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(UK) High Spec Gaming PC - under £500 ($850)

Martinez101001
  • 72 months ago

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz 8-Core Processor £127.58 @ Ebuyer
Motherboard ASRock 980DE3/U3S3 ATX AM3+ Motherboard £44.10 @ Amazon UK
Memory Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory £55.34 @ Scan.co.uk
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive £38.70 @ Aria PC
Video Card MSI Radeon R9 270 2GB TWIN FROZR Video Card £130.50 @ CCL Computers
Case Thermaltake Commander MS/I Snow Edition (White/Black) ATX Mid Tower Case £34.76 @ Scan.co.uk
Power Supply Corsair CX 500W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply £46.10 @ Amazon UK
Optical Drive Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer £11.88 @ Amazon UK
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available £488.96

Thoughts?

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  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

Try this and overclock the CPU to 4.0GHz +

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor £70.20 @ Aria PC
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler £24.25 @ Scan.co.uk
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-990XA-UD3 ATX AM3+ Motherboard £74.80 @ CCL Computers
Memory Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory £55.34 @ Scan.co.uk
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive £38.70 @ Aria PC
Video Card XFX Radeon R9 270X 2GB Double Dissipation Video Card £134.72 @ Scan.co.uk
Case Antec NSK4100 ATX Mid Tower Case £40.06 @ CCL Computers
Power Supply Corsair CX 600W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply £49.93 @ CCL Computers
Optical Drive Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer £11.32 @ CCL Computers
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available £499.32

600W model of that PSU is a no brainer at only £3 more than the 500W model.

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

270X over the R9? Really? What's the reasoning behind this?

  • 72 months ago
  • 0 points

I think you're confused.

The R9 270X is the name of the GPU. It is not R9 vs. 270X.

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah, been a long day. What I meant was, I've heard that the particular video card I had chosen was the best choice (for an R9) when everything was put together.

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

I would go with the sapphire radeon r9 270X dual-X. Cheaper and runs games really great with that CPU. Google fx-6300 and radeon r9 270x. You will find a playlist on YouTube. That has the same CPU and GPU with the rig I'm building. There are games like battlefield 4, far cry 3 and other games in the playlist.

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