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Discussion in 'Building a new PC' started by andy15, Jan 13, 2015.

  1. andy15

    andy15 Regular member

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    well have not built anything in 5 years andd not had time so think its time to get back to pc gaming
    please can someone give me a list off parts for a powerful but cheap budget gaming pc looking to play flight games, rugby,fifa and a few others

    also rip dvds but will already have the dvd drives from my other pc also will a need a new case my other pc was a gaming machine windows and light installed
     
  2. ddp

    ddp Moderator Staff Member

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    are the dvd drives sata or ide?
     
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    andy15 Regular member

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    Sata pal
     
  4. megadunderhead

    megadunderhead Regular member

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    Hey i can help you there it is called a alienware alpha it's 549.99 it's a small form factor gaming pc it can be upgraded to other hard drives and even more ram
     
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    megadunderhead Regular member

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    The parts on the alpha can be upgraded..

    You can change the processor the ram the hard drive and by the time its time to upgrade to a new graphics card its time for a new machine anyways.
     
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    ddp Moderator Staff Member

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    what about motherboard & psu?
     
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    no problems there it's built for anything you want to do with it look at youtube there are videos on how to upgrade the processors the memory and even the hard drive but the only warning is the processor has to be the same class as the one you are replacing so if you order the i3 it has to be a faster i3 you ordered the i7 it has to be the faster i7
     
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    ddp Moderator Staff Member

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    but can you get a new motherboard or psu for it from your local computer store?
     
  10. aldan

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    so,if i understand this correctly you buy a $500 dollar not a pc,not a console,and spend another 500 upgrading it to be almost a console,almost a computer.i take it the op is after a budget gaming computer?what parts do you need and whats your budget?
     
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    ddp Moderator Staff Member

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    aldan, are you asking me or megadunderhead? if it is to me, the reason for asking about motherboard or psu for that alienware is just in case 1 or both go byebye & needs to be replaced.
     
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    hahah,no, responding to megadunderhead.
     
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    thought so but wasn't certain.
     
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    aldan Active member

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    i gotta learn to reply with quote.lol.by the time my reply showed there was a 6 other posts already.
     
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    Like i said it depends on what you want as a low budget computer honestly i would just purchase a older mac pro dual zeon blow off mac os x install windows and have a nice machine you can easily upgrade and hack the hell out off
     

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