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Old May 08, 2002, 06:55 AM
dumew dumew is offline
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Question Medion PCs - where to buy in the UK.

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I know Aldi supermarkets were selling them, but they went in seconds. Anyone know of any alternative stores (or on-line) where I can pick one up.
It's the 2Ghz P4 model.

Old May 08, 2002, 07:00 AM
mini-me mini-me is offline
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I dunno about other models or if my m8 just knaffed his up, but I went to play with the 699 one that was recently on offer and it was pants.

Copying on the fly without buffer underruns was non existant so a full cd was taking around 8 minutes to copy. The graphics card could not be configured correctly so TV out was really knackered.

All in all I was not impressed with it, as I say though my m8 has a habit of breaking his PC's without appearing to do a single thing to them..LOL
Old May 08, 2002, 01:21 PM
dgr dgr is offline
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hmmmm i have the 1.6hz aldi pc, the bulid was quite shocking actually - i need to get it back to '98 - though the spec is amazing!
Old May 10, 2002, 06:53 AM
mjt43 mjt43 is offline
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I got the Medion 1.6GHz pc from Aldi and have had no complaints from it considering the price (half the price of my previous pc from 5 years ago and much better).

The only complaint I had was that I couldn't get the GeForce3Ti200 graphics card to give TV-Out even though the spec allowed it and all the connections were there. The helpline wern't very helpfull-----all they could say was ' well all the machines in our office work ok when connected to TVs'.

In the end I got TVTool (******** and it worked great. Got the trial and then registered for 6.

All in all it does what I want it to do, but I haven't used it in anger yet.

PC World were selling them at one point but then all of a sudden stopped----don't know why.
Old May 12, 2002, 04:32 AM
SBeck24Svn SBeck24Svn is offline
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toys r us do a lot with Medion, i have one overall very please
a few small thing but the price is the seller for me

hope this helps rich
Old May 19, 2002, 05:48 PM
ant500 ant500 is offline
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try here and ask m8

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