Homebuilt VS Prebuilt

Hello, i am stuck between buying all the parts of the PC and assembling it myself or buying it prebuilt. 5 years ago i would of went for building by scratch anyday, but times have changed and i need you help. I have found a great offer on Amazon for a mid-end gaming PC. It comes to a total of £581.10 (Including mouse, keyboard etc.) but if i was to homebuild this PC what would it come to? And thats my question, what will i need to make a identical PC to this one? I've found all i can below but have i missed anything, and overall is it cheaper homebuilt or prebuilt?

i5 Sandybridge Quad-Core - £163.88
8GB DDR3 RAM - £32.17
GeForce GTX 650 1GB - £89.74
Windows 7 - £69.99
Samsung SE-208AB/TSBS 8 x DVD+/-RW Slim Portable External DVD Writer - £21.72
Wires (UK power lead) & Mouse 'n' Keyboard - £30
Case - £35.34

Many thanks.
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  1. I wouldn't buy anything with the GTX650 in it. That card is pretty slow for modern gaming.
  2. So what should i go for? A HD 6670?
  3. At that price I would go for a 7750.

    But a mid-end gaming PC should not be built in this manner. I would rather have something like an i3, which allows for a nicer GPU.
  4. So if i was to go: i3 with a 7750 how much would this come to approx?
  5. You could go with something like this....Or just go to http://pcpartpicker.com and pick your own and check back with toms peeps...
    PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/uk/p/qUXJ
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/uk/p/qUXJ/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/uk/p/qUXJ/benchmarks/

    CPU: Intel Core i3-3220 3.3GHz Dual-Core Processor (£89.88 @ Amazon UK)
    Motherboard: ASRock H77M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£62.99 @ Novatech)
    Memory: Corsair XMS3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£31.36 @ CCL Computers)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£58.99 @ Overclockers.co.uk)
    Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7770 2GB Video Card (£124.75 @ Amazon UK)
    Case: Antec One ATX Mid Tower Case
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£49.98 @ Novatech)
    Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer
    Keyboard: Gigabyte KM7580 Wireless Slim Keyboard w/Optical Mouse (£20.00 @ Amazon UK)
    Total: £437.95
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-04 20:26 GMT+0000)

    You would need an OS too.

    Thanks Demmo13..changed it
  6. If you want to change PCPartpicker to work in pounds, put it in UK in the options in the top right.
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