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Need help on my budget build of £400

I have wanted a gaming pc for some time now and I have only got a limited budget so I wanted it to be around £400 with OS included and I came up with this system build:
http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/user/Tamoose/saved/

What I want to know is if this is the best system I can get for my money ( if not please show me a better one)? And whether this system would play games like dayz SA, Arma 3?
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    A way better CPU, a motherboard to support it, 8GB of RAM, a bit cheaper HDD, a better PSU, and Windows 7 (getting 7 instead of 8 saves you a lot of money):

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel Core i3-4130 3.4GHz Dual-Core Processor (£76.79 @ Aria PC)
    Motherboard: ASRock H81 Pro BTC ATX LGA1150 Motherboard (£29.99 @ Aria PC)
    Memory: Kingston HyperX T1 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£38.37 @ PC World Business)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£38.40 @ Aria PC)
    Video Card: Sapphire Radeon R7 265 2GB Video Card (£99.95 @ Amazon UK)
    Case: NZXT Source 210 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case (£31.18 @ Scan.co.uk)
    Power Supply: XFX ProSeries 450W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply (£35.34 @ Scan.co.uk)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer (£11.88 @ Amazon UK)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) (£44.99 @ Amazon UK)
    Total: £406.89
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available

    EDIT: In addition, you can also upgrade the CPU later, unlike with the motherboard you originally chose.
  2. Eduello said:
    A way better CPU, a motherboard to support it, 8GB of RAM, a bit cheaper HDD, a better PSU, and Windows 7 (getting 7 instead of 8 saves you a lot of money):

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel Core i3-4130 3.4GHz Dual-Core Processor (£76.79 @ Aria PC)
    Motherboard: ASRock H81 Pro BTC ATX LGA1150 Motherboard (£29.99 @ Aria PC)
    Memory: Kingston HyperX T1 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£38.37 @ PC World Business)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£38.40 @ Aria PC)
    Video Card: Sapphire Radeon R7 265 2GB Video Card (£99.95 @ Amazon UK)
    Case: NZXT Source 210 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case (£31.18 @ Scan.co.uk)
    Power Supply: XFX ProSeries 450W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply (£35.34 @ Scan.co.uk)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer (£11.88 @ Amazon UK)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) (£44.99 @ Amazon UK)
    Total: £406.89
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available

    EDIT: In addition, you can also upgrade the CPU later, unlike with the motherboard you originally chose.


    That's a great build but if he wishes to upgrade the CPU and GPU wouldn't he have to upgrade the PSU?
  3. For the CPU, nope, for the GPU, it depends on what he'll be getting. You can of course get a stronger one, but it's going to cost a bit more: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/part/xfx-power-supply-p1550sxxb9
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