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ProInteresting, Entertaining and Economical

ConsNeed Much Time and Patience

Buying a new Personal Computer (PC) which is expected to accommodate someone’s requirements or needs sometimes is quite difficult, especially with limited budget. However, with a little bit of patience, general knowledge on PC components and serious efforts, I am sure s/he can build a ‘dream PC’...

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Excellent

“Don't get ripped off”

published 27/03/2003

ProThere's some bargains out there..

Cons.. but some real rotten deals too.

Here it is: Matt’s guide to finding the perfect PC! **INTRODUCTION** This is quite a pointless category really - if you're reading this you most likely own a PC already, right? Never mind, this is for those who are upgrading their computer, need some advice on which kit to buy, or are just...

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Excellent

ProTake your time and buy the PC that is right for yo...

ConsImpulse buying leads to poor choices

There are many stressful things in life; going to the dentist, getting married, driving test through the hazardous streets of Pontypridd, kissing a girl for the first time, kissing a boy for the first time!!!. But one thing that isn't often considered stressful is buying a computer! Before even...

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ProPeople will think that you are very sharp

ConsThey'll be right

************WARNING****************** **** ********LONG OPINION ************* This op is a bit paradoxical (or perhaps oxymoronic?). In order to read it you will obviously have to have a PC, yet it talks about choosing your first PC. My thought is that you who already have machines may want to...

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Excellent

“Seedy bribery...”

published 23/12/2002

ProKeeps someone somewhere in work

Cons.

ON BUYING A NEW COMPUTER. I recently bought myself a replacement computer for my home office use. In consequence it needed to be a general workhorse machine (word processing, database development, internet access, occasional games player) rather than conform to any one specialist format. I also...

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“How to get the best deal”

published 25/04/2004

Procan get up to 10% off

ConsTakes time

Here's a bit of a different review. If you're expecting me to tell you WHAT to buy, then don't bother reading on. I'm going to tell you how to buy a PC or Laptop for the cheapest price, how to deal with those sales people. Firstly, you must know the way that computers (and most expensive things)...

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“How to choose a computer...”

published 29/10/2002

ProYou could find a very good deal!

ConsYou may buy a duff computer!

Computers, computers...you see them everywhere you go. Whether it be someone's house, an office, a shop or even in a delivery van. The question is, when I buy a computer, how can I be sure that I'm getting good value for money? Don't worry, stevie-boy's here to help you on your quest to find a...

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“MORE GIGABYTES PLEASE.......”

published 12/12/2001

ProAll in opinion

ConsAll in opinion

Buying a PC can be very confusing, especially with so many products to choose from. The PC market is huge & so it is very easy to purchase the wrong computer if you go in blindly without actually knowing anything about the system you are buying. We all know PC`s are not cheap & we also know that...

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Excellent

“Fantasy Island”

published 03/12/2001

ProA great asset

ConsPreys on your mind when it goes wrong

Gird your loins, gentle readers, and prepare for a sparkle to appear in your shining eye, for dave27 is about to lead you into the land of total pleasure. This evening, as a once in a lifetime experience, we rush headlong into the world of big boys' toys, for the subject of this evening's sermon...

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Super

ProThinking about what is on offer

ConsBuying too soon

I started university 2 years ago doing a degree in Information Systems, which envolves using computers. I decided that if I was to do well in my course it would be useful to have my own PC at home. I had saved up about £1000 and I expected to use this to buy the PC and hopefully get a bit of...

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Excellent

“Learning the Basics”

published 29/03/2004

ProIts good to know what they mean

Consnone

Whilst i was Doing my Clait, IBT 2 and ECDL courses i oftened wondered about what things meant and how to use them. So i thought this might be handy for someone new to pc's, and those that are doing the courses have done.. So heres some information on a pc.. INPUT DEVICES SCANNER Allows printed...

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“YOUR CHOICE”

published 23/08/2001

ProGETTING A COMPUTER THAT WORKS FOR YOU

ConsTAKES TIME LOOKING

There are so many computers to choose from so where do you start? Firstly lets look at what a computer can do for you: It can: 1. correct your text errors-perfect copies 2. point out grammar errors 3. provide multiple copies of anything you write,and hold in memory,so you can refer back to them...

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Excellent

“Dukes Dodgy PC Dealership”

published 29/08/2001

ProGets you the PC you want

ConsMore work than just goiung to Gateway or Tiny

OK, you’ve decided that it’s time to join the 21st century and get yourself a computer. Easy – just walk into a computer retailer and buy one, right? Right! If it was so easy, why are you reading this opinion? For the sake of this advice, I’m assuming that you know very...

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Excellent

“Three Top PCs”

published 08/10/2001

ProGreat PCs

ConsSoon to be outdated

Here in my opinion I have given details and my views on 3 top PCs currently at the cutting edge of the market. Enjoy! Name of PC: Advent P4 1.8GHz Base Unit (without monitor) Found on: www.pcworld.co.uk Price: £850 (including VAT) Features · Pentium 4 1.8 GHz Processor · 256 Mb SDRAM · 40Gb Hard...

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Excellent

ProMaybe this will help someone.

ConsMaybe it won;t

I am writing this because so many people go for flash looking computers, rather than ones that will give them what they need. I could easily have fallen into this trap in a commercial world, but I live far away in the country and had to sit back and read a lot and decide what I wanted my computer...

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