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New To the world of pc gaming i have 3 options

Mutantskulls

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I'm New too PC gaming after being a console gamer, i currently have a ps3 but decided to go PC before a PS4,

there is a local store that has three gaming PC new that are within my budget,
i know it would be cheaper to build a PC myself but to be honest i watched videos and
just not confident in doing that just yet, I like games like GTA, FIFA, FALLOUT and CALL OF DUTY, so i would like to play these games smoothly and decent FPS prefer HIGH setting but im happy for now with medium-low if i have to, because don't have too much money yet to buy a good PC but i will upgrade parts when i do, anyway here are my options,

PC 1 (price 342.91 with case of choice)

AMD FM2+ CONFIGURABLE MICRO ATX DDR3
Motherboard Gigabyte A68 Chipset motherboard
Processor -- AMD Kaveri A10-7870k
Memory -- Vulcan Gold 2x4GB 2133MHZ
Hard Drive -- Seagate 1TB 7200RPM SATA 6Gb/s
PSU -- 500w bronze

PC 2 (Price £323.99 with there case)

Power Supply : Branded EVGA 80+ (Plus) Rated 500W Power Supply
Motherboard : Gigabyte F2A78M-HD2
CPU : AMD A6 APU 3.5 Ghz Dual Core 7400K (3.9Ghz Turbo)
Hard Drive : 120Gb Solid State Hard Drive
Memory : 4gb DDR3 1600mhz Branded Memory
Graphics Card : Geforce GTX 750 TI 2gb (sreen support for DVI / HDMI / VGA connection)
Optical Drive : 24x Dual Layer DVD Writer

PC 3 (£323.99)

Power Supply --: Branded EVGA 80+ (Plus) Rated 500W Power Supply
Motherboard --: Gigabyte 78LMT-USB3
CPU --: AMD FX 4300 Quad Core CPU 3.5Ghz (turbo 4.0Ghz)
Hard Drive --: 1TB Western Digital Blue Hard Drive (7200Rpm)
Memory --: 8gb DDR3 1600mhz Branded Memory
Graphics Card --: Radeon AMD R7 360 2GB (Outputs Dual DVI + HDMI + DP or VGA Via Adaptor)
Optical Drive --: 24x Dual Layer DVD Writer

all without windows once i brought windows thats my budget gone

 
I'd say go for the first one. It has the best CPU of three and it also has fairly decent integrated graphics. It also gives you a very simple upgrade path: Get a couple more identical RAM sticks (TeamGroup Vulcan 4GB 2133MHz DDR3) and an R7 250X (and run the card in dual graphics mode with the iGPU).

Also, keep in mind the PSUs used in all 3 machines are pretty bad, so if you want to be safe you can replace it at some point.

RAM: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/part/team-memory-tld38g2133hc11adc01

GPU: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/part/powercolor-video-card-axr7250x2gbd5he
 

Mutantskulls

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everywhere i go they tell me the AMD Kaveri A10-7870k CPU are a good cpu what would you change this for,

thanks
 
While the AMD Kaveri A10-7870k is good for the money it is very weak for modern games. To play at good fps at medium to high settings and buying new parts you want a Skylake i3 or i5 and something like a GTX 960. By the time you also buy a copy of Windows your looking at around £600 to get a mid range gaming build for 1080p. At your budget consoles make more sense unless willing to buy 2nd hand. You need to factor in PC games are cheaper so in the long run a £600 PC will be cheaper and has great upgrade paths. Those systems you listed all use end of life motherboard sockets and come with what are considered weak cpu's by todays standards with no good upgrade options
 

lakimens

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All three of those builds are very bad, the are using AMD CPUs that have no upgrade path.
I made a build for you that is a lot better than all of those three.
If it's overbudget swap the i3 with G4400 and you should be good.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel Core i3-6100 3.7GHz Dual-Core Processor (£96.99 @ Ebuyer)
Motherboard: MSI H110M Pro-VD Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard (£45.99 @ Ebuyer)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LPX 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory (£28.59 @ Ebuyer)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£40.09 @ Amazon UK)
Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon R7 360 2GB Video Card (£82.98 @ Ebuyer)
Case: Fractal Design Core 1000 MicroATX Mini Tower Case (£28.95 @ Amazon UK)
Power Supply: XFX ProSeries 450W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply (£46.18 @ Amazon UK)
Total: £369.77
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-03-27 12:38 BST+0100
 

Mutantskulls

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thanks all for the help much appreciated,

i would really like to build my own but i would mess it up :(,

how about this build,


Motherboard
Intel H110 Motherboard

Processor
Intel Core i3-6100 3.70GHz (Skylake) Socket LGA1151 Processor - Retail

Memory
Kingston HyperX Fury Black 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 PC3-14900C10 1866MHz Dual Channel Kit (HX318C10FBK2/8)

Graphics Card
MSI GeForce GTX 750Ti OC 2048MB GDDR5 PCI-Express Graphics Card (N750Ti-2GD5/OCV1)

Primary Solid State Drive / Hard Drive
Seagate 1TB 7200RPM SATA 6Gb/s 64MB Cache HDD - OEM (ST1000DM003)


 

lakimens

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That will be good, don't know the motherboard, but still.
Maybe better than the one I suggested.
Get this.
 

Mutantskulls

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Thanks mate ,

what should i look for in a PSU

thanks
 


Not anything you can see on a sale site spec sheet. PSUs are very complicated and you have to look through professional reviews to figure out the quality. To save you the trouble, usually XFX units are the cheapest decent ones around the 500W output. Also, here's an easy reference.
 

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