Update budget gaming pc for < £200? Tags: New Build Systems Last response: August 15, 2009 1:15 PM in Systems Share Anonymous August 15, 2009 12:15:43 PM APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: Within a month BUDGET RANGE: £200 - 250 SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: gaming PARTS NOT REQUIRED: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS, case, optical drive, hard drive(sata II), reusing Thermaltake TR-2 470W PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: ebuyer.com PARTS PREFERENCES: None OVERCLOCKING: Yes SLI OR CROSSFIRE: No MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1280x1024 might be higher if I bought a new monitor ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Don't think I can afford to be picky? So in short I need a new GPU, CPU, MOBO and RAM. From looking at other budget builds I was thinking of maybe pentium E5200 and Radeon HD4850 but i'm unsure of where to go from there. Any suggestions would be nice. Thanks. More about : update budget gaming 200 Helloworld_98 August 15, 2009 12:54:00 PM an Xbox 360? what size is your case? ATX or mATX? edit: how's this? HIS 4850 1GB ASUS M4A785TD-M Evo OCZ platinum 1600MHz 4GB AMD athlon II 240 X2 yes, that athlon is better than the E5200 and cheaper too, along with it being upgradable in the future. Anonymous August 15, 2009 1:10:47 PM ATX That totals around £270 not including shipping i'd be looking for a bit cheaper. Stock fan on the AMD would be sufficient? Thanks for your reply Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Helloworld_98 August 15, 2009 1:15:24 PM ^ yes the fan would be sufficient. and it costs £265 on OCUK, you could try scan.co.uk as well and see if it goes lower, although the delivery might go quite high. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solved200$ to 300$ budget gaming pc, SUGGESTIONS WANTED:) Forum SolvedBuilding Gaming PC with $1,200 budget Forum SolvedBudget $200 Gaming PC Build. How does it look? Forum Trouble finding best gaming PC monitor ($100-200 budget) Forum I am planning to upgrade my pc to a gaming pc with a budget of Rs 10,000($200)what would be the ideal requirements? Forum Challenge: Super-Budget $200 Gaming PC Forum what is a good budget graphics card that can run games on ultra for pc preferably around 200 Forum PC Gaming upgrade on £200 Budget Forum Building 3 budget £200 gaming pc for friends Forum £1,200 Budget Gaming PC United Kingdom Forum $1,200 Budget Gaming PC (Final Review) Forum New budget gaming PC update! Forum How should I proceed in updating my budget gaming PC? Forum SolvedUpgrade advice for a PC noob (including a potentially optimistic £200-£250 budget) Forum SolvedLooking to build a budget PC for under $200 Forum SolvedPlease, I need help with choosing the components for an APU PC! (Budget: $200) Forum SolvedBudget PC, 200-300 dollar range Forum SolvedBudget Gaming Monitor for around $200 Forum SolvedLooking for a $1400 gaming pc and $200 monitor Forum Solved$1,200 Gaming PC with OS Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !