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I am looking at buying a new high spec system and wondered if anyone has any alternatives to ITCSales (not got the stock in at the mo - 2 weeks before anymore). I am looking for typically this (ye… Read More
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1d, 8m agoPosted 1 decade, 8 months ago
I am looking at buying a new high spec system and wondered if anyone has any alternatives to ITCSales (not got the stock in at the mo - 2 weeks before anymore).

I am looking for typically this (yes a lot to ask but some of the itc listings have been up to this level for less than £500!)

Dual Core Processor
320+ Gb SATA drives
256Mb graphics card
DVD writer
DVD reader
Card reader
No monitor required
No operating system required

.....well its worth asking isnt it!!

Thanks, markluk
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1d, 8m agoPosted 1 decade, 8 months ago

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[SIZE=3]they used to say you have two hopes: Bob Hope and no hope. [/SIZE]

[SIZE=3]Dude you don't even have Bob hope any more. :sad:[/SIZE]

[SIZE=3]you'll prob find that the company is listing wishlist computers that are never in stock. just to get you surfing their catalogue.

Saying "I want a big shiny thing for cheap" - fair enough - what do you want to do with it? Then i can try to find you alternatives[/SIZE]
2.66 cpu, 1gb, 1yr warranty, 320gb, intel graphics £505

you won't find what you ask specs for under £500

Thanks for the replies - here is an example of what itc have been selling for £399 VAT!

[SIZE=2][COLOR=#000099]Dimension 9150 ULTIMATE Viiv[COLOR=#ff0000] Dual[/COLOR] [COLOR=#ff0000]Core[/COLOR] (3.00GHz) 4 MB Cache 1Gb RAM Loads Of Other Bits !! 1 Only Factory Second Unit[/COLOR][/SIZE]

Dimension 9150 Viiv PD 930 pro 3 GHZ[COLOR=#ff0000] Dual Core[/COLOR] 4 MB Cache
320 GB Total SATA Drives
160GB (7200rpm) SATA Hard Drive x 2 On raid Board
16 X DVD +/- RW And Second DVD/CDRW Second Drive
13-1 Digital Media Card Reader
Creative Sound Blaster Audigy2 ZS
ATI Radeon X600 256MB HyperMemory
V.92 Modem Data/Fax/Voice PCI UK
10-100 Nic

90 Days RTB warranty
Superb For Gaming , Multi Media. Buisness Use One Of The Best.

Description :Display demo has run 3 D Game for around 21 days. Has tiny feint scratch on left hand side of case

So maybe not quite no hope!!

(and there were a couple better spec for the same sort of price!)

Any tips of clearance houses etc would be great.

you said you want to buy a new pc not refurb,....
[SIZE=2]Best bet Local Pc Shop you can take it back anytime and they will assemble exactly what you want. [/SIZE]
[SIZE=2]This will also make it easy to upgrade as well[/SIZE]
Dual Core Processor
Much of the computer industry (including gaming) works better on single core. My system comes with a single core AMD Athlon 64 3200+.

I can understand why you need this, however my system does come with a very powerful 1GB Crucial PC3200 (2x512MB) RAM.

320+ Gb SATA drives
Here's where you would need to upgrade, as my system only comes with a 160GB Serial ATA (new SATA connection) Hard Disk.

256Mb graphics card
My system comes with a very powerful Powercolor Radeon X800GTO , 256MB.

DVD writer
DVD reader
Card reader
Regrets that mine doesn't come with a media card reader, although does come with a Dual Layer 8x8 DVD-RW Drive.


Motherboard: DFI LanParty UT nF4-D (very powerful)
Case: X-Blade Black
Other Things that my computer comes with: Wireless Network Card, Thermaltake 480W Butterfly PSU, Fan Controller.

I'm asking for 350 inc, and for an extra 150 you can easily upgrade to Dual Core, 2GB RAM, Add a media card reader and you could buy another 250GB S-ATA hard drive :) This is worked out in that the processor will sell for 40, giving you a total of 190 to spend. Dual Core 3800+ (which my motherboard allows) will cost you 100, RAM will cost you an addition 40, you can pick up a media card reader for less than 10 quid on eBay and you can pick up a 200GB hard drive on eBay for just over 40.
My advice is to be patient with ITC sales..I just purchased a Dell from them with exactly the spec you require with a Gforce 6800 graphics card which works quite well with the latest games..I paid £399 + vat and it is in new condition.
At some future date I will upgrade to a Gforce 7600GT or Gforce 7900GT card as my son wants the best gaming performace.

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