Bought this computer as a replacement for my aging 486. I have been pleased with it so far. It runs reliably, the screen is a decent size and the DVD drive lets me watch DVD films when I should be doing something useful. Installed Mandrake linux 9.0 onto it, be careful however as the linux bootloader conflicts with xp, and the hard drive will not boot. I would recommend using system commander as a bootloader. Linux installed without hassle and found most of the hardware. I am having trouble installing modem drivers in both xp and linux.