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Hey , need advice?

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December 2, 2012 9:36:55 PM

Hey to whoever is reading this ..

I am looking to buy a computer to be able to game on e.g. WoW , LoL etc ...
I dont have much money to put into a computer at the minute but i was wondering if someone knows how i good get a decent computer for gaming?

Thanks for reading ..

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a b Ý World of Warcraft
December 2, 2012 9:38:46 PM

What is your budget?
December 2, 2012 9:40:26 PM

Less than £200 ... i know its not much but looking to get a computer and then maybe save up for better parts ... am just looking to see if i could get a decent computer for the mean time
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a b Ý World of Warcraft
December 2, 2012 9:43:10 PM

For that money you would be better off saving up a bit more because you will just end up with components that won't be upgradable and lesser quality than you want. If you do decide to go for it then an APU build would be about the only option for maybe being able to play those games.
December 2, 2012 9:48:21 PM

would you be able to tell me a build that would be good for gaming around that price range or a bit higher please ? Because i dont really know that much about parts .. i know a little
a b Ý World of Warcraft
December 2, 2012 9:49:56 PM

can i up the budget to 300?
December 2, 2012 9:55:13 PM

Yes if thats what you think il need to be able to game ... If you could be include everything in the build i will need .. because i need to start from nothing because my old computer broke/outdated lol
a b Ý World of Warcraft
December 2, 2012 9:59:59 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD A10-5800K 3.8GHz Quad-Core Processor (£91.90 @
Motherboard: ASRock FM2A55M-DGS Micro ATX FM2 Motherboard (£39.06 @
Memory: Kingston Value 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3-1333 Memory (£16.56 @ CCL Computers)
Storage: Seagate Momentus Thin 320GB 2.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£39.96 @ Dabs)
Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 6670 2GB Video Card (£46.39 @
Case: BitFenix Merc Alpha ATX Mid Tower Case (£29.99 @
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply (£33.96 @ Ebuyer)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-222BB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer (£11.96 @
Total: £309.78
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-02 23:59 GMT+0000)
a b Ý World of Warcraft
December 2, 2012 10:00:39 PM

This should get you medium-ish settings.
December 2, 2012 10:07:02 PM

Thank you so much for your help !! Saving time and hopefully have this up and running in no time ! Thanks again .. big help !
a b Ý World of Warcraft
December 2, 2012 10:30:40 PM

no problem. To clear up any confusion, This build uses an APU. this is a mid range processor with a good quality built-it graphics chip. This loe won't game very well but you can "crossfire" it with a lower end GPU (the 6670) and get about the same performance of a modern low to mid range card and actually get some gaming capabilities.
December 2, 2012 10:44:13 PM

yeah i understand what you mean .. aslong as this can run WoW,LoL on ok graphics am happy ... say i got this build .. after a while could i replace parts to make it better ??
a b Ý World of Warcraft
December 2, 2012 10:51:51 PM

The processor is kind of stuck but you can always get a new GPU at which point you will need a more powerful PSU as well.
December 2, 2012 11:06:36 PM

Stuck ? does that mean if i wanted a need processor i would have to buy new parts for everything ?
a b Ý World of Warcraft
December 3, 2012 3:21:52 AM

just a new motherboard and likely reinstall windows.