Packard Bell 8540 PC Reviews: Windows Vista Home Premium Computer

12 customer reviews
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This desktop computer is a good all rounder.

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7.1 out of 10 based on 12 reviews.
Packard Bell 8540 with Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 2.4 GHz Quad Core Processor, 3GB of Memory and 750GB Storage on Windows Vista Home Premium. DVD writer See full product description
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Confirmed purchaser

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
speed, silence
Bad points:
on off button in odd location
Overall rating 8.0
Build Quality 8.0
Design 7.0
Performance 8.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 28 Apr 2009

Hedley, Dawlish Warren Devon

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
A fast pc with plenty of usb outlets and a firewire at the front and easy to get to!
Bad points:
rather slow aat start up
Overall rating 10.0
Build Quality 9.0
Design 9.0
Performance 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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4 of 4 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 26 Sep 2008

Confirmed purchaser Music & entertainment fan

Score 1.0/10
Good points:
good spec at a great price
Bad points:
video card was hanging out of slot. various blue screen errors. screen going blank when performing high performance tasks. intermittent crashing.
Overall rating 1.0
Build Quality 1.0
Design 7.0
Performance 1.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 24 Sep 2009

sam, leicester

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
good 4 gaming loads of memory and great graphics card, loads up really quick compared to my old computer
Bad points:
loud when playing games
Overall rating 10.0
Build Quality 9.0
Design 9.0
Performance 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 21 May 2009

Jason, Bromsgrove

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Great service, well built and good value for money
Bad points:
None
Overall rating 9.0
Build Quality 9.0
Design 9.0
Performance 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 09 Mar 2009

jim, sheffield

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
does the job
Bad points:
not got all bits as said in advert
Overall rating 8.0
Build Quality 8.0
Design 8.0
Performance 8.0
Value for money 8.0
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1 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 06 Mar 2009

Confirmed purchaser Music & entertainment fan

Score 2.0/10
Good points:
It had good initial spec
Bad points:
For a computer thats meant to be refurbished to a high standard it was constantly faulty
Overall rating 2.0
Build Quality 2.0
Design 6.0
Performance 2.0
Value for money 7.0
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Confirmed purchase: 03 Sep 2009

Product Features

Operating system Windows Vista Home Premium
RAM (Gigabytes) 3
Hard disk capacity (Gigabytes) 750
Number of cores Quad
Processor brand Intel
Processor series Core 2 Quad
Processor number Q6600
Processor speed (Gigahertz) 2.4
Graphics card brand nVidia
Graphics card memory (Megabytes) 512
Built-in disc drive DVD writer
Built-in disc drive CD-ROM drive
Built-in disc drive DVD drive
Card reader Multi Card Reader
Release date 2008-06-12

Also known as: PACKARD BL 8540

 

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