Gaming PC. My Budget ~£1000

  Hamza12 21:19 25 May 2018

I am looking for a gaming PC and have received these two builds which I like but can't decide what is better. The games I like to play are the total war series and RPGs such as The Witcher/Dragon age etc. My budget excludes peripherals such as a mouse, keyboard, monitors etc.

First Build

CPU Intel - Core i5-8400 2.8GHz 6-Core Processor £143.99 @ Aria PC

CPU Cooler CRYORIG - M9i 48.4 CFM CPU Cooler £19.99 @

Motherboard *ASRock - B360M Pro4 Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard £64.99 @

Memory *Team - Vulcan 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory £134.99 @

Storage Crucial - MX500 250GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive £61.18 @ Amazon UK

Storage *Seagate - BarraCuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive £31.19 @ Aria PC

Video Card Palit - GeForce GTX 1070 8GB Dual Video Card £383.99 @ Aria PC

Case Fractal Design - Focus G Mini (Black) MicroATX Mini Tower Case £38.99 @ Aria PC

Power Supply Corsair - TXM Gold 550W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply £64.47 @

Case Fan Fractal Design - FD-FAN-SSR3-120-WT 46.5 CFM 120mm Fan £6.71 @ Amazon UK Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total £950.49

Second Build CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 2600 3.4GHz 6-Core Processor (£155.99 @ Aria PC)

Motherboard: MSI - X470 GAMING PRO ATX AM4 Motherboard (£106.10 @ Amazon UK)

Memory: Patriot - Viper 4 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory (£154.99 @ Amazon UK)

Storage: Crucial - MX500 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive (£59.99 @ Aria PC)

Storage: Seagate - Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£46.95 @ Aria PC)

Video Card: EVGA - GeForce GTX 1070 Ti 8GB SC GAMING ACX 3.0 Black Edition Video Card (£386.84 @ Amazon UK)

Case: Fractal Design - Focus G ATX Mid Tower Case (£39.54 @ Ebuyer)

Power Supply: Corsair - TXM Gold 550W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply (£66.02 @ CCL Computers) Total: £1016.42

I know the 1070 Ti is better than the 1070 but what about intel vs AMD I always here intel is better? and do both builts have potential for upgrades and just which one is overall the best buy. Is there a way to get the 1070ti and a solid intel cpu within that budget? LMK all these. Much Appreciated honestly with any advice/help. Hamza

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