I want to get a PC instead of the next gen consoles, I dont know much about building them and parts. I would appreciate if someone could make a £600 build, or give me advice on what parts I should use. I also want a pc that can run games like BF4 and upcoming releases (titanfall) well
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core i5 4670k ( this puts consoles cpus to shame though any semi decent cpu actually does that )
Gpu ( the r270x is a beefed uo 7870 with 7950 performance compared to the cut down version of 7870 ps4 has )
1 tb Hard disk
Coolermaster hyper 212 Evo ( though cpus come with coolers getting an aftermarket cooler is always a great idea especially if you overclock let alone much lower acoustic levels and this one is one of the best budget coolers)
Extra case fan ( for 6 pounds you can improve your case airflow and temps by a couple of degrees )
Power supply ( the most vital component for the health of your pc and Antec are reliable )
I didnt add a dvd drive since imo nowdays with the likes of steam and other DD services are pretty much obsolete ( and you can install Windows 7,8 easily from a usb )
That comes to 570 pounds and expect it to be better than ps4. All parts from amazon uk
All from amazon uk. As for building a pc you can find hundreds of videos on youtube and you can always ask help here or other hardware forums ( nowdays building a pc is really easy and you actually have to try to screw it )
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I'd replace the RAM for this one http://www.amazon.co.uk/G-Skill-8GBXL-Main-Memory-PC1600/dp/B004I763AW/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1386835322&sr=8-1&keywords=g+skill+8+gb+1600
1333Mhz is pretty old, nowdays minimum for gaming people buy 1600Mhz if not going over the top to 1800/2100/2400.
You can overcloack the 1333 but you'd need to cool them, adding extra fan or making sure they've got cool air from the case airflow all the time including intense gameplay.
Thanks, but when do you think I will have to upgrade? and did you mean i5 instead of i4? (also would I be better of getting amd since its cheaper)
oops my bad i meant i5 . There is no i4 cpu
If you have the money i5 is the best cpu you can get if you take into consideration performance, ability to overclock and power consumption
Amd fx83xx series is also a great cpu and more or less in newer games is on the level of i5 ( though is a bit behind on older games but not something you will notice )
Amd fx 63xx series are great budget cpus as well. Not as fast as i5 or fx83xx series but that is only on games that are highly cpu reliant
The biggest downside imo for Amd is the high power consumption on load but is not something that will bother the average user
But if you have the money an i5 is the best choice for gaming ( if you do photo or video encoding, editing as well then fx83xx series are better )
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Didn't even realise, thanks :p, I made this http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/user/SidTheSloth/saved/37NT is it a good build?
Good build. Though i would try and going with a bit better power supply just for breathing room considering you got a gtx 760 ( you should be fine with that since corsair are reliable and good but still more room for upgrades wouldn't hurt )
The only problem with your build is the motherboard does not allow overclocking ( H81 chipset does not allow overclocking ). You need a z87 chipset to be able to overclock
If you dont plan overclocking then that mobo is decent and you might wanna save even more money you can go with intel 4570 which is as fast as 4670k but does not allow overclocking and save about 15pounds (to overclock you need both a cpu with K suffix at the end and a z87 mobo )
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