£600 Gaming Rig Advice Please

captain3000

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Nov 27, 2012
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Approximate Purchase Date: e.g.: Soon - within two weeks

Budget Range: £600.00 (GBP)

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming>Web Surfing

Are you buying a monitor: No


Parts to Upgrade: Its a fresh build, no parts from my old system are being used.

Do you need to buy OS: Yes

Please note that if you're using an OEM license of Windows, you will need a new one when buying a new motherboard.

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Dabs.com, but anywhere which will deliver to the UK

Location: Manchester/England/UK

Parts Preferences: None

Overclocking: No

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe, in the future but probably not

Your Monitor Resolution: 1080p (1920x1080)

Additional Comments: I want to try to play recent FPS games on decent settings.

And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: My current PC doesn't have a GPU, and is a laptop...needless to say that it struggles with recent games. Oh and its Christmas :)
 

butremor

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Oct 23, 2012
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PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor (£144.05 @ Amazon UK)
Motherboard: ASRock H77 Pro4/MVP ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£71.58 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£30.96 @ Scan.co.uk)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£74.99 @ Amazon UK)
Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB Video Card (£191.74 @ Scan.co.uk)
Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£49.98 @ Novatech)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-222BB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer (£11.96 @ Scan.co.uk)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) (£71.55 @ CCL Computers)
Total: £646.81
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-11-27 22:48 GMT+0000)
 

g-unit1111

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Here you go:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor (£144.05 @ Amazon UK)
Motherboard: ASRock H77 Pro4/MVP ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£71.58 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: Mushkin Silverline 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory (£32.60 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£55.00 @ Ebuyer)
Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB Video Card (£191.74 @ Scan.co.uk)
Case: Antec Three Hundred Two ATX Mid Tower Case (£51.97 @ Amazon UK)
Power Supply: Corsair Enthusiast 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£70.16 @ Ebuyer)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer (£14.99 @ Novatech)
Total: £632.09
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-11-27 23:43 GMT+0000)

Mine is cheaper than the above build but uses a stronger PSU and different case.