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New PC Under £300 @ PC World/Currys


Shark boy

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Hey everyone,

Need some ideas for a new PC from PC World/Currys/Dixons.

My old laptop died and I have up to £300 to spend on a new desktop PC.

It has to have the following specs (min)

3GB RAM 250GB Hard Drive Intel Core i3 Processor with Sandy Bridge WIRELESS ENABLED

Any ideas?

Thanks, Will

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Covergirl

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Here's an idea - try looking on Currys / PC World websites and see what is available with your chosen specs. I think Comet sell the boxes without screen if you already have one.

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wee eddie

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I would suggest that you consider buying from on-line manufacturers, where you should be able to get many more bangs for your limited bucks.

Dell are pretty reliable, and there are many other smaller Manufacturers our there.

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Woolwell

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I reckon that the OP has vouchers that must be used at DSG. Would help if range of places to buy was explained.

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Armchair

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A quick look at the PC World site shows that there are no desktop PCs that meet your price/specification requirements.

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The Kestrel

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Here's one that meets your specs from ebuyer http://www.ebuyer.com/269813-acer-aspire-m3910-desktop-pt-sdxe2-188

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Armchair

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It doesn't, though, because it uses a socket LGA1156 (not socket LGA1155).

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harps1h

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With the budget you have quoted it is difficult to see where you would get a system using the new cores and motherboards. So to get picky is not your best way. However, if you have the reletivley low skills needed to put togther a modern system on a budget, look here http://www.aria.co.uk/Systems/Bundles/Intel+Overclocked+Bundles/Gladiator+Z68+Core+i5+2500K+4.30GHz+Overclocked+Bundle+?productId=45683

It is everything you need for in the case. You just keep the peripherals and update those as you go along

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ICF

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Can You find an extra £40 PC

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harps1h

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be aware though the link above states no Operating System as did mine, so you will need to consider that also

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