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Dell smashes Prices - Dual Core, 1GB RAM business server for GBP 99+VAT only

It is probably a marketing coup but Dell has managed to attract maximum attention with this loss leader.

The PowerEdge SC440 is (opens in new tab) on very limited sale for only GBP 99 + VAT and delivery.

The server normally costs GBP 407, so there's some very heavy savings to be made here.

It is powered by a Dual Core Pentium E2160 based on the Conroe Core, clocked at 1.8GHz with 1MB level 2 cache.

It has 1GB DDR2 SDRAM memory and two 80GB Hard disk drives which can be RAIDed together to provide either with a boos in speed or with more resilience. You also get a one year next business day onsite response warranty and a DVD ROM drive.

There's no accessories or operating systems.

All in all, this is a very powerful computer at any price.

You can change the configuration to get something more powerful but this will hike up the price anyway.

Désiré Athow
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Désiré has been musing and writing about technology during a career spanning four decades. He dabbled in website building and web hosting when DHTML and frames were en vogue and started writing about the impact of technology on society just before the start of the Y2K hysteria at the turn of the last millennium. Following an eight-year stint at ITProPortal.com where he discovered the joys of global tech-fests, Désiré now heads up TechRadar Pro. Previously he was a freelance technology journalist at Incisive Media, Breakthrough Publishing and Vnunet, and Business Magazine. He also launched and hosted the first Tech Radio Show on Radio Plus.