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August 2, 2012 9:01:15 PM

Tbh i know absoulotly nothing about pc's. I have a £300-£400+ budget. Can you please build me a pc. You can go a little bit over the budget but not to much. Thanks! :) 

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August 3, 2012 7:56:14 AM

I'll do it for him, I'm a skype friend.

Approximate Purchase Date: Anytime Soon. (Can wait)

Budget Range: £300-400 / $450-600

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming

Are you buying a monitor: Yes



Parts to Upgrade: WHOLE NEW PC

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: Scan.co.uk

Location: City, State/Region, Country - England, Manchester.

Parts Preferences: by brand or type: AMD - Radeon

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: No

Your Monitor Resolution: 1360x768(would need to buy)

Additional Comments: Nothing.

And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: Upgrading from Laptop.
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August 3, 2012 11:45:00 AM

Assuming he doesn't need a mouse or keyboard i'd suggest going the AMD APU route:

MICROSOFT Windows Home Premium 7 SP1 64-bit EN 1pk - OEM [GFC-02050]
19" Acer S191HQLGb Widescreen LED Monitor - Black
ARIANET Stealth Black Midi Tower Case
500W OCZ CoreXStream 80PLUS Power Supply
AMD A8-3870K 3.00GHz Accelerated Processor Unit (Socket FM1) - Retail w/ 1 FREE Game! **£10 AMD Cashback!**
ASUS F1A75-M AMD Hudson D3 (Socket FM1) DDR3 PCI-Express Micro-ATX Motherboard
GeiL Black Dragon (RED LEDs) 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 PC3-15000C9 1866MHz Dual Channel Kit (GB38GB1866C9ADC)

Final Price with P&P and VAT: £397.92 but as you get a £10 cashback for the cpu £387.92

If you could increase the budget to £500 we may be able to fit in an intel cpu with discrete graphics.
August 3, 2012 11:59:34 AM

Well, it would be better to go the Intel+discrete graphics if you have enough headroom. And if the OP is going for the APU route, he'd better grab the
Trinity ones which are coming out this Q4.
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