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    Old 06-02-2013, 04:31 PM
    Orkgutz Orkgutz is offline
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    Hey chaps, a friend has asked me to put together a list of components for him with a budget of £500.

    I've come up with [URL="http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/12al8"]this[/URL] but I'd appreciate a bit of input just to make sure he's getting the best value possible.

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    Old 06-02-2013, 04:43 PM
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    Thats certainly a good build for 500 pounds. [URL="http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/12aCy"]Here would be another option for £505.[/URL]

    I went down to an Athlon II X4 but was able to fit a 7870 XT for video card which will make for a lot better performing rig than a 965 and 650Ti. I upped the motherboard to a slightly better one so he can always drop in a 965 later on down the road if he wants to with no problem.

    I dropped the hard drive down to 500GB and the RAM down to 4GB to free up some cash because I think the 7870 XT is definitely worth it. Like the CPU, he can always add an extra hard drive or more RAM down the road if he needs to.
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