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Old 11-20-2012, 12:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Right, I'm looking to build my PC and signed up to ask you guys who have more knowledge than I do in this. Now I'm looking to spend around 700 - 900 british pounds on the PC and I have no clue where to start.

I'd love some advice on this please, maybe a whole list of all the components I've got and also recommended products, it'll be a massive help!
Also, how hard is it to fit it all myself? Like I don't have much experience apart from removing and putting in RAM and GFX cards in the past.

I'll like a PC to be able to run games brilliantly, such as WoW and much bigger games hopefully inc, Skyrim and what not!

EDIT: Already got monitor, gaming mouse and also a gaming keyboard!

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Old 11-20-2012, 12:48 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 11-20-2012, 05:20 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Thanks for the reply, looks all great.

Is that everything I'll need to set it up from scratch? How hard will it be to fit it all together.
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Old 11-20-2012, 05:26 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Will you also need an OS?

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-Bit - OEM (GFC-02050) [GFC-00599]

As for fitting it all together, it's very easy. It does take some patience (and sometimes some cursing thrown in ) but you'll be surprised as to how easy it actually is and once your done, you might just be itching to do another build! LOL

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Old 11-20-2012, 05:28 PM   #5 (permalink)
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and a dvd drive
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