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Old 10-26-2014, 07:22 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys

Not sure if any one seen my other thread about a new computer. I've built a couple of computers in the past so guess not much has changed.

Now I've got in my head about building my own rather than buy one then atleast I know the parts are decent and it'll last. At first is was going to be for the little one for Christmas but now I'm thinking going Abit more and letting the whole family use it. It'll only be used for browsing Internet, playing music, Internet based kids games etc.

Can any one recommend a decent build? I'm not sure on price at minute but im sure a few things can be swapped and changed

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Old 10-26-2014, 10:12 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Having some sort of budget to work around is always best so we're not shooting blind here.
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Old 10-26-2014, 10:38 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Around the £300 mark would be good if possible but don't mind spending some more if it's worth it. Don't need any fancy graphics card etc just a decent pc which will last a few years
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Hmm, I don't want to be the bearer of bad news, but your best option would probably be the pre-built you wanted. A copy of Windows will attest to about £72 or so of your budget making it pretty hard to make a decent rig with the remaining money.
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£300 on just the tower only os I can sort out later
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Thanks mate. What are the advantages for the ssd over a normal hard drive? And would the upgrade from the Intel pentium to say an i5 be worth it?
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There are many advantages, and not exactly.
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