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£400-£450 system budget (No monitor +gpx card needed)

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March 29, 2014 4:46:14 AM

Approximate Purchase Date: the closer the better)

Budget Range: 400-450/ After Shipping

System Usage from Most to Least Important: TV, app development, maybe gaming in the future (only playing a couple of games which are 3-10years old atm-i game on console mainly)

Are you buying a monitor: No

Parts to Upgrade: all except gpx card

Do you need to buy OS: No

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Amazon(since I have prime), but no real preference

Location: London, UK

Parts Preferences:intel i5 4670k?

Overclocking: Yes /

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe(but I don't want to pay more than 10-20 extra for it)

Your Monitor Resolution: (e.g.: 1920x1080,

Additional Comments: I have a hardrive so I only need a 120-240gb ssd.

Thanks for any help.

More about : 400 450 system budget monitor gpx card needed

March 29, 2014 4:50:10 AM

By gpx card do you mean graphics card?

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a b C Monitor
March 29, 2014 5:09:29 AM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£166.99 @ Amazon UK)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (£25.86 @ Amazon UK)
Motherboard: Asus Z87-A ATX LGA1150 Motherboard (£104.45 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2133 Memory
Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk (£61.99 @ Amazon UK)
Case: Zalman Z5 Plus ATX Mid Tower Case (£47.50 @ Amazon UK)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply (£44.98 @ Amazon UK)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer (£11.79 @ Amazon UK)
Total: £463.56
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-03-29 18:25 GMT+0000)
March 29, 2014 6:34:01 AM

Yep, sorry, I'm on my phone atm, gpx card = graphics card.
March 29, 2014 10:59:04 AM

Here is a small build I've put together. It's a little over budget but it's worth it. If you don't need the optical disk drive you can always take that out and you'll be under budget
a b C Monitor
May 2, 2014 9:18:15 AM

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