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#1 Ryan

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Posted 11 March 2009 - 12:04 AM

Hi all,

I'm planning on building a new computer but don't wanna spend alot of money on it (less than £400 preferably). Here's what I'm planning on getting:

Case - Coolermaster Elite 330
Mobo - Gigabyte GA-EP45-DS3L
CPU - Q8200
RAM - Corsair 4GB (or possibly OCZ2G8004GK - not sure, price difference atm is quite good for me :P)
GFX - XFX 9500GT 1GB

Total:- £373.46

As for optical and hard drives I'm just going to use the ones I got atm because they're both quite new. Good for the price imo, what do you guys think?

- Ry

#2 Darknight

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Posted 11 March 2009 - 01:05 AM

looks good....if you have a little money to spare i would go with more GPU numbers....like 9800 or something...and what OS you thinking of using....like an upgrade for your HD?
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#3 Scooter

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Posted 11 March 2009 - 05:52 AM

Giga-byte sucks; buy ASUS.

#4 Ryan

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Posted 22 March 2009 - 12:57 PM

I went with what you said Scooter and i'm so glad I did because my nice new Asus mobo is awesome :P

So yeah, I've built it up and all the nice flashy blue lights have are there and I've got XP installed and all that crap lol. I'll post some pics of it later (Am I said? Yeah...do I care? Nae chance :P)

Anyway yeah if anyone's interested, here's what I went with in the end:-

GPU - http://www.ebuyer.com/product/152584
CPU - http://www.ebuyer.com/product/148933
Mobo - http://www.ebuyer.com/product/149274
RAM - http://www.ebuyer.com/product/130429
Case - http://www.ebuyer.com/product/136491

- Ry

#5 kermitdeflikker

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Posted 27 March 2009 - 10:49 PM

Thread kinda died but oh well:

I would recommend getting a Q6600 instead of an Q8200.

And Scooter, Gigabyte beats the asus P5Q series with ease.
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#6 Ryan

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Posted 28 March 2009 - 09:12 AM

You're ever so slightly late as if you had have read my post, you would've seen I've already gotten it :rolleyes:




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