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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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
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.
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.