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Which PC shall I buy for new business??

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  1. spencer88

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    Hi,

    Can anybody recommend a good desktop PC to buy for my new business. It will be used to store all of the invoices generated (Approx 10 per day) on SAGE. Also we will be using Adobe Photoshop to design artworks to appear in our magazines. Im assuming I need one with a good memory so it will hold a lot of information but as i know zero about computers I need some help!!! :)

    I have had a look on Curry's website and have found the Acer Aspire x1301 for just under £400... Does anybody know if this will be suitable?

    Thanks in advance!!!
     
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    Yes... But there are 2 that to me look identical but vary in price???
     
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    The other one has a slightly better CPU and 1TB Hard drive.......
     
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    Would you recommend the dearer one? Do you think it would be ok for business use?
     
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    Well I would think so...but I think you will need a stand alone Graphics card and you will need to add another Hard drive...for data backup.
     
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    Oh dear... That has gone completely over my head..sorry! The Acer has some sort of back-up system included so that if the PC died you contact them to retrieve your data, is that what you mean by another hard drive? What is a stand alone graphics card and is there a system I can buy that features what you have mentioned to save me from getting further confused? :)
     
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    The Graphics card in that PC is integrated into the motherboard and usually OK ...but if your running programs like photo shop...it my not be good enough.......and getting another Hard drive...is the smartest way as you can backup your important data to the second Hard drive....just think if your main Hard drive just stops (and they do) and all your business files are gone and all your designs are gone.

    Hard drives are not expensive ..but good graphic cards are

    If your on a tight budget then your best bet would be to get a PC place to build one for you...just tell them what you need it for and they will give you a price.
     
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    Do you mean an external hard drive that you regularly update? I have one of those on my home PC. So is there no ready to buy from a shop system that would suit my requirements? Ideally I need to go out today and buy one..
     
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    Then get the one you posted.....and I meant an internal Hard drive..........just keep in mind you may have to get a graphics card at some point
     
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