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CCL Nebula 200i - Computer Shopper 4/5

Computer Shopper magazine takes a look at our Nebula 200i PC as part of their Windows 10 PC Group Test. (more)

CCL Nebula 200i - Computer Active Great Pick

Computer Active Magazine takes a look at our Nebula 200i PC (more)

CCL Elite Crafter Minecraft PCs Updated

Our range of Minecraft PCs have now been updated and start at only £299 including Windows 8.1
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CCL's First New PC of 2014

A perfect base for a media centre, or simply a low power PC. (more)

Console Wars: This time will the PC be the winner?

Every generation there is an epic battle, SNES vs. Mega Drive, PlayStation vs. Nintendo 64, Xbox vs. PS2, Xbox 360 vs. PS3 and now we have Xbox One vs. PlayStation 4. The question is at this early stage who will be the winner of this generation. (more)

Latest News

New Gem range of Business PCs available from CCL!

CCL have launched a brand new range of Gem Business PCs, offering improvements in performance, value for money and operational costs over the previous generation. (more)

New Geforce small form factor systems from CCL

CCL Have got some small and shiny new systems featuring some shiny hardware from Nvidia (more)

Netflix Makes Deal with DreamWorks to Produce Over 300 Hours of Original Content

Could the future of internet film & TV be in original content, not re-runs? (more)

CCL's Latest Home Entertainment PCs Now Available

Ever dreamt of having your very own cinema? Well we can't provide the darkened room, the smell of stale popcorn or the sound of chattering children but we can provide the technology - bring the cinema home! (more)

CCL Elite Raven II Gaming PC wins Vortez.net Gold Award!

Barely a week after winning an Overclock3D.net Gold Award the Raven II has continued its unstoppable rise with a new award (more)

CCL Alpha Home PCs

The CCL range of home PCs offer amazing performance and exceptional value for money. Truly the ideal home computer all PCs in the range are perfect for everyday home and office tasks such as word processing, spread sheets, desktop publishing, watching films and listening to music and photo and video editing – all without stretching your budget. With a 3 year warranty available as standard on much of the range you can be assured of the best computing experience possible.

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CCL Alpha Value

CCL Alpha Value

(CCL-ALPHA-ENT)
Ideal for basic tasks like internet browsing, watching videos, and e-mails.
  • AMD A4 7300 3.8GHz CPU
  • 4GB DDR3 1600MHz Memory
  • Gigabyte GA-F2A78M-HD2 Motherboard
  • Radeon HD 8470D Graphics
  • 1TB Hard Drive
  • DVD Drive
  • 300Mbps Built-in Wi-Fi
  • 3 Year Collect & Return Warranty

only £227.99 inc VAT

or £312.99 with Windows 10
  • In Stock Now
  • Collection - Allow 2 hours
Free Next Day Delivery!

CCL Nova Family

CCL Nova Family

(CCL-NOVA-M)
Great all-round PC for the whole family.
  • Intel Pentium G4400 3.3GHz CPU
  • 8GB DDR4 2133MHz Memory
  • ASUS H110M-PLUS Motherboard
  • Intel HD 510 Graphics Graphics
  • 120GB Solid State Drive
  • 1TB Hard Drive
  • DVD Drive
  • 300Mbps Built-in Wi-Fi
  • 3 Year Collect & Return Warranty

only £329.99 inc VAT

or £414.99 with Windows 10
  • In Stock Now
  • Collection - Allow 2 hours
Free Next Day Delivery!

CCL Nova Value

CCL Nova Value

(CCL-NOVA-ENT)
Ideal for basic tasks like internet browsing, watching videos and e-mails.
  • Intel Celeron G3900 2.8GHz CPU
  • 4GB DDR4 2133MHz Memory
  • ASUS H110M-PLUS Motherboard
  • Intel HD 510 Graphics Graphics
  • 1TB Hard Drive
  • DVD Drive
  • 300Mbps Built-in Wi-Fi
  • 3 Year Collect & Return Warranty

only £244.99 inc VAT

or £329.99 with Windows 10
  • In Stock Now
  • Collection - Allow 2 hours
Free Next Day Delivery!

CCL Alpha Performance

CCL Alpha Performance

(CCL-ALPHA-PER)
High performance for a great experience in all home tasks & light gaming.
  • AMD A10 7870K 3.9GHz CPU
  • 8GB DDR3 1600MHz Memory
  • Gigabyte GA-F2A78M-HD2 Motherboard
  • 2GB Radeon R7 240 Graphics
  • 120GB Solid State Drive
  • 1TB Hard Drive
  • DVD Drive
  • 867Mbps Built-in Wi-Fi
  • 3 Year Collect & Return Warranty

only £454.99 inc VAT

or £539.99 with Windows 10
  • In Stock Now
  • Collection - Allow 2 hours
Free Next Day Delivery!

