£400 gaming/3d-art machine

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)
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  1. Gigabyte GA-870A-UD3
    AMD Athlon II X4 640
    Corsair 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3 1333MHz
    Samsung SpinPoint F3 500GB
    LG GH22NS50
    Sapphire HD 5770 1GB GDDR5
    Antec 200 Two Hundred
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    Can be done cheaper but not much future proof. Anyway maybe 3 years not 5 even so.
  2. 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
    [url= http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=BU-042-OE

    HIS ATI Radeon HD 5770 1024MB GDDR5 PCI-Express Graphics Card
    [url= http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=GX-122-HT

    Antec 300 Three Hundred Ultimate Gaming Case - Black
    [url= http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CA-101-AN

    Corsair CX 500W ATX Power Supply
    [url= http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CA-034-CS

    Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB SATA-II 16MB Cache - OEM (ST3500418AS)
    [url= http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=HD-206-SE

    LG GH22NS50 22x DVD±RW SATA ReWriter (Black) - OEM
    [url= http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CD-090-LG
  3. Sorry this came to around £493.93
    Is there any performance difference between the overclocked i3 and the amd anthlon
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