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Building gaming rig under 600

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October 23, 2010 7:10:21 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: looking at end of november.december


Budget Range: looking at under 600 the components i have found and selected come to under 500 so have a bit of play.


System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming multitasking watching movies playing music surfing web microsfost word etc some flash and dreamweaver photo editing (on a ICT course so bit of everyting)


Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers


Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Been looking on ebuyer am open to new websites especially if cheaper =]


Country of Origin: England


Parts Preferences: really am not bothered about the names just would like a good gaming rig i can use to do my college work on etc


Overclocking: preferably not unless reccommended


SLI or Crossfire: again preferably not unless is reccomended


Monitor Resolution: 1024x768


Additional Comments: this is the rig ive come up with so far let me know what you think and would love some advice and where ive gone wrong etc

Hard Drive - Western Digital WD10EARS 1TB Hard Drive SATAII 5400rpm 64MB Cache - OEM Caviar Green

Motherboard - ASUS P7H55-M H55 Socket 1156 VGA HDMI Out 8 Channel Audio MATX Motherboard

Ram - 2GB DDR3 1333MHz Memory Module 1.5V CL9

CD/DVD drive - Samsung SH-S223 22x DVD±RW DL & RAM SATA Optical Drive - OEM Black

CPU fan - Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro rev 2 Socket 775, 1156, 1366, AM2, AM3 Heatpipe CPU Cooler

CPU - intel Core i3 530 2.93GHz Socket 1156 4MB L3 Retail Box Processor

Case - Casecom 6788 Black Mid Tower Case with Full Black Interior/Exterior 120mm Blue LED Front Fan - No PSU

Case fan - 120mm Blue LED Fan - 4pin Molex Connection

GPU - Sapphire HD 5670 1GB GDDR5 HDMI DVI DisplayPort PCI-E Graphics Card

PSU - Arctic Power 700W PSU - With PCI-E, 4x SATA, 20+4, ATX12V, 8pin +12V Connectors - Retail Boxed

Cheers
October 23, 2010 7:23:43 PM

With this build as a template if you can't exceed 600 quid tone down to the HD 6850, cheaper case, etc

H/w and prices off Ebuyer UK
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