Help choosing a gaming pc Tags: Homebuilt Gaming Call of Duty Systems Product Last response: November 24, 2009 11:07 AM in Systems Share mot November 24, 2009 9:21:01 AM i have about £600 to spend and want to buy a gaming pc for 600 or less. i need to last 2 years at least. i would be playing games on high settings such as: ac, gow, cod, crysis, batman etc. i was thinking of a pc with gtx 260. i dont mind if its core 2 duo or quad as long as it lasts for 2 years at least. any help would be much appreciated. More about : choosing gaming tarquinbiscuitbarrel November 24, 2009 9:32:57 AM which bits don't you need? i5 + 260 + 2x2gb ddr3 + p55 + psu = ~£500 then you may need a hdd, case, optical drive, monitor, peripherals, operating system etc mot November 24, 2009 9:36:04 AM i dont need operating system and maybe not the 4gb. would the be a seller on ebay with it already built? i have looked before at some pc's and i didnt see much of a price diiference between already built and build yourself Related resources I need help choosing GAMING PC - Forum Help choosing PC parts for gaming - Forum Help choosing motherboard and GPU for gaming pc - Forum [ HELP ] Choosing 4 PC components . - Forum Need help choosing a PSU for Gaming . - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer tarquinbiscuitbarrel November 24, 2009 10:07:12 AM you need a monitor? probably a bit optimistic to ask for a comfortable 2 year build for £600 then. also, i would strongly advise against buying expensive electrical equipment from ebay. in most cases it's about as secure as buying out of the back of a van. mot November 24, 2009 10:33:57 AM would these specs last me 2 yrs +? http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/GALAXY-3-PC-PHENOM-II-955-AM3-1TB... (the feedback is very good he looks like a trusted seller) tarquinbiscuitbarrel November 24, 2009 10:57:33 AM i would take the spec's he's gone for and buy the bits seperate from a respected retailer - then build it yourself. probably for similar cost. that way you know you're getting quality ram, quality mobo and quality psu. tarquinbiscuitbarrel November 24, 2009 10:59:06 AM i would take the spec's he's gone for and buy the bits seperate from a respected retailer - then build it yourself. probably for similar cost. that way you know you're getting quality ram, quality mobo and quality psu. mot November 24, 2009 11:07:49 AM ok thanks alot for the advice Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forum1600 Euro Gaming PC - Help Choosing Parts ForumHelp with choosing parts for first gaming build; budget ~$650 ForumHelp on choosing gaming laptop ForumNeed help choosing a heatsink for new gaming pc ForumHelp me what to choose for my gaming pc [only from the list] ForumHelp choosing motherboard for budget gaming PC please ForumChoosing the right CPU and Z77 Motherboard ( Gaming )! NEED HELP ForumNeed help choosing new pc components. ForumNeed help choosing PC parts for new build ForumNeed help choosing a Proc-Mobo combination for Media PC ForumHelp with choosing psu for gaming ForumIs this gaming PC okay? ForumSmall Business Server Build - Help Request! ForumOpinions on ~$700 gaming rig with upgrade potential Forum$1500 gaming pc home build....need help with choosing parts More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !