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Old 03-11-2013, 01:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I want to get a new pc to replace my broken laptop and want to use it for a bit of gaming i dont really know much about computers i have seen these on ebay and was wondering if they are any good or if anyone can point me in the right direction.

ULTRA FAST Quad Core 4.0Ghz FX4100 16GB 1TB HD 6450 Desktop Gaming PC Computer | eBay

FAST GAMING COMPUTER AMD TRINITY 3.6GHz DUAL CORE CROSSFIRE 16GB RAM 1TB DESKTOP | eBay
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Old 03-11-2013, 05:43 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Both of those are terrible and you will not be able to game with decent settings on either machine.

What is your max budget and what games are you looking at playing?
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Old 03-11-2013, 06:17 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Max at most will be £450 and Wow skyrim bf3
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Old 03-11-2013, 06:49 PM   #4 (permalink)
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You are going to be hard pressed finding something decent in that budget. Lets see if I can work some magic.

CPU:
Intel Pentium G2020 Socket 1155 Dual Core Processor - BX80637G2020 - Scan.co.uk

Motherboard:
Asus P8B75-M LX Intel B75 Socket 1155 Motherboard - Scan.co.uk

RAM:
Corsair Memory Vengeance Jet Black Low Profile 8GB DDR3 1600 MHz CAS 9 XMP Dual Channel Desktop - CML8GX3M2A1600C9 - Scan.co.uk

GPU:
EVGA GeForce GTX 650 Ti SSC NVIDIA Graphics Card - 2GB - 02G-P4-3653-KR - Scan.co.uk

HDD:
Seagate ST500DM005 Barracuda Spinpoint F3 Hard Drive - 500GB - Scan.co.uk

Case/PSU:
CiT Imp Micro ATX Case 500W - IMP - Scan.co.uk

Optical:
4x Blu-ray Reader, 8x DVD Reader from LiteOn IHOS104-06 OEM software included PowerDVD - Scan.co.uk

OS:
Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit OEM Operating System - GFC-02050 - Scan.co.uk

441 total.

This wont max BF3, but it's better than any pre-built PC you'll find in that price range.
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Thanks for the help if i was to get all that stuff is it hard to build i have never been inside a computer so wouldent know where to start
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No it's not hard at all. There are plenty of tutorials, guides, and videos to put a PC together.

The PSU is already installed in the case, so all you would need to do is install the motherboard spacers, put the CPU in the socket, install the stock cooler, put the motherboard in the case, hook up the 24pin and 4pin power connectors, hook up the front panel cables and USB header, install the RAM into the motherboard, install the HDD and hook up its cables, insert and hook up the DVD drive, and finally install the GPU.
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Make sure you have the instructions for the parts open and next to you while you do it as well. It explains what part or port is what. Also, don't forget the thermal paste...cause I forgot mine =/
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Make sure you have the instructions for the parts open and next to you while you do it as well. It explains what part or port is what. Also, don't forget the thermal paste...cause I forgot mine =/
Stock cooler comes with TIM.
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Thanks for the help if i was to get all that stuff is it hard to build i have never been inside a computer so wouldent know where to start
to build a computer, literally all you have to do is put a square peg in a square hole and a round peg in a round hole. then put a CD in and click next a few times and then click install... truly is that easy... you got this bro!
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Old 03-12-2013, 03:02 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Thanks for all the messanges guys. I dont really want to build one myself unless i really have to is there anything out there pre built that is any good. ive never really done pc gaming before so dont know how much i will use it dont really know what to do.
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