gaming pc from dinopc.com

  bazman23 18:18 29 Nov 2007
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im looking for a gaming pc and have found this deal on click here which comes to £1,055.93 seems really cheap! not sure wot there like though?

CPU:AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 6400+ Black Edition AM2 Dual Core
CPU Cooler: Thermaltake Golden Orb II
Motherboard: Asus M2N-E SLI (nForce 500 Chipset, SLI, 7.1 Audio, Firewire)
Memory: 4.0GB Corsair DDR2 667mhz (2x 2GB)
Hard Drive: 500GB S-ATA2 3.0Gb/s
Optical Drive: 20x DVD±RW DL S-ATA
Graphics card: NEW! 2 x NVidia GeForce 8800GT 512MB
Sound card: Creative X-FI Xtreme 7.1 Music
Operating System: Microsoft® Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit
Monitor: 19' Widescreen TFT Monitor
PSU: 700W Thermaltake Toughpower
Case: Thermaltake Tsunami
Warranty: 3 Year Bronze Warranty

  citadel 21:45 29 Nov 2007

have a look at cyberpowersystem.co.uk
a quad or core 2 duo is better for gaming.

  GaT7 21:18 01 Dec 2007

Look at the reviews at PCA click here - some of the systems there seem to offer better value for money. Most of those systems have 2Gb RAM, but additional 2Gb DDR2 667mhz can be had for only £25-30 nowadays.

I agree with citadel about Intel C2D/quad-core being better for gaming. G

  online360 18:32 13 Nov 2009

I chose to purchase an Intel Core 2 Quad Q8300 PC and monitor from Dino PC, based on price and, the fact that they are located in London where I reside. In respect of initial teething issues with the item, a repair was followed by complete replacement of the unit. On each occasion, the turnaround was less than 24 hours. They partitioned the hard drive at no extra cost. Excellent. It would have been up to a week and a half, had I gone to PC World. Communications were thorough and considerate. When I got through on their 0870 telephone number, they were happy to phone me back immediately.

(Business user in London)

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