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£550 Gaming pc for a friend. Need opinions.

inggrish
  • 72 months ago

I'm going to be building a £550 pc for a friend who will be using it almost exclusively for gaming. Please could I have any and all thoughts and feedback on this build? He did not have a massive amount of requirements, other than to be suitable for gaming, and to have a wireless card. He does not need any peripherals.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor £72.99 @ Amazon UK
Motherboard MSI 970A-G43 ATX AM3+ Motherboard £45.44 @ Amazon UK
Memory Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory £56.98 @ Amazon UK
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive £40.31 @ Amazon UK
Video Card Gigabyte Radeon R9 270 2GB WINDFORCE Video Card £124.11 @ Amazon UK
Case Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case £44.99 @ Amazon UK
Power Supply Corsair CX 500W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply £45.57 @ Amazon UK
Optical Drive Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer £11.99 @ Ebuyer
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) £70.83 @ Ebuyer
Wireless Network Adapter Asus PCE-N53 802.11a/b/g/n PCI-Express x1 Wi-Fi Adapter £27.81 @ Amazon UK
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available £541.02

Thank you all in advance :)

Comments

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

Looks absolutely fine.

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

The only advace i'll give is to remove the wireless wan card and just buy a etehernet cable with the money. Gaming over Wi-Fi is not something i recomend.

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

Unfortunately, my friend does need Wi-Fi due to not being able to lay down cables or something, so needed a PCI card of some description for this.

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