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£850 Gaming Computer. 1st Build :D

MiguelNeves

63 months ago

Hey everyone Im doing a gaming computer as soon as possible so I need to come up with the best build as possible. The monitor, the operating system and the keyboard are not included in that budget. I was thinking about a AMD processor since the newer games are being optimized for multi core processors and they are much cheaper. I wont need SSD ( it will be an improvement I will do over time), 8GB RAM is enough and maybe a water cooling for the processor cause I would like to get it overclocked :)

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  • 63 months ago
  • 1 point

For low budget builds amd may be better than intel for newer games but with a high budget like yours the intel is the best choice.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-4790K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor £236.34 @ Aria PC
CPU Cooler Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler £78.73 @ Amazon UK
Motherboard MSI Z97M-G43 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard £71.93 @ CCL Computers
Memory Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory £59.98 @ Amazon UK
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive £35.94 @ Aria PC
Video Card Gigabyte Radeon R9 290 4GB WINDFORCE Video Card £289.99 @ Novatech
Case Cooler Master N200 MicroATX Mid Tower Case £30.17 @ Ebuyer
Power Supply EVGA 600B 600W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply £43.16 @ Amazon UK
Optical Drive Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer £10.22 @ CCL Computers
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available £856.46
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-08-22 00:36 BST+0100
  • 63 months ago
  • 1 point

hum do you think the Asus GTX 780 is better? Is it worth it to spend more 20 pounds and get 8gb ram 1866 instead?

  • 63 months ago
  • 1 point

They are similar in performance. For the Ram it doesnt affect gaming.

  • 63 months ago
  • 1 point

Ok do you really think I should go for such a cpu? Everyone has been telling me that for games cpu's dont need to be that high end these days. Im trying to do a color theme now with this list, Im going to reply it here in a few minutes

  • 63 months ago
  • 1 point

True, in my opinion i5 4690k will do great.

  • 63 months ago
  • 1 point

Hum I cant resist trying to make this Amd :) They are so atractive. http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/Ys8kHx

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