Gaming comp for £500 Tags: New Build Monitors Systems Last response: November 1, 2012 3:01 AM in Systems Share rikabi October 30, 2012 5:06:05 PM Hello people am looking to building a comp for a friend and was wondering what is my best option, Approximate Purchase Date: this week Budget Range: 500 MAX System Usage : Gaming Are you buying a monitor: Yes Do you need to buy OS: No Preferred Website(s) for Parts: UK Based ebuyer scan amazon Location: UK LEEDS Parts Preferences: What ever is best value.... Overclocking: Maybe SLI or Crossfire: Maybe Your Monitor Resolution: 21inch 1080p or 1050 Additional Comments: Harddrive with 1 TB is needed, I want this to be for gaming. Thx in advance. More about : gaming comp 500 CustomPc October 30, 2012 5:57:15 PM hey bro? im not from the UK but i can put a sweet rig for u i used to use now i use the same version of it but with an I5 wich costs an addition 40$ above the real i3 price ok so here are the pieces CPU Intel Core i3-3220 3.3GHz Dual-Core Processor $119.99 (same price as the A10 xD) Motherboard ASRock H77M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard $69.99 Memory Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $40.99 Storage Hitachi 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $59.86 EVGA SuperClocked 02G-P4-2662-KR GeForce GTX 660 2GB 192-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card $229.95 Case Cooler Master Elite 330 Upgraded ATX Mid Tower Case $39.99 Power Supply Corsair Builder 430W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply $44.99 Optical Drive LG GH24NS90 DVD/CD Writer $17.99 CustomPc October 30, 2012 5:58:05 PM the core i5 build it makes you pay more but its x5 better than the i3 CPU Intel Core i5-3450 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor $179.99 Motherboard MSI B75MA-E33 Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard $54.99 Memory Patriot Viper 3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $38.99 Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 660 2GB Video Card $229.95 Case Cooler Master Elite 330 Upgraded ATX Mid Tower Case $39.99 Power Supply Antec EarthWatts Green 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply $64.99 Optical Drive LG GH24NS90 DVD/CD Writer $17.99 Related resources Advice on editing/video gaming comp, 1st build $1,200-1,500 - Forum Building a gaming comp "future proof"$1,500 USD MAX - Forum Building cheap Gaming/Video editing comp $500-700 - Forum Need help building a high-quality gaming comp for $500. - Forum $500 New Comp Build (for minior gaming) - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer rikabi October 30, 2012 7:51:53 PM Thx for help guys, I've tweaked it a bit to this : Intel Core i3 3220 3.30GHz Socket 1155 3MB Cache Retail Boxed Processor 393554 £97.01 Asrock H77m Socket 1155 Vga Dvi Hdmi 7.1 Channel Audio Matx Motherboard £61.52 £61.52 Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600Mhz CL9 1.5V Non-ECC Unbuffered £30.54 £30.54 Hitachi 500GB DESKSTAR 3.5" SATA-III - 7200RPM 16MB Cache 7K1000.D HDS721050DLE630 £44.99 £44.99 Sapphire HD 7850 OC Edition 2GB Dual DVI HDMI DisplayPort PCI-E Graphics Card includes free Sleeping Dogs Game Download Coupon £149.99 £149.99 (free accessory) Sleeping Dogs Game Download Coupon Coolermaster Elite 330 Case With Coolermaster eXtreme Power 500W PSU £56.99 £56.99 LiteOn iHAS124 24x DVD±RW DL & RAM SATA Optical Drive - OEM Black with Nero Essentials £14.20 £14.20 Save as List Cart total inc vat: £455.24 rikabi October 31, 2012 5:16:31 PM sorry to bump, but what you guys think of above? Mechanix_91 October 31, 2012 7:38:02 PM Whats sites did you get that from just curious rikabi October 31, 2012 7:47:22 PM Ebuyer CustomPc November 1, 2012 3:01:35 AM yes it works when you get the new catalyst drivers for the 7850 you should be able to run BF3 Smoothly Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumGaming Comp - $500 (for a friend) ForumSolvedAMD fx 6300 or fx 8320 for gaming comp ForumSolved1st Time Gaming Comp ForumSolvedI want to build a 1200 gaming comp w/ intel 7, GeForce 2G, quality pwr supply 700+ watt - live in minnesota. is this possable ForumSolvedhello im going to build a new comp. rig for my friend is this specs is good for gaming? ForumSolvedSuggestion for a 500 dollar comp ForumMy Personal Comp. Have 500$ - what can I replace here to get the best value? ForumSolvedFirst time buying gaming comp. ForumWhy your 500GB hard drive only shows 465 GB of space when you look under MY COMP Forum[New Build] $500 media comp ForumI m Jasvinder singh I have 500 gb Exturnal hard disk wd is not working. To comp ForumDesktop setup & 50" - 60" TV [to be used as comp monitor] - no gaming - $2,000 max ForumSolvedBest budget gaming build for around £500-£600 ForumSolved500 Dollar Budget Gaming Pc ForumSolved$400-$500 Budet Gaming Laptop for Sims 3? More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !