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£1000 on a PC
#1
tower only,

what would you get for gaming?
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#2
for that price you should be building yourself something amazing
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#3
but if I didn't want to build something myself
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#4
actually, new project,
where do I look to buy parts seperately, this could be my new thing !
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#5
Scan.co.uk was where I got most parts when I built 1st tower. Used them for CPU and motherboard when I upgraded....RAM and hard drives I think was DABS.com or Ebuyer
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#6
looks complicated,
is it that much cheaper than buying off the shelf, or is it just the fun of doing it?
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#7
http://3xs.scan.co.uk/ShowSystem.asp?SystemID=1285

what the fuck is that, thats the budget nearly gone with 1 item !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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#8
I guess you start with a box ?
suggestions?
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#9
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/digita...r-next-gen

read that,

cmon spanky you fucking geek, wheres the advice?
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#10
I would self build, ivybridge i5, 8gb ram, solid state drive, hdd for storage, amd 7950 gpu

want me to price up a parts list?
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#11
YOUR BASKET
1 x HIS HD 7950 IceQ BOOST 3072MB GDDR5 PCI-Express Graphics Card (H795QC3G2M) £239.99
1 x Intel Core i5-3570K 3.40GHz (Ivybridge) Socket LGA1155 Processor (77W) - Retail £189.95
1 x Crucial RealSSD M4 256GB 2.5 SATA 6Gb/s Solid State Hard Drive (CT256M4SSD2) £164.99
1 x Gigabyte Z77X-UD3H Intel Z77 (Socket 1155) DDR3 Motherboard £136.99
1 x Seasonic S12II 620W '80 Plus Bronze' Power Supply £69.98
1 x Samsung Green (MV-3V4G3D/US) 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 PC3-12800C11 1600MHz 30nm Dual Channel Kit £64.99
1 x LiteOn IHES112-115 Internal 12x SATA Blu-ray Bulk Combo - Black £59.99
1 x BitFenix Shinobi USB3.0 Gaming Case - Black £49.99
1 x Alpenföhn Matterhorn Pure Edition CPU Cooler (Socket 775 / 1155 / 1156 / 1366 / AM2 / AM2+ / AM3 / FM1 / FM2) £29.99
Total : £1,021.86 (includes shipping : £12.50).

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Wasn't sure whether you would need a windows license or get 1 off muppet. Windows 8 oem is £80. A 2TB drive is £72 quid, but you can add that later.
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#12
oh and 1 of these http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduc...catid=1850
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#13
ok, this is a good start,

what about if I went for a 2tb drive and not the SSD, and used more money to get 12GB or 16GB of ram.
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#14
and what sort of gaming pleasure would this give me?
I'm assuming pretty fucking good?
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#15
I would ask what you are going to do with the system, if for gaming 8gb will be plenty, or if you must be greedy 16gb, but no game will use that amount of ram yet.

Defo get an ssd, maybe scale back to a 120gb and include the mechanical drive. With a 250gb ssd, you can elect which games to put on the sdd to improve the load times. If you dont require the bluray drive you can drop that, and just install windows via pendrive.
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