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Is this a good gaming build for the money?

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May 27, 2013 10:33:49 PM

I'm looking to the best possible build for gaming on a £700-£800 if anyone can help me I will be grate full.


Aproximate Purchase Date: 2-3 Weeks

Budget Range: £700-£800

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Graphic's and video editing, Recording and uploading to YouTube

Parts Not Required: Monitor, Operating system, Mouse & Keyboard

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Any website witch delivers to the UK at low prices and reliable

Country: Wales, United Kingdom

Parts Preferences: Corsair PSU

Overclocking: Yes

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe (In 2-3 Years)

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1200 (Samsung 3DTV 40")

Additional Comments: Would like my build to be upgradable for
SLI /Crossfire and be able to play most games on ultra setting at 40+ FPS and I would like the case to have a side window

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May 27, 2013 10:48:15 PM

My idea for the budget requested.

PCPartPicker part list:
Price breakdown by merchant:

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor (£85.99 @ Aria PC)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (£24.49 @ CCL Computers)
Motherboard: MSI 970A-G43 ATX AM3+ Motherboard (£52.00 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: Patriot Viper 3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£38.91 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Sandisk 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk (£70.97 @ Dabs)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 750GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£53.41 @ Amazon UK)
Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card (£229.99 @ Ebuyer)
Case: BitFenix Shinobi Window ATX Mid Tower Case (£59.90 @ Amazon UK)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 750W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£67.97 @ Dabs)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NS95 DVD/CD Writer (£14.99 @ Amazon UK)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) (£65.99 @ Aria PC)
Total: £764.61
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-05-28 06:47 BST+0100)
May 27, 2013 11:32:37 PM

Thank you for your time

would this build be able to play games like Battle Field3, Skyrim and FarCry3 on ultra settings
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May 28, 2013 1:32:52 AM

A Radeon 7850 XT would be good.
May 28, 2013 5:33:41 AM

The 7950 should max those titles fine at 1080P and is also known to OC well.
Good luck with the build and check back when complete and show off your work.