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BEST PLACE TO BUY A MID RANGE GAMING PC

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6y, 1m agoPosted 6 years, 1 month ago
Anyone know of a manufacturer or dealer who have good rigs at low prices?
i use EBUYER for a lot of stuff, however i don't see much that ticks the correct box for me.
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6y, 1m agoPosted 6 years, 1 month ago
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#1
dcx_badass
Build your own.
that is second option. on occasions its cheaper to buy the unit than buy all the parts.
banned#2
garbage456
ebay

dont buy pc parts from ebay! as alot of pc companies count your warranty as void as its a marketplace. amazon themselves are ok.

try dabs or scan.
banned#3
How about this with a beefy graphics card...

http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=FS-226-OK&groupid=43&catid=1078&subcat=

If not, have a look at the rest of their range - theres something for every price point really, either built, bundle or build your own.
banned#4
answer these for more help.

1) price range
2) preferences AMD/INTEL
3) pre built or new build
4) name some games you want to play with settings and resoultions so we know how to build around that
#5
1) 500-600
2) intel i5
3) as said earlier, if theres a deal i will take it.
4) not for me, its for my son and he plays all sorts from fifa to shoot em ups, like COD.

I Previously built about 10 PC's, but none for about 2 years.
i was not sure if Ebuyer are still the leaders in suplying parts for self build.
#6
Scan are good for parts, I've just ordered some from there to build my own
#7
will have a look at scan thanks.
#8
If you don't want to build one, take a look at http://www.cyberpowersystem.co.uk
banned#9
I will second ebuyer, just had to send to exchange my corsair psu and they picked it up and sent another one all within 3 days
#10
Intel Core i5 750 2.66GHz Socket LGA1156 8MB L3 Cache Retail Boxed Processor 172755 40 in stock £150.92 £128.44 £150.92 £128.44

Gigabyte GA-H55M-UD2H H55 Socket 1156 VGA DVI HDMI Out 8 CHannel Audio ATX Motherboard 189292 182 in stock £63.62 £54.14 £63.62 £54.14

Crucial 2GB DDR3 1333MHz/PC3-10600 Memory CL9 1.5V 159919 185 in stock £29.45 £25.06 £58.90 £50.12

Toshiba MK5065GSX 500GB 2.5" Hard Drive SATAII 5400rpm 8MB Cache - OEM 194726 2 in stock £45.99 £39.14 £45.99 £39.14

Coolermaster Elite 330 Case With Coolermaster eXtreme Power 460W PSU *SPECIAL OFFER* (Expected date: 31/08/2011) 135101 699 in stock £57.99 £49.35 £57.99 £49.35

Sapphire HD 5670 512MB GDDR5 HDMI DVI DisplayPort PCI-E Graphics Card 190132 4 in stock £71.96 £61.24 £71.96 £61.24

Samsung SH-S223 22x DVD±RW DL & RAM SATA Optical Drive - OEM Black 145450 > 200 in stock £11.99 £10.20 £11.99 £10.20

TOTAL £461.00


this was my pick this morning. i think i was a bit light on the PSU, but it had good reviews and i thought it would have enough power. think i need a 600w or would the one i selected be enough?
i was unsure about the graphics card as well, couldn't make my mind up on the higher spec ones. i will certainly take a look at the one DCX selected.

i had thought 4 gig of ram was required as i selected.

thanks for all the advice, i am sitting down with the youth tonight to do a final pick.

what are oppinions on the performance difference between i3 and i5 chips?
#11
lol, on the laptop hard drive.
i knew the graphics card was not the best as well.

i will sit with the youth and have a look at your pick this evening.
what do you think the minimum PSU w should be for a i5 chip running that graphics card?
#12
what do you think of the cases from xcase?
he likes the look of the Hummer case.
http://www.xcase.co.uk/Gaming-Computer-Cases-s/36.htm
#13
thats what he likes lol
#14
i went with one of these for my build, antec 300

http://www.gamingshogun.com/ImageRepo/R/300_front_top_q1.jpg
#15
http://www.pcspecialist.co.uk/ do a good job and provide an excellent warrenty service.
#16
my son is a student, is the windows 7 student package £30, just an upgrade, or can he fresh install it?

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