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Hello.

Im on the lookout for a fairly basic gaming PC to play a few of the sim type games I have on my steam account now the bad weathers here and I’ll be inside a little more!!

I don’t really have anything set in stone spec wise but prefer an intel CPU - something with an SSD for the boot drive. Windows 10 installed and some form of fairly decent gfx card to get me going. Don’t require any fancy case - in fact I’d prefer a plain black case without window etc.

Let me know what you have please.
Thanks
Budget is £400 max
 

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I have an Alienware Area 51 sitting around at the moment. Happy to let it go, but not entirely sure how I'd safely get it to you!

It's a few years old, but still pretty high spec - liquid cooled, i7, big nVidia GeForce double slot graphics card. It has an SSD boot drive, and large HDD for other stuff. I forget the details exactly but can boot it up and let you know if you like. It was a couple of grand when new, so would be wanting around £500.
 

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Sounds good...please could you provide a bit more detail when you get chance and a pic or too.
If you’re in Bristol I could potentially collect/meet to save messing with a courier!

Thanks
 

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I have a couple of older PC's that I was about to split into parts etc but could put a fairly decent system together for your budget.

Something like:
i7 4770k + non-stock cooler
Motherboard
16-32GB RAM
Sapphire RX480 8GB Nitro+
High quality PSU (550w or 750w Gold PSU)
Choice of 2 cases (A Fractal Design R5 I wanna say or a Coolermaster Silencio 550 I believe, both are black, sound proofed and have no windows, I chose both of them at the time due to their blend in aestehtics).

I only have a 128GB SSD spare though which I am happy to format and include although I don't think I have a spare Windows 10 key about but will check. I would recommend then installing another HDD/SSD just for games storage.

Let me know if any interest and we can go from there, otherwise will start splitting it all up tomorrow.

I am down on the South East coast though so think it would be a courier job.
 

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I have the above available. I think it ticks some if not all the boxes.
 

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Sounds good...please could you provide a bit more detail when you get chance and a pic or too.
If you’re in Bristol I could potentially collect/meet to save messing with a courier!

Thanks
Will do - it's in work at the moment because I got our IT folks to reimage with a clean Windows 10 install, so will fire it up on Monday and report back with the specs and a few pics. Pick up in Bristol would be ideal if you ever head this way.
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Thanks for the replies so far - I’m currently abroad and so will give it a day or two before committing to anything to see what comes along.

Thanks again
Mark
 

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Ok, so it's an i7 5820K (3.3GHz), 16GB RAM, Windows 10.

It has a 250GB SSD boot drive, and a 2TB HDD.

Has nVidia GeForce GTX970 graphics card

Will pop some images up
 

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