I've got a voucher for PC world (work related tax dodge) for £1300 and I want to get a PC (19" monitor), and a wireless connection to NTL cable broadband. I've found PC World less than trustworthy when it comes to advice. I've found I've gone from being able to build my last PC (okay it was a few years ago and now it's slow) to being bamboozled by all the new stuff (it may be age). Can anybody offer any advice on their deals (I've a voucher for 10% of over a grand PC's)
Some, but not serious gaming. Downloading and burning and general use.
To my mind 'Branded'kit such as PCW offer is price for price much of a muchness- some have this some have that- you wind up choosing the prettiest box. One thing is almost for certain -as you have said you have built your own in the past - Any such machine will be virtually as sealed box [unabgradeable] built to a spec and stuck with it. Could you not buy bits from the 'Brown box' shelves and build one to your own spec. And then add at your own expense at a later time? For example in this way stuff like monitor and keyboard you couild retain and speend the dosh on better kit.