$800 UK Build?

Hey guys, a friend of mine in the UK is wanting/needing to build a computer for Second Life. She has 530 British Pounds which is about 800USD.


APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: Two Weeks

BUDGET RANGE: $800/530 British Pounds before rebates etc.

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Building on Second Life, nothing else major (requires use of OpenGL and is more graphically demanding than COD MW2 on my computer by far)

PARTS NOT REQUIRED: keyboard, mouse, monitor, OS

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: Needs to be UK-based because of shipping costs

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: UK

PARTS PREFERENCES: NVidia graphics card

OVERCLOCKING: No

CROSSFIRE: No

MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1024x768

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: None at the moment. Lets see what you guys can come up with!
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  1. I'd say this:
    AMD Athlon II X3 440 £66
    MSI 770-G45 770 £58
    G-Skill 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3 1600MHz/PC3-12800 Ripjaw Memory Kit CL7(7-8-7-24) 1.65V £99
    GTX 260 £165 Although the ATI 5770 is usually pretty close to the 260 and is about £140.
    Antec Three Hundred £43
    Antec Earthwatts £60
    Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB £42
    Cheap SATA DVD Burner £20

    Total: £533
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