Dell Vostro 260 Desktop -Refurbished- Intel i3 3.30GHz, 4GB DDR3, 250GB, Win 7 Pro 64bit £114.95 @ Gigarefurb
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Dell Vostro 260 Desktop -Refurbished- Intel i3 3.30GHz, 4GB DDR3, 250GB, Win 7 Pro 64bit £114.95 @ Gigarefurb

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Found 1st Jul 2016
Refurbished Dell Vostro 260 Tower PC with Windows 7 Pro, 4GB DDR3 ram, 250GB H/D, DVDRW, 1 year warranty, free delivery,

Grade A Refurbished - may show signs of use
intel i3 2120 3.30GHz 'Sandy Bridge'
4GB DDR3 Ram
Free Win10 Pro upgrade until 31st July
Black case, shiny LED power light, slidey in/out DVD drive
Free previous user dust included.
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    Original Poster
    Timewarp Friday Dell desktop deal - it's been a while since I found a decent Dell desktop deal and while I was perusing the usual retail outlets I stumbled across this, sure it's probably 3 to 4 years old but it's got a semi decent i3 sandy bridge CPU and for £114.95 incl delivery and 1 year warranty looked half decent for a cheapo desktop. Bung in a £25 SSD and the thing will fly*

    It's not an i5 Desktop for £250 like my previous wonderful deals but hey, it's cheap and might suit someone.

    *actual levitation or flight not guaranteed.
    Original Poster
    It might be an old generation CPU but compared to a typical budget CPU that's often in new bottom of the range desktops, such as the J1900, this CPU wipes the floor, polishes the floor and puts the broom away afterwards.
    cpuboss.com/cpu…900 (scroll to bottom of page)
    This is good for media purposes and surfing.Hot and keep up the good work. Don't you think computers are going to get cheaper over the next few weeks as at the end of this month we will lose the opportunity to upgrade to windows 10.What happens to all those unsold computers that are running windows 7and 8.Retailers might want to get rid of stock at lower prices.
    oos
    My work PC has the same processor, 8gb of ram and Windows 10. No problem running more demanding apps such as Photoshop.

    It seems a great deal for the price, I’d add an SSD and it will certainly be a very fast desktop.
    Original Poster
    robertoegg

    oos


    Yup, looks like they're all gone now.
    Original Poster
    Same spec Acer also available from them for £110
    gigarefurb.co.uk/ace…tml
    hot add a gtx 750ti and you have a ps4 beater!
    Good deal, but would consider the Dell T20 deal posted elsewhere on hotukdeals (~£70 after cash-back) instead. Needs a hard-drive & OS (you've saved £40 so have some spare) and CPU is marginally faster even if only a 'Pentium':
    cpuboss.com/cpu…120

    Link here: hotukdeals.com/dea…291
    Edited by: "jak19" 1st Jul 2016
    spannerzone

    Same spec Acer also available from them for … Same spec Acer also available from them for £110http://www.gigarefurb.co.uk/acer-veriton-2610g-sff-intel-core-i3-3-3ghz-4gb-ddr3-memory-250gb-harddrive-windows-7-pro-64bit-3013.html



    Cheers for this! Ordered it and think I got the last (only?) one. Will take the fella belows advice and stick a gtx 750ti in it and make it a wee Steam box.
    Duckula

    Cheers for this! Ordered it and think I got the last (only?) one. Will … Cheers for this! Ordered it and think I got the last (only?) one. Will take the fella belows advice and stick a gtx 750ti in it and make it a wee Steam box.



    That particular PC you've purchased doesn't look like it will support a dual slot expansion card. I'm sure you'll find some other use for it though
    adderrson

    That particular PC you've purchased doesn't look like it will support a … That particular PC you've purchased doesn't look like it will support a dual slot expansion card. I'm sure you'll find some other use for it though



    The specs here (http://www.cnet.com/products/acer-x2610g-ui32120w/specs/) say

    1 (total) / 1 (free) x PCIe 2.0 x1
    1 (total) / 1 (free) x PCIe 2.0 x16

    That's enough isn't it?
    Duckula

    The specs here (http://www.cnet.com/products/acer-x2610g-ui32120w/specs/) … The specs here (http://www.cnet.com/products/acer-x2610g-ui32120w/specs/) say1 (total) / 1 (free) x PCIe 2.0 x11 (total) / 1 (free) x PCIe 2.0 x16That's enough isn't it?



