Gaming is my weak area so I am needing to seek some advice here. I have been asked to build a budget gaming PC, they want to spend £500 but I think it's going to cost more. I have told them that I will focus on the mobo and CPU as the rest will be upgradeable in the future so my plan:
Decent ATX gaming case
Samsung DVDrw ODD
Gigabyte Sniper Z87 mobo or similar
Intel i5 processor, think the K series may be a stretch so any advice on if the i5-4440 is any good please
4GB Ballistix RAM
120GB Crucial M500 SSD
Appropriate PSU (probably 500-550W)
The idea is the mobo and CPU will be mid-spec and the RAM can be upgraded over time and a storage HDD can be added later. The GPU should be decent but I know they become outdated quickly so he can just replace that when his needs dictate.
Any input appreciated Intel is always my go-to brand for CPU and it is what I am comfortable with, I know AMD is cheaper but Intel always seems to come out on top.