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      01.03.2015 15:05

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      • "Great computer "

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      great value and well worth it

      loved the service, quick, fast and a great laptop I now finally have the machine i always wanted

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      28.02.2015 14:16

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      Very good, couldn't say a bad word about my experience

      Very good experience, great value for money as your don't need to compromise the product you want, you get exactly what you wish.

      Only downside was that when completing the inital payment it failed ( because of my bank account security) however when i tried to reapply the payment the discount code that i used wasn't included. I didnt want to make a fuss and find a way around this as it was £15 but it was a bit of a shame.

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      28.02.2015 14:11

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      Very good, couldn't say a bad word about my experience

      Very good experience with them, great value for money, get exactly what you need and more.

      Only downside i had was when making the first payment that failed (because of my bank account) and when i tried to reapply the payment the discount was removed without me realising.

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      27.02.2015 16:38

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      • "Runs well using Linux instead of Winsdows"
      • "Very quick processor"
      • "Very quick graphics cards (two)"

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      • Expensive

      "PC Specialist Ltd" should be called "Windows PC Specialist Ltd"

      I wanted to get more into 3D graphics so I ordered a bespoke system from PC Specialist Ltd. They really should be called "Windows PC Specialist Ltd" because there is absolutely no support whatsoever for Linux users. However, the computer was built, tested and delivered more quickly than I had expected and the delivery driver was excellent, taking a lot of care not to cause any damage so overall I am happy.

      I found Mint Linux had problems recognising and using the two graphics card, showing them as "unaccepted" in the graphics settings. I have now got Sabayon installed, which can recognise and use the two cards. I chose Xfce as the desktop. I now have a very quick computer which runs Blender very well. When running Sabayon as a live distro it wouldn't play DVDs but once it was installed, it installed libdvdcss as part of the package so Totem and VLC work perfectly without any further tweaks. The onboard audio is fine for my purposes as I wanted the machine for 3D modelling rather than gaming. I didn't bother buying a new keyboard or mouse as the ones I was already using suit me perfectly -- in fact my Microsoft optical mouse is still giving very good service even though it is well over ten years old (I wish their software was as reliable as their hardware!).

      Overall, I would probably recommend PC Specialist Ltd because most people who ask me about computer issues don't know any different from Windows or Mac so the lack of support for other operating systems isn't likely to bother them.

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      27.02.2015 14:05

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      • "Competitive prices"
      • "Wide choose of options"

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      Very happy customer

      I have been very pleased with my laptop so far.

      The order process was easy to complete with good descriptions on each item available (Could do with some ratings next to components life GFX Card to give people an idea of how much better one is other the other could make it easier to see what spec you want).

      From ordering to receiving the laptop took about 3-4 days I was very impressed as i was expecting to wait longer (Ordered at the end of Jan). The delivery of the laptop was quick and the company used kept you up to date with the progress all the way giving a day window to start and then txting the hour the laptop would arrive and it arrived within the hour stated.

      It was very well boxed, it came in a very large outer box with large air pocket wrapping around the internal laptop box.

      I ordered my laptop with no operating systems as I have a licence for windows from work but it came with a 30 day unregistered version of windows 7 installed for testing, which is good as it let me boot up and test the laptop was working and correct before having to install windows on.

      I haven't found any fault with the laptop and am quite enjoying the 1080p screen it is amazing to program on as I have so much space, also very good for playing games.

      I would defiantly recommend PC specialist to anyone looking for a new computer.

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      27.02.2015 01:36

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      • "Always update the client in every step"
      • "Quick service"
      • "Good prices"

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      Good Service

      In my experience with this purchase everything went smooth and quick without any problems. Delivery done quickly, very well packaged.

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      26.02.2015 09:49
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      • "Great value"
      • "so far so good on quality of product"
      • "Great communication throughout"
      • "Great customer service"

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      Great product - Great service!

      Our overall experience of PC Specialist has been very positive from the assistance provided producing a spec of laptop to the communication provided throughout the build process. The product is pretty good as well!

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      24.02.2015 23:33
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      • "Good customer service"
      • "Great build quality"
      • "Easy to use website"

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      Intuitive website with great service and fast delivery time

      The website was very easy to use and allowed you to pick and choose your parts for your pc. The website also very helpfully checked whether or not all of the parts you picked were compatible.
      The pc did not take very long to arrive and the build quality was great. The website also provided a way to easily track where your pc was.

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      23.02.2015 20:51

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      • "amazing packaging"
      • "website is efficcient"

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      • none

      I will be recommending for like minded friends.

      Lovely. I like that the emblem is removable if you would like to take it off, I lift my PC SPECIALIST logo on.

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      23.02.2015 13:45

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      • "'Welcome pack' "
      • " all cables neatly aranged"
      • "Very neat build"
      • "Comprehensive compatibility check on final build before ordering "
      • " even with an out of stock component"
      • "Fast delivery"

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      Very slick product & service

      Excellent PC from PC specialist, and very smooth ordering process. Shopped around prior to ordering and found their pricing competitive. Very quick to deliver and packing was spot on. Also, the welcome pack contains all driver discs, parts, reference manual etc - sounds standard but felt this was a cut above compared to some other suppliers.

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      22.02.2015 19:10

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      • "amazing quality"
      • "fast service"
      • "friendly service"

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      Top quality sevice

      I ordered a desk top pc and a laptop both arrived securly packed, these are amazing quality items, although the total I spent was £1800 for desktop and £1650 for laptop (gifts for my sons) I wish I had ordered one for myself and not spent the £2200 I spent on myself for a macbook pro, these are amazing computers from pc secialists and are highly recomended

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      21.02.2015 21:26

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      • "easy to order"
      • "great price"
      • "fast service"
      • "great website"

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      very happy with overall service

      I recently ordered a 'gaming' spec PC from the PC specialist. And I am extremely impressed by the overall service offered from them, from choosing the parts I wanted to it being delivered promptly and greatly packed. Overall im very happy!

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      21.02.2015 18:57

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      • "Quality final product"
      • " helpful staff"
      • Friendly
      • "Easy to use website"
      • "Great customer service "

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      • None

      10/10 highly recommended!

      Recently had a new photo editing desktop system built totalling over £1000 and the service from day 1 when configurating my build through to receiving the system at my door was faultless. Highly recommended.

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      21.02.2015 08:55

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      • "competative prices"
      • "Quality components"
      • "advice if any incompatabilities"
      • "Custom build"

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      Fast build and easy to set up.

      Wanted a fairly future proof powerful Laptop. Arrived well packed and very easy to set up with clear instructions. Built faster than expected with regular updates. Initial set up was easy and up and running in no time. ONly had it a short time but working absolutely fine.

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      20.02.2015 23:52

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      • "Good update to where order is"
      • "ability to match parts"
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      • "More options would be nice"

      Very good, would recommend.

      Very good computer and reasonably priced. The updates given to where the computer was, is very good. Good that they do a full test and configure before sending out.

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