CCL Alpha Family

CCL Alpha Family

(CCL-ALPHA-M)
Perfect all-round PC for the whole family.
  • AMD A8 7650K 3.3GHz CPU
  • 8GB DDR3 1600MHz Memory
  • Gigabyte GA-F2A78M-HD2 Motherboard
  • Radeon R7 Graphics
  • 1TB Hard Drive
  • DVD Drive
  • 300Mbps Built-in Wi-Fi
  • 3 Year Collect & Return Warranty

only £289.99 inc VAT

or £374.99 with Windows 10
  • In Stock for Delivery
  • Reserve for Collection
Free Next Day Delivery!

CCL Nova Performance

CCL Nova Performance

(CCL-NOVA-PER)
High performance for a great experience in all home tasks.
  • Intel Core i3 6100 3.7GHz CPU
  • 8GB DDR4 2133MHz Memory
  • ASUS H110M-PLUS Motherboard
  • Intel HD 530 Graphics Graphics
  • 120GB Solid State Drive
  • 1TB Hard Drive
  • DVD Drive
  • 300Mbps Built-in Wi-Fi
  • 3 Year Collect & Return Warranty

only £389.99 inc VAT

or £474.99 with Windows 10
  • Built to Order - Allow 6 - 7 days
Free Next Day Delivery!

CCL Nova Pro Performance

CCL Nova Pro Performance

(CCL-NOVAPRO-PER)
Great performance yet as quiet as mouse.
  • Intel Core i5 6500 3.2GHz CPU
  • 8GB DDR4 2133MHz Memory
  • Asus B150M-A/M.2 Motherboard
  • Intel HD 530 Graphics Graphics
  • 250GB Solid State Drive
  • 1TB Hard Drive
  • DVD Drive
  • 867Mbps Built-in Wi-Fi
  • 3 Year Collect & Return Warranty

only £609.99 inc VAT

or £705.99 with Windows 10
  • Built to Order - Allow 6 - 7 days
Free Next Day Delivery!

CCL Nova Pro 250

CCL Nova Pro 250

(NOVAPRO-250)
As seen in PC Pro!
  • Intel Core i5 6500 3.2GHz CPU
  • 16GB DDR4 2133MHz Memory
  • Asus B150M-A/M.2 Motherboard
  • Intel HD 530 Graphics Graphics
  • 250GB Solid State Drive
  • 3TB Hard Drive
  • DVD Drive
  • 867Mbps Built-in Wi-Fi
  • 3 Year Collect & Return Warranty

only £709.99 inc VAT

or £805.99 with Windows 10
  • Built to Order - Allow 6 - 7 days
Free Next Day Delivery!

CCL Nova Pro Ultimate

CCL Nova Pro Ultimate

(CCL-NOVAPRO-ULT)
Our most powerful home system.
  • Intel Core i7 6700 3.4GHz CPU
  • 16GB DDR4 2133MHz Memory
  • Asus B150M-A/M.2 Motherboard
  • Intel HD 530 Graphics Graphics
  • 250GB Solid State Drive
  • 2TB Hard Drive
  • DVD Drive
  • 867Mbps Built-in Wi-Fi
  • 3 Year Collect & Return Warranty

only £789.99 inc VAT

or £885.99 with Windows 10
  • Built to Order - Allow 6 - 7 days
Free Next Day Delivery!

Computer Buying Guide - A System Hardware Breakdown

Buying a computer can be a very confusing experience due to the huge number of different models available, technical heavy descriptions and specifications to get your head around making it increasingly difficult to find the computer that is right for you.   Desktops as the name suggests are personal computers that are small enough to fit on or under a desk. They are not usually that portable unless you choose a small form factor machine and often consist of separate monitor, mouse and keyboard unlike a laptop where everything is built in. The major advantages of a desktop machine over a similarly priced laptop are the greater upgrade possibilities and an overall higher specification. This enables you to get the most out of PC games, professional applications such as CAD, image manipulation and audio editing. Obviously the drawbacks to any desktop machine; even a small form factor one, are not being as portable and taking up more space than notebooks, tablets and netbooks. With the increases in performance laptops have offered in recent years the desktop market has had to adapt to remain competitive. The specifications have increased greatly with quad core and above processors now being common in desktop machines. They offer a higher level of computing power than even the most expensive laptops. Gaming on a desktop is also a vastly superior experience for the same money due to more powerful graphics cards, better cooling enabling faster components and more space to fit complicated graphics cards and other components. You need to ask yourself what you want to use your computer to do. Computers vary in price according to power and functionality. For example there is little point in spending thousands on the latest gaming computer with the most advanced gaming graphics card if you only use it for internet browsing and word processing, your money would be better spent on dual monitors or a silent computer. There are broadly four main types of computer user who all require slightly different components to get the...