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Gaming PC for £340

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January 11, 2013 3:20:23 PM

I would like to build myself a new PC, considering mine is getting slightly outdated.

My budget is £340.

So, can someone recommend decent components I can build some from(meaning just get me ALL the components :p )?

Note: £340 is the minimum, but please keep prices lower than £1000, as I CAN get help with money from some people, but I'd rather pay with my own money.

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a b 4 Gaming
January 11, 2013 5:54:59 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i3-3220 3.3GHz Dual-Core Processor ($109.99 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: ASRock B75M-DGS Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($56.97 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($27.98 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($57.99 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 1GB Video Card ($169.98 @ Newegg)
Case: Rosewill Blackbone ATX Mid Tower Case ($44.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Antec 450W ATX12V Power Supply ($30.95 @ NCIX US)
Total: $498.85
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-11 14:54 EST-0500)
January 11, 2013 6:59:18 PM

Hi :) 

I own computer shops in the UK...

You CANNOT build a GAMING Pc for that amount... the graphics card alone should cost you at LEAST £250 ... (mine cost £760)

All the best Brett :) 
January 11, 2013 7:00:15 PM

EzioAs said:
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i3-3220 3.3GHz Dual-Core Processor ($109.99 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: ASRock B75M-DGS Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($56.97 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($27.98 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($57.99 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 1GB Video Card ($169.98 @ Newegg)
Case: Rosewill Blackbone ATX Mid Tower Case ($44.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Antec 450W ATX12V Power Supply ($30.95 @ NCIX US)
Total: $498.85
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-11 14:54 EST-0500)


Hi :) 

Hes in the UK , prices are different (higher)

All the best Brett :) 
a b 4 Gaming
January 11, 2013 7:11:25 PM

This topic has been moved from the section CPU & Components to section Systems by Mousemonkey
a b 4 Gaming
January 11, 2013 7:15:48 PM

He can have a pc that runs any game for that :

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Pentium G860 3.0GHz Dual-Core Processor (£49.03 @ Scan.co.uk)
Motherboard: MSI H61M-P31 (G3) Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£31.93 @ Scan.co.uk)
Memory: Corsair 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3-1333 Memory (£17.28 @ Scan.co.uk)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£39.99 @ Ebuyer)
Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7850 1GB Video Card (£125.98 @ Dabs)
Case: Xigmatek Asgard II Black ATX Mid Tower Case (£28.31 @ Novatech)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W ATX12V Power Supply (£35.32 @ Scan.co.uk)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer (£12.98 @ Scan.co.uk)
Total: £340.82
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)


But if he can spend a bit more :


PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor (£145.38 @ Scan.co.uk)
Motherboard: MSI H77MA-G43 Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£56.12 @ Scan.co.uk)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£34.98 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£52.56 @ CCL Computers)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB Video Card (£218.87 @ Amazon UK)
Case: Xigmatek ASGARD PRO (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case (£34.68 @ CCL Computers)
Power Supply: XFX ProSeries 450W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£36.98 @ Novatech)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer (£12.98 @ Scan.co.uk)
Total: £592.55
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
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