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post #1 of 12
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Ok, my friend wants a complete pc for £380 max which can play bf2 :O. I told him he was mad but no no, he wouldn't listen or change his price. Anyhoo he wants a gig of ram for it so this may be difficult... Can be intel or amd and he needs everything except OS, moniter keyboard and mouse...Anyone want a go?
Cheers

Btw it is £380 and thats UK pounds, parts pref from www.overclockers.co.uk if you wouldnt be to kind
    
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post #2 of 12
lol thats impossible
for 380 pounds i dont think he will be able to play BF2...
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post #3 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by nickweb31
Ok, my friend wants a complete pc for £380 max which can play bf2 :O. I told him he was mad but no no, he wouldn't listen or change his price. Anyhoo he wants a gig of ram for it so this may be difficult... Can be intel or amd and he needs everything except OS, moniter keyboard and mouse...Anyone want a go?
Cheers

Btw it is £380 and thats UK pounds, parts pref from www.overclockers.co.uk if you wouldnt be to kind
Does he live somewhere where he can buy from www.newegg.com? Otherwise, I won't even attempt this, and it "aint gonnuh be prettay".
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500GB 5400RPM Samsung SATA DVD/CD-ROM Windows Vista Home Premium 64bit 22" Samsung @ 1650x1024, 60hz 
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500GB 5400RPM Samsung SATA DVD/CD-ROM Windows Vista Home Premium 64bit 22" Samsung @ 1650x1024, 60hz 
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post #4 of 12
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Nono, gay non international shipping eBay time , he'll get a pc from there
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/AMD-3400-1GB-R...QQcmdZViewItem

Ideas on that one?
    
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post #5 of 12
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Hmmn, managed to throw a build together: Lemme no what you think:
Asus K8N4-E nForce4 4X (Socket 754) PCI-Express Motherboard (MB-125-AS)£52

AMD Sempron 64 3000+ 1.8GHz (Socket 754) CPU - Retail (CP-137-AM) £58

OcUK Value 1GB (2x512MB) PC3200 184pin DDR Memory Dual Channel Kit (MY-004-OK) £50

Maxtor DiamondMax Plus 10 NCQ 80GB 6V080E0 SATA-II 8MB Cache - OEM (HD-095-MD) £36

XFX GeForce PCX6600 Extreme Edition 512MB DDR2 TV-Out/Dual DVI (PCI-Express) - Retail (PVT43-PYDL3) (GX-063-XF) £93

Arctic Cooling T2 Silentium Silent Midi Tower Case - 450W Seasonic Silent PSU (CA-001-AR) £58

Samsung SH-W162C 16x16 DVD±RW Dual Layer ReWriter (Black) (CD-068-SA) £24

Total: £371

plus about £10 shipping taking up to budget
    
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post #6 of 12
nice build, i will say make sure you get a sempron with 256k of l2 cache and you can get a 7600gs for the same price as that 6600 on overclockers.co.uk
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3 x Seagate 'Cuda 80GB DVDR/RW Win Xp Pro Medion 17" lcd 10ms 
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Logitech Int. Pro. PCIcase 400w dual 12's Aerocool Baydream Mastige Trust GM-4200 
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post #7 of 12
Thread Starter 
Cool, but the 6600 has more memory though? Which will he see better performance in BF2?


Quote:
Originally Posted by Kris88
lol thats impossible
for 380 pounds i dont think he will be able to play BF2...
Eat ya heart out
    
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FX8320 Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 XFX AMD Radeon HD 7950 Graphics Card 3GB Corsair CMX8GX3M2A1333C9 XMS3 16GB (4x4GB) 
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Samsung F3 1TB Hard Drive Crucial CT128M4SSD2 128GB SSD Coolermaster Hyper 212 EVO Windows 7 Professional  
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Samsung SyncMaster BX2431 1080p PCBank PB2700 1440p IPS Be Quiet! Dark Power Pro 550W PSU  Xigmatek Giggas 
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Samsung F3 1TB Hard Drive Crucial CT128M4SSD2 128GB SSD Coolermaster Hyper 212 EVO Windows 7 Professional  
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post #8 of 12
the 7600gs will give better performance then the vinalla 6600, it has a much stronger core and more memory bandwidth
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AMD Opteron 165 DFI Infinity RS482 HIS X1950Pro ICEQ 2GB Samsung "UCCC" 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
3 x Seagate 'Cuda 80GB DVDR/RW Win Xp Pro Medion 17" lcd 10ms 
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Logitech Int. Pro. PCIcase 400w dual 12's Aerocool Baydream Mastige Trust GM-4200 
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wood! 
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AMD Opteron 165 DFI Infinity RS482 HIS X1950Pro ICEQ 2GB Samsung "UCCC" 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
3 x Seagate 'Cuda 80GB DVDR/RW Win Xp Pro Medion 17" lcd 10ms 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech Int. Pro. PCIcase 400w dual 12's Aerocool Baydream Mastige Trust GM-4200 
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wood! 
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post #9 of 12
300.....BF2 takes a pretty good system to play even on the lower settings you cant even but a decent vid card for 300
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Intel 920 3.12Ghz ASUSTek P5LP-LE Bfg 7800 GT-oc 4X 1024 DDR2 PC4200 
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320GB WesternDigital SATA XP MCE LG 19" LCD L1020p wireless 
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post #10 of 12
Stretch that budget just a leeetle bit



By the way, overclockers.co.uk is not such a good site to buy from. Scan will (most of the time) do it cheaper, faster and nicer
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