Complete Beginner in Need of Gaming PC

  Mr Fluffles 02:16 09 Dec 14

So I've decided to join the League of PC Gamers. Thing is, I have no idea about what I should get, I'm currently a student, so my budget is pretty low (probably £500). I'd imagine I could improve it over time, right? As for what I need it for, being able to play modern games on standard settings would be the very least. I have no idea if this is good, but it looks pretty nice :p - click here

  Bris 16:38 10 Dec 14

Looks good for the price.

Some performance info here

As long as your expectations are not too high its a good start but top of the range gaming machines dont cost two grand for nothing.

If you are looking to upgrade the graphics card in the future then you will need to consider beefing up the PSU and maybe the CPU.

  Ian in Northampton 20:58 10 Dec 14

As Bris says: it looks good for the price. As he also says - you get what you pay for. Asrock motherboards aren't my favourite, an I'd be (only slightly) concerned by the power supply. But it's a good processor and good graphics card. I'd have said it was about as well specified as my son's machine, and he's very happy with performance on things like WoW, Battlefield and so on.

I'd have some reservations about Pixmania as a supplier too. They're not a specialist computer supplier, and their customer service reputation isn't the best. FWIW, I've had a good experience with ViBox.

  mart7 02:01 11 Dec 14

Note there is no operating system with this pc,I would also look at vibox,pallicomp,they seem to get good reviews

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