Dell Vostro 430 Intel Quad i7 Core 2.8Ghz 4GB 500GB - £499 - Good deal?

Is this a good deal for a pc unit for £499. I am useless with PC's and am desperate for a new one. Any advice greatly appreciated - thannk you. Spec below.

Processor: Intel Core i7-860 Quad 2.8GHz, 8MB
Memory: 4GB DDR2 1066MHz DD3
Hard Drive: 500 GB SATA 7200 RPM
Screen: not included
Media Drive: 16x DVD +/- RW Drive
Operating System: Windows 7 Professional
Graphics: 512 MB ATI Radeon HD 4350 HDMI
Ports: 6x USB Ports
1x DVI
Warranty: 1 Year


Original Poster

p.s no monitor included


where from?

Original Poster

a local shop near where I live

Original Poster

where are all the IT geekoids when I need them!? ;-)

I recently bought the same system from Dell outlet for £468, and got £30.99 back from topcash back, so might be worth looking on there

will this be used for gaming if so mabey just bump up the graphics card if not this system should be fine

Original Poster

Have u got the link apples?

its a good price but not amazing. bear in mind that is just a powerhouse cpu, struggle to play top games coming out now i would imagine. But if you are using it to convert videos/etc something the CPU will need a lot of, worth it, if not maybe go for something a bit more all round, wouldnt imagine you need an i7 unless you want heavy encoding tbh.
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