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£200 Base unit

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by ste_bla, 15 Jun 2006.

  1. ste_bla

    Sgarrista

    Joined: 9 Aug 2004

    Posts: 7,794

    Location: Milton Keynes

    Wondering if anyone can do better than this??

    LGA775 3.0ghz Celeron
    OcUK Value 512MB
    Abit SG80 (int gfx)
    Samsung 40GB SATA
    NEC ND3550 OEM
    Antec Tower Case - 350W SmartPower PSU

    £205
     
  2. fenderbass86

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 26 Jun 2005

    Posts: 1,986

    Location: Chelmsford

    Not a chance.
     
  3. gam3r

    Mobster

    Joined: 20 Jun 2005

    Posts: 3,789

    Location: London..

    I cant really beat that, but i can fit in a 64bit 3000+Venice and a Abit mobo with a 6100 inbuilt gfx chip for around 265.
     
  4. MichaelHo

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 19 Jan 2006

    Posts: 1,242

    Location: London, UK

    haha that is quite a decent system for £200.
    a few months back for £200 i could only get amd 2500+, 512ram, mobo and dvd drive.
     
  5. wesley

    Soldato

    Joined: 29 Jul 2003

    Posts: 7,478

    cheap! which antec tower case is that?
     
  6. hp7909

    Soldato

    Joined: 8 Jun 2003

    Posts: 5,016

    • OcUK Value 512MB (2x256MB) PC3200 184pin DDR Memory Dual Channel Kit (MY-005-OK) £21.95
    • **B Grade** Asus A8N-VM Micro ATX (Socket 939) PCI Express Motherboard (MB-134-AS) £25.00 :D
    • AMD Athlon 64 3000+ Venice 90nm (Socket 939) - Retail (ADA3000BPBOX) (CP-117-AM) £64.95
    • Samsung SpinPoint P SP0842N 80GB ATA-133 2MB Cache - OEM (HD-029-SA) £25.95
    • NEC ND3550 16x16 DVD±RW Dual Layer ReWriter (Black) - OEM (CD-035-NE) £19.95
    • Asus TA-212 Series Midi Tower (Silver) - 360W PSU (CA-005-AS) £31.95
    • Subtotal £189.75
    • VAT £33.21
    • Total £222.96
    Almost :o but value vs. performance its better :cool:

    TIP: Look around the B-Grade & Clearance bins - little treasures to be found, infact there was a X800 (think) for £35 there yesterday :)
     
    Last edited: 15 Jun 2006
  7. ste_bla

    Sgarrista

    Joined: 9 Aug 2004

    Posts: 7,794

    Location: Milton Keynes

    Thats nice.. not a sure if sister in law can stretch that far.. guess an early xmas pressent..