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Hi Everyone

I am looking for help as i am looking to build a Cheap new computer that cna be upgraded i am currently looking at this and anything you can say about it any other websites you can offer up and any tips on deals running. I live in the Kent so if anyone can offer to me or any help gladly taken.

so here's what I'm looking at -

OcUK Barebones Prima PLUS 500a AMD A55 DDR3 Ready (Socket FM1)

Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB SATA 6Gb/s 16MB Cache - OEM (ST500DM002) HDD

- Need Large Storage for Work as in Large Presentations and Videos

Microsoft Windows 8 64-Bit DVD - OEM (WN7-00403)

LG GH24NS95 24x DVD±RW SATA ReWriter (Black) - OEM

I am also want a Graphics card but it doesn't see viable for my small budget. i am looking under £300 but the more money that can be saved is better for me.

Thanks in advance and can you please reply with the total and the adresses of the website.

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Ps. i would like to be able to play minecraft on it if it viable but i don't believe i can get anything close to playing games for the money I've got.
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  1. What is your overall budget ?
    where do you live ?
    do you have some parts or want a complete build ?
    do you need OS and/or monitor ?
  2. yasserBasha said:What is your overall budget ?
    where do you live ?
    do you have some parts or want a complete build ?
    do you need OS and/or monitor ?

    Hi yasserBasha

    I live in Canterbury, Kent, England.

    i do have some old Hard drives that i can use as i have two 80gb Sata Drives and a single 20gb Sata drive. but other than that i i need every thing including a OS Windows 7 and Above and i need Windows for software i use which doesn't need a graphics and not much processor but the pc needs to good enough to handle large Data bases and Large animated presentations.

    i do have a monitor keyboard and mouse which i can use and i have some data cables hanging around from a build for a friend.


  3. and the budget is around ....... ?
  4. how much do you have for the build ?
  5. Hi yasserBasha

    i looking under £300 and the lower that i can have is the better.

    i am looking to spend £250 but upto £300 is my limit.

  6. How about this :

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD A8-5600K 3.6GHz Quad-Core Processor (£77.94 @ Aria PC)
    Motherboard: Asus F2A55-M LE Micro ATX FM2 Motherboard (£49.43 @ Ebuyer)
    Memory: Corsair XMS3 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£24.13 @ Amazon UK)
    Case: BitFenix Merc Alpha (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case (£32.90 @ Amazon UK)
    Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply (£34.15 @ Aria PC)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer (£11.77 @ Amazon UK)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) (£68.39 @ Aria PC)
    Total: £298.71
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-04-09 15:45 BST+0100)

    What do you think ?
  7. hi yasserbasha

    what do you think of this as i don't really have much time at the moment to build my own computer as doing builds for others and that seems to be taking up most of my time so here it is

    Quad Core Bulldozer

    ive been loking at it as it has a free upgrade to a FX-4130 and a USB 3 motherboard also you can see the specs in the description and its new.

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