help me choose please before I crack!

  Aragon2011 18:30 02 Mar 2018

OK, have bought a Chillblast Fusion Bandit but the delivery company seems unable to deliver it until the middle of next week, despite ordering it next day delivery on Monday. I have gone a week without a desktop and it is doing my head in. Alternatively, I can walk into PC world tomorrow and get an ASUS Republic of Gamers G11CD Gaming for £40 less than the Chillblast- reduced by £225 from original extortionate price. To a novice, the specs seem largely completely the same aside from the graphics card. The Chillblast has NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB Graphics Card, while the ASUS is 2GB. Could someone knowledgeable please look at the specs and advice on if the ASUS has other benefits and which they would purchase please!

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  rdave13 18:50 02 Mar 2018

Link to Chillblast's Fusion please otherwise difficult to compare.

  Aragon2011 19:00 02 Mar 2018

It wont let me, it thinks the link is spam. Marvellous. Google chillblast fusion bandit gaming PC, click the fusion site and it takes u there. Apologies..

  wee eddie 20:25 02 Mar 2018

Firstly: I don't know if you noticed but it's been a little chilly of late. You should be able to claim any extra paid.

I would be very surprised if anything in PC World was comparable to Chillblast, because of the length of the supply chain

  rdave13 20:30 02 Mar 2018
  rdave13 20:48 02 Mar 2018

• Intel Core i5-7400 Kaby Lake Processor • 6MB L3 Cache

CPU Cooler

• Intel Stock Cooler

Motherboard

• Gigabyte H110M-S2H Motherboard

Memory

• 8GB DDR4 2133MHz • Configuration 2 x 4GB • Dual Channel Support on 2 DIMMs • 2 x DIMM Slot

Hard Drive

• Seagate 1TB SSHD

Optical Drive

• None

Software

• Operating System: Windows 10 Home 64bit

Display

• Monitor not Included

Graphics

• NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB Graphics Card

Audio

• Onboard High Definition Audio

Input Devices

• Keyboard and Mouse not Included

Networking

• LAN: 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet • Wireless: 802.11n (2.4GHz) WiFi card, supports up to 300Mbps

Power Supply

• Aerocool 80 PLUS 500W PSU

Dimensions

• Width 208mm • Depth 366mm • Height 412mm

Interfaces

• 2 x PS/2 • 2 x USB 3.0 • 4 x USB 2.0 • 1 x RJ45 LAN Port • 3 x Audio Jack • 1 x DVI Port • 1 x HDMI Port • 1 x DisplayPort

Expansion

• 3 x SATA ports

Warranty

• 5 Year Standard Warranty (2 Year Collect & Return, 5 Years Labour) • Lifetime Tech Support by Chillblast

  rdave13 20:54 02 Mar 2018

PC World -

Technical specifications for ASUS Republic of Gamers G11CD Gaming PC OVERVIEW

Type Gaming PC

Operating system Windows 10 (64-bit)

SPECIFICATION Processor - Intel® Core™ i5-7400 Processor - Quad-core - 3.0 GHz / 3.5 GHz (Turbo Boost) - 6 MB cache

RAM 8 GB DDR4 (2400 Mhz) (8 GB maximum installable RAM)

Graphics card - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 - 2 GB Storage - 1 TB HDD, 7200 rpm - 256 GB SSD

Motherboard Intel® H110

CONNECTIVITY Wireless - Dual Band Wireless-AC - 2x2 - Up to 1000 Mbps

Ethernet Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000)

Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.1

USB - USB 3.1 x 2 - USB 3.0 x 4 - USB 2.0 x 4

Video interface - HDMI x 2 - DisplayPort x 1 - DVI x 1 - VGA x 1 Audio interface 3.5 mm jack x 6 MEDIA Optical disc drive DVD/RW Memory card reader 6-in-1 memory card reader Expansion card slot - PCIe (x1) x 1 - PCIe (x16) x 1 - Mini PCIe x 1 - DDR4 Long DIMM Slot x 2

FEATURES Mouse / trackpad No Keyboard No GENERAL Colour Black Box contents - Asus ROG G11CD Gaming PC - Power cable - User guide Dimensions 440 x 176 x 422 mm (H x W x D) Weight 12.2 kg Guarantee 1 year Software included * Full version of Microsoft Office not included * Full version of anti-virus / internet security not included

  • Office 365 trial version
  • Anti-virus trial
  • AEGIS II
  rdave13 21:04 02 Mar 2018

If both specs are true then I wouldn't hesitate to buy the PC World's system but ask specifically what the PSU's wattage output is first. You may have to upgrade. Also accept the one year warranty but state your consumer rights and don't buy extended warranty.

My humble opinion only.

If you go by my advice it is your responsibility and not mine. Remember to cancel your order, or accept, with Chillblast as soon as you've made a decision.

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