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July 26, 2011 3:35:29 AM

Hello im a massive newcomer to the world of pc gaming so if i make any rookie or retarded errors please excuse them, im looking for a build between 500-600 pound which i belive is around 800-1000 dollars.

I do not require to play games on the top top graphics, i just require a good quality gaming computer which can perform at average graphics without the graphical lag.

I will also be using the desktop to download films and music and some internet surfing.

I do not require speakers, mouse, keyboard.

I am a massive noob when it comes to pc gaming and the workings of the pc itself so any guides u may also know of or somthing which can help me that will greatly be appreciated, please suggest a compatible and good build, cheers and thanks for any help. =]
July 26, 2011 3:43:14 AM

yeh i just found that apologies

Approximate Purchase Date: August


Budget Range: 1000-800 dollars

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming of course,music then movies


Parts Not Required:keyboard mouse speakers

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg

Country of Origin: britain


Parts Preferences: not a freaking clue


Overclocking: not necessary


SLI or Crossfire: undecided


Monitor Resolution:uncertain


Additional Comments: quiet is perhaps a slight issue not a major
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July 26, 2011 10:24:09 AM

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/220863 £56.99 inc. vat
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Intel Core i3 2100 3.10GHz Socket 1155 3MB L3 Cache Retail Boxed Processor

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Samsung HD103SJ Spinpoint F3 1TB Hard Drive SATAII 7200rpm 32MB Cache

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July 26, 2011 12:48:20 PM

If you can scrape together some extra cash I'd recommend bumping up to a 22-24 inch monitor. You'd be surprised how big a difference it can make on your gaming/movie experience!
July 26, 2011 2:27:20 PM

beltzy said:
If you can scrape together some extra cash I'd recommend bumping up to a 22-24 inch monitor. You'd be surprised how big a difference it can make on your gaming/movie experience!

Any extra cash should be used to move on up to a i5 (quad core) imo seeing how if anything will improve that build in regards to gaming, it will be going from a dual core cpu to a quad core cpu.
July 26, 2011 6:01:22 PM

Looks like you put alot of effort into finding this build looks great cheers for the reccomendation im going to do some research on the products u advised =], on a personal note do you think it would be upgrading to the quad core because i can get some more money, because at the moment this build is looking very high quality and im sceptical as to wether it would be worth it?

Im gonna look into the compatability of these components =]
July 26, 2011 6:06:18 PM

How the heck have you found these deals mate there amazing lol
July 26, 2011 6:10:30 PM

mrnubcraig said:
Looks like you put alot of effort into finding this build looks great cheers for the reccomendation im going to do some research on the products u advised =], on a personal note do you think it would be upgrading to the quad core because i can get some more money, because at the moment this build is looking very high quality and im sceptical as to wether it would be worth it?

Im gonna look into the compatability of these components =]

If I was going to change anything in that build, it would be the cpu to this one down below. There is a sizable difference between a quad core cpu and a dual core cpu in regards to gaming (FPS). And yes all the components are compatible or I wouldn't have posted them. :) 


http://www.ebuyer.com/product/252537 £137.43 inc. vat
Intel Core i5 2300 2.8GHz Socket 1155 6MB Cache retail Boxed Processor
July 26, 2011 6:19:25 PM

Thanks alot man il consider the upgrade =] and cheers for taking the time these deals are great and this build looks very high quality looking forward to using it
July 26, 2011 6:22:05 PM

Dw about this part you put the wrong link i think im just whacking it in here so i can find it in future http://www.ebuyer.com/product/252537 Intel Core i5 2300 2.8GHz Socket 1155 6MB Cache retail Boxed Processor
July 26, 2011 6:26:36 PM

mrnubcraig said:
Dw about this part you put the wrong link i think im just whacking it in here so i can find it in future http://www.ebuyer.com/product/252537 Intel Core i5 2300 2.8GHz Socket 1155 6MB Cache retail Boxed Processor

I fixed that link up above. :) 
July 26, 2011 6:28:13 PM

haha its fine mate i worked out what u did your help is insanely appreciated i had no clue what to buy at the start thank you very much, cus this build is looking beast. =]
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