new desktop

  orihuela 12:33 04 Nov 2006

I have about £400 to spend on a new desktop pc (the box only not a package). I want to do all the usual things e-mail, internet etc., but now I want to try and download some music and the occasional film, plus play around with pictures from my camera. I have listed the computer's details and wonder if I am getting the right one for me, and is it the right price or should I be looking at another make? Can anyone advise please. I don't understand some of the specifications. Thanks.

Intel Pentium 4 525 processor
3.06 GHz, 533 MHz
1MB Cache
Microsoft Windows XP Media Center
80 GB HD Disk
128 MB ATI Radeon X200 Express Graphics
8-in-1 Media Card

  FreeCell 14:16 04 Nov 2006

The disk size of 80GB is possibly a bit small if you want to store lots of music and video. It's amazing if you get the bug just how quickly you can fill gigbytes of data. The cost of a 160GB should not add very much at all to your spec and may be worth considering.

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