Is this a bargain - buying advice needed please

  Never again 20:33 01 Feb 2006
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I am buying a desktop replacement for general word processing and have about £900 to spend.

Is this reasonably ok click here

Any views on the manufacturer or retailer.

I've had a look for previous posts but there is very little, which is probably a good thing.

Thanks

  Never again 20:40 01 Feb 2006

I've looked a dell but every time I navigate their menus the prices seem to change for the worst.
I am aware that thier sale ended today and so I suppose the prices will rise.

did you have ant dell model in mind.

I would prefer a 15.4 screen 1gb ram and a big hard drive.

....and its nice to have a few bells and whistles if its in the budget.

  Never again 08:33 02 Feb 2006

There is so much choice out there.

I just wondered if there was any known major roblems with the company or manufacturers.

I know that dell have their share of complaints but they are one of the largest retailers in the world - so it is all proportionate.

My only fear with dell is their use of overseas call centres if things go wrong.

  Never again 00:10 05 Feb 2006

I've been there and don't want to go there again.

Mesh are not for me.

My personal experience was very bad, but I appreciate that yours may have been excellent.

  Diodorus Siculus 15:51 05 Feb 2006

"Inspiron 6000 for £629 delivered.

Features:

Intel® Pentium® M Processor 735A (1.70GHz 2MB L2 cache 400MHz FSB)

Windows® XP Media Center Edition 2005

1024MB DDR2 SDRAM

60GB Hard Drive

15.4" UltraSharpTM WXGA (1280 x 800) LCD Panel

8X DVD+/-RW

802.11b/g Wifi

Dell Colour Printer 720

Free 15 month McAfee Security SW upgrade"

click here

  Never again 19:50 05 Feb 2006

Some great suggestions.

I'll let you know how it goes.

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