[ILUG] Aldi Computer Specials
Michael.Hinds at quest.ie
Thu Aug 3 10:09:49 IST 2006
Thanks everyone. After queueing from 7:30 this morning in Coolock (and I was still 3rd in the queue) I'm now the proud owner of a Medion MD8809. I was told they have 14 per store, so you'd want to be quick!
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ilug-bounces at linux.ie [mailto:ilug-bounces at linux.ie]On Behalf Of
> Michael Hinds
> Sent: 02 August 2006 14:18
> To: Irish Linux Users Group
> Subject: RE: [ILUG] Aldi Computer Specials
> Has anyone managed to get a PC in one of these deals before?
> I'm trying to plan my day tomorrow and I'm wondering if I
> should turn up early, and how many units they stock. I would
> have called them myself but they don't use phones!
> Of course, if you want one yourself you'll give me a bum steer :)
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: ilug-bounces at linux.ie
> [mailto:ilug-bounces at linux.ie]On Behalf Of
> > Sonic
> > Sent: 28 July 2006 20:52
> > To: Irish Linux Users Group
> > Subject: [ILUG] Aldi Computer Specials
> > Hi guys,
> > There's a machine coming to Aldi next week with the following
> > specs for
> > EUR599:
> > <snip>
> > *Intel Pentium D820 Dual Core Processor 2.8GHz*
> > Two processor cores work within the same processor to increase the
> > performance of your PC. Dual core technology means that several
> > demanding applications can be run at the same time allowing your
> > computer to think as fast as you can multitask.
> > *200GB Hard Disk*
> > Superfast 7,200rpm, Serial ATA interface.
> > *1024MB Memory*
> > DDR2 SDRAM/533MHz. Both memory slots occupied.
> > *Multi-Standard Dual Layer DVD/CD Writer*^1
> > Max. Write Speed: 8 × DVD+R dual layer, 4 × DVD-R dual layer, 16 ×
> > DVD+R, 16 × DVD-R, 8 × DVD+RW, 6 × DVD-RW, 5 × DVD-RAM, 48 ×
> > CD-R, 24 ×
> > CD-RW. Max. Read Speed: 16 × DVD-ROM, 48 × CD-ROM.
> > *DVB-T*^2 */Analogue TV*
> > Hybrid DVB-T/Analogue TV Tuner Card with RF remote control.
> > *S3 Graphics Unichrome^TM PRO IGP (on board)*
> > Upgradable through 8 × AGP slot.
> > *6 Channel Audio*^3
> > Dolby Digital^© For Home Theatre Sound^4 .
> > *Integrated 8-in-1 USB 2.0 Card Reader*
> > Reads from and writes to all common Flash cards^5 .
> > *Connectivity*
> > 6 × USB 2.0 Ports - 2 × Front, 4 × Rear.
> > V.90 PCI data/fax modem, modem connection cable included.
> > Network controller on board. Fast Ethernet 10/100MBit/s.
> > </snip>
> > I was wondering if anyone has had any bad experiences with
> > the hardware
> > in these machines. I was going to recommend this to a friend
> > of mine but
> > thought I'd check here first just in case.
> > On a related note, has anyone ever had any problems with the
> > Hard Drives
> > that come to Aldi/Lidi from time to time. I was considering
> > myself the next time they come around.
> > All replies will be greatly appreciated.
> > Cheers,
> > Sonic.
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