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advice on budget gaming pc

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hi im looking for sum advice a friend at work pc's just died, and he's looking for a gaming pc with a budget of around £500

can any one advise of a decent build

case
intel chip pref i5 (if possible)
motherboard
gfx card
memory
power supply

or a pre built system in that price range ?

thanks in advance
post #2 of 4
start searching the sale threads on this forum...

you can find everything you need to build a pc in those threads.

i built a gf's computer out of used hardware from this site!

i5-2500k, gtx480, biostar mb, corsair hx750, 8gb 1600ram
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600k @ 4.7ghz BIOSTAR TP67XE EVGA GTX680 2GB 2x 4GB Rip Jaws @ 1600mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
500gb SSD & 1tb WD Black & 3tb WD Green ASUS dvd & ASUS BR Corsair H60 Windows 7 Home Premium 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
LG 23" 3D 120hz & ACER 23" LED 120hz Ducky Shine 3 Corsair HX750 CM Scout 
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Razer Ourobos 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600k @ 4.7ghz BIOSTAR TP67XE EVGA GTX680 2GB 2x 4GB Rip Jaws @ 1600mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
500gb SSD & 1tb WD Black & 3tb WD Green ASUS dvd & ASUS BR Corsair H60 Windows 7 Home Premium 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
LG 23" 3D 120hz & ACER 23" LED 120hz Ducky Shine 3 Corsair HX750 CM Scout 
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Razer Ourobos 
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Sory wrong thread
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core I7 6850K Gigabyte X99 Ultra Gaming Gigabyte GTX 970 G1 Gaming Kingston HyperX DDR4 Savage 3000 MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 840 Evo WD Green WD30EZRX  WD Green WD40EZRX  WD Green WD60EZRX  
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
WD Red WD80EFZX 8TB  LG CH12NS30 5x Noctua NF-A14 FLX Noctua NH-D15 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 64 Bit Asus PG279Q Corsair Gaming Strafe RGB EVGA SuperNova G2 750 watt 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Phanteks Enthoo Luxe Roccat Kone XTD Laser Roccat Sense Metor Sennheiser HD 598 
AudioAudioOtherOther
Onkyo TX NR646  Harman Kardon HKTS 60 CableMod E series PSU cable set CableMod LED Strips 
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(24 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core I7 6850K Gigabyte X99 Ultra Gaming Gigabyte GTX 970 G1 Gaming Kingston HyperX DDR4 Savage 3000 MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 840 Evo WD Green WD30EZRX  WD Green WD40EZRX  WD Green WD60EZRX  
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
WD Red WD80EFZX 8TB  LG CH12NS30 5x Noctua NF-A14 FLX Noctua NH-D15 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 64 Bit Asus PG279Q Corsair Gaming Strafe RGB EVGA SuperNova G2 750 watt 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Phanteks Enthoo Luxe Roccat Kone XTD Laser Roccat Sense Metor Sennheiser HD 598 
AudioAudioOtherOther
Onkyo TX NR646  Harman Kardon HKTS 60 CableMod E series PSU cable set CableMod LED Strips 
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post #4 of 4
PCPartPicker part list
CPU: AMD Athlon II X4 760K 3.8GHz Quad-Core Processor (£60.77 @ Ebuyer)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-F2A88X-D3H ATX FM2+ Motherboard (£59.99 @ Aria PC)
Memory: Mushkin Blackline 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£38.20 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Hitachi Ultrastar 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£35.99 @ Aria PC)
Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon R9 280X 3GB Video Card (£235.68 @ Dabs)
Case: Zalman Z9 ATX Mid Tower Case (£32.83 @ Amazon UK)
Power Supply: OCZ ZS 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply (£45.89 @ Novatech)
Base Total: £508.35
Shipping: £1.00
Total: £509.35

Alittle over the budget but thats coz i got a r9 280x n a 8GB RAM you can cut it to 500 pounds if you go with a 4GB kit (10 pounds cheaper rolleyes.gif)

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