[SOLVED] Need help building a PC budget - £500+

James Noscoper

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Hi.

I'm looking to build a pc for the main purpose of programming, gaming (CSGO,Rainbow6,Borderlands3 etc.) for a price of £500-700 max as my laptop is cutting it.
I'm just unsure on what I need and to prevent bottlenecking, I'd prefer to spend more of CPU + RAM than gpu

thanks
 
Something like this...

PCPartPicker Part List

Type|Item|Price
:----|:----|:----
CPU | AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor | £184.95 @ AWD-IT
Motherboard | Gigabyte B550M DS3H Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard | £87.66 @ AWD-IT
Memory | Crucial Ballistix 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3600 CL16 Memory | £68.39 @ Amazon UK
Storage | Crucial P2 500 GB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive | £53.30 @ Amazon UK
Video Card | Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER 6 GB OC Video Card | £206.65 @ CCL Computers
Case | Zalman S2 ATX Mid Tower Case | £35.78 @ CCL Computers
Power Supply | Corsair CX (2017) 550 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply | £59.99 @ AWD-IT
| Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts |
| Total | £696.72
| Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-09-22 19:59 BST+0100 |
 
Something like this...

PCPartPicker Part List

Type|Item|Price
:----|:----|:----
CPU | AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor | £184.95 @ AWD-IT
Motherboard | Gigabyte B550M DS3H Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard | £87.66 @ AWD-IT
Memory | Crucial Ballistix 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3600 CL16 Memory | £68.39 @ Amazon UK
Storage | Crucial P2 500 GB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive | £53.30 @ Amazon UK
Video Card | Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER 6 GB OC Video Card | £206.65 @ CCL Computers
Case | Zalman S2 ATX Mid Tower Case | £35.78 @ CCL Computers
Power Supply | Corsair CX (2017) 550 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply | £59.99 @ AWD-IT
| Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts |
| Total | £696.72
| Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-09-22 19:59 BST+0100 |
 

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