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Low Budget Build - $500/£300

Discussion in 'System Builder's Advice' started by adilking, May 14, 2009.

  1. adilking New Member

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    Hey..

    I was thinking of Custom Building a PC..

    I want it to be fast and be able to play some decent games..


    I have a budget of $500/£300


    I am in the UK, So maybe parts from the US will be a problem?

    No experience/Newbie.
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    The wishlist is empty..
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    7850 kuma, 4770, a 790GX board, 4gb ram some 450w-500w psu and u choose the rest))
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    I love doing other peoples shopping :D Heres the absolute best you can get for such a tight budget (assuming £350ish as your limit). The PSU while not the greatest will provide decent power to OC that setup.

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    I can't recommend using this enough

    http://www.lambda-tek.com/computing/index.htm

    great for getting the basics then you just have a fiddle after wards. ( upgrade CPU or what ever etc )


    Here's an example, all I changed was the Graphics card and case.

    Also sorry for double post, I did click edit ha ha.

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    I just bought my parents a set of hardware, and the total with MIR's and discounts was under $500, and for a slight bit more a better CPU cooler can be had to allow more overclocking room.


    7750 BE
    4GB OCZ 1066, 2T 5.5.5.15
    500W PSU
    1TB HDD
    22X DVD burner sata

    Look http://forums.techpowerup.com/showthread.php?t=93337 here for the complete build. With stock cooling 3.1Ghz will be easily attainable.
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    Doh I just realised he asked for £300 which is $500:(

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