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Desktop PC needed, upto £400

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7y, 11m agoPosted 7 years, 11 months ago
Hi, my name is wendy and I have been told this is a great site, so am hoping someone can help me save a few pennies.
My parents are in their 50's and are looking for a new PC, it will be used for surfing the nett, sending the emails and storing family photo's.
I bought my computer from PC world but was bullied into spending £800 and I dont want the same to happen again.
I dont know much about computers but think £400 should be a reasonable budget. If anyone knows of a decent buy please let me know, your help will be much appreciated. Thanks in advance for any help.
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7y, 11m agoPosted 7 years, 11 months ago
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#1
Google for dell outlet and look at the inspiron 530 machines
#2
There's some on there currently for £250ish (you have to add VAT)

They'll be fine for what you need
#3
fantastic, thanks for your help.
Sorry if this is a sillyquestion but, the spec says it doesnt come with a modem, my parents have virgin broadband, will they need a modem?
#4
nope, you'll connect to the Virgin broadband via your ethernet connection.

You'll need to get a monitor seperate though.....plenty of offers here or on the Dell main site.

By the way make sure you choose the Inspiron 530 and NOT the 530S machines.
#5
Dont forget 4% Quidco on Dells...minus VAT & Delivery charges though :)
#6
I've shown my mum the Dell one but she has found one at PC world. Its an Advent Eco PC with 19" TFT
Its £399 so is within budget and I could collect it for them. Do you think it would do the job ok as the Inspiron 530 goes up from £279 to £369 when you increase the memory.

Intel® Core 2 Duo T5250 processor (1.50GHz, 667MHz FSB, 2MB Cache) Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium 2GB DDR2 667MHz memory 160GB SATA hard drive Dual Layer DVD Rewriter Built-in wireless (802.11b/g) Uses 78% less energy than a standard PC Manufactured from recycled materials Assembled in the UK

Thanks again for your help
#7
Pc World, Acer computer, 399 reduced from 499. My dad has the exact same one and is very good.

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