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Old 06-16-2008, 02:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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well as the topic says i need help with a budget gaming pc for around 500pounds, i dont need :

Keyboard
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all help would be appreciated, thanks in advance
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Old 06-16-2008, 03:03 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Please post sites in the UK that you would like to get stuff from. We use newegg mostly here if ya know what i mean
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Old 06-16-2008, 04:11 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Good ones to consider are:

Scan.co.uk
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Here's a spec for you. I left out the 3d card because the ATI 4850 should be out next week and will cost 100-120 quid. You will be slightly over budget but this is not a bad setup and the CPU should do 3.8-4.0ghz

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will the graphics card you said outperform the 8800 GT?
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Most definitely....however I may be wrong on the price. It is costing 199-219 in the states on launch....we will see how badly we get shafted on the price next week.
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The HD 4850 performs like a 9800gtx
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but cheaper?
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yeah Ebuyer is a great site, ive ordered 3 expensive items off it over the last year and they were all working/undamaged and delivered on time.
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I heard the release was $169 us.
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