New PC - help required

  tyke151 21:28 21 Jan 2010
Locked

Hi all,

I'm looking for some advice as a beginner. I have around 500 pounds to spend on a new desktop which will be used for internet, email, photos, music downloads and the odd game, mainly FM 2010. I'm not sure what spec would be most suited, and what I could get for the price. If anyone has any suggestions it would be appreciated. I was looking at a MESH but they don't seem to have a great reputation.

Thanks in anticipation!

  OTT_B 22:10 21 Jan 2010

Try click here

Doesn't include monitor.

CCl is good and have never had a problem with them buying components.

  GaT7 22:18 21 Jan 2010

Does your budget include a monitor as well? Or, is it for a base unit only?

If it's for a base unit only, consider this click here / click here for £388-400 (latter has 500Gb more hard disk space), with a separate graphics card - a £50 HD4670 click here perhaps, saving you £50-60.

Good spot OTT_B. That looks similar to a PC another member was going to buy, but which cost £230 extra with a dedicated soundcard & 19" monitor! G

  tyke151 13:00 23 Jan 2010

thanks for your replies. budget is including monitor. i'll check out your recommendations.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

Galaxy Note 8 vs iPhone X

Awful clip art from 1994 is being tweeted every hour by a bot

iPhone X vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Les meilleurs navigateurs internet 2017