New PC purchase

  Trepan 15:40 13 Aug 2005
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Has anyone purchasedca new machine from pcspecialist.co.uk If so any thoughts etc?

They build to your own spec using a range of specified components. The customer feedback seems to be ok, always useful to have some first hand comments.

  Diodorus Siculus 17:07 13 Aug 2005

They also don't accept credit cards so use as your own risk...


click here

You don't have much protection if it goes to the wall and that is not unknown these days :-(

  spuds 21:30 13 Aug 2005

Seems a very strange way of dealing with credit card sales. If you use their free interest finance deal, and it is not a personal loan, but set-up as a package for the computer, then you will be covered by the Consumer Credit Act 1974. The same as if you had dealt direct with a credit card for the full amount.Personel loans are exempt from the Act, similar to debit cards and cash.

With reference to the request for a credit card company cheque, this will give you no protection under the above Act.The credit card company and consumer law treat this as a personel loan to you.

So in a nutshell, use their free finance offer and you should be protected, providing you consider the suggestions mentioned above.

Regarding the actual company, and their standards, perhaps click here may have some information.

  joesoaps 01:46 14 Aug 2005

Looking at their terms and conditions gives the impression that they do not trust their customers (No credit cards etc) and spuds is correct in saying that a credit card cheque (as suggested by PC Specialist) gives you no protection at all.


If they don't trust you why trust them?

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