possible to have a quad core with 16GB ram system built for around 5-600?

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looking to replace an old system which is slowly dying but it still meets the performance i need. 16GB due to video encoding and other stuff. might choose a 250GB ssd and the OS install. no gpu needed (have another PC for gaming and more dedicated encoding so built in graphics would be fine. i tried ocuks site but can only get it around £700+
 
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There is this bundle - if you click through you can configure it for 16GB RAM.

https://www.overclockers.co.uk/amd-...ram-free-240gb-ssd-online-only-bu-01f-am.html

Not entirely sure about the SSD though - the previous revision of it had somewhat mixed reputation for reliability but I've not seen complaints about the one in that bundle... so far...

I've built a couple of them for people without any issues so far for video and audio editing as the primary uses which they handle pretty well.
 
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Although that bundle has no onboard graphics so you would need a GPU.
 
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Although that bundle has no onboard graphics so you would need a GPU.

Oops misread I thought he said no GPU needed as he already had one. It is hard to beat that bundle even throwing in a really cheap GPU - though when I built them 16GB RAM was £50-100 more than prices right now.
 
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Oops misread I thought he said no GPU needed as he already had one. It is hard to beat that bundle even throwing in a really cheap GPU - though when I built them 16GB RAM was £50-100 more than prices right now.

yeah, i'd rather not buy a gpu since i'll be tempted to make it into a backup gaming PC
 
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Almost doable. It's having to buy Windows 10 that makes it difficult as it alone uses 15% of your budget. If you can get windows 10 from elsewhere (google is your friend) then the rest of the build is pretty achievable.

My basket at Overclockers UK:
Total: £620.15 (includes shipping: £12.30)​
 
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yeah, i'd rather not buy a gpu since i'll be tempted to make it into a backup gaming PC

At that kind of price range though nothing else really comes close to the performance/features even when adding in like a passive GT710 or something :s it is slightly faster than the i3 above for single threaded apps and crushes it for multi-threaded stuff.
 
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