£300 budget computer


Aug 31, 2012
Approximate Purchase Date: 30/12/2012

Budget Range: £300

System Usage from Most to Least Important: surfing the internet (facebook, youtube, watching online films ect) html/php and java scripting, adobe programs (fireworks, dreamweaver),light online gaming (runescape, minecraft, habbo ect), itunes

Are you buying a monitor: No

reusing parts:
harddrive: samsung HD160jj/p
dvd-rw: TS-H652

Do you need to buy OS: No

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: www.novatech.co.uk (its a 30 mins drive from me to the store

Location: uk, bristol

Parts Preferences: amd because its cheaper (amd fx 6300)

Overclocking: No

SLI or Crossfire: No

Additional Comments: quite pc, does everything i threw at it. i have an xbox so i WILL NOT use it for gaming.

And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: i have a netbook at the moment and it keeps saying not responding and getting very slow!



Nov 25, 2012
You can afford an i5 with your budget. It will offer much better performance.

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/uk/p/uCSu
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CPU: Intel Core i5-3450 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor (£142.68 @ Ebuyer)
Motherboard: ASRock H77 Pro4-M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£63.12 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£19.34 @ Aria PC)
Case: BitFenix Merc Beta (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case (£32.90 @ Amazon UK)
Power Supply: XFX 450W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£39.95 @ Amazon UK)
Total: £297.99
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
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