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Old 10-26-06, 18:04
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Default Build Me a Gaming PC

Hello, i'm lookin' for a Gaming PC,
i have a budget of 450 and i don't know what to exactuly buy, im having trouble in which to buy.
could someone list hardware components in which i will need.
E.g the following;
Motherboard
Grapics Card
RAM
Hard-drive
Processor
Gaming Case
And any others that you may suggest to have. and also could you leave the website links to these products which are within the UK.
I will be much greatful if some one could help me out here, Mitch
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Old 10-26-06, 19:24
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Default Re: Build Me a Gaming PC

my suggestion,

cruise e-bay and get an idea of how these gamers are built and their price.
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Old 10-26-06, 19:53
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Default Re: Build Me a Gaming PC

Greetings and welcome to MajorGeeks!

With that small of a budget, not sure what kind of gaming machine you are looking for. More of a casual gaming machine, from the price tag.

What is a local website that you frequent to buy stuff in the UK?
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Old 10-26-06, 23:36
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Default Re: Build Me a Gaming PC

www.ebuyer.com

Also i can get VAT FREE, so you don't need to include the VAT
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Old 10-27-06, 11:40
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To enter the gaming world i would want a high cal. dual core with at least 1 gig of DDR2!
A nice chunk of video card and some pretty decent cooling i reckon....

Usually more than your prescribed budget but still attainable!!

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Default Re: Build Me a Gaming PC

core 2 duo processor (E6300 or 6600, they are the cheapest)
7900GS or x1800XT video card
Corsair, Patriot, or Crucial DDR2 (at least a gig)
Good PSU (Antec or OCZ, 500W minimum)
Western Digital or Seagate hard drive (250gigs is only about $80USD)
Pretty much whatever case u want
dont forget about disk drives (dvd/dvd-r drives are most common)

Linkage:

proc: http://www.ebuyer.com/UK/product/112706

video card: http://www.ebuyer.com/UK/product/116421 or http://www.ebuyer.com/UK/product/116149

RAM: http://www.ebuyer.com/UK/product/92870 or http://www.ebuyer.com/UK/product/119272

PSU: http://www.ebuyer.com/UK/product/102953
Hard drive: http://www.ebuyer.com/UK/product/115418
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Default Re: Build Me a Gaming PC

Here's one, well in your budget:

Socket 754 Sempron 3000+ - 53 - www.scan.co.uk
1 x 1GB PC3200 DDR RAM - 51 - www.scan.co.uk
Gigabyte GA-K8NE Motherboard - 47 - www.scan.co.uk
Gigabyte GV-NX68G256D-B Graphics Card - 136 - www.scan.co.uk
80GB EIDE Maxtor Diamond Max Plus 9 - 33 - www.scan.co.uk
LG 16x Black DVD-ROM - 13 - www.scan.co.uk
Antec SLK1650 case inc. 350w PSU - 45 - www.savastore.co.uk
Arctic Cooling Freezer 64 Pro - 18 - www.vadim.co.uk

What do you think?

EDIT: please note that this is coming from an article made back in may, the system is a little old now. The prices will be lower now. Actually, Screw this, go with somebody else's recomendation.
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