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Computer [Aug. 14th, 2008|11:01 am]
dalekboy
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Have new PC from Aldi. Seems to be working okay, just wanted to test it before I completely void the warrenty by cracking the case, chucking in other hard drives, etc.

Have to say, they tempt one with Vista. Turn on the PC, and twenty minutes later I'm connected to the 'net, etc. But I'm also aware of how bloody crap it is, given that my laptop runs on it.

Oh well, time to start installing the new system.
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[User Picture]From: sonictail
2008-08-14 01:52 am (UTC)
You can buy computers from Aldi?
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[User Picture]From: dalekboy
2008-08-14 02:02 am (UTC)
Yep, they're up on Aldi's website. $999. We went about and priced equivalent systems at over $1800.
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[User Picture]From: mortonhall
2008-08-14 02:16 am (UTC)
you can buy lots of things from Aldi. They cycle through lots of interesting specials but you usually have to be pretty quick to be able to pick them up. Stand outside an Aldi early on a Thursday morning (before they open) and the length of the queue will tell you how much of a bargain this week's special might be.
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[User Picture]From: dalekboy
2008-08-14 02:26 am (UTC)
Most of the big specials this week were kids toys. I've never seen an Aldi feeding frenzy before.
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