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September 15, 2009 5:31:52 PM

Hi, i've come to the decision to replace my terrible computer.

I have a budget of around £300.

I want the best i can get for that money.

I will be using it for gaming purposes such as AION and World of Warcraft.

I know my budget isn't to high but that's all i can afford currently.

I'm asking you to build me a computer for around that money!

I'm a UK resident if that affects anything.

As a start i've found http://www.cyberpowersystem.co.uk/system/amd_athlon64_x...
Not sure if that's any good?

Thanks all,i welcome your input.


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September 15, 2009 6:09:26 PM

I don't require a mouse, monitor or keyboard.
I currently am running 1280x960.
I don't mind websites as long as they can ship to the UK, so preferably UK based websites since shipment will be cheaper.
September 15, 2009 6:12:29 PM

Western Digital WD5000AAKS 500GB SATAII 7200RPM 16MB Cache -

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/124228

LG GH22NS50 22x SATA DVD±RW Dual Layer & RAM

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/169683

Kingston 2GB (2x1GB) DDR2 800MHz/PC2-6400

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/129177

SunBeam Freezing Storm Black Case - No PSU

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/150298

AMD Athlon X2 240 2.8GHz Socket AM3 2MB Cache

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/168971

PowerColor HD 4670 PCS 1GB DDR3 DVI VGA HDMI

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/173208

ASUS M4A78 770 Socket AM2+ 8 channel audio ATX

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/167128

Enermax Pro82+ 425W PSU - 82+% Efficiency Certified, 2x PCI-E, ATX12V v2.3

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/144083 all for £308
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September 15, 2009 6:25:30 PM

Do you need an OS? That alone costs almost £90 so it'll be very hard to get a decent gaming rig if you dont have one already.
September 15, 2009 6:55:48 PM

i don't need an OS as stated above.
a b Ý World of Warcraft
September 15, 2009 6:58:38 PM

Build's question was valid. You never mentioned that you didn't need an OS.
a b Ý World of Warcraft
September 15, 2009 7:10:32 PM

Yes, the build above is better than that Cyberpower sytem. Notice the description on the PSU "STANDARD CASE POWER SUPPLY ***No OverClocking Possible***". That's NEVER a good sign. You would be much better off building your own so you can ensure all the parts are high-quality components. You never want to scrimp on the PSU.
September 15, 2009 7:12:21 PM

bigger hdd bit better graphics card better power supply i would have to say better case
September 15, 2009 7:20:45 PM

ok thanks obsidian for your help.

I will wait for other peoples replies before i make my order.

Also i was looking to probably upgrade to 4GB RAM Instead of the 2 GB you have suggested.
September 15, 2009 7:37:24 PM

yeh should be able to, which is better out of those? in your opinion
September 15, 2009 7:40:45 PM

the 4850 would be a lil bit better
September 15, 2009 7:44:03 PM

ok thanks
September 15, 2009 8:28:58 PM

its not too bad but i dont trust any nvidia chipsets too many have died on me ,the graphics card might be restricted by a normal pci x16 slot,the newer amd cpu's are faster then previous generations at the same clock speed but not by much. i believe the case and power supply is the exact one used in the cyberpower system
September 15, 2009 8:33:38 PM

ok thanks my main priority is your suggestion anyway
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