I have been looking for days for the best pc I can buy with £500. I need to be able to do some video editing on it, use the adobe suite and of course play games.
I know with this budget I wont be able to play many games at best settings but I just want to get the best deal I possible can for that money.
A couple more things, id like it to be
- Intel core i5 at least.
- At least 8gb ram.
- Somewhere near this graphics card (or better!) nVidia GT640 1GB Dedicated Graphics Card
- At least 1Tb HDD
- Windows 7.
This is the best one I have found for £500 but it comes with Windows 8....... I have emailed the company but they can't provide it with windows 7 - http://www.misco.co.uk/Product/19891...affiliate=5117
So. If anyone is bored or has the time, your help would be greatly appreciated!
Thanks a lot!
(P.s I have never built my own pc and as I will need it quite quickly isn't really an option)
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New pc on a budget
You aint gonna get much for £500 if buying it pre built as you have already noticed.
Plus buying in a hurry means you tend to make mistakes.
If you want best value you should really build it yourself with seperate parts.
I would look at AMD components both for CPU and graphics as they tend to be cheaper than Intel and Nvidia.
Last edited by keefy; 04-02-2013 at 14:57.
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The link that I gave is pretty amazing for £500, id just want something around this spec for that money.
Well that is this spec and for that money.
A tad more than you want to pay but hve muh better graphics cards.
The 7870 Tahiti LE is a cut down 7950
No windows though will have top buy seperately I think.
• AMD (Piledriver) FX-6300 Black Edition 3.50GHz (4.10GHz Turbo Speed) Six-Core Processor
• AMD Radeon HD 7870 Tahiti LE GDDR5 2048MB DirectX 11 Graphics
• 8GB Corsair 1600MHz DDR3 (2x4096MB) Dual-Channel Memory (32GB Supported)
• 500GB Hitachi SATA Hard Drive - OS, Applications & Storage
• GIGABYTE AMD 760G Express Chipset Motherboard w/ 2x USB 3.0 Ports
• 500W Corsair Builder Series 500CX 80PLUS Bronze Power Supply
• ARIAnet Triton Black Midi Tower Gaming Case w/ Blue LED Fan
• AMD CPU Cooler
• Lite-On DVDRW Dual Layer SATA 24x DVD±R Rewriter (m-Disk Support)
• Onboard 2/4/5.1/7.1 Channel High Definition Audio
Last edited by keefy; 04-02-2013 at 18:09.
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If I was bulding a PC now I wouldnt bother with DVD or BLu ray drive but not because I already have one, no, the reason is due to the fact I hardly have used my DVD drive in the last couple years I can count on my hands how many.
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