£600 Gaming Rig Advice Please Tags: New Build Gaming Systems Last response: November 27, 2012 9:44 PM in Systems Share captain3000 November 27, 2012 7:50:38 PM Approximate Purchase Date: e.g.: Soon - within two weeks Budget Range: £600.00 (GBP) System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming>Web Surfing Are you buying a monitor: No Parts to Upgrade: Its a fresh build, no parts from my old system are being used. Do you need to buy OS: Yes Please note that if you're using an OEM license of Windows, you will need a new one when buying a new motherboard. Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Dabs.com, but anywhere which will deliver to the UK Location: Manchester/England/UK Parts Preferences: None Overclocking: No SLI or Crossfire: Maybe, in the future but probably not Your Monitor Resolution: 1080p (1920x1080) Additional Comments: I want to try to play recent FPS games on decent settings. And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: My current PC doesn't have a GPU, and is a laptop...needless to say that it struggles with recent games. Oh and its Christmas More about : 600 gaming rig advice | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Reply to captain3000 Register or log in to remove butremor Gaming Expert November 27, 2012 8:48:35 PM PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor (£144.05 @ Amazon UK) Motherboard: ASRock H77 Pro4/MVP ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£71.58 @ Amazon UK) Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£30.96 @ Scan.co.uk) Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£74.99 @ Amazon UK) Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB Video Card (£191.74 @ Scan.co.uk) Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£49.98 @ Novatech) Optical Drive: Samsung SH-222BB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer (£11.96 @ Scan.co.uk) Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) (£71.55 @ CCL Computers) Total: £646.81 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-11-27 22:48 GMT+0000) | Report abuse Reply to butremor g-unit1111 Gaming Authority November 27, 2012 9:44:50 PM Here you go: PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor (£144.05 @ Amazon UK) Motherboard: ASRock H77 Pro4/MVP ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£71.58 @ Amazon UK) Memory: Mushkin Silverline 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory (£32.60 @ Amazon UK) Storage: Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£55.00 @ Ebuyer) Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB Video Card (£191.74 @ Scan.co.uk) Case: Antec Three Hundred Two ATX Mid Tower Case (£51.97 @ Amazon UK) Power Supply: Corsair Enthusiast 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£70.16 @ Ebuyer) Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer (£14.99 @ Novatech) Total: £632.09 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-11-27 23:43 GMT+0000) Mine is cheaper than the above build but uses a stronger PSU and different case. | Report abuse Reply to g-unit1111 Ask the community Post an answer Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>£600 Gaming Rig Advice Please> Related ressources: Forum600-750$ Gaming rig - Suggestions/Advice PLEASE ForumSolvedUpgrading my Gaming Rig Advice Please ForumPlease Recommend me £600 Gaming Rig Forum$600 Gaming Rig: Advice & Compatibility Check Forum$600-700 Gaming Rig - Looking for Advice! ForumNeed advice on 600-900 dollar gaming rig! Forum$600 Gaming rig need advice ForumPlease lend your advice for a future gaming rig, thanks. ForumSolved[Advice Please]Budget Gaming Rig Forum~$600 Gaming Rig Advice ForumFirst time builder, £600 gaming, advice and criticism please! Forum600$ Gaming Rig Advice needed ForumFinal Gaming Build ($600-$650), advice please ForumMiddle tier gaming rig for ~$600, need advice! Forum$600 Gaming Rig - Please Critique ForumAdvice on this gaming rig build please. ForumPlease Advice - New Gaming Rig Forum$800 Gaming Rig - Advice/Approval please ForumNew Gaming Rig - ~$1500 + Eyefinity / Advice Please Forum2012 Gaming Rig - 2000$ budget / Please advice! More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !