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Buying a PC.

There are plenty of companies that now sell PCs, and it may be difficult to select the specification that suits you best. For this reason we have included some buying guides that will aid you to choose the most appropriate PC for your needs.

If you want to try and pick up a bargain, there are always PCs for sale at auction, or if it the software which you are interested in we have a page for you.
Sections: ConsumablesBuying guidesRetailersManufacturers
Consumables
 
 

5 stars CartridgeShop - Cut price inkjet cartridges. Great site, very easy to use. Stocks supplies for over 250 leading printers. Cartridges are mostly refilled or sourced from cheaper suppliers. Huge savings but postage typically adds 1.40 to price of cartridge.

 
 
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4 stars IT Reviews - Collection of independent reviews. Reviews of PC hardware, software and games apparently written by professional IT journalists. Huge gaps in coverage but useful what you want is included. Site Guide

4 stars ZD Net - All round guide to the PC. Outlines the ins and outs of buying a PC, as well as offering them for sale. Site Guide

 
 
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Retailers
 
 

4 stars Jungle.com - Huge on-line shopping site for hi-tech goods. Huge range of PC hardware and software products, including PC and console format games. Free gifts with many orders, customer loyalty scheme and on-line order tracking. Site Guide

4 stars Dabs Direct Online - Online shopping for hardware and software. Fast, easy ordering from Dabs Direct's huge on-line catalogue. Order tracking, view numbers in stock, free delivery on UK transactions, special offers, full info on products. Site Guide

3 stars PC World - Online branch of national store. View range of software, but not the hardware available in their shops. Furniture available for PC users, with good pictures and prices. Site Guide

3 stars Tempo - Electrical retailer. Not really PC specific, but good for computer shopping nonetheless. Great product description with good pictures. Search by brand, category or special offer. Site Guide

3 stars Dixons - Britain's biggest high street electrical retailer. Dixons web site is a disappointment. After annoying registration page, alphabetical list of software products and an uninformative hardware guide. Site Guide

3 stars Haveabyte - Buy components or complete systems. Large choice from a varied range of manufacturers. Slightly awkward page set out. Check individual itmes for delivery charges, as they vary. Site Guide

3 stars Simply Computers - Hardware and software mail order. Mail order supplier for computer-related products. Huge catalogue details information on each item, some of which can be bought on-line and instantly downloaded. Site Guide

3 stars SMC Direct - Hardware and software mail order. Complete systems to memory upgrades. Memory Configurator is a useful database of PCs that tells you how you can upgrade your memory and cost. Site Guide

2 stars Technomatic - Hardware and software mail order. Sales oriented site with no extra features but easy to navigate and with keen prices. Everything from memory upgrades to professional software packages. Site Guide

 
 
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Manufacturers
 
 

4 stars Gateway Europe - PC manufacturer Gateway's official UK site. Own brand good-quality PCs and laptops. PC buying guide to help you choose which of its own products you might need. Site Guide

3 stars Dan Technology - Major PC and laptop seller. Wide range of ready-made PCs and laptops or specify your own using the on-line quotation system which lets you buy complete custom-designed system. Site Guide

3 stars Evesham Micros - EveshamVale brand desktop PCs and laptops. Evesham Micros build and sell the EveshamVale range of PCs and laptops. Good quality and realistic prices put them in the top tier of UK vendors. Site Guide

3 stars Apple Computer UK - Official Apple computer site for Mac users. Colourful, well-designed site aimed at existing Apple Mac users or would-be purchasers. Geared to sales and marketing, it does offer design and publishing information. Site Guide

3 stars Dell - PCs and laptops built by Dell. High quality and excellent after-sales service. Buy a complete PC system on-line and customise it by adding extra storage space, memory, printer etc. Site Guide

3 stars Compaq - World's biggest supplier of PCs. Compaq-related news, product information, dealer locator and free call-back facility so you can speak to a Compaq representative. Site Guide

3 stars Creative Labs - Home of the SoundBlaster. SoundBlaster sound cards, graphics cards and CD-ROM drives. Full details available for most current models, buy on-line for a fixed price that includes postage. Site Guide

3 stars IBM - IBM hardware and software. Massive and unwieldy site reflecting IBM's huge product range. Aimed at high-powered business users although it includes software upgrades and demos for PC owners. Site Guide

3 stars Hewlett Packard - Hewlett-Packard products including printers and scanners. Makes hard work of locating products and consumables such as printer cartridges and toner. Search engine doesn't even recognise some of its own products! Site Guide

3 stars Toshiba - Find out about all the latest products. Need to link to an approved partner to make a purchase, but the site gives you all the specs and info. Good use of some programming, but not too much, makes this a pleasant site to use. Site Guide

2 stars Intel - Intel processors for PCs. Plenty of information on Pentium II, III and Celeron processors plus useful software for Pentium III users. Comparative information is fairly limited. Site Guide

2 stars Acer - Acer computers. Sales-oriented site that's only useful if you've decided to buy an Acer PC. Although full product specs listed, there's little else to do. Site Guide

2 stars Big Red Computers - PCs from Big Red Computers. Build your custom PC from Big Red's component list and pay on-line. Straightforward site with library of related files and responsive technical support. Site Guide

 
 
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