Desktop PC for Poker

    • ninuu
      ninuu
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      Hey guys I need your help, I want to buy a new desktop and my budget is 400 euros. In this budget it's not mandatory to buy a monitor but it would be cool.

      Also I would buy the components seperately because they are cheaper.

      Any ideas? :D
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    • acetbfish
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      It depends on whether you want it for gaming or only for poker and stuff. If you want it for gaming you have to buy a good graphics card and a good gpu. If you want it only for poker and everyday use, then you just need lot of ram and a ssd drive which is really important for software like HM2 and PT4.
    • gxtwo
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      Kingston HyperX Blu 8GB (2x4GB) Memory Kit 1600MHz DDR3 - £38

      ASRock Z77 Pro4-M Motherboard i7/ i5/ i3 Socket 1155 Z77 mATX Gigabit LAN - £72

      EVGA NVIDIA GT210 520MHz 1200MHz 1024MB - £20

      INTEL CORE i5-2400 3.1GHz QUAD-CORE - £144

      Corsair CX600 Builder Series 600 Watt ATX PS/2 Power Supply Unit - £50

      SanDisk 128GB 2.5 inch Solid State Drive - £70

      Total: £394/ €450


      You could go for a lower CPU and perhaps remove the GPU.
    • Heffron89
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      600w psu for that build? biggest overkill EU.
    • gxtwo
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      Originally posted by Heffron89
      600w psu for that build? biggest overkill EU.
      Sorry i was just trying to help him out. Granted my knowledge is limited. I always just go for 5/600w psus to save me worrying.

      Perhaps you could offer something productive towards the thread, rather than degrading my advice?
    • serverm07
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      Originally posted by gxtwo
      Originally posted by Heffron89
      600w psu for that build? biggest overkill EU.
      Sorry i was just trying to help him out. Granted my knowledge is limited. I always just go for 5/600w psus to save me worrying.

      Perhaps you could offer something productive towards the thread, rather than degrading my advice?
      Your advice looks very good imo. Power supply is pretty important.
      At OP I'm sure you could shop around for some coupons and some good deals to save money.
    • ThatGuyMatt
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      You could also contact a seller on Ebay who builds PC's, give him as much details as possible about what you want/need and I'm sure he'll be abele to knock out a good price ;)
    • ninuu
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      Thank you guys for the advices! :)
    • gxtwo
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      Have you decided what you're going to go for?
    • ninuu
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      I'll be thinking these following days what pc I'm gonna buy :p