Affordable, Relaible PC?

  Rogmur 09:58 19 Aug 2006

Hello to all Consumer Watch Forum Members

I am hoping to replace my very unreliable Mesh PC and purchase a new one.

However, (as with buying a car), I want to buy a PC which is reliable, affordable and has at the very least a separate Graphics card, Sound card and 19" Monitor.

I have looked at a number of major websites but have bee put off by the excessive prices (Evesham take note).

I wonder if it is possible to find one for under £1200????

Well there a challenge

Kind regards


  SG Atlantis® 10:19 19 Aug 2006

That ain't a challenge!!!

you want a system with separate graphics and sound and a 19inch tft - 1200quid target.


£999 PC Next day Zoostorm 5-6403 Advanced PC with X-Fi

click here


- AMD Athlon 64 X2 4600+ AM2 Dual Core Processor
- 1 GB DDR2 667Mhz Memory
- 400GB SATA Hard Drive 7200rpm ATA150 with 16MB Cache
- 256MB Inno3D PCI-E NVidia GeForce 7900GT Graphics Card
- ECS nForce4M-A Motherboard
- Creative Labs SoundBlaster X-Fi Xtreme Music PCI Soundcard
- 16x DVDRW Double Layer Dual Format Drive
- 16x DVD Rom Drive
- 52 in 1 Flash Card Reader
- Wireless LAN PCI Network Adapter 54Mbps
- Coolermaster Cavalier 3 Black ATX Case
- 19" AOC LM-928 LCD Monitor
- Philips MMS460 5.1 Speaker System
- Genius ErgoMedia 700 Ergonomic Multi-Media Keyboard
- Genius ERGO 525 2000 DPI Laser Gaming Mouse
- Microsoft Windows XP Home

Excellent value and £201 less than your budget.

  961 11:09 19 Aug 2006

See current threads on this forum about zoostorm customer service

Dell desktop 5 series will give you what you want for far less than £1200. Don't be frightened to haggle for a reduction in web price by phoning or e-mailing sales

  spuds 11:22 19 Aug 2006

There's plenty of offers around in the price range that you mention. It is just a case of buying correct, with the safeguards of consumer law protection.

  Rogmur 20:13 20 Aug 2006

Many thanks to

SG Atlantis, 961 and Spuds

for your sterling advice, I
am glad to see that there are
reasonably priced PC's
still out there.

Kind regards


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