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£600 Gaming PC with Monitor and OS

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October 17, 2013 10:23:07 AM

Approximate Purchase Date: In the next week

Budget Range: I am looking to spend no more than £600.

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, surfing the web, college work

Are you buying a monitor: Yes

Do you need to buy OS: Yes (Windows 7 preferably)

Location: UK, England

Parts Preferences: I would prefer an Intel CPU, but other than that I have no preferences

Overclocking: No

SLI or Crossfire: No

Additional Comments: I am looking for a budget gaming PC for under £600 including a monitor, OS and keyboard and mouse. I am not too worried about maxing out settings and would be happy to play the more demanding games at medium.

I hope you can help me out!

More about : 600 gaming monitor

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October 17, 2013 10:31:19 AM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor (£82.09 @ Aria PC)
Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard (£54.84 @ CCL Computers)
Memory: Mushkin Radioactive 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£50.12 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£44.87 @ Scan.co.uk)
Video Card: PowerColor Radeon HD 7850 1GB Video Card (£97.83 @ Ebuyer)
Case: Cooler Master Elite 430 ATX Mid Tower Case (£34.00 @ Aria PC)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£49.15 @ CCL Computers)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NS95 DVD/CD Writer (£12.31 @ Amazon UK)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8 (OEM) (64-bit) (£65.98 @ Aria PC)
Monitor: AOC e2343F 23.0" Monitor (£102.50 @ Amazon UK)
Total: £593.69
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-10-17 18:31 BST+0100)

Will play modern games at a mix of medium and high.

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October 17, 2013 10:33:36 AM
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Has everything you need -

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor (£82.09 @ Aria PC)
Motherboard: MSI 970A-G46 ATX AM3+ Motherboard (£56.99 @ Ebuyer)
Memory: Mushkin Blackline 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£39.15 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£47.38 @ CCL Computers)
Video Card: PowerColor Radeon HD 7850 1GB Video Card (£97.83 @ Ebuyer)
Wireless Network Adapter: Asus USB-N10 802.11b/g/n USB 2.0 Wi-Fi Adapter (£9.49 @ CCL Computers)
Case: NZXT Source 210 Elite (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case (£38.65 @ Scan.co.uk)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£49.15 @ CCL Computers)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NS95 DVD/CD Writer (£12.31 @ Amazon UK)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) (£67.19 @ Aria PC)
Monitor: BenQ GW2255 60Hz 21.5" Monitor (£90.59 @ Dabs)
Keyboard: Logitech K120 Wired Standard Keyboard (£14.99 @ Amazon UK)
Mouse: Logitech B100 Wired Optical Mouse (£6.89 @ Amazon UK)
Total: £612.70
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-10-17 18:33 BST+0100)
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October 17, 2013 10:57:59 AM

Thank you both for the quick replies! How long do you think this pc would last until I needed to update a few of the parts?
a c 302 4 Gaming
a b C Monitor
a b å Intel
October 17, 2013 10:58:58 AM

It will play modern games at mid-high settings for about a year or 1.5 years before you have to lower settings to just medium. It would be 3+ years before you are playing at low.
October 17, 2013 11:15:00 AM

tiny voices said:
It will play modern games at mid-high settings for about a year or 1.5 years before you have to lower settings to just medium. It would be 3+ years before you are playing at low.


Ok, thanks for your help
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