Is this spec good?

  Hetti 15:54 28 Mar 2010

Im thinking about buying a new PC and fancy quad core to try to be as futureproof as possible.
I dont know much about spec ect so thought I would ask here, I saw this PC on Ebay it is classed as a gaming PC
Item specifics - Desktop PCs
Chip Type: ATHLON X4 2.6GHZ Processor Speed: 5,400 MHz
Memory (RAM): 4,000 MB Hard Drive Capacity: 500 GB
Brand: custom built Primary Drive: DVD+/-RW
Features: Graphics Card, Mouse, Network Card, Operating System, USB Condition: New

price is £349plus £25 p and p

  bremner 16:00 28 Mar 2010

If this is new the at that price I would be very surprised if the graphics card was anything other than bog standard, incapable of playing the latest high end games at any decent resolution.

  MarvintheAndroid 16:19 28 Mar 2010

I agree, the devil is in the detail and there isn't any. Can you post a link to the Ebay item number ?

Alternatively when looking for reliable budget systems I always recommend Novatech click here

This would be a much safer option, you can discuss your requirements with them on the phone before you buy and their after sales is bullet proof.


  Hetti 16:29 28 Mar 2010

Here is the item number
The PC will not be used for high end gaming

  ame 17:11 28 Mar 2010

A gaming pc without a dedicated graphics card? Maybe because the PSU doesn't have a dedicated graphics card power connector. What is the warranty worth do you think? Good luck.

  Eargasm 17:19 28 Mar 2010

No sign of a seperate Graphics card, just onboard Nvidia GeForce 6150

click here

  ame 17:25 28 Mar 2010

The psu only has an 80mm fan and no power rating, with limited connectors. I am always wary of people who write adverts in big, bold, colourful letters - especially if you don't know their address or competence / qualifications.

  Hetti 18:07 28 Mar 2010

Thanks for all of your imput guys, i didnt know any of this, so Im glad I asked. The software that is included seems great too but I think I'll leave it alone.
I will look at Novatech and maybe Dell

  OTT_B 18:12 28 Mar 2010

"I will look at Novatech and maybe Dell"

A wise move :)

  ame 19:05 28 Mar 2010

Wise move - not all of his feedback is to do with pc's by the way (cars, shoes, downlighters, etc)

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