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post #1 of 17
Thread Starter 
Hi peeps biggrin.gif,

My cousin is looking for a new pc, but wants some suggestions on parts to get. He only wants to play games such as Minecraft and internet games such as Runescape.

Does anyone have any suggested builds for this?

Thanks,
Steve
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Asus ML239H Microsoft Sidewinder X4 Novatech GameStation 500w Modular 80+ PSU Zalman Z9 Pro 
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post #2 of 17
Budget for the entire build?
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post #3 of 17
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Quote:
Originally Posted by PunkX 1 View Post

Budget for the entire build?

£400, sorry, forgot to include that thumb.gif
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MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Asus ML239H Microsoft Sidewinder X4 Novatech GameStation 500w Modular 80+ PSU Zalman Z9 Pro 
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Asus ML239H Microsoft Sidewinder X4 Novatech GameStation 500w Modular 80+ PSU Zalman Z9 Pro 
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post #4 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by biscuit96 View Post

£400, sorry, forgot to include that thumb.gif

Does that include the case and hard drive or does he already have those?
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post #5 of 17
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by PunkX 1 View Post

Does that include the case and hard drive or does he already have those?

Includes case, but not hard drive or OS.
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB 7200 rpm 32mb Cache 6gb/s Lite On 24x Dvd/RW Fans that came with Zalman case (Blue LED's) Windows 7 Professional x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Asus ML239H Microsoft Sidewinder X4 Novatech GameStation 500w Modular 80+ PSU Zalman Z9 Pro 
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB 7200 rpm 32mb Cache 6gb/s Lite On 24x Dvd/RW Fans that came with Zalman case (Blue LED's) Windows 7 Professional x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Asus ML239H Microsoft Sidewinder X4 Novatech GameStation 500w Modular 80+ PSU Zalman Z9 Pro 
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Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Kingston HyperX Fury 240GB  WD Blue 1TB Seagate Barracuda 500GB Noctua NH-C14S 
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Noctua NF-A140*2 Windows 10 Pro (TP) LG 22" 1080p  Seasonic G-550 F3 550W 
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Cooler Master USP100 Black Edition 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i5 2320 Intel DH67BL Sapphire R9 285 Corsair 8GB (4x2)  
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Kingston HyperX Fury 240GB  WD Blue 1TB Seagate Barracuda 500GB Noctua NH-C14S 
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post #7 of 17
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Quote:
Originally Posted by PunkX 1 View Post

Does that include the case and hard drive or does he already have those?

Unfortunately, because I live in the UK, this adds up to a lot more than it would in the US frown.gif
Beast Build :)
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II X4 970 M4A87TD EVO Radeon HD 6870 Corsair Vengeance Black 2GB x 2 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Seagate Barracuda 1TB 7200 rpm 32mb Cache 6gb/s Lite On 24x Dvd/RW Fans that came with Zalman case (Blue LED's) Windows 7 Professional x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Asus ML239H Microsoft Sidewinder X4 Novatech GameStation 500w Modular 80+ PSU Zalman Z9 Pro 
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB 7200 rpm 32mb Cache 6gb/s Lite On 24x Dvd/RW Fans that came with Zalman case (Blue LED's) Windows 7 Professional x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Asus ML239H Microsoft Sidewinder X4 Novatech GameStation 500w Modular 80+ PSU Zalman Z9 Pro 
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post #8 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by biscuit96 View Post

Unfortunately, because I live in the UK, this adds up to a lot more than it would in the US frown.gif

Here's a change on a few of the parts:

Board - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157280 - save 40$

CPU - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103995 - save 60$

Total savings - 100$ thumb.gif

Will that do?
Kukumonster
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A pleasant surprise :)
Cooler Master USP 100 Black Edition
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Amd Athlon II X3 435
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i5 2320 Intel DH67BL Sapphire R9 285 Corsair 8GB (4x2)  
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Kingston HyperX Fury 240GB  WD Blue 1TB Seagate Barracuda 500GB Noctua NH-C14S 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
Noctua NF-A140*2 Windows 10 Pro (TP) LG 22" 1080p  Seasonic G-550 F3 550W 
Case
Cooler Master USP100 Black Edition 
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Kukumonster
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A pleasant surprise :)
Cooler Master USP 100 Black Edition
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Amd Athlon II X3 435
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i5 2320 Intel DH67BL Sapphire R9 285 Corsair 8GB (4x2)  
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Kingston HyperX Fury 240GB  WD Blue 1TB Seagate Barracuda 500GB Noctua NH-C14S 
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Noctua NF-A140*2 Windows 10 Pro (TP) LG 22" 1080p  Seasonic G-550 F3 550W 
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post #9 of 17
Best I could do thumb.gif
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he won't need anything more powerful for those games smile.gif
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Ducky Shine 3 - Brown Cherry MX Switch - Green LED Corsair AX860  Fractal Design Define R4 Black Pearl w/ Window  Razer DeathAdder 2013 
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post #10 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by trojan92 View Post

Best I could do thumb.gif
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he won't need anything more powerful for those games smile.gif

He doesn't need a hard drive. The parts i put forth adds a little future-proofing to the mix IF the OP's cousin ever decides to get into the groove of things biggrin.gif
Kukumonster
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A pleasant surprise :)
Cooler Master USP 100 Black Edition
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Amd Athlon II X3 435
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i5 2320 Intel DH67BL Sapphire R9 285 Corsair 8GB (4x2)  
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Kingston HyperX Fury 240GB  WD Blue 1TB Seagate Barracuda 500GB Noctua NH-C14S 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
Noctua NF-A140*2 Windows 10 Pro (TP) LG 22" 1080p  Seasonic G-550 F3 550W 
Case
Cooler Master USP100 Black Edition 
  hide details  
Reply
Kukumonster
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A pleasant surprise :)
Cooler Master USP 100 Black Edition
Value redefined.
Amd Athlon II X3 435
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i5 2320 Intel DH67BL Sapphire R9 285 Corsair 8GB (4x2)  
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Kingston HyperX Fury 240GB  WD Blue 1TB Seagate Barracuda 500GB Noctua NH-C14S 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
Noctua NF-A140*2 Windows 10 Pro (TP) LG 22" 1080p  Seasonic G-550 F3 550W 
Case
Cooler Master USP100 Black Edition 
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