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Cheap Gaming Rig

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by DazWass, 4 Mar 2010.

  1. DazWass

    Associate

    Joined: 4 Feb 2010

    Posts: 64

    Looking for gaming rig that would run everything i throw at it, but also used for University work, watching movies and everyday uses.

    I have a O.S and a 32" HDTV
     
  2. DazWass

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    Joined: 4 Feb 2010

    Posts: 64

    Your basket
    Product Name Qty Price Line Total
    AMD Phenom II X4 Quad Core 955 Black Edition 3.20GHz (Socket AM3) - Retail £135.99
    (£115.74) £135.99
    (£115.74)
    Patriot Sector 5 G Series 4GB (2x2GB) PC3-12800 1600MHz Dual Channel (PGV34G1600ELK) £86.99
    (£74.03) £86.99
    (£74.03)
    Sapphire ATI Radeon HD 5670 1024MB GDDR5 PCI-Express Graphics Card £85.99
    (£73.18) £85.99
    (£73.18)
    Asus M4A785TD-V Evo AMD 785G (Socket AM3) DDR3 Motherboard £74.99
    (£63.82) £74.99
    (£63.82)
    Samsung SpinPoint F3 1TB SATA-II 32MB Cache - OEM (HD103SJ) £64.99
    (£55.31) £64.99
    (£55.31)
    OCZ ModXStream Pro 500w Silent SLI Certified Modular Power Supply £54.99
    (£46.80) £54.99
    (£46.80)
    Antec 300 Three Hundred Ultimate Gaming Case - Black £42.99
    (£36.59) £42.99
    (£36.59)
    Sony Optiarc AD-5240S 24x DVD±RW SATA ReWriter (Black) - OEM £16.99
    (£14.46) £16.99
    (£14.46)
    Sub Total : £479.93
    Shipping cost assumes delivery to UK Mainland with:
    DPD Next Day Parcel
    (This can be changed during checkout) Shipping : £11.75
    VAT is being charged at 17.50% VAT : £86.04
    Total : £577.72

    There Something I Knocked up, any good ?
     
  3. Insanties_birth

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 3 Jan 2010

    Posts: 1,358

    Intel Core i3 530 2.93GHz (Clarkdale) (Socket LGA1156) - OEM [CM80616003180AG] £88.99

    Gigabyte GA-H55M-S2H Intel H55 (Socket 1156) DDR3 microATX Motherboard [GA-H55M-S2H] £74.99

    Patrtiot G Series Sector 5 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3 PC3-10666C9 1333MHz Dual Channel £79.99

    Club 3D ATI Radeon HD5670 512MB GDDR5 PCI-Express Graphics Card [CGAX-5672I ] £71.99

    Samsung SpinPoint F3 1TB SATA-II 32MB Cache - OEM (HD103SJ) £64.99

    OCZ ModXStream Pro 500w Silent SLI Certified Modular Power Supply £54.99

    Sony Optiarc AD-5240S 24x DVD±RW SATA ReWriter (Black) - OEM £16.99

    Coolermaster Elite 335 Case - Black [RC-335] 31.67

    Total inclduing VAT (not including shipping) - £484.60
     
  4. xBLiNG

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 18 Feb 2010

    Posts: 1,288

    Location: Liverpool

    Go with what Insanties_birth suggested, maybe get a 500gb HDD and try and fit in a 5770?
     
  5. bJN

    Mobster

    Joined: 23 Nov 2009

    Posts: 3,529

    Location: Norwich

    Don't even think about the 5670, from benchmarks and reviews I've been reading about it, it should only really be used for HTPCs or low-end gaming PCs, it's not exactly brilliant, especially with newer games.
     
  6. W_i_l_l

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    Joined: 20 Jan 2010

    Posts: 66

    Location: London

    Hi,
    This is just something i quickly put together. A 5770 should be good enough for most new games atm. This processor is a dual core but there is a chance it can be unlocked into a quad core :).

