Is this system good?

By kiyhkuj · 34 replies
Feb 10, 2008
  1. Rage_3K_Moiz

    Rage_3K_Moiz Sith Lord Posts: 5,443   +38

    The Q6600 also costs more money which'd increase your overall costs. The Phenom provides lesser performance, but the availability of four cores is a great deal for the price. As for the bug, it's not a big deal. If you're willing to spend more, get the Q6600, but since you stated a specific budget, I suggested the previous AMD PC with some modifications.
    As for 'hurt feelings', it'd be a cold day in hell when my feelings could be hurt by the fact that one manufacturer has a better product than the other.
  2. kiyhkuj

    kiyhkuj TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 85

    no offence rage about the 'hurt feelings'!! I'm willing to pay a bit more if it means more performance! the pc also has a wireless device! AND the pocket media drive is 320 GB which for me is important because i like utting my photos and music etc into a mobile storage device so I can carry it around. so what better than this one! Agreed?
  3. kiyhkuj

    kiyhkuj TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 85

    any body know where to get good quality but cheap lcd monitors for the new pc?? i need it to be a retail store NOT an online website with no address. My location is Birmingham UK. thank you and i appreciate all the hard work!
  4. broken_biker69

    broken_biker69 TS Rookie

    Hey yes its definetly worth the money i have the exact same comp infact its probebly close to my alien ware comp i have a custom alien ware b2000 z1 only prob with the hp is the graphics card isnt the best setup for that particular comp but yes overall good computer for games u know the drill its just good
  5. Rage_3K_Moiz

    Rage_3K_Moiz Sith Lord Posts: 5,443   +38

    Intel Core 2 Duo E8200 2.66GHz - Retail - £114.33 inc. vat
    Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3 LGA775 Motherboard - £63.16 inc vat
    PowerColor Radeon HD 3870 XT X2 PCi-E x16 Video Card - Retail - £250.00 inc vat
    Corsair 2x1GB PC2-6400 800MHz RAM kit - Retail - £32.00inc vat
    Seagate 750GB Internal Hard Drive SATAII 7200rpm 16MB Cache - Retail - £100.68 inc vat
    Sony DRU-190S 20X DVD±RW DL & DVD-RAM Serial ATA - Retail Multi Bezel & Nero - £19.92 inc vat
    Antec EarthWatts 500W 80%+ Efficiency PSU - 80mm Fan 4x SATA 2x PCI-E - £52.36 inc vat
    Coolermaster Black Centurion 534 - No PSU - £34.98 inc vat

    Grand Total = £667.43 without shipping included. A superb system that will tear a new one into any game you throw at it. You'd probably have enough for a monitor as well. Good luck and let us know how it goes. :)
  6. kiyhkuj

    kiyhkuj TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 85

    WOW i LOVE the graphics card and the motherboard. not sure about the cpu though.
    I LOVE this system but haven't got time and the experiences needed for building a new pc. what should i do? PLZ help. i'm stuck in an unknow planet! i can't even think!!!
  7. kiyhkuj

    kiyhkuj TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 85

    I've changed my mind. I definitely want to get the hp computer because I cannot build one. finished. thank you very much
  8. Rage_3K_Moiz

    Rage_3K_Moiz Sith Lord Posts: 5,443   +38

    You don't need to build it. Just take all the parts to a small shop or ask a friend. They'd build it for you for a small fee, or for free. But since you've already decided, that's that.
  9. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,523

    This is why so many HP's are sold

    What I really mean by my quote, is that "if only users knew a little more, they'd build their own" (or have it built)
  10. Imatyta

    Imatyta TS Rookie

    Yeah it's a PIMP machine make sure to buy ESP for it if yu do get it.
    I work for HP and I can tell you the warranty is definatelly worth it.
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