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Extra Value Desktop PC Intel Dual Core E5300 4GB RAM 500GB HDD DVDRW Keyboard and Mouse NO OS £209.99 delivered @ Ebuyer.com

£209.99 @ Ebuyer
Comes up as deal of the day so may only be today! This superb performance Intel based mATX PC is ideal for use at home or in the office. Optimised for high performance computing requirements, this … Read More
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7y, 8m agoFound 7 years, 8 months ago
Comes up as deal of the day so may only be today!

This superb performance Intel based mATX PC is ideal for use at home or in the office. Optimised for high performance computing requirements, this system utilises high performance components suitable for this size of chassis.
The motherboard at the heart of this Intel Pentium Dual Core E5300 Socket 775 system provides onboard LAN, 5.1 channel surround sound and integrated Vista Premium ready 2D/3D graphics. A 500GB SATA hard drive provides ample storage, whilst the 4GB of DDR2 800MHz RAM will be plenty to handle most software applications.
Please note that this desktop PC does not come with an operating system. Ebuyer recommends using genuine Microsoft Software and is Windows Vista compatible.
This desktop PC is perfect for anyone looking for a small, durable system for use in at home or as an office system. A durable keyboard and mouse are also provided with the package.



Processor

* Intel E5300 Dual Core Processor 2.6Ghz,
* 2MB Cache

Memory

* 4GB DDR2 800Mhz
* Memory Slot: 2 x DIMM

Hard Drive

* 500GB (1x500GB) SATA II

Optical Drive

* Super multi DVDRW

Software

* Operating System: No Operating System

Display

* Monitor Not Included

Graphics

* Intel GMA 3100

Input Devices

* Keyboard and Mouse

Networking

* Network Interface: 10/100/1000M LAN, Realtek® RTL8101E

Dimensions

* Width 180mm
* Depth 450mm
* Height 360mm

Interfaces

* 1 set 5.1 channel Audio jacks (3 jacks)
* 1 x PS/2 keyboard port
* 1 x PS/2 mouse port
* 1 x Parallel port
* 1 x Serial port
* 6 x USB 2.0 ports
* 1 x RJ45 LAN port
* 1 x VGA port

Warranty

* 1 Year Manufacturer Warranty
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[mod] 1 Like #1
Hi
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#2
andywedge
Hi
Thanks for posting. And welcome to HUKD.
It is good practice to also add the merchant and price to the title. It helps people who are just browsing through. And in my experience your post will get a few more “hot” votes.
Emmajk42 wrote a couple of very comprehensive and excellent guide for newcomers to HUKD here: - http://www.hotukdeals.com/item/145906/newcomers-advice-on-hotukdeals-gene/
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They are well worth taking a look at.
Again, thanks for posting, and welcome to HUKD.
Kind regards Andy


Thanks and changed
#3
Been posted before, but still a good deal and worth 'refreshing'
#4
bilal101
Been posted before, but still a good deal and worth 'refreshing'


Last one was £219.91 so its a better deal
#5
What graphic will you suggest for main stream gaming?
#6
ro888
What graphic will you suggest for main stream gaming?


most nvidia cards that are around £100 do for me as im not into the spending £300 for a graphisc card

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/166184
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/160711

Things like them for me

I bought a 9600GT awhile ago and its still decent for my PC
#7
http://hotukdeals.com/item/461594/powercolor-hd-4870-512mb-gddr5-dual/

Use that for the graphics card, then you've got one damn good PC for under £300.
#8
Anyone know what mobo it has in it? If it has 6 sata's it'll go down nicely just for components! :)
#9
Mobo is a G31 mx-k by foxconn :)
#10
I got this 1month ago brilliant little machine, love how the MB allows you to O/C the CPU in steps or just go mad!!!
#11
ro888
What graphic will you suggest for main stream gaming?


Thyseus
most nvidia cards that are around £100 do for me as im not into the spending £300 for a graphisc card

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/166184
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/160711

Things like them for me

I bought a 9600GT awhile ago and its still decent for my PC


All i will say is beware of power supply requirements on faster cards....
#12
good deal. i agree with the graphics card power requirements post above so i would go with something like this http://www.scan.co.uk/Product.aspx?WebProductId=1056567 . its clocked down about 10% on the memory and gpu. good price for a good enough card.
#13
Wouldnt it be better to buy the HP Proliant ML115 server ? http://www.ebuyer.com/product/168131
You would get a server grade machine with a quad core processor. 4GB RAM would be another £35 from Play.com. I guess it depends on your needs, but worth considering if you want to use the machine as a media server with the PS3 with a lot of storage.
#14
Smartbuyer
Wouldnt it be better to buy the HP Proliant ML115 server ? http://www.ebuyer.com/product/168131
You would get a server grade machine with a quad core processor. 4GB RAM would be another £35 from Play.com. I guess it depends on your needs, but worth considering if you want to use the machine as a media server with the PS3 with a lot of storage.


yes quad core but only 160GB hd and 1GB ram and no mouse or keyboard :P

so £35 from play.com and then £50 for hd?? £15 for a mouse and keyboard?

