advice needed on new pc

  rubygxx 14:44 03 Oct 2010

Hi, i am buying a new desktop pc and wanted to ask some advice, this is the one i keep going back to when looking around,Acer Aspire X3900 Core i3-530 Desktop PC - PV.SD1E2.022, cheapest price i have seen is £575 can anyone tell me if it is a good buy as i think it is, i dont do gaming but most other stuff we have a go at, like photoshop , just wanted to know if its a decent buy, my last two have been packard bell and this one especially has been pretty good , giving this one to my grandson if i get a new one, thanks for looking and any advice much appreciated

  The Kestrel 15:45 03 Oct 2010

What about this Medion PC click here+(MD7330)/10013733A1?category=multimedia_pc_20. It has an Intel i5 (quad) core processor, 4Gb of RAM and a dedicated grphics card. Better still it costs £475.

  The Kestrel 15:47 03 Oct 2010

Sorry the link doesn't want to work. Try thiclick here+(MD7330)/10013733A1?category=multimedia_pc_20s

  The Kestrel 15:48 03 Oct 2010

Sorry can't get the lint work, but go the Medion site at click here and it is the 2nd one down.

  The Kestrel 15:58 03 Oct 2010

Better deal still is the Medion PC offer at £499, which shows up as a banner on Consumerwatch forum pages.

  Ian in Northampton 17:47 03 Oct 2010

I bought a Medion PC from Tesco for £279 earlier in the year as a hot back-up, and have been pleasantly surprised by it. The only downside has been what is probably the downside with all very small cases, which is that it's a pain to upgrade - e.g. add a second optical drive. Other than that, excellent value.

  rubygxx 21:30 03 Oct 2010

Hi and thanks for the suggestions, the acer one i was looking at can be upgraded with more RAM and has a 22" monitor as well,so i would have the cost of a monitor to add to the medion one,and i cant see in the specs if the RAM can be upgraded the one difference im not sure about is the medion is 32 bit and the acer is 64 bit, not sure what this means ,the pc i have now is 32 bit

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