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August 24, 2011 7:38:30 PM

Hello everyone,

Approximate Purchase Date: This Week


Budget Range: £520-570 [$800 roughly US]


System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, office work, internet

Parts Not Required: Monitor, speakers


Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Not sure about any UK computing sites as I have never ordered before


Country of Origin: England


Parts Preferences: None really, if AMD CPU AM3+ mobo will be needed. I suppose Intel is more expensive so that is bad for me...


Overclocking: Maybe


SLI or Crossfire: Not in the near future


Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080, 24" 1080p monitor [ I will purchase one soon ]


Additional Comments: I can go for older GPU's as long as I can play games on high but not maxed settings in 1080p. I was looking at the GTX 560 Ti tell me your thoughts

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August 24, 2011 7:58:58 PM

well for around 800 bucks your really getting into budget intel range. you can build a very decent system around the i3 2100 for 800. and if your primary interest is gaming. even the i3 out performs the top of the line amd cpu's. should i include mouse/keyboard in a build or can i assume you have that laying around?
August 24, 2011 8:01:44 PM

I don't have a mouse and keyboard, the £500/$800 was for the tower only :) 

If you recommend any good mice/keyboards for gaming that are not too expensive I'd be very happy :)  These do not need to be in the £500 budget, they are seperate

Thanks

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August 24, 2011 8:07:17 PM

Danger Kid said:
well for around 800 bucks your really getting into budget intel range. you can build a very decent system around the i3 2100 for 800. and if your primary interest is gaming. even the i3 out performs the top of the line amd cpu's. should i include mouse/keyboard in a build or can i assume you have that laying around?


I don't have a mouse and keyboard, the £500/$800 was for the tower only

If you recommend any good mice/keyboards for gaming that are not too expensive I'd be very happy These do not need to be in the £500 budget, they are seperate

Thanks
August 24, 2011 8:12:25 PM

good to know. ill throw together an i3 2100 build and you can see what you think
August 24, 2011 9:38:24 PM

Danger Kid said:
good to know. ill throw together an i3 2100 build and you can see what you think

Thank you very much
August 25, 2011 2:25:58 PM

Danger Kid said:
good to know. ill throw together an i3 2100 build and you can see what you think

When wil you post the specs?
August 25, 2011 2:39:42 PM

Danger Kid said:
well for around 800 bucks your really getting into budget intel range. you can build a very decent system around the i3 2100 for 800. and if your primary interest is gaming. even the i3 out performs the top of the line amd cpu's. should i include mouse/keyboard in a build or can i assume you have that laying around?


Um, maybe outperforms in many areas and certain games, but I wouldn't go as far as say it is incredibly elite. For one, AM3+ would give the option to upgrade to bulldozer later. I have intel myself, but the performance per price of AMD is pretty good.
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