Building my own PC....HELP!!

  Need4Speed 16:28 30 Oct 2005
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After speaking to a mate of mine and checking out his "home" made PC. I am thinking of building my own, with his help though of course, but I need to know what I would need to put it together ie any special tools etc and more importantly, what I would need ie type of hard drive, cd-rom, whats the best graphics card (as having seen and played Doom 3 thought it was FANtastic) decent case, good motherboard, fast processer etc etc As I really have no idea where to start and my mate is too complicated to understand, Trust me!!

Could someone also help me with a good spec for a PC so I can play the latest games, usual office stuff ie letters, spreadsheets etc and also for connection to the internet as I really, really need broadband. (as for dial up, the least said the better.

Any help/advice much appreciated :) cheers

  hzhzhz 16:54 30 Oct 2005

How much do you want to spend?.

  stalion 16:54 30 Oct 2005

I will let someone else give you the best components to build your pc but this is an excellent guide click here

  Need4Speed 17:09 30 Oct 2005

Have around £800 to spend max.

  007al 18:26 30 Oct 2005

is the £800 going to include a monitor?

  Need4Speed 06:48 31 Oct 2005

No if inc monitor bout £950.

  Dumble452 08:59 31 Oct 2005

I'll let others advise on spec, but I've always been pleased with my dealings with click here
for parts etc. It might be worth looking at a motherboard bundle or barebone bundle. As for tools you don't need many, I managed with one of these click here
An earthing (grounding) wrist band is advisable, and they can be picked up in your local friendly computer store.

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