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Trying to build a budget PC. Need Help!

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January 4, 2013 4:47:05 PM

Hi there guys, have spent a lot of time over the past few days trying to understand a bit more about building computers, this will be my first try, so be nice! I am an avid gamer and until I moved to University I could run most games on my pc. Now however I have switched to a laptop that just hates me (and gaming). Being a student I have tried to put together a system that would run games (low-end, i know!) with the potential to buy a gpu in the future. Please look it over and tell me what you think; is it compatible? are there any changes you would recommend? May also be willing to spend slightly more but looking to keep it under the £200 mark. Thanks for looking and reading!
Below is my current list on ebuyer.

Approximate Purchase Date: As soon as possible

Budget Range: Around £200

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming (i know it'll be low-end)

Are you buying a monitor: Not Sure ATM

Parts to Upgrade: New Build

Do you need to buy OS: Yes (I also know OS will tip this over, factor out this cost for the meantime.)

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: ebuyer

Location: ? Ebuyer? Postage to Walton, Surrey

Parts Preferences: No Preference, essentially just value for money.

Overclocking: IF possible

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe in the future.

Your Monitor Resolution: Not sure

Additional Comments: Thanks for any help! Also will i need to buy cables, paste, any tools etc?

And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: Need to actually play some games.


Qty Description QuickFind Stock Price Total
1 Kingston 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1333MHz i5 Memory Kit Non-ECC CL9 1.5V 172949 23 in stock £29.99
1 AMD Llano A8-3850 2.90GHz Socket FM1 4MB L2 Cache Retail Boxed Processor 272282 £69.39
1 Gigabyte GA-A55M-DS2 A55 AMD FM1 7.1 Channel HD Audio mATX Motherboard 344016 £39.50
1 Tesla 500W 12cm Fan ATX PSU - Black 414336 331 in stock £12.12
1 Casecom CB-191 Black Mid Tower Case 278340 57 in stock £10.18
1 Liteon Ihas120 20x Dvd±rw (dual ±r)/ram Sata Drive 410561 > 200 in stock £12.00
2 Casecom 120mm Blue LED Fan - 4pin Molex Connection 065697 739 in stock £2.23

Total inc vat: £175.41

Also really sorry for the formatting! Here it is in list version: Ebuyer List

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January 4, 2013 9:00:03 PM

C'mon Guyys there's gotta be someone who can help me out!
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