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Sir_Ovbov
  • 55 months ago

I have a £500 budget and I want to be able to play games in 1080p at around 60 fps, please help.

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  • 55 months ago
  • 1 point

I was looking for the same and ended up with an i5 4460 and gtx 950. The other processor options were the i3 4170, i3 6190 or an i5 6500.

What form factor would you want?

  • 55 months ago
  • 1 point

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4460 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor £133.85 @ Amazon UK
Motherboard Asus Z97-P ATX LGA1150 Motherboard £67.08 @ Aria PC
Memory Kingston HyperX Fury Red 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory £32.99 @ Amazon UK
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive £39.13 @ Amazon UK
Video Card XFX Radeon R7 260X 2GB Core Edition Video Card £95.99 @ Amazon UK
Case NZXT S340 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case £57.19 @ Amazon UK
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA G2 550W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply £66.96 @ Aria PC
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total £493.19
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-11-23 17:13 GMT+0000
  • 55 months ago
  • 1 point

If you can stretch your budget I'd go with a 380 4gb but I kept it as close as possible to the £500 mark.

Best I could do with this budget.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-6600 3.3GHz Quad-Core Processor £155.00 @ Amazon UK
Motherboard MSI B150 PC Mate ATX LGA1151 Motherboard £66.99 @ Ebuyer
Memory Kingston FURY 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2400 Memory £41.78 @ Ebuyer
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive £29.99 @ Aria PC
Video Card Zotac GeForce GTX 960 2GB Video Card £134.99 @ Ebuyer
Case Aerocool Aero-500 ATX Mid Tower Case £30.99 @ Ebuyer
Power Supply Super Flower Golden Green HX 450W 80+ Gold Certified ATX Power Supply £47.71 @ CCL Computers
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total £507.45
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-11-23 23:04 GMT+0000
  • 55 months ago
  • 1 point

This is the best for £500

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i3-4170 3.7GHz Dual-Core Processor $99.99 @ Micro Center
Motherboard MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $89.99 @ Newegg
Memory Kingston 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $35.99 @ SuperBiiz
Storage Seagate 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Hybrid Internal Hard Drive $66.97 @ OutletPC
Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 960 2GB FTW ACX 2.0+ Video Card $204.99 @ Best Buy
Case BitFenix Neos Black/Silver ATX Mid Tower Case -
Power Supply Corsair CX 430W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $24.99 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $557.92
Mail-in rebates -$35.00
Total $522.92
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-11-23 18:23 EST-0500

An upgrade path might look like:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $189.99 @ Micro Center
CPU Cooler be quiet! Dark Rock 3 67.8 CFM Fluid Dynamic Bearing CPU Cooler $63.99 @ NCIX US
Motherboard MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $89.99 @ Newegg
Memory Kingston 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $35.99 @ SuperBiiz
Memory Kingston 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $35.99 @ SuperBiiz
Storage Seagate 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Hybrid Internal Hard Drive $66.97 @ OutletPC
Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 960 2GB FTW ACX 2.0+ Video Card (2-Way SLI) $204.99 @ Best Buy
Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 960 2GB FTW ACX 2.0+ Video Card (2-Way SLI) $204.99 @ Best Buy
Case BitFenix Neos Black/Silver ATX Mid Tower Case -
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA GS 550W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $69.99 @ NCIX US
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $997.89
Mail-in rebates -$35.00
Total $962.89
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-11-23 18:24 EST-0500

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