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    Building Cheap PC

    I want to build a cheap pc with a screen for about 500 pounds (less if possable). It must have a TV tuner and a 22 inch screen. I have been on scan.co.uk and made this PC.



    Could you please give me your views, and what I should change.


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    EDIT: Fixed Image
    Last edited by razor92; 22-11-2008 at 05:03 PM.

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    Re: Building Cheap PC

    Image link's a dud, dude.

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    Re: Building Cheap PC



    Something like that £520 with free delivery which you qualify for. A much more balanced system with a far better PSU (which is why we had to lose a couple of gigs of ram).

    Easiest way to make it cheaper is to drop the graphics card down to a 9600GT or a 3870 (from eBuyer) which will cost ~£80.

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    Re: Building Cheap PC

    Sorry to jump in this thread but is the e5200 any good for playing RTS games(mainly company of heroes)?. Mate wants a new cpu and think thats the best for coh to play at alot better fps than intel Dual core 820, am i right?.

    Also is that CM case good for cooling etc? he wants a new cheap case .
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    Re: Building Cheap PC

    I have take Webby (thanks Webby) spec into account. And have rebuild my system, could you please give me your views on the new and improved version.


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    Re: Building Cheap PC

    Check today only you will be able to save a bit more money

    http://www.scan.co.uk/TodayOnly/Index.aspx

    You need to click buy from that page to get the discounts.

    If you want to spend £75 on the motherboard then this is a better bet, http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Biost...-SATA-RAID-ATX

    I only picked a P35 board to save some money

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    Re: Building Cheap PC

    do you intend to over clock?

    I have that RAM and its quite happy at 4-4-4-12 (well so far, not had any errors from stress testing yet or the BSOD).

    I reckon that system would be quite happy with games as well so long as you don't demand maximum detail, AA, AF etc etc.
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