It all adds up
#15
This is a great deal, it's only £10 more to buy this as parts!

Here's the QuickFind's if you fancy building yourself:
155434, 169229, 135600, 159390, 097527, 147879, 164273

You just need a screwdriver and some know-how :)
#16
Would this PC play CoD 4 decently with this card? http://www.ebuyer.com/product/150861

pardon me for my noobness :D

Thanks!
#17
good for gaming if i add a gfx card??
#18
is it noisy?
#19
yes but may need to look at power supply.

I would advise the 4870 for £90 as mentioned ealier in thread. Would make this a very good machine

a 4890 would be much better but would require a better PSU as this one is only 350w
#20
In future, can I upgrade this processor with something faster?

eg a core2duo or a quadcore?

and would this be hard to do?

Thanks
#21
harj
In future, can I upgrade this processor with something faster?

eg a core2duo or a quadcore?

and would this be hard to do?

Thanks


This ebuyer PC is only about 6 components (case, motherboard, cpu, memory, hard disk, dvd drive).

Instead of buying it and then upgrading later why not just by the other 5 components and the "better" CPU you want right now, No need to upgrade later.

I am sure if you hunt around you could buy a "barebones" PC with similar components.

For example here is a Novatech barebones with a better CPU. You just need to add hard disk and DVD Drive.

http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/specpage.html?BB-E74P6N
.
#22
does thsi have all the drivers for installin XP etc? I've never done it to a sata drive and have heard it can be a problem.
#23
harj
In future, can I upgrade this processor with something faster?

eg a core2duo or a quadcore?

and would this be hard to do?

Thanks


Yes you can and it is really easy,
1 Like #24
codered01
Would this PC play CoD 4 decently with this card? http://www.ebuyer.com/product/150861

pardon me for my noobness :D

Thanks!


It would play Cod4 but for it to look really nice you need a 4770 or a 4850,
#25
very very tempted. can i afford not to?!!
#26
N_W2003
very very tempted. can i afford not to?!!


dont blame me if your broke after :P
#27
i just bought one =]
#28
Thyseus
yes quad core but only 160GB hd and 1GB ram and no mouse or keyboard :P

so £35 from play.com and then £50 for hd?? £15 for a mouse and keyboard?

It all adds up


I bought the Intel version the ML110 G5 a while back. It came with both mouse and keyboard, both with ps2 connectors. The keyboard was decent enough.
#29
Looks like a good deal. would be grateful if some you more IT literate than me could give me some guidance.

I only need a computer for work purposes, email, internet, Word etc. I dont need it for any gaming.

Would this be good for me?

What else will i need to purchase? I have seen some Widescreen monitors popping up on this site. Presumably, one of those will be ok?

Also, how much is an operating system? actually, i dont even know what it is lol.

So, imagine youre talking to a 5 year old when you responf :p

Thank you
1 Like #30
cheekyred
Looks like a good deal. would be grateful if some you more IT literate than me could give me some guidance.

I only need a computer for work purposes, email, internet, Word etc. I dont need it for any gaming.

Would this be good for me?

What else will i need to purchase? I have seen some Widescreen monitors popping up on this site. Presumably, one of those will be ok?

Also, how much is an operating system? actually, i dont even know what it is lol.

So, imagine youre talking to a 5 year old when you responf :p

Thank you


Yes you need a widescreen/normal monitor that has a VGA socket in it, thats the blue one on the back of the pc in the picture on the website.

An operating system is around £60

Windows XP (2002) http://www.dabs.com/products/microsoft-windows-xp-home-sp3-oem-54SS.html?q=windows

Windows Vista http://www.dabs.com/products/microsoft-windows-vista-home-basic-sp1-32-bit-oem-5080.html?q=windows

Comes as a CD, switch pc on with monitor plugged into the back and into power, put the cd or dvd in. Follow onscreen instructions and it will do it for you

For the software off the same site

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/114048
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/123052

Bit more expensive tho

Oh and theres this which is windows vista and allows you to upgrade to windows 7 when it comes out

