Custon Gaming PC

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous' started by ShrinkingMatt, Jun 13, 2015.


How much would you like to spend on a gaming PC?

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  1. Hey guys,
    So i've set myself a task of building myself a neat gaming PC, the one I am using as the moment is... well it's just crappy and I need a new one, I have spent a while searching for new parts and speaking to friends/pc forum members and this is what I have come up with (So far).

    Graphics Card: £216.56
    Asus AMD Radeon R9 290 DirectCU II OC Graphics Card (4GB, GDDR5, PCI Express 3.0)

    Power Supply: £74.99
    Corsair CP-9020054-UK RM Series RM650 80 Plus Gold 650W ATX/EPS Fully Modular Power Supply Unit

    CPU: £115.26
    AMD FX8320 Black Edition 8 Core (3.5/4.0GHz, 8MB Level 3 Cache, 8MB Level 2 Cache, Socket AM3+, 125W, Retail Boxed)

    CPU Water Cooling: £59.99

    Corsair Hydro H75 Liquid Cooler for CPU

    Motherboard: £159.99

    Asus Crosshair V Formula-Z Motherboard (AMD 990FX/SB950, DDR3, S-ATA 600, ATX, PCI-Express 2.0, USB 3.0, SupremeFX III, Extreme Engine Digi+ II, Socket AM3+)

    RAM: £46.34

    Corsair CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 Vengeance 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600 Mhz CL9 XMP Performance Desktop Memory Kit Black

    Case: £49.99

    Corsair CC-9011041-WW Carbide Series 200R Windowed Compact ATX Performance Computer Case – Black

    Hard Drive: £41.64

    WD 1TB 3.5 inch Internal Hard Drive

    Total cost: £764.76

    I would love as much input as possible, feel free to suggest any changes I should/could make to the list and/or annything I could add to it. I really would like to keep the price below £800.