First build help Tags: New Build Systems Last response: February 15, 2012 1:08 PM in Systems Share madmadmax321 February 15, 2012 12:26:17 PM Approximate Purchase Date: this month Budget Range: £600-700 (940-1100 dollars) System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Video editing, watching hd movies and surfing the internet Parts Not Required: monitor Preferred Website(s) for Parts: amazon, play.com and pc world Country: England Parts Preferences: by brand or type: Intel only for cpu otherwise no preference for anything else Overclocking: Yes SLI or Crossfire: Maybe Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080 Additional Comments: Runs cool and quiet More about : build AdrianPerry February 15, 2012 12:58:52 PM First of all, your looking at all the wrong websites for cheap PC components in the UK Amazon is ok, but try taking a look at www.scan.co.uk and www.ebuyer.co.uk, certainly stay as far away from PC world as you possibly can, their prices are just extortionate. Ok £600, lets see what we can do. Mobo: Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3 Gen 3 - £107 http://www.scan.co.uk/products/gigabyte-ga-z68xp-ud3-ge...(x16)-vga-on-boar GPU: MSI GTX 560Ti - £180 http://www.scan.co.uk/products/1gb-msi-gtx-560ti-oc-twi... PSU: 550w XFX - £52 http://www.scan.co.uk/products/550w-psu-xfx-pro-series-... HDD: 320GB WD Blue £60 - be aware HDD prices currently are sky high, only spend more on a bigger HDD if it really is NECESSARY and you have lots of media to store. http://www.scan.co.uk/products/320gb-western-digital-ca... RAM: 8GB (2x4GB) Corsair Vengeance - £39 http://www.scan.co.uk/products/8gb-(2x4gb)-corsair-ddr3-vengeance-jet-black-lp-pc3-12800-(1600)-non-ecc-cas-9-9-9-24-xmp-15v Optical: SONY DVD-RW - £14 http://www.scan.co.uk/products/sony-ad-7280s-0b-24x-dvd... Case: £60-ish, i wouldn't really spend more than that. Grab almost any mid-tower ATX you like the look of £512 total CPU: i3-2100 or i5-2500k i3 = £93 http://www.scan.co.uk/products/intel-core-i3-2100-1155-... i5 = £163 http://www.scan.co.uk/products/intel-core-i5-2500k-unlo... CPU Cooler - Optional, not necessary. However, its recommended if over-clocking, which lets face it, if you go with the i5-2500k, you SHOULD be Arctic Freezer 13 - £21 http://www.scan.co.uk/products/arctic-cooling-freezer-1... Hyper EVO - £24 http://www.scan.co.uk/products/coolermaster-hyper-212-e... xtremegamer2da-max February 15, 2012 1:00:49 PM best site for parts is newegg (except cpu from microcenter) Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer AdrianPerry February 15, 2012 1:08:24 PM xtremegamer2da-max said:best site for parts is newegg (except cpu from microcenter) He's buying from England - so no. NewEgg and Microcenter are not the best options and would cost a fortune in shipping - if they even do shipping to the UK?? UK Sites: www.amazon.co.uk www.scan.co.uk www.ebuyer.co.uk www.aria.co.uk www.dabs.co.uk www.novatech.co.uk www.overclockers.co.uk possibly a few more, but those are the more common ones. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedFirst pc build need some help plz Forum SolvedFirst pc build help please Forum SolvedFirst pc build, any help please Forum Solved£350 Gaming PC build - First build help Forum SolvedFirst Build and requesting help please Forum SolvedLooking to build my first custom computer! I need some help! Forum SolvedFirst Computer Build. Need Some Help and Advice :) Forum SolvedFirst build help needed. Forum SolvedFirst gaming build help Forum SolvedFirst Time PC Build: Antistatic help Forum SolvedNeed help for a new first time build with a budget of $400-500. Forum SolvedNeed help with my first Desktop Build Forum Solved(Virgin Builder- First build ) Half way done but need help so It doesnt explode and melt my face off please Forum SolvedFirst PC gaming build help! Forum SolvedFirst Time Desktop Build. Need Help! Forum SolvedFirst Time Gaming PC Build Help Forum SolvedNeed help with build please!! First timer/clueless Forum SolvedFirst Gaming Build, Need any Help i can get :)! Forum SolvedNeed help deciding on a case for this first build!! Forum SolvedFirst PC build HELP Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !