Building my new computer, system suggestion please £300 - £500 budget

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  1. TurnipFarmer

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    I am thinking about building a new system as my current system is getting a bit old.

    Is building still the way to go rather than buying as I built my last one and saved quite a bit.

    Could you guys suggest some systems in the £300 - £500 range please
     
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    We cant really reccomend unless you tell us what you want your pc for.
     
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    Use it mainly for internet, sometimes word processing, I want to be able to play more games, listen to mp3s, ummmm thats all I can think of at the moment.
     
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    hi razor .. i am thinking of building a budget gaming pc ..do you think this spec is ok and compatable ~
    cpu
    http://www.ebuyer.com/UK/product/130484
    mobo
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=MB-003-EA&tool=3
    ram
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=MY-072-OC&groupid=701&catid=8&subcat=813
    graphics
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=GX-113-AS

    i would be grateful if you could advise me if this is compatable and a decent set up .. could you also recomend a good psu... thanks for any help , have not built one before so brickin it.
     
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    Thats the same as what i have posted above apart from a different brand of graphics card. It will be fine.

    As for a psu I can recommend either one of these.

    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CA-006-CS&groupid=701&catid=123&subcat=823

    or

    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CA-005-CS&groupid=701&catid=123&subcat=823

    A 450 watt will work fine with the above spec.

    Building is easy, just take your time, read the mobo manual. :)
     
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    thanks razor.:clap: gonna overclock it so might be askin a few more questions . lol .. any good web sites about overclocking this board and cpu ..thanks again let you know how i get on ....:thumbsup:
     
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    You can use the guide on overclockers but there is another one I have on my other pc. I will try and post it up later,

    C2D are very easy to overclock. :)
     
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    http://forums.overclockers.co.uk/showthread.php?t=17612922

    is a good starting point.
     
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    thanks guys :thumbsup:
     

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