Cheap Gaming Build Advice

I'm looking for some advice on a new build , i've got a budget of £450 so any advice would be helpful , it's mainly going to be used for gaming , general web browsing and possibly some video rendering but nothing to heavy . I've already got a copy of Windows 7 64bit and a TV i'll be using as the display . Here's what i've got so far and it comes in at just above £330 so theres a bit of room for improvement/changes .

Motherboard -

Processor -


Case -

PSU - 450W incl w/case

GFX Card -

HD -

Optical Drive -

I'll pick up a cheap keyboard/mouse somewhere along the line as well

As you can tell im pretty new to the whole PC Building thing so any help/advice is greatly appreciated
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  1. Not bad. A few changes, but you are on the right track...

    MB - That MB is an AM2+ board... Look for an AM3 MB to match that processor.

    CPU - If you have the budget try stepping up the CPU to the X4 640 or 645.

    PSU - May be pushing it with the 5770 GPU. Consider upgrading to something closer to 650w.
  2. Thanks for the advice , i've had a look and made some changes so hopefully this should just about work out now

    CPU - AMD Athlon II X4 640 Socket AM3 3GHz 2MB L2 Cache -

    Mobo - ASUS M4A78LT-M LE AMD 760G Socket AM3 DVI VGA Out 8 CHannel

    CPU - Antec TruePower New 650W Modular PSU - 80plus Bronze and SLI Certified 3x SATA
  3. That MB is a little older. I would go with something like this...

    ...or with USB 3.0
  4. Thanks for the input sadams04 , really appreciate it :)

    Does this look ok for the final build then

    *crosses fingers*
  5. No problem on the help!

    Did your links not get pasted in on that last post?
  6. Whoops , didn't think about the links already being there :\ . Well if thats everything and i'm good to go i just wanted to say thank you once again you've been a big help and it's appreciated . I guess this topic can be locked now then :)
  7. 450 quid could actually land ya a full blown Deneb Black Edition and GTX 460 hehe

    445 quid
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