    Your basket
    Product Name Qty Price Line Total
    Club 3D ATI Radeon HD 5770 1024MB GDDR5 PCI-Express Graphics Card Club 3D ATI Radeon HD 5770 1024MB GDDR5 PCI-Express Graphics Card £116.99
    (£99.57) £116.99
    (£99.57)
    Patriot Sector 5 G Series 4GB (2x2GB) PC3-12800 1600MHz Dual Channel (PGV34G1600ELK) Patriot Sector 5 G Series 4GB (2x2GB) PC3-12800 1600MHz Dual Channel (PGV34G1600ELK) £86.99
    (£74.03) £86.99
    (£74.03)
    Asus M4A785TD-V Evo AMD 785G (Socket AM3) DDR3 Motherboard Asus M4A785TD-V Evo AMD 785G (Socket AM3) DDR3 Motherboard £74.99
    (£63.82) £74.99
    (£63.82)
    AMD Phenom II X2 Dual Core 550 3.10GHz Black Edition (Socket AM3) - Retail AMD Phenom II X2 Dual Core 550 3.10GHz Black Edition (Socket AM3) - Retail £71.99
    (£61.27) £71.99
    (£61.27)
    OCZ ModXStream Pro 500w Silent SLI Certified Modular Power Supply OCZ ModXStream Pro 500w Silent SLI Certified Modular Power Supply £54.99
    (£46.80) £54.99
    (£46.80)
    Antec 300 Three Hundred Ultimate Gaming Case - Black Antec 300 Three Hundred Ultimate Gaming Case - Black £42.99
    (£36.59) £42.99
    (£36.59)
    Samsung SpinPoint F3 500GB SATA-II 16MB Cache - OEM (HD502HJ) Samsung SpinPoint F3 500GB SATA-II 16MB Cache - OEM (HD502HJ) £40.98
    (£34.88) £40.98
    (£34.88)
    Sony Optiarc AD-7240S 24x DVD±RW SATA ReWriter (Black) - OEM Sony Optiarc AD-7240S 24x DVD±RW SATA ReWriter (Black) - OEM £16.99
    (£14.46) £16.99
    (£14.46)
    Sub Total : £431.42
    Shipping cost assumes delivery to UK Mainland with:
    DPD Next Day Parcel
    (This can be changed during checkout) Shipping : £11.75
    VAT is being charged at 17.50% VAT : £77.55
    Total : £520.72
     
  7. Dancer

    Gangster

    Joined: 17 Mar 2003

    Posts: 351

    Location: London

    You don't need the 1600 MHz memory. The speed wont make much difference and the x4 955 downclocks it to 1333 anyway I think and may be the same for the other phenom IIs. Save £7 and get this instead Patrtiot G Series Sector 5 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3 PC3-10666C9 1333MHz.
     
  8. chipps101

    Mobster

    Joined: 8 Jan 2010

    Posts: 3,899

    Location: Dundee

    is your tv full hd or hd ready ?
     
  9. DazWass

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    Joined: 4 Feb 2010

    Posts: 64

    Your basket
    Product Name Qty Price Line Total
    AMD Phenom II X4 Quad Core 955 Black Edition 3.20GHz (Socket AM3) - Retail £135.99
    (£115.74) £135.99
    (£115.74)
    XFX ATI Radeon HD 5770 1024MB GDDR5 PCI-Express Graphics Card £127.99
    (£108.93) £127.99
    (£108.93)
    Patrtiot G Series Sector 5 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3 PC3-10666C9 1333MHz Dual Channel (PGV34G1333ELK) £79.99
    (£68.08) £79.99
    (£68.08)
    Asus M4A785TD-V Evo AMD 785G (Socket AM3) DDR3 Motherboard £74.99
    (£63.82) £74.99
    (£63.82)
    Samsung SpinPoint F3 1TB SATA-II 32MB Cache - OEM (HD103SJ) £64.99
    (£55.31) £64.99
    (£55.31)
    OCZ ModXStream Pro 500w Silent SLI Certified Modular Power Supply £54.99
    (£46.80) £54.99
    (£46.80)
    Antec 300 Three Hundred Ultimate Gaming Case - Black £42.99
    (£36.59) £42.99
    (£36.59)
    Sony Optiarc AD-5240S 24x DVD±RW SATA ReWriter (Black) - OEM £16.99
    (£14.46) £16.99
    (£14.46)
    Sub Total : £509.73
    Shipping cost assumes delivery to UK Mainland with:
    DPD Next Day Parcel
    (This can be changed during checkout) Shipping : £11.75
    VAT is being charged at 17.50% VAT : £91.26
    Total : £612.74

    My tv is hd ready i think
     
  10. DazWass

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    Joined: 4 Feb 2010

    Posts: 64

    i was just wondering if i cud get another

    Patrtiot G Series Sector 5 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3 PC3-10666C9 1333MHz Dual Channel (PGV34G1333ELK) £79.99