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Poll: Do you plan on buying a desktop PC again?


PC Advisor

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With the news that Worldwide sales of desktop and notebook PCs are set to decline by more than 10 percent. We want to know if you you plan on buying a desktop PC again?

Let us know in our poll.

Poll: Do you plan on buying a desktop PC again?

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Chronos the 2nd

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Cannot use my vote as it does not mention building your own, so no I will not be buying a desktop PC again but yes I will be building a desktop PC again.

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Jock1e

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Maybe if they stopped pushing W8 on all new computers the sales would go back up again.

I don't have the eyesight for all of those small gadgets that are comming through nowadays so I will stick to a desktop.

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Aitchbee

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I am always on the lookout for a 'charity shop' PC Desktop with W7 installed on it ... only stipulation ... must be less than £20.

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wee eddie

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Yes: One needs something upon which to conduct the Orchestra.

I think that the next iteration of PC's will be able to run two OS Systems both Windows and Android, maybe one within the other, and to act as a Base Camp for both sets of system.

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wee eddie

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An 20+" All-in-One with Windows 8 and a removable Stand. No need for a big Hard Drive, it can connect wirelessly to a NAS Drive and CD/DVD/Blu-ray Player, which could be part of the Removable Stand.

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csqwared

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Yes

As Chronos the 2nd I don't buy, I build. Resolves the problem of what is/isn't installed on a new machine.

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Mr Mistoffelees

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Yes, although I'm another self-builder.

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john bunyan

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Yes as I have 2 slide out Caddies for back ups, and 2 scanners for Photoshop etc . Also I sometimes watch TV on it and edit music.

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marvin42

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It would be interesting to know how the figure for desktop builders compares. Being pedantic, it could be argued that these are desktop sales - just in kit form!

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finerty

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may be yes or may be no

Aitchbee u b very lucky to get a 2nd hand computer snce it is an electrical item most charity shops would have to employ someone to test the computer for safety issues

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