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Fair gaming rig, opinions and suggestions please.

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December 23, 2013 12:33:38 AM

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Approximate Purchase Date: Within the next month starting 23/12/13.
udget Range: £500 - £575.
System Usage from Most to Least Important: 90% gaming, rest general internet use.
Are you buying a monitor: No.
Parts to Upgrade: None, from the ground up, I have a 500W Corsair PSU already but I might need to upgrade.
Do you need to buy OS: Yes.
Location: London, England.
Parts Preferences: Intel CPU, EVGA GTX for GPU.
Overclocking: Maybe.
SLI or Crossfire: No / Maybe.
Your Monitor Resolution: Not entirely sure, 24" monitor, not upgrading.
Additional Comments: I would like at least a GTX 660 and 8GB of RAM, I'd like this build to hit around 50FPS on guild wars 2 and 40+ for BF3 (With medium to Low graphics)
December 23, 2013 12:43:25 AM

http://www.microcenter.com/site/brands/intel-processor-...

Do you have a store similar to that of microcenter? They sell an i5 3570k for $180 which is insanely cheap, I know newegg has an i5 3570k but that's over $200, if you could somehow find an i5 for under $200 that would be good for your price range and meet all of your computing needs.
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December 23, 2013 12:45:17 AM

I can buy an I5-3570K from Amazon for £150 ish which I thought was okay.
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December 23, 2013 12:46:57 AM

building new? fill up the new build form from "how to ask for build advice" sticky from the systems section. that's where this thread should go.
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December 23, 2013 12:49:30 AM

Yeah that's a really good price for an i5 3570k, a lot of gamers use that and get really nice FPS. I'd suggest that or an i7 3770k (for a little bit more) but it only has marginal better performance.
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