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Gaming PC build for around 500 Euro.

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December 14, 2013 7:15:39 PM

Hey Guys,

I'll probably be building two of these, one for a friend and one for myself. Need it to come around 500 euro if possible.

Approximate Purchase Date: This week.

Budget Range: 500 euro before shipping

System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, internet, online tv.

Are you buying a monitor: No

Parts to Upgrade: Complete build

Do you need to buy OS: No I have windows 7 and 8.

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Any that deliver to Ireland or the Uk


Parts Preferences: Performance is more important.

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080,

Additional Comments: I want to get 1080p 60FPS. I mostly play Dayz, Stalker, BF3 &4. I'd like to play modern games and be able to upgrade as I get more money.

And Most Importantly: Tired of laptop gaming.

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a b 4 Gaming
December 14, 2013 7:23:47 PM

PCPartPicker part list:
Price breakdown by merchant:

CPU: AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz 8-Core Processor ($198.98 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: ASRock 990FX Extreme3 ATX AM3+/AM3 Motherboard ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Kingston HyperX Blu 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($43.44 @ Amazon)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB Video Card ($149.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Antec One ATX Mid Tower Case ($29.99 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: SeaSonic 520W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($73.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Total: $656.36
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-12-14 22:23 EST-0500)
a b 4 Gaming
December 14, 2013 7:24:25 PM

Cpu cooler would be the Scythe Mugen 2
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a c 269 4 Gaming
December 14, 2013 7:31:21 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor (£82.79 @ Aria PC)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (£23.98 @
Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard (£59.00 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£56.49 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£44.35 @ CCL Computers)
Video Card: PowerColor Radeon HD 7870 XT 2GB Video Card (£140.95 @ CCL Computers)
Case: Cooler Master K280 ATX Mid Tower Case (£32.25 @ Amazon UK)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply (£47.50 @ Ebuyer)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer (£13.18 @
Total: £500.49
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-12-15 03:29 GMT+0000)

(HD 7870XT has near HD7950 performance)
December 15, 2013 11:22:35 AM

Thanks for the replies guys, I'm going to use Filippis build as the base for the system.
a c 269 4 Gaming
December 15, 2013 5:46:32 PM