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Can anyone suggest components?

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by mysteryman, 5 Jun 2006.

  1. mysteryman

    Gangster

    Joined: 24 Nov 2005

    Posts: 139

    Location: Hornchurch, Essex

    I am going to build my first pc. Now i do a lot of video editing etc. I rarely play games although the possibility of playing latest games would be nice as well.
    I want at least:
    2gb ram
    decent graphics card capable of handling some current games
    CPU, preferably dual core can't decide on intel or AMD?
    Motherboard?

    I want to be able to overclock as well so if anyone can suggest what parts would be good value for money?

    My budget is £500-£600.
     
  2. semi-pro waster

    Man of Honour

    Joined: 27 Sep 2004

    Posts: 25,829

    Location: Glasgow

    Do you need all parts or just CPU, motherboard, Ram and graphics card? It is difficult to get all components for around £600 but this is about my best shot.

    FG-000-AR Arctic Cooling Freezer 64 Pro CPU Cooler (Socket 754/939/940) (FG-000-AR)
    £14.95 £14.95
    MB-040-GI Gigabyte K8N SLi nForce4 SLi (Socket 939) PCI-Express Motherboard (MB-040-GI)
    £49.95 £49.95
    CP-152-AM AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 3800+ (Socket 939) - OEM (CP-152-AM)
    £161.95 £161.95
    MY-006-OK OcUK Value 2GB (2x1GB) PC3200 184pin DDR Memory Dual Channel Kit (MY-006-OK)
    £99.95 £99.95
    GX-061-PC PowerColor ATI Radeon X1800 GTO 256MB GDDR3 AVIVO TV-Out/Dual DVI (PCI-Express) - Retail (GX-061-PC)
    £104.95 £104.95
    CD-030-NE NEC ND4570 16x16 DVD±RW Dual Layer ReWriter (Black) - OEM (CD-030-NE)
    £21.95 £21.95
    HD-023-WD Western Digital Caviar Special Edition 80GB 800JD SATA-II 8MB Cache - OEM (HD-023-WD)
    £28.95 £28.95
    CA-052-AN Antec NSK4400 Mini Tower Case - 380W SmartPower PSU (CA-052-AN)
    £34.95 £34.95
    Subtotal £517.60
    VAT £90.58
    Total £608.18