£400 gaming / recording build

Hey, I'm looking to build a PC for £400 (I can't go over that, I can at my VERY best stretch to that) that can play some games and record from a Hauppauge HD PVR well.
I don't need it to be great at video editing or rendering, just recording, as I've been given permission to use my school's iMacs for rendering.


Approximate Purchase Date: As soon as I get the money together (Hopefully a week or so)

Budget Range: £400 max (college student from a poorer family)

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, recording from hauppauge, watching videos, everything else.

Parts Not Required: Keyboard, mouse, monitor.

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Amazon.co.uk or anything UK based and reliable.

Country: U.K.

Parts Preferences: I'm looking at an i3 2100, but i'm open to suggestions. need a graphics card in there too, that can run games.

Overclocking: Maybe (depends on price of components, probably not due to super low budget)

SLI or Crossfire: No

Monitor Resolution: Using my 19" HD LCD TV as monitor to save costs

Additional Comments: Hauppauge HD PVR Recording and gaming are top priority, and I'd like to be able to record games using fraps (already own) or similar software at a decent FPS.
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  1. I have found this great barebones kit that should work fine.
    http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=1455136&CatId=5205

    It is $423 US dollars with a EVGA GeForce GT 520 1GB
    http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=698000&CatId=3669

    I am sorry about the different country, but they ship to England and this is probably a better deal than you could get if you bought the parts separately.
  2. Hey, thanks for the reply :)
    I really don't want to buy outside of UK, just due to massive shipping costs if one part is malfunctioning or anything, though that is a great kit you linked me too! Also, it included the GeForce GT 520 with it :P
    In USD, by budget is $550-635.
    Any more replies would be really great, thanks :)
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