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    PC with 15" TFT Monitor for £500?

    Is it possible to get a PC with a 15" TFT at that price range?

    One of my flatmate is looking for one, and frankly, I don't know the first thing about TFT monitors as I still favor CRTs.

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    i had built a PC for a friend about one year ago with that budget including a 15" TFT. if it was possible back then i have no doubt it is even more possible now. it wont be a power horse that's for sure but it's certainly doable. good luck

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    i did a quick visit to ebuyer n successfully configured a pretty good budget system for under £500. Here's the spec:

    AMD Sempron 2600
    512MB DDR RAM
    Asus A7V8X-X
    80GB Maxtor 7200 RPM HDD
    NEC ND-3500 DVD+/-RW
    Logitech Deluxe Keyboard
    Logitech Optical Mouse
    Logitech 2.1 Speaker
    Hyundai 17" TFT 16ms
    128MB Sapphire Radeon 9550
    ATX Casing n PSU
    Floppy drive

    so it's certainly doable, with 17" TFT!! hope this helps

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    Theres a new Dell commercial on TV that i thought was an awesome deal, for £400 incl. delivery and 15" TFT, try their site

    www.dell.com/uk

    There is this one:

    http://www1.euro.dell.com/content/pr...hs1&l=en&s=dhs

    But im sure they had a deal for free double ram and for only £400 total,

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    I built a PC a while back for under £500 with 17" TFT so easily doable

    I wouldn't touch that dell with a barge pole though if he wants to game - "Integrated Intel® Extreme Graphics" and 256MB of RAM yeah ok
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    Quote Originally Posted by Firelord
    I built a PC a while back for under £500 with 17" TFT so easily doable

    I wouldn't touch that dell with a barge pole though if he wants to game - "Integrated Intel® Extreme Graphics" and 256MB of RAM yeah ok
    The advert said double ram so im guessing it has at least 512mb, but i didnt think the thread starter wanted a PC to play games, just an internet PC

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    think its 256, or so the only pc i could find in that price range anyway, think the double memory is only on selected models

    could be wrong tho
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    its 128MB as standard and 256MB with double memory offer....

    prob easier to build one yourself. The one I did was with a iDEQ and works real well
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    She probably won't be doing much gaming

    The Dell is actually kinda tempting. Building your own PC is fine if you know how to troubleshoot yourself if things go wrong.. Building a PC for someone else is fine by me as well as long as they can troubleshoot themselves. But I must admit I am not huge on playing tech support (it usually takes me longer to fix other's problem as I don't know what they did)

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    I'd go with the dell myself, in your situation. Looks like it would do fine for internet use etc. And theres the tech support and warranties.

    Stuff you dont really want to deal with if you are a casual user

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    Here you go:

    http://www1.euro.dell.com/content/pr...hs1&l=en&s=dhs

    Last day apparently, and you can customise it too:

    http://www1.euro.dell.com/content/pr...n+JBBzR7jWT8o=

    I would


    EDIT: Actually, dont customise, the prices are crazy for customisation, may aswell buy it standard and upgrade your own parts if needs be
    Last edited by Marcos; 24-11-2004 at 03:35 PM.

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