£400 - £500 build

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Hey i'm looking for a pc that is good for designing if someone would help it would be awesome, I'm also unsure weither to get an i5 as it has the 4 cores or to go for an i3 because of the hyper threading... or even go AMD.... aarrrgh help please!
 
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If you have a display with HDMI? then you can use this builds HDMI on the motherboard rear panel to display the CPU's built-in intel HD3000 graphics core.


Your basketProduct Name Qty Price Line Total
Intel Core i5-2500K 3.30GHz (Sandybridge) Socket LGA1155 Processor - Retail with FREE TrackMania 2 Canyon PC Game £161.99
(£134.99) £161.99
(£134.99)
Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 Intel Z68 (Socket 1155) DDR3 Motherboard £85.98
(£71.65) £85.98
(£71.65)
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB SATA 6Gb/s 32MB Cache - OEM (ST31000524AS) £47.99
(£39.99) £47.99
(£39.99)
Kingston HyperX Genesis Grey 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 PC3-12800C9 1600MHz Dual Channel Kit (KHX1600C9D3X2K2/8GX) £45.98
(£38.32) £45.98
(£38.32)
Lepa W-Series 450W '80 Plus' Power Supply £43.99
(£36.66) £43.99
(£36.66)
BitFenix Merc Alpha Gaming Case - Black £32.99
(£27.49) £32.99
(£27.49)
LG GH22NS70 22x DVD±RW SATA ReWriter (Black) - OEM £17.99
(£14.99) £17.99
(£14.99)
Logitech K120 Keyboard (920-002524) £8.99
(£7.49) £8.99
(£7.49)
Logitech S96 PS/2 Optical Wheel Mouse Black - OEM (953688-1600) £5.99
(£4.99) £5.99
(£4.99)
Sub Total : £376.57
Shipping cost assumes delivery to UK Mainland with:
DPD Next Day Parcel
(This can be changed during checkout) Shipping : £12.50
VAT is being charged at 20.00% VAT : £77.81
Total : £466.88

Or you can get a HDMI to DVI adapter - http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CB-029-OK&groupid=1929&catid=1753&subcat=

Or the motherboard and PSU is good enough to add a simple graphics card.
 
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