New PC, Opinions Please

  prima12 13:37 17 Jul 2007
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Hi all, I require a new PC, what are your opinions on my selections, and what if anything would you change. I don't do any gaming as such, and only use it for general use as a home PC.I just want as good as I can get for this sort of money, and also the supplier is local(15miles.) P.

AMD Sempron64 3400+Socket AM2
GeForce 8400 GS 256MB DDR2, Samsung 80GB Serial ATA II 8MB cache, Keyboard and optical mouse with free Desktop Speakers, Kingston 2GB (2x 1GB 667 Supports Dual Channel Mode Runs Faster) DDR2 PC2-5300 240-pin, 19" Widescreen TFT Monitor with speakers, Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium OEM (32-bit), built-in audio) £499.85

Power Flyer AMD Tower System (AMD Athlon 64 4000+ X2 Dual Core Socket AM2, 1.44MB Floppy Disk Drive Black, built-in nVidia GeForce 6100 graphics, Samsung 80GB Serial ATA II 8MB cache, Keyboard and optical mouse with free Desktop Speakers, Kingston 1GB DDR2 667 PC2-5300 240-pin, 19" Widescreen TFT Monitor with speakers, Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium OEM (32-bit), built-in audio) £439.90

  keef66 13:50 17 Jul 2007

I'd go for the second one with the faster dual core cpu. 1GB ram should be adequate, as will the onboard graphics. I got an 80 gig HDD in my pc when new 6 years ago, so would expect 160 - 250 gig at least these days. (ours is constantly filling with digital photos and the kids' music)

  yaesu 15:52 17 Jul 2007

Hi Prima, have you looked here click here
I've had the cheapest available machine fron Dell for 18 months and have been well satisfied. Regards, yaesu

  crosstrainer 15:56 17 Jul 2007

Do better than both in my opinion click here

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