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    Budget PC for League of Legends

    Hey Guys,

    I'm looking to help a friend build a PC to play league of legends. Moneys a little tight so he's looking to do it on a very small strict budget. At present he has a nVidia GTX 260, 500GB WD HDD, a Serena 650w PSU and Windows 7. What else would he need to get things up and running??

    Hope you guys can help (he's mint at LoL and we need him for our Team j/k he sucks really).

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    Re: Budget PC for League of Legends

    New PSU??

    How big is the budget??


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    Re: Budget PC for League of Legends

    Hey,

    The Budget is around £100 but he might be able to expand on that a little if need be. Whats up with the PSU that he already has??

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    Re: Budget PC for League of Legends

    Quote Originally Posted by Rookie1986 View Post
    Hey,

    The Budget is around £100 but he might be able to expand on that a little if need be. Whats up with the PSU that he already has??

    Rookie
    It sounds like another one of those EZ Cool grade PSUs. They have a tendency to go pop from experience as they can barely even supply half the rated wattage with any degree of stability.

    On top of this the GTX260 has a 182W TDP meaning it really needs a decent quality power supply especially in the long run. Wattage is not important but quality.

    What GTX260 version is it?? Is it the 192 or 216 shader version?? Is it the 55NM or 65NM version??

    The follow components list is from CCL Computers.



    I assume the hard drive is SATA as newer motherboards tend not to have IDE connectors.

    I would get this PSU:

    http://www.cclonline.com/product/554...tion-/PSU0202/


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    Re: Budget PC for League of Legends

    LoL isn't very demanding at all, I could play it with a 5570 and an i3 540. A G530 and GTX260 is easily going to ace it, good recommendation from CAT as always!

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