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Polkadot9000 #1 Posted 18 December 2014 - 07:24 AM

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I have been wanting to build my own computer for a while now and so I am finally getting around to it.

I started out with a modest build

AMD A series dual core processor at 4.1Ghz


AMD R7 260X


with all the trimmings (headset, mouse, monitor etc.)

All for around £450


I have ended up at

AMD FX-6300

8Gb RAM (soon to be 16)

Sapphire R9 290 Tri-X with a 1.08Ghz standard clock


Soon to be added 120Gb SSD

Plus all the trimmings

coming in at around £800

The costs skyrocket as soon as you look at the different option each time going huh only slight price change for all those extra frames. So as I have said

Xino9922 #2 Posted 18 December 2014 - 07:30 AM


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Woody1999 #3 Posted 18 December 2014 - 01:26 PM

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Awesome choice of processor by the way... It's what I should be getting soon enough when I build my PC.



Turboslav #4 Posted 19 December 2014 - 09:06 AM


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You'll probably use an SSD for the operating system, right? I'd recommend you to buy 256GB, because 120GB won't be enough, especially if you're going to have some games installed on it.

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