A new pc

Feb 25, 2018
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I want a new good PC for gaming but don't want to spend over £600 can someone help and tell me what the musts are ?
 
I'd build something like the following. Great CPU, Decent GPU and Good Quality PSU. It has room for expansion and can game well now. The case is basic but serviceable.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel - Core i5-8400 2.8GHz 6-Core Processor (£153.95 @ Aria PC)
Motherboard: Asus - Prime Z370-P ATX LGA1151 Motherboard (£109.99 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: G.Skill - Ripjaws 4 series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2400 Memory (£59.30 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£35.99 @ Aria PC)
Video Card: Zotac - GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB Mini Video Card (£149.99 @ Overclockers.co.uk)
Case: BitFenix - Neos Black/Silver ATX Mid Tower Case (£29.50 @ Aria PC)
Power Supply: Corsair - CXM (2015) 450W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply (£57.21 @ Ebuyer)
Total: £595.93
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-02-25 14:10 GMT+0000

If you also need Windows. I'd look at this.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: AMD - Ryzen 3 1200 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor (£80.39 @ Aria PC)
CPU Cooler: CRYORIG - H7 49.0 CFM CPU Cooler (£34.99 @ Overclockers.co.uk)
Motherboard: Gigabyte - GA-AB350M-Gaming 3 Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard (£67.14 @ Aria PC)
Memory: G.Skill - Ripjaws 4 series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2400 Memory (£59.30 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£35.99 @ Aria PC)
Video Card: Zotac - GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB Mini Video Card (£149.99 @ Overclockers.co.uk)
Case: BitFenix - Neos Black/Silver ATX Mid Tower Case (£29.50 @ Aria PC)
Power Supply: Corsair - CXM (2015) 450W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply (£57.21 @ Ebuyer)
Operating System: Microsoft - Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit (£84.98 @ PC World Business)
Total: £599.49
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-02-25 14:13 GMT+0000
 

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PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 1600 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor (£151.14 @ Aria PC)
Motherboard: MSI - B350M PRO-VDH Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard (£61.96 @ Box Limited)
Memory: Corsair - Vengeance LPX 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-3200 Memory (£101.50 @ CCL Computers)
Storage: Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£35.99 @ Aria PC)
Video Card: Palit - GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB StormX Video Card (£149.99 @ Overclockers.co.uk)
Case: Fractal Design - Focus G Mini (Black) MicroATX Mini Tower Case (£38.38 @ Amazon UK)
Power Supply: SeaSonic - 450W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply (£70.47 @ Scan.co.uk)
Total: £609.43
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-02-25 14:11 GMT+0000
 
I'd build something like the following. Great CPU, Decent GPU and Good Quality PSU. It has room for expansion and can game well now. The case is basic but serviceable.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel - Core i5-8400 2.8GHz 6-Core Processor (£153.95 @ Aria PC)
Motherboard: Asus - Prime Z370-P ATX LGA1151 Motherboard (£109.99 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: G.Skill - Ripjaws 4 series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2400 Memory (£59.30 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£35.99 @ Aria PC)
Video Card: Zotac - GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB Mini Video Card (£149.99 @ Overclockers.co.uk)
Case: BitFenix - Neos Black/Silver ATX Mid Tower Case (£29.50 @ Aria PC)
Power Supply: Corsair - CXM (2015) 450W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply (£57.21 @ Ebuyer)
Total: £595.93
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-02-25 14:10 GMT+0000

If you also need Windows. I'd look at this.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: AMD - Ryzen 3 1200 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor (£80.39 @ Aria PC)
CPU Cooler: CRYORIG - H7 49.0 CFM CPU Cooler (£34.99 @ Overclockers.co.uk)
Motherboard: Gigabyte - GA-AB350M-Gaming 3 Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard (£67.14 @ Aria PC)
Memory: G.Skill - Ripjaws 4 series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2400 Memory (£59.30 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£35.99 @ Aria PC)
Video Card: Zotac - GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB Mini Video Card (£149.99 @ Overclockers.co.uk)
Case: BitFenix - Neos Black/Silver ATX Mid Tower Case (£29.50 @ Aria PC)
Power Supply: Corsair - CXM (2015) 450W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply (£57.21 @ Ebuyer)
Operating System: Microsoft - Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit (£84.98 @ PC World Business)
Total: £599.49
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-02-25 14:13 GMT+0000
 

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