600-650 pounds intel i5 gaming build (UK)

Can anybody suggest a build for an Intel i5 gaming build PC for 600 to 650 english pounds? I don't need the peripherals as I have these. I would want it to be a system that could be upgraded over time. I also want an ssd drive and HD drive for storage. It must include win 7 or 8. Any suggestions would be great. I wouild want to play games like StarCraft 2, Dota and BioShock infinite and aliern isolation.

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  1. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor (£82.49 @ Ebuyer)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (£23.90 @ Ebuyer)
    Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard (£54.64 @ CCL Computers)
    Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory (£76.17 @ Amazon UK)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£43.99 @ Amazon UK)
    Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card (£189.99 @ Ebuyer)
    Case: Antec One ATX Mid Tower Case (£43.00 @ Amazon UK)
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply (£47.12 @ CCL Computers)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer (£12.50 @ Scan.co.uk)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 - OEM (64-bit) (£81.50 @ Amazon UK)
    Total: £655.30
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-13 12:57 GMT+0000)

    You don't have the budget to go Intel, and an SSD would force to drop down significantly on the GPU. I think at this price AMD offers the best value. You can overclock this CPU, and the GTX760 will give you great performance in today's games.

    Later on you could upgrade the CPU or get a new GPU, it is pretty hard to future proof a CPU as things change so frequently.
  2. Transmaniacon said:
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor (£82.49 @ Ebuyer)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (£23.90 @ Ebuyer)
    Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard (£54.64 @ CCL Computers)
    Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory (£76.17 @ Amazon UK)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£43.99 @ Amazon UK)
    Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card (£189.99 @ Ebuyer)
    Case: Antec One ATX Mid Tower Case (£43.00 @ Amazon UK)
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply (£47.12 @ CCL Computers)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer (£12.50 @ Scan.co.uk)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 - OEM (64-bit) (£81.50 @ Amazon UK)
    Total: £655.30
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-13 12:57 GMT+0000)

    You don't have the budget to go Intel, and an SSD would force to drop down significantly on the GPU. I think at this price AMD offers the best value. You can overclock this CPU, and the GTX760 will give you great performance in today's games.

    Later on you could upgrade the CPU or get a new GPU, it is pretty hard to future proof a CPU as things change so frequently.


    This is pretty solid and would DEFINITELY run SC2, Dota, Bioshock, and Alien Isolation at max settings depending on your monitor.
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