Gaming comp for £500

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.
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  1. 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 :P

    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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. sorry to bump, but what you guys think of above?
  5. Whats sites did you get that from just curious
  6. Ebuyer
  7. yes it works when you get the new catalyst drivers for the 7850 you should be able to run BF3 Smoothly :)
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