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Low Budget Build - $500/£300

adilking

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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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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:(