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    PC for <£500?

    Well my friend's dad needs a new pc which will be for storing pictures and work, it will be light gaming aswell so a 4830 or something is what id say is needed. So far ive got this


    Any recommendations for changes? Cheaper the better as £500 is the budget and he doesnt need anything else, just the pc.

    Help is appreciated.
    Quote Originally Posted by snootyjim View Post
    Trust me, go into any local club and shout "I've got dual Nehalem Xeons" and all of the girls will practically collapse on the spot at the thought of your e-penis

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    Re: PC for <£500?

    Not too sure about that PSU... and for the mobo a biostar may be a bit better (esp for overclocking).

    Wat about the OS as well....... you must remember that you cant move an OEM copy of windows as it is only for one mobo.

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    Re: PC for <£500?

    second hand FTW

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    Re: PC for <£500?

    Well Xclio psu's are made by CWT and are pretty stable so they offer good value for money .
    Any biostar for &#163;65~?
    Will probs get windows 7 installed on it but he has a retail version of xp and vista so it should be fine.
    Quote Originally Posted by snootyjim View Post
    Trust me, go into any local club and shout "I've got dual Nehalem Xeons" and all of the girls will practically collapse on the spot at the thought of your e-penis

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