building my own pc

  matt1234 16:36 20 May 04
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hi

im interested in building my own pc i have around £600 to spend it must be good with games and look very good oh and it must have a p4 processor!

plaese may i have some advise on what to get and where to get it?

Also some website that offer advise on how to build one?

  BurrWalnut 16:47 20 May 04

Try this site click here

There's a part 2 as well click here

  961 16:59 20 May 04

For good help with building try click here

For a good supplier with helpful service try click here

If you haven't built before, a motherboard bundle with processor heatsink and fan already installed and tested is often a good idea and usually no more expensive

  pj123 17:12 20 May 04

You could also check out this site. They offer some good ready made systems and self build units. click here or even this site click here

  matt1234 18:23 20 May 04

thanks but does anyone know what i will get for £600 pounds and under

  Gaz 25 18:29 20 May 04

2800+, 512Mb DDR, Abit board, 80Gb HDD, Geforce 5600, DVD, CD-RW and 17" CRT.

  matt1234 19:34 20 May 04

those specs look good but id like a p4 if pos

  961 19:37 20 May 04

You really will save if you go for AMD

If there has been an unhappy experience in the past then tell us about it, but you will get a better deal or a faster system if you get AMD

  keith-236785 19:38 20 May 04

3.5 1.44Mb Floppy Disk Drive -Black Facia-

120Gb Maxtor DiamondMax DM Plus 9 S-ATA 7200rpm 8Mb Cache

Black Quartz Case 400W Temp controlled PSU and LCD Display £29.95 (£35.19)

2*256Mb (512) 400Mhz PC3200 184Pin DDR Memory Module £49.90 (£58.63)

Relisys TF770 17 Inch CRT Monitor £69.95 (£82.19)

NEC ND2500 8x+R 8x-R Dual Format DVD Writer -Black- £49.95 (£58.69)

ATI 256Mb Radeon 9600 Chipset AGP8x Graphics Card £67.95 (£79.84)

Gigabyte 8I875 P4 Motherboard 800FSB SATA RAID GbLAN SND £78.95 (£92.77)

Intel Pentium 4 2.8Ghz 800FSB mPGA Processor -Retail Boxed- £111.95 (£131.54)

56.6 Ambient Chipset PCI Data Fax Voice Modem - Hardware

total including vat = £616.23 from click here

  matt1234 19:46 20 May 04

well yeh my mate had one and it was slow and slugish comapred to my p4 and that is at brandnew specs so i have always gone for pentuims

  matt1234 19:53 20 May 04

bearing in mind im hoping to run this mainly for games graphics etc

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