New pc

  redrowan1 23:18 27 Jan 2006

Can anyvbody help please.
Need to replace my old pc (Athlon 900mhz,60gb Hard Drive 512mb RAM).
Mainly use it for internet some downloading and gaming but would also like to start editing own movies and photos etc.
What is the minimum spec i should be looking for ? Is it better with XP or Media centre? Athlon or Pentium 4.
Any help would be appreciated.

  PsiFox 23:58 27 Jan 2006

OOh a question to stir up a hornets nest.

Well generally thought that Intel better for editing movies and the like

AMD for gamers

So a quandry for you to start with.

However I use Intel cpu's and I play games.

That said AMD are better (much) value for tthe money and the X2 chips seem to beat intel across the board in benchmarks.

XP or media centre.

Really down to your preference. Read the specs compare prices and decide.

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