best sub £500 pc available ?

  Shanklemeister 18:33 04 Apr 2005

Looking for a pc just for internet use, no games to be played or anything major but would like a dvd burner included , on dial up at moment so need a modem but will be on broadband when area enabled in july, seen this offer in Comet which seems good, any ideas or good offer around ?

click here

Intel Celeron
256 md ram
80gb hd
dual layer dvd burner
tv tuner
17" tft

thanks in advance

  Diodorus Siculus 19:04 04 Apr 2005

Looks good for the price; another 512mb of RAM will finish it off nicely.

But no doubt there are other options available that people can flag up for you. Still, if you want to go in to the shop and take it home, it's there for you.

  JonnyTub 19:20 04 Apr 2005

Agree with Diodorus Siculus.

Extra memory would have to be considered as 64mb is lost straight away to the graphics card, leaving you with only 192mb for windows to play with. It's a cheap upgrade to bang in another stick when your pockets fill back up or your arms stretch. :-)

Check PcWorld as well, they've got some cracking deals on at the moment too.

  Zaphod 3 20:09 04 Apr 2005

You could have a look at this from Dell only just over £500

click here

E-value code if link doesn't work is UKDHSONL-D04306B

Her indoors ex just bought one and it does the biz

  JonnyTub 20:15 04 Apr 2005

wow, you can' be robbed for that kinda money, plus 1gb of ram and a free printer, phew.

  Starfox 20:23 04 Apr 2005

Another suggestion-try click here

Think you will find this is better value.

  Starfox 20:32 04 Apr 2005

Sorry Wrong link try this click here

  Shanklemeister 08:34 05 Apr 2005

cheers guys, why when i go on the dell site to but it shows a price of £625 , think im being thick !!!

  Zaphod 3 10:07 05 Apr 2005

If you change the service pack to 1 year collect and return the price is reduced by £105.

  Shanklemeister 11:18 05 Apr 2005

Cheers Zaphod 3, thought I was being a bit slow ;)

  Stuartli 16:28 05 Apr 2005

This Packard Bell is £399.99 at BigPockets:

click here

and includes 2.93MHz Pentium4, dual layer DVD rewriter, 80GB HDD, ATI Radeon graphics card with TV out and 12 month onsite warranty. Not quite brand new but BigPockets is a good company to deal with.

Also sells refurbished 17in monitors for £35 or you can get new ones by MaxView from £47 at e-Buyer.

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