[ALUG] £400 - what's the best buy?

Richard Lewis richardlewis at fastmail.co.uk
Wed Jul 7 13:16:09 BST 2010


At Wed, 7 Jul 2010 07:05:31 +0100,
James Freer wrote:
> 
> I want to get a new PC - what would be the best buy?
> 
> I wondered about this one
> http://www.ebuyer.com/product/193626
> 
> Perhaps some of you build PCs in which case can you do better buy than this?
> 
> Obviously to run linux [inc compiz which i haven't been able to do on
> current PC].
> 
> I had thought about a laptop but i thought they ran a bit slower than
> a desktop for a comparable spec.
> 
My last desktop was from DNUK <http://www.dnuk.com/> and they were
pretty good. They're customisable, including the OS. Not quite the
cheapest, but their lowest spec machines come within your budget.

I'm afraid I can't say whether or not you'd have a good experience
with them.
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