Computer system options

In this developing section, i will outline some system configurations which i believe will be the best available.

Systems

Basic system

Component

 Make, details..... Approx price (inc. VAT).
Case  Coolermaster 201 125
Internal power supply Enermax Enermax 350W quiet fan tech 35
Motherboard --- 90
Processor 1.3 Ghz Celeron 100Bus 256k cache 70
Memory DDR1 256Mb micron DDR 333 60
Graphics card (optional) Ge-force4mx 60
CPU cooler coolermaster 25
Hard disk Western Digital 40Gig, 5200rpm 55
CD-ROM/ CD-RW Yamaha 3200 24/10/40 95
3'25 Floppy drive generic 10
Sound equipment Creative 3part speaker system 40
Monitor Iiyama CRT' 17 175
Keyboard logitech cordless 30
Mouse, optical logitech cordless 15
Cables, one for each disk drive round ide (2 + 1) 15

*All prices are rough aggregated guides, based on quotes from various UK online retailers. July 2002

Total : 900.


Mid-level system

Component

 Make, details..... Approx price (inc. VAT).
Case  Coolermaster 201 125
Internal power supply Enermax Enermax 350W quiet fan tech 35
Motherboard --- 90
Processor P4 478 1.8Ghz Northwood core 145
Memory DDR1 256Mb micron DDR 333 60
Graphics card (optional) Ge-force4mx 60
CPU cooler coolermaster 25
Hard disk Western Digital 40Gig, 5200rpm 55
CD-ROM/ CD-RW Yamaha 3200 24/10/40 95
3'25 Floppy drive generic 10
Sound equipment Creative 3 part speaker system 40
Monitor Sony, 19" E430 275
Keyboard logitech cordless 30
Mouse, optical logitech cordless 15
Cables, one for each disk drive round ide (2 + 1) 15

*All prices are rough aggregated guides, based on quotes from various UK online retailers. July 2002

Total : 1075

 


High level system

Component

 Make, details..... Approx price (inc. VAT).
Case  Coolermaster 201 125
Internal power supply Enermax Enermax 350W quiet fan tech 35
Motherboard --- 90
Processor P4 478 1.8Ghz Northwood core 145
Memory DDR1 512Mb micron DDR 333 120
Graphics card (optional) Ge-force4 4200 128Mb ddr-ram 130
CPU cooler Coolermaster 25
Hard disk Western Digital 80Gig, 7200rpm 95
CD-ROM/ CD-RW Yamaha 3200 24/10/40 95
3'25 Floppy drive generic 10
Sound equipment Creative 5 part surround speaker system 70
Monitor Sony, 19" G420 Trin. 420
Keyboard logitech cordless 30
Mouse, optical logitech cordless 15
Cables, one for each disk drive round ide (2 + 1) 15

*All prices are rough aggregated guides, based on quotes from various UK online retailers. July 2002

Total : 1400 approx.

* This high level system is about the absolute highest quality you are going to requite. There are faster processers, bigger monitors, more powerful speakers, however the price/quality ratio falls off steeply beyond this level of system.
 

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