dell™ 20" Black Wide Flat Panel (E207WFP) - UK/Irish
2048MB 667MHz Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM [2x1024]
500GB Dual Hard Drive Raid 0 Stripe (2x250GB - 7200rpm)
256MB nVidia™ GeForce 8600GTS graphics card
Dell™ Xcelerator™ including Integrated Avio card and Hybrid (Analog/Digital) TV tuner card
16x DVD +/- RW Drive
Dell™ Enhanced USB Multimedia Keyboard - UK/Irish (QWERTY)
Dell Optical Scroll Premium Mouse


the £1,000 one, looks like a decent computer and should play the latest games, all though memory is abit skimpy on graphics card. is it safe to go for it?

  Ashrich 22:50 30 Oct 07

Are there any games that can use 4 cores ? or 2 even , the extra memory in the AMD machine and the extra drive space together with the added 2 inches on the monitor and bearing in mind they both use the same graphics card make the first PC look excellent value , and the two hundred quid you save can be used for something else ( maybe flog the graphics card it comes with and buy a better one ! )


  crosstrainer 07:35 31 Oct 07

With Ashrich....The first deal is better, you can upgrade to the GTS card if you want to, and the extra ram and better screen offer good value!

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