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Need a good budget gaming PC (£400-500 budget)

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October 29, 2012 1:20:37 AM

Approximate Purchase Date: The latest I will wait is after the new year.

Budget Range: £400-600 ($643-804)

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, internet, movies, work.

Parts Not Required: Mouse, Keyboard, Speakers

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: N/A. I know Newegg is good but I'm from the UK so cannot buy.

Country: United Kingdom, England

Parts Preferences: I'm not too sure? Whatever you guys think!

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Monitor Resolution: Not too sure.

Additional Comments: Must be able to run games like League of Legends, Skyrim, Battlefield 3, COD4 on medium settings at the least.

PS: I'm a noob when it comes to computers so hence why I'm here. ^^. I tried ordering some parts a while back but apparently according to my room-mate the parts I was going to order wouldn't work together or they would slow my computer down or something like that so please help! :hello: 
a b 4 Gaming
October 29, 2012 1:27:55 AM

I really wish you filled up whether you need an OS and a monitor.

I'm assuming you do though since you didn't include them in the "Parts not required".
October 29, 2012 1:41:22 AM

Oops missed out on the OS but yeah I do need a monitor.
a b 4 Gaming
October 29, 2012 2:36:43 AM

I see. Will that be part of the budget?

This one is w/o the OS and monitor.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3450 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor (£142.97 @ Dabs)
Motherboard: ASRock H77 Pro4/MVP ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£72.50 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£37.14 @ CCL Computers)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£61.00 @ Amazon UK)
Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card (£180.94 @ Scan.co.uk)
Case: Antec Three Hundred Two ATX Mid Tower Case (£50.13 @ Amazon UK)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£49.98 @ Novatech)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NS90 DVD/CD Writer (£13.98 @ Novatech)
Total: £608.64
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
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