Tesco - Dell desktop and monitor £349 Good deal ??

  RKMonty 14:47 21 Feb 2009
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Hi There is a Dell Inspiron 530 C2D E7200 500GB Desktop and a Dell 19" monitor on Tesco direct for £349 Number 901-3398
Is it a bargain or a good spec ?
Any comments will be interesting
Thanks

  Technotiger 14:56 21 Feb 2009

Yes, quite a good spec for the price, and the monitor also has built-in TV Tuner, not bad.

  crosstrainer 14:59 21 Feb 2009

Onboard graphics not so good, but overall not bad for the money...It does have PCIE slot for a decent graphics card that you could buy later, not the best, but not the worst either.

  birdface 15:49 21 Feb 2009

For anybody wanting to see it.click here

  birdface 16:08 21 Feb 2009

I hope I got the correct one.If you have plenty cash you can buy them individually.
Desktop for £499.00
Monitor for £119.00
Total £618.00

Probably screwed up somewhere but that is what I make it.
A saving of £269.00

  birdface 16:11 21 Feb 2009

Sorry should have said Base Unit.£499.00

  crosstrainer 16:13 21 Feb 2009

You are right....The volume shifted by Tesco reflects the price. Still think that poor graphics let it down a little though.

I build my own (except laptops) so have no real experience of "Shop bought" systems

  anchor 17:01 21 Feb 2009

The graphic card would be perfectly satisfactory for almost all purposes; (playing the latest games would be a different matter). If you are not into games, then don`t even think about it.

It could easily be changed at a later date, should you so wish.

  Stuartli 19:10 21 Feb 2009

Compare it with Dell's own website price:

click here

  wolfie3000 04:12 22 Feb 2009

Looks as if it doesn't come with speakers,
Bear this in mind if you choose to buy it.

Speakers can be picked up pretty cheap though.

  birdface 09:33 22 Feb 2009

Too late.looks like they are sold out.
Or out of stock at least. click here
Plus no wireless connection with them.

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