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Windows 7: help with building gaming rig

09 Nov 2010   #1

Windows 7 64-bit
help with building gaming rig

I need some advice on building a gaming rig for 300 I know this isnt a big budget but I believe it can be done could someone please give me there recommend spec.
Thank You so much

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09 Nov 2010   #2

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
Limited $$ Gaming Rig ??

Do you have access to Ebay?? I would start there. Everybody is Going to the I-core 7 stuff ,So there some real deals on the 775 stuff.
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09 Nov 2010   #3

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1

300 may be a bit tight if you're buying new components.

For starters, have a look here:

Build the Best Gaming PC for Any Budget - How To by ExtremeTech

The lowest end system they listed (in July 2010) was for $500US, or about 300UKP. I doubt that the UK purchase price of the parts would have been that little 4 months ago, but perhaps prices have dropped enough since that you could do that. (The Rosewill case is a Newegg house brand, probably unavailable in the UK. There must be equivalents, though.)

It may be more practical to acquire a used system from someone, although it would be much less fun than building one.
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10 Nov 2010   #4

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
Gaming Rig

Looks Pretty nice . Ownly I'd use 2 of the Gigabytr HD5770 cards , At least thats what I did . Crossfired two of them togeather and it HD Heaven.
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10 Nov 2010   #5

Windows 7 64bit

Novatech, PC Components, Desktop PCs, Laptops, LCD TVs & Computer Hardware, have some nice deals for motherboard combos which may work out cheaper than buying the components separately. There is also Aria PC - Computer Hardware, Components, Monitors.. at lowest prices and also Overclockers UK. I mainly use Novatech or Overclockers because the support is a little bit iffy from Aria, but that's only from my personal experience. I agree with bobkn though, 300 is going to be a little bit tight for a gaming rig.
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