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First time Build £500

fazer11
  • 54 months ago

Hi all. This is my first time building a computer I have £500 to spend. I would like something that can cope with moderate gaming and day to day tasks like surfing the internet. This budget does not need to include a monitor, peripherals and operating system. An SSD would be nice but is defiantly not essential as I will be able to buy one in a couple of months time.

Should I go for Haswell or Skylake?

Thanks in advance :)

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  • 54 months ago
  • 2 points

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 Asus H110M-A Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard £50.99 @ Ebuyer
Memory Crucial 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2133 Memory £34.49 @ Ebuyer
Storage Samsung 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive £55.76 @ Amazon UK
Video Card Zotac GeForce GTX 960 2GB Video Card £134.99 @ Ebuyer
Case Thermaltake Versa H15 MicroATX Mid Tower Case £28.50 @ Aria PC
Power Supply be quiet! 400W 80+ Gold Certified ATX Power Supply £34.98 @ Ebuyer
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total £494.71
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-12-29 12:11 GMT+0000
  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

The i5-6600 is showing up as £195 on Amazon. Is the i5-6500 worth getting?

  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

Yes barely a difference.

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