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Build for friend - £400 Budget

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December 2, 2012 12:05:45 PM

Hello my friend has decided to ditch his console and become a PC gamer but he has a budget of £400 pounds, could you please suggest a build for him, btw he is going to use it mainly for gaming on games like Battlefield 3, Skyrim on around medium settings if possible.

Approximate Purchase Date: Whenever he finds a decent build

Budget Range: £400

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, web surfing.

Are you buying a monitor: Already have one

Do you need to buy OS: No

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Preferably or

Location: Leeds, England, UK

Parts Preferences: None

Overclocking: No

SLI or Crossfire: No

Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Additional Comments: So basicly he needs nothing but the desktop itself.

Thanks in advance!

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December 4, 2012 5:57:20 AM

Noone? Well this thread was useful ._.
December 4, 2012 6:37:14 AM

Link No. Description Scansure
Available Ex VAT Inc VAT
1GB XFX Radeon HD 7770 DD Core Edition, 4500MHz GDDR5, 28nm, GPU 1000MHz, 640 Cores +Free Game
FREE XFX - Sniper Elite v2
£72.77 £87.32
AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition, S AM3, 3.4GHz, 8MB Cache, 125W, Retail
£57.96 £69.55
8GB Corsair DDR3 XMS3 PC3-12800 (1600), Non-ECC Unbuffered, CAS 11-11-11-30, 1.5V
£23.47 £28.16
Gigabyte GA-780T-D3L, AMD 760G, AM3+, PCIe 2.0 (x16), DDR3 1666(OC), SATA II - 3Gb/s, SATA RAID, ATX
£37.78 £45.34
Cooler Master Elite 343 Black micro-ATX Mini Tower Case w/o PSU
£26.94 £32.33
500GB Seagate ST9500325AS Momentus 5400.6, 2.5" HDD, 9.5 mm, SATA II - 3Gb/s, 5400rpm, 8MB Cache, 14ms
£34.50 £41.40
Plextor PX-891SA Internal DVD Super Multi drive, 24x DVD±R, 12x DVD±DL, DVD+RW x8/-RW x6, RAM x12, SATA, Black, Retail
£20.88 £25.06
500W Corsair Builder Series CX CP-9020047-UK, 80 PLUS Bronze, SLI/CrossFire, EPS 12V, Quiet Fan, ATX, PSU
£37.50 £45.0
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December 4, 2012 3:36:41 PM

Will everything fit into that case? because its Micro-ATX?? but nice build btw :D 
December 4, 2012 4:53:37 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£69.55 @
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard (£37.69 @ CCL Computers)
Memory: Patriot Viper 3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£26.39 @
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£43.99 @
Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7850 1GB Video Card (£126.94 @
Case: NZXT Source 210 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case (£31.18 @
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply (£47.99 @ Novatech)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer (£12.92 @
Total: £396.65
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-04 18:51 GMT+0000)

Managed to get a 7850 in there