Building first gaming pc, any help?

  itzzemiilyx 22:05 03 Dec 14
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So I've decided to join the pc master race after having a ps4 for a year so I could play battlefield 4 with my boyfriend. I'm wanting to get a high spec computer that will run bf4 in ultra but with a tight budget I want to go fairly cheap to start off with (laid off from work atm until February time due to car accident). Been looking round over last few days and decided that an intel/nvidia build would be best so I've come up with this:

  • Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor £159.00

  • ASRock H81M-HDS Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard £37.60

  • Corsair Vengeance 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory £120.91

  • Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive £35.94

  • Zotac GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB Video Card £106.23

  • Corsair SPEC-01 RED ATX Mid Tower Case £37.99

  • EVGA SuperNOVA NEX 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply £63.31

This comes to a total of around the £560 mark and once I'm back in work i'm hoping to upgrade the graphics card to a GTX 970 4gb (hence the extra wattage on power supply) and maybe in time upgrade the processor to a top i7 but that would be in about 6-12 months time.

Thats my first approach to getting a gaming pc. I have also been offered a pc for £200 that is about 2 years old and has rarely been used but i'm not too sure if it would be a good deal as I'd be wanting to upgrade, see spec below.

  • AMD FX-6300 Power Supply

  • Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 Motherboard

  • Corsair Vengeance 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory £120.91

  • Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive £35.94

  • AMD Radeon 7700 1GB Graphics Card

  • 650W Power Supply

Also been told it includes Connector Silent Shark, 1 dedicated CPU fan and 2 internal LED fans and yes i'm being offered this for £200.

I'm not a huge fan of AMD purely due to fact i've heard they need upgrading very quickly so I prefer the intel/nvidia route but i'm not too sure. Both of the setups i'm choosing between will be upgraded in the next 6 months so not entirely sure which one to go for at first and whether to upgrade the processor first then the graphics card or vice versa.

Any help appreciated, i'm sorry for the essay I just wrote lol! Wanted to make sure I wrote everything down :)

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