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/167204
#31
Main details



Socket: LGA775/Socket 775/Socket T


Chipset: Intel G31 ICH7


Floppy Channels: 1 x Floppy Disk Drive Connector


Cooling Fan Support: CPU/System Fan connectors


Auxiliary Audio Support: 1 x Buzzer, 1 x CD in header


Maximum Memory: 4GB Dual Channel DDR2


BIOS: 4Mb flash EEPROM w/ LAN boot PnP, ACPI, WfM, DMI


Dimensions: 24.38cm (W) x 20.83cm (L)



Overview

Technical Description: Foxconn G31MX-K Motherboard - Socket T(LGA775) G31 + ICH7 Gigabit LAN ATX (Integrated) - G31MX-K (Components Motherboards)

Based on the Intel G31 chipset, and supporting the latest Intel Core2 Quad and Core2 Duo processors up to 1333MHz FSB (OC mode), the G31MX-K unlocks the latest processing power for the integrated desktop market. This motherboard also includes the Intel GMA 3100 graphics engine, which enables full Microsoft DirectX 9 support. Gigabit LAN and 6-channel HD audio are included onboard.

Dual-channel DDR2 800/667MHz memory, 8Gb. Max - Enjoy a faster, smoother, more productive computing experience with capacity for up to 8Gb of DDR2 memory. Gigabit LAN interface provides for high-speed network connections, with a data transfer rate up to 1000Mb/s - ideal for streaming multi-media content online. 6 channel high definition audio delivers a convincing surround sound experience for games and movies.



Features

Foxconn G31MX-K Motherboard

LAN: GbE LAN with Realtek RTL8111B

IDE: 1 x ATA 100

Support Intel Core2 Quad, Core2 Duo, Pentium Dual-Core, Pentium D, Pentium 4, Intel Celeron and Intel next generation 45nm Multi-Core processors

Chipset: Intel G31 + ICH7

Front side bus: 1333 / 1066 / 800 MHz (FSB)

Memory: Dual channel DDR2 800 / 667 x 2 DIMMs, Max 4GB

VGA on Die: Integrated

Expansion slots: 1 x PCIe x16, 1 x PCIe x1, 2 x PCI

Serial ATA(SATA)/RAID: 4 x SATA II

Audio: 5.1 channel Audio, Realtek ALC662
#32
tonyg1962
It would play Cod4 but for it to look really nice you need a 4770 or a 4850,


OK, thanks for the info! rep! :))
#33
I've read the thread but I'm still a bit confused on what graphics card to buy with this comp (for decent levels of gaming).

I'm assuming this will have a 350w psu? I've seen people recommending to buy the PowerColor 4870 512mb, but was just wondering would it work with that power supply?

If it won't work can someone recommend the best graphics card you can use in this PC?

Thanks for any info. :)
#34
Thyseus
dont blame me if your broke after :P


wanna lend me a few quid?? :whistling:
#35
N_W2003
wanna lend me a few quid?? :whistling:


I found the deal i didnt buy it, if i had any money i would have done tho
#36
Mikey90
I've read the thread but I'm still a bit confused on what graphics card to buy with this comp (for decent levels of gaming).

I'm assuming this will have a 350w psu? I've seen people recommending to buy the PowerColor 4870 512mb, but was just wondering would it work with that power supply?

If it won't work can someone recommend the best graphics card you can use in this PC?

Thanks for any info. :)


If you want a decent graphics card you will need a 450+W power supply, they arent that expensive
#37
Looks a good deal, can someone just clarify for me ...

If I buy this and an operating system (Vista) will the desktop be good to go. Am buying for mum so not got the time to mess about setting it up for too long, simple is best. Also can an OP System be used for this and say a laptop (sister needs one and the £300 deal also on ebuyer looked pretty good)

As an alternative

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/160510

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/167286

http://direct.tesco.com/q/R.206-6261.aspx

Would any of these do a decent enough job. Budget is around the £300 mark. Will be used for Office, Internet and the odd photo/video editing. The one at home now is just too slow.

Thanks in advance, you guys have always been very helpful :thumbsup:
#38
Its now £219.99 :(
#39
cheekyred
Also, how much is an operating system? actually, i dont even know what it is lol.


If you dont even know what an operating system is then this is NOT the PC for you.

Buying and installing an operating system is not the job for a person who does not even know what one is.

Buy a PC with Windows pre-installed.
#40
24hrstudent
Also can an OP System be used for this and say a laptop (sister needs one and the £300 deal also on ebuyer looked pretty good)


If you buy the Windows operating system you can only install it on one PC.

When you install it you enter a set of "numbers" (this is the key) and Microsoft will check if the numbers have only been used on one PC.

Also, if you do need to install the operating system you will also need to install the drivers on top of it, and this is not a job for someone who is not very technical.

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