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My budget gaming PC

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January 13, 2013 9:03:47 PM

CPU
Intel Pentium Dual-Core G860

GPU
1GB MSI Radeon HD 7850 OC

MOBO
MSI H61M-P31 (G3) Motherboard, Intel H61

RAM
4GB Corsair Value DDR3 PC3-10600 (1333) Non-ECC Unbuffered

PSU
430W Corsair Builder Series CMPSU-430CXV2UK, 80%+ BRONZE

HDD
500GB Seagate ST500DM002 Barracuda SATA 6Gb/s, 7200rpm, 16MB Cache

CASE
Fractal Design Core 1000 Black micro-ATX Mini Tower Performance Case

DVD DRIVE
Samsung SH-224BB/BEBE DVD±R 24X RW 8X/6X DVD-RAM 12X, BLACK OEM





The Rig totals £350.60 w/ delivery

I wanted to ask how long do you think this will last me and will it play games in the future like arma 3/dayz + BF4?

as for the OS I will ask my uni for a disc


Cheers guys much appreciated

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January 13, 2013 9:14:34 PM

It will be a great system! I have a feeling BF4 is really gonna want atleast an i5 though.
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January 13, 2013 9:44:15 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£65.99 @ Aria PC)
Motherboard: ASRock 960GM/U3S3 FX Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard (£43.23 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: Crucial 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory (£30.69 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£42.50 @ Aria PC)
Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7850 1GB Video Card (£126.94 @ Scan.co.uk)
Case: Cooler Master RC-361-KKN1 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case (£28.78 @ Scan.co.uk)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply (£35.32 @ Scan.co.uk)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NS90 DVD/CD Writer (£13.98 @ Novatech)
Total: £387.43
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-13 23:43 GMT+0000)

BF4 will want a quad core. This should play it at Medium settings depending on your resolution. Only reason i went AMD is because your gonna want a quad core for BF4.
January 13, 2013 10:02:57 PM

Thanks man! Will most definitely look into it =)
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