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post #11 of 35
Very easy. If you can read and use a screw driver you are all set. The hardest part is getting compatable parts. And we will help you with that!
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post #12 of 35
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cool, thankyou very much for the help! very much appreciated!
i shall be back quite soon most likely
thanks again
post #13 of 35
Just tell us what your price range is and I will look for a great machine.
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post #14 of 35
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ooh, cool,cheers, well im trying to keep it under £400, but it depends whether that will be good enough!
post #15 of 35
I think you can build a good system for about $700 USD
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post #16 of 35
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cool, thats good, cos £400 is almost exactly $700 USD
do you know what kind of specification this would be?
post #17 of 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by dch2005
hiya,
im looking for a cheap pc that i can play games like cs source on and other online games. So i was wondering whether this computer i saw would be good enough, these are the specs:

Celeron D 341 Processor
2.93GHz, 533MHz FSB, 0.25MB Cache
256MB DDR RAM
80GB Hard Disk Drive
Multi-Format Dual Layer DVD-RW Drive
64MB SIS 661 FX Graphics
8-In-1 Media Card Reader
6 USB connections
3 PCI Slots
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

and it is £299.99 from dixons


thankyou

Needs a better video card, more memory. other than that ok.
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post #18 of 35
Go for the gig of ram its not that expensive more. Im sure he wont be overclocking so 1 gig of value ram would be a great investment.
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post #19 of 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by pauldovi
I think you can build a good system for about $700 USD
Remember now, use UK stores for this guy. Shipping from the states woulf be insanse and impossible from most sites.
CPU: AMD 3000+ £120.00
MOBO: Gigabyte SLi £79.00
GFX: 6600GT £118.01
RAM: 1GB Corsair £59.00
HDD: 200GB Maxtor £62.00
Case: Chieftec 400w £69.00
DVDRW: Samsung DVD RW £29.90
Total: £536.01
It is over, but that is one killer gaming rig. It will play CS:S at all high settings and then some.
Do you need a Monitor, mouse, keyboard?
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post #20 of 35
I am not familiar with British stores. I also don't know how good these price are (they are in a unfamiliar unit). Might want to look around.

Mobo: £80
http://www.aria.co.uk/ProductInfoComm.asp?ID=19121

Processor: £100
http://www.aria.co.uk/ProductInfoComm.asp?ID=18961

Video Card: £91
http://www.aria.co.uk/ProductInfoComm.asp?ID=19399

Hard Drive: £50
http://www.aria.co.uk/ProductInfoComm.asp?ID=14774

RAM: £49
http://www.aria.co.uk/ProductInfoComm.asp?ID=19663

CD-RW/DVD: £20
http://www.aria.co.uk/ProductInfoComm.asp?ID=16304

Case: £17
http://www.aria.co.uk/ProductInfoComm.asp?ID=20195

Total: Lero £407 + S/H

I'm sure you can do better than that with the prices. Just find someone on the forum from England (bunch of them) and they will point you to the right stores.
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