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Gamming pc build for £400 help?

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December 3, 2012 10:54:28 AM

hi there guys
im looking to build myself a gaming pc that will be able to handle all the latest games out there without having to noticeably drop the in game graphics specs

i already have an ocz 128gb ssd so will be using that in the new pc. it is currently in my laptop but im sure it will be fine in the pc?
also i dont need software included in the price

all help will be greatly appreciated people, i am new to building a pc for myself, i would like a fairly good spec machine for the price so around about the £400 mark will be my price

thanks in advance

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December 3, 2012 11:01:40 AM

oh also, i forgot to add that price is just for the tower, not the monitor and extra accessories...
thanks

and the ssd spec are
OCZ VTX4-25SAT3-128G 128GB Vertex 4 Sata III-6Gb/s 2.5 Inch Internal SSD
December 3, 2012 11:20:23 AM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i3-3220 3.3GHz Dual-Core Processor (£89.48 @ Amazon UK)
Motherboard: ASRock H77M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£62.99 @ Overclockers.co.uk)
Memory: Corsair XMS3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory (£29.76 @ Scan.co.uk)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£52.80 @ CCL Computers)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7770 1GB Video Card (£89.99 @ Amazon UK)
Case: Cooler Master Elite 430 ATX Mid Tower Case (£37.18 @ Scan.co.uk)
Power Supply: OCZ ModXStream Pro 600W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-222BB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer (£11.96 @ Scan.co.uk)
Total: £374.16
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-03 13:20 GMT+0000)
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December 3, 2012 12:40:52 PM

The ssd will work fine in the PC if it's reformatted you can't move your windows or whatever OS over from the laptop like that and if it is windows it's more than likely an OEM version and will refuse to work with another motherboard. you will more than likely need a new OS
December 3, 2012 12:54:21 PM

If you can't go over £400 then

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i3-3220 3.3GHz Dual-Core Processor (£89.48 @ Amazon UK)
Motherboard: ASRock H77M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£62.99 @ Overclockers.co.uk)
Memory: Corsair XMS3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory (£29.76 @ Scan.co.uk)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£52.80 @ CCL Computers)
Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 6670 1GB Video Card (£52.39 @ Scan.co.uk)
Case: Cooler Master Elite 430 ATX Mid Tower Case (£37.18 @ Scan.co.uk)
Power Supply: OCZ ModXStream Pro 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£56.15 @ Ebuyer)
Optical Drive: Sony AD-7280S-0B DVD/CD Writer (£16.72 @ CCL Computers)
Total: £397.47
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-03 14:52 GMT+0000)

This doesn't include OS but you will obviously need one
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