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Hey folks build advice needed.

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November 27, 2012 8:09:36 PM

Hi guys.

I have not built a pc for some years, gave up playing wow after kids at about lvl80 or so.
So here's my dilemma, my 6 year old is learning computers loves internet based games and videos and playing her dvds. All I have is a now broken Laptop thanks to my two year old lol. No problem eBay has the answer or so I though....

I spent 120gbp on a refurbished tower with keyboard and mouse. A dell 3ghz ht 4gb RAM 160gb hdd and some cheap duel dvi ATI gpu. Being some what out the loop I thought great this will do. Boy was I wrong mouse was doa and basically it is a complete pile of turd. It's going back and getting as much of my cash back as possible. One very disappointed girl and my heart sank.

Not gonna fail again.. so here I am. Gonna have ago at building again, a lot has has moved on mind, which brings me here.

Budget 300gbp I have a 500w psu 20/24 pin from last build and a 9600gt gpu a Samsung 20 inch monitor and speakers. The build is primarily for her and will need a OS but xp is fine everything else is out there. And being able to upgrade would be fantastic when funds allow.

Also wouldn't mind a go on minecraft and guild wars 2 not essential mind!
Over to you

Many thanks
November 27, 2012 8:18:54 PM

Forgot to add UK.
November 29, 2012 8:01:43 PM

Here's build, Cpu has integrated gpu which brings good performance also with ability to add disxrete gpu in future

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD A8-5600K 3.6GHz Quad-Core Processor (£77.05 @ Amazon UK)
Motherboard: ASRock FM2A75M-DGS Micro ATX FM2 Motherboard (£52.99 @
Memory: Kingston Predator Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory (£33.57 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£43.99 @
Case: NZXT Source 210 Elite (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case (£39.95 @
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply (£33.96 @ Ebuyer)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NS90 DVD/CD Writer (£13.98 @ Novatech)
Total: £295.49
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-11-29 22:00 GMT+0000)
November 29, 2012 8:05:15 PM

Thank you buddy exactly what I'm looking for.