My new PC - any comments before the order is dispatched

Discussion in 'Gaming and Software' started by Mr Happy, Dec 3, 2007.

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  1. Mr Happy

    Mr Happy LE Moderator

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  2. Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate 32bit, EN, DSP, DVD????????????????

    Are you mad???
  3. Mr Happy

    Mr Happy LE Moderator

    go on, I'll bite - why?
  4. Whats with all the foreign sh1te?
  5. IS Ski Geek

    IS Ski Geek War Hero Moderator

    fish lips
  6. It's a load of pony! Why would you pay for an operating system that doesn't work well with other applications? That uses more system resources then necessary and has more security holes then HMRC!

    Try this!

    It's free - saving a massive £250 odd quid - will allow your hardware to soar like an eagle and is more secure then secure thing from secure-ville.
  7. Yes but does it play crysis, BF2142, WOW and a myriad of other games that this system will be built for?
  8. PS3 and 360s are for gamming! Call of Duty 4 is proof indeed, especially across the interweb!
  9. So it doesn't?
    Unless he is video editing or some such, I presume he is buying it for gaming........or he could just get a desktop for around £150 and use that for email and browsing.......The PC is the best gaming machine ever and these pretenders will never catch up.
  10. Ignoring the PC versus Console argument. Looks a very nice machine, my comments are purely my personal fine tuning points, nothing wrong with your choices.

    The 1TB drive: When I brough my machine 6 weeks ago, the cost of 2 x 500Gb drives was vastly less than a single 1Tb drive, so I might have gone that route.

    With the cost saving above, go for the 8800 rather than the 8600, the ultra if you can stretch to it, the GTX if not.

    See if you can get 2 x 2GB sticks of memory, when I brought mine, the cost was the same, although 4GB seems huge, you can never tell :D

    And lastly just in case you were not aware, 32bit OS's cannot address all 4GB memory, but they will still address over 3Gb of it usually (depending on other system factors) so its still worth getting, and the future is 64 bit anyway.... eventually :D
  11. You want to use the internet and read email? (sharp intake of breath) Ooh, you'll need a top of the line machine! :D
  12. It always amuses me why Linux users and Apple users always come across as the "Football holigans" of the IT world..... "WIndows, feckin W@nk mate!!! Load of old b@llocks, you must be a c@nt if you using Microsoft"

    Each to there own I say. If your machine does what you want it to do "be happy". Apparently, technically speaking, betamax was a far superior format to VHS. Bet they had this sort of argument in those days as well. (All be it slower as they must have hand written all the abuse :D )
  13. Schaden

    Schaden LE Book Reviewer

    Don't buy Vista - if you do and end up swearing at the new computer while it makes humming noises with a blank screen don't come crying to us!!
  14. Vista works fine for me
  15. msr

    msr LE

    Be careful which version of Vista you get, as the business orientated ones don't have the picture / video editing / burning included.