    I'm not stating that it won't fit on the motherboard. But that model is a small form factor PC and only supports slim, single slot PCI cards. a typical 2 slot GPU like the 750ti simply is too large to fit inside this chassis.

    Edit: After doing some brief research, you are in luck as I've found a 750ti that will fit, barely. This one to be precise, as it comes with a shorter replacement IO plate. I'd look inside the case first to ensure that there was enough breathing room for cooling though.
    Edited by: "adderrson" 1st Jul 2016
    adderrson

    I'm not stating that it won't fit on the motherboard. But that model is a … I'm not stating that it won't fit on the motherboard. But that model is a small form factor PC and only supports slim, single slot PCI cards. a typical 2 slot GPU like the 750ti simply is too large to fit inside this chassis.Edit: After doing some brief research, you are in luck as I've found a 750ti that will fit, barely. This one to be precise, as it comes with a shorter replacement IO plate. I'd look inside the case first to ensure that there was enough breathing room for cooling though.



    Excellent! Cheers for that.
    Im tempted to replace my old Win vista Dell with this- rarely used but just don't like to be without a PC
    spannerzone

    Yup, looks like they're all gone now.



    Mr Zone, or may I call you Spanner? Could you advise on a box for my dear old Ma; she uses an old Vista box for google, amazon etc and err, well Hearts! The reason I clicked on this link was to check out a cheap replacement box - if I go to the merchant, I notice that you can go as low as about £60 for a core2duo - this is going to do the job isn't it? And not fall foul of Google's lack of support for vista etc? Would appreciate your (or others) thoughts.... thanks
    oos
    Original Poster
    robertoegg

    Mr Zone, or may I call you Spanner? Could you advise on a box for my … Mr Zone, or may I call you Spanner? Could you advise on a box for my dear old Ma; she uses an old Vista box for google, amazon etc and err, well Hearts! The reason I clicked on this link was to check out a cheap replacement box - if I go to the merchant, I notice that you can go as low as about £60 for a core2duo - this is going to do the job isn't it? And not fall foul of Google's lack of support for vista etc? Would appreciate your (or others) thoughts.... thanks


    Yes, Spanner is fine, Mr Zone is my dad

    If you want really cheap then the £50 HP desktop would do the job but I've found that this generation CPU might struggle with HD videos and such on youtube but everything else is usually fine. For another £25 you could install an SSD drive if you want a decent performance boost.

    My next choice would probably be the i3 Lenovo for £119

    Edited by: "spannerzone" 1st Jul 2016
    thanks mate
    spannerzone

    Timewarp Friday Dell desktop deal - it's been a while since I found a … Timewarp Friday Dell desktop deal - it's been a while since I found a decent Dell desktop deal and while I was perusing the usual retail outlets I stumbled across this, sure it's probably 3 to 4 years old but it's got a semi decent i3 sandy bridge CPU and for £114.95 incl delivery and 1 year warranty looked half decent for a cheapo desktop. Bung in a £25 SSD and the thing will fly*It's not an i5 Desktop for £250 like my previous wonderful deals but hey, it's cheap and might suit someone.*actual levitation or flight not guaranteed.



    ​Where can we gat a £25 ssd?? thankd
    scholesy

    ​Where can we gat a £25 ssd?? thankd



    eg Integral 120GB HUKD
    hotukdeals.com/dea…568
    You MAY want to get to MyMemory site via a £back site rather than a direct link of course!
    adderrson

    I'm not stating that it won't fit on the motherboard. But that model is a … I'm not stating that it won't fit on the motherboard. But that model is a small form factor PC and only supports slim, single slot PCI cards. a typical 2 slot GPU like the 750ti simply is too large to fit inside this chassis.Edit: After doing some brief research, you are in luck as I've found a 750ti that will fit, barely. This one to be precise, as it comes with a shorter replacement IO plate. I'd look inside the case first to ensure that there was enough breathing room for cooling though.



    well found! I got this one but sold out overclockers.co.uk/kfa…tml
    mk-donald

    eg Integral 120GB … eg Integral 120GB HUKDhttp://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/integral-120gb-p-series-4-sata-iii-2-5-ssd-drive-23-99-mymemory-2459568You MAY want to get to MyMemory site via a £back site rather than a direct link of course!



    ​Thanks, searched but couldn't find anything. now bought one ,cheers
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