£400 gaming/3d-art machine Tags: New Build Gaming 3D Systems Last response: October 14, 2010 12:47 AM in Systems Share mryogesh123 October 13, 2010 10:37:10 PM Approximate Purchase Date: 16/10/2010 Budget Range: 300-500 System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, 3D high end art (zbrush,UDK,max,marmoset engine), films, surfing the web Parts Not Required: Keyboard, mouse, Monitor HP w2228h 1680x1050(current resolution) Preferred Website(s) for Parts: www.overclockers.co.uk , www.ebuyer.co.uk , any other site that does uk delivery Country of Origin: UK - England Parts Preferences: AMD Phenom2 Black edition (x3 or higher) Overclocking: Maybe SLI or Crossfire: Maybe Monitor Resolution: 1680x1050 Additional Comments: Mainly need recommended parts that will get the job done and be future proof (5 years max) More about : 400 gaming art machine | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove mosox Gaming Expert October 13, 2010 11:55:01 PM Gigabyte GA-870A-UD3 http://www.ebuyer.com/product/218937 AMD Athlon II X4 640 http://www.ebuyer.com/product/242140 Corsair 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3 1333MHz http://www.ebuyer.com/product/178943 Samsung SpinPoint F3 500GB http://www.ebuyer.com/product/146252 LG GH22NS50 http://www.ebuyer.com/product/169683 Sapphire HD 5770 1GB GDDR5 http://www.ebuyer.com/product/189741 Antec 200 Two Hundred http://www.ebuyer.com/product/168615 Corsair 450W VX http://www.ebuyer.com/product/131052 £499.12 Can be done cheaper but not much future proof. Anyway maybe 3 years not 5 even so. | Report abuse mryogesh123 October 14, 2010 12:46:33 AM Well i also found a setup from www.overclockers.co.uk with an intel i3 but am not sure which would be better Argon Intel Core i3 2.93GHz @ 4.00GHz Overclocked Bundle HIS ATI Radeon HD 5770 1024MB GDDR5 PCI-Express Graphics Card Antec 300 Three Hundred Ultimate Gaming Case - Black Corsair CX 500W ATX Power Supply Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB SATA-II 16MB Cache - OEM (ST3500418AS) LG GH22NS50 22x DVD±RW SATA ReWriter (Black) - OEM | Report abuse mryogesh123 October 14, 2010 12:47:50 AM Sorry this came to around £493.93 Is there any performance difference between the overclocked i3 and the amd anthlon | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>£400 gaming/3d-art machine> Related ressources: ForumSolvedSub $400 gaming machine ForumSolved400-600 Gaming machine ForumStarter gaming machine for $400 Forum$400 - $450 Gaming Machine Forum[New Build] $400-500 Gaming Machine ForumIs 400w PSU enough for my machine? Forum£400 gaming machine ForumInexpensive ($400) Developer Machine needed ForumGot £400 to spend on a machine Forum£400 Gaming machine ForumTrying to add SATA to al Biostar M7NCG-400 machine ForumHelping my friend build a $400 machine, need help Forumcrysis machine under 400$? Forum400Mhz Machine with multiple PCI Video cards Forum For gaming cafe upgrade my existing machines and add more 400$budget More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !