£650 / $1000 UK build Tags: Build Systems Last response: April 1, 2012 10:27 PM in Systems Share Stan-H- March 31, 2012 2:29:21 PM Hi guys, Im finishing university in a couple of month and i want to plan a build ready for when i finish. =============================================================== Approximate Purchase Date: Late April Budget Range: £650 / $1000 System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Watching Movies, Surfing Parts Not Required: Keyboard/Mouse/Monitor Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Any UK based sites Country: UK Parts Preferences: I am no expert so im looking for recommendations ! Overclocking: Yes SLI or Crossfire: Yes Monitor Resolution: Will probably buy a new monitor but my current is 22" so i am unsure. Additional Comments: Must run the likes of BF3/MW3/Starcraft 2 in high/ultra settings =============================================================== Ive found the following which i feel are priorities, but i need advice on the other parts: CASE: http://www.scan.co.uk/products/coolermaster-storm-enfor... £61 CPU: http://www.scan.co.uk/products/intel-core-i5-2500k-unlo... £167 GPU: http://www.scan.co.uk/products/2gb-msi-radeon-hd-7850-t... £200 I am open to recommendations and if anyone can recommend a full £650/$1000 build then that would be great ! I am new to the current parts environment also. Thanks. Stan. More about : 650 1000 build johnpaul182 March 31, 2012 4:01:02 PM Same Cpu just a little cheaper http://www.aria.co.uk/SuperSpecials/Other+products/Inte... Slightly cheaper Gpu http://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Components/Graphics+Card... serialkiller March 31, 2012 4:04:41 PM Intel i5 2500k cm hyper 212 evo asrock z68 extreme3 gen3 Corsair vengence 2x4 gb low profile 1600mhz ram sapphire hd 7850 oc Corsair tx 750w psu crucial 64 gb ssd samsung spinpoint f3 asus dvd burner cm storm enforcer if you want monitor then asus 23" led will do Related resources 600-650 pounds intel i5 gaming build (UK) - Forum $650 build vs $1000 build - Forum Build me a UK gaming system for £1000 - self build newbie - Forum New UK Build £650 or less - Want To Be Sure - Forum UK ~£650 build gaming/development work - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Stan-H- April 1, 2012 1:19:48 PM Thanks for the help guys, what sort of performance am i lookin out of the above build ? serialkiller April 1, 2012 1:49:24 PM the build i posted above wikll play games at high quality on full hd monitor and also can oc the cpu upto 4.5 ghz with breaking a sweat you can also crossfire the gpu afterward i you want more performance. serialkiller April 1, 2012 2:02:39 PM http://pcpartpicker.com/uk/p/6k6z i could fit a faster gpu , a bigger hdd and a faster and bigger ssd. also a bigger psu for crossfire later. for overclocking i would suggest to get the cm hyper 212 evo from scan or whatever the site it is cheap. this is still under your build. Stan-H- April 1, 2012 10:27:30 PM Hi, Thanks for your help but my budget is £650 or $1000 hehe What would you suggest for £650? I could use the 500gb hdd from my old pc and also my cd writer to save money and im not fussed about the quicker bootup times by using the 64gb ssd. Thanks. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources £950-£1000 AMD Gaming Build - UK Based Forum £1000 Gaming build (UK) Forum New UK Game Build £1000 Suggestions? Forum UK Build - £1000 exc VAT - Please check me over! Forum Advice for £650~$1000 build Forum £650 / $1000 Build Forum ~$1000 Gaming Build - $650 to spend Forum Solved1000 US Dollar/ 600 UK Pound Gaming PC Forum SolvedFirst Gaming Build ~ £900 (UK) Opinions and Help Wanted Forum Looking for a High Quality 650-750W PSU (UK) Forum Solvedpc build uk Forum Is Nvidia geforce 650 compatible with HP Pavilion desktop pc p6780uk ? Forum Solved£600 Gaming PC Build (UK) Forum Solvedbuilding a new system in uk Forum Solved(UK) PC Build noob - need help with choosing parts Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !