Advice on which PC better

  aca 10:23 24 Nov 2007
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Want PC for bit of gaming/HL2/Halo/Fear etc and general home use. My search narrowed to the Arbico at top of PCA value category. Can get this for £420 ib VAT. Compared to couple of E-buyer offers. Which would be better value and why? Tempting to go for the cheapest E-buyer package. Thanks (replacing blown socket A with X700 and Athlon Barton)

Arbico £420 (would add more RAM if go for Vista)

Intel Core 2 Duo E6550 CPU
1GB (1024MB) Kingston PC5300 DDR2 Ram
250GB SATA Hard Drive
20x Dual Layer DVD Rewriter
256MB nVidia 8600GT PCI-E Graphics Card
Choice of Windows XP Home OR Windows Vista Home Premium
Keyboard & Optical Mouse

or Ebuyer 1 £250 inc VAT(would add a £80 graphics card + RAM)

Acer T180 Athlon 64 4000+
CPU - AMD Athlon 64 4000+ Dual Core
1GB Memory
250GB
DVD-RW
Nvidia Geforce 6100
Keyboard ,mouse,Speakers
MS Works
Windows Vista Home Premium

or

Ebuyer 2 £350 inc VAT (+add same above for graphics and RAM

PSU 350 Watt ATX/BTX Delta 120mm AC-Out
MB ASUS P5VDC-TVM TE Rev.A2 mATX P4M900
CPU PC Intel Core 2 Duo E6320 1,86Ghz 4M
Cooler INTEL EKL
Logo Plate Maxdata ME-silver Favorit
1024MB-DDR2-667MHz Elpida eTT
DVD RW +/-RAM TSST SH-S182D black
HDD SATA II 250GB Samsung SP2504C
KB Cherry J82 black w Vista Key UK
Mouse Microsoft Basic Optical black RoHs
128MB On-board Graphics

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