Building a system


Dec 25, 2012
Approximate Purchase Date: e.g.: January/ February

Budget Range: under £600

System Usage from Most to Least Important:gaming, surfing the internet, watching movies)

Are you buying a monitor: Not to begin with but recommendations for one when I do get one would be appreciated

Parts to Upgrade: Everything completely new system

Do you need to buy OS: Yes

Preferred Website(s) for Parts:,

Location: City, State/Region, Country - UK
Parts Preferences: by brand or type: Nvidia graphics card would be nice and would prefer an Intel processor

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Additional Comments: window on the case, as quiet as possible.

And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: I want a decent gaming pc

Include a list of any parts you have already selected with descriptively labelled links for parts. Please do not post only links.

Haven't got any parts yet
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i3-3220 3.3GHz Dual-Core Processor (£81.65 @ Aria PC)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B75M-D3V Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£47.59 @ CCL Computers)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£31.76 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£57.96 @ Amazon UK)
Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card (£149.99 @
Case: Xigmatek Asgard II Black ATX Mid Tower Case (£28.15 @ Novatech)
Power Supply: XFX 450W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£39.95 @ Amazon UK)
Total: £437.05
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-25 17:47 GMT+0000)

this will leave room for your monitor, keyboard and any other stuff :)

LOL i forget to pick from your prefered website. you may want to fix it yourself
this is just a great start for your build improvement