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First computer build, need advice!

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June 11, 2013 6:28:29 PM

Hello,

This is my first time building a computer and I have a basic idea of what i'm doing and what components i'm choosing, but, since its my first time building a computer, i'm not too sure if the components I've chosen are the best, i'm looking to build a pretty good gaming computer, which could, lets say, play Battlefield 3 at low/medium settings at a solid 50-60 FPS. I'm trying to buy every component from scan.co.uk, but I don't mind buying from other sights, such as overclockers.co.uk, as long as its in the UK, lol. My budget is under £1000, here are the components ive selected, which all costs about £800, I dont mind spending more either :) 

2GB MSI Radeon HD 7870
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Intel Core i5 4670K 1150 Quad Core
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LiteOn IHAS124-04 24x DVD±R
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700W Storm Silent LPJ19-25
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Asrock Fatal1ty Z77 Professional-M
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4GB Corsair Value DDR3 PC3-10600
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500GB Seagate ST500DM002 Barracuda SATA 6Gb/s, 7200rpm
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And I will install Windows 7 64 Bit. Please tell me if any of these parts are incompatible with each other or if I should upgrade, thanks :) 

(Sorry for the long post)

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June 12, 2013 5:11:51 AM

Thanks guys, i've gone with SR-71's choice, and changed the RAM like you said, saint, thanks again, anything else I should take into consideration?
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June 12, 2013 5:13:34 AM

Everything else looks good , keep us posted on the build progress.
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June 12, 2013 5:22:39 AM

Actually, I've just found out that my Processor and my MB aren't compatible, so I need to change it :(  I don't think it would be that much of a hassle to push it up to an i7, what do you think?
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June 12, 2013 5:49:52 AM

Your welcome , if you need more help stop back in.
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June 12, 2013 5:57:19 AM

You could go with a gigabyte 7970 gpu that's what i have it's fantastic but only if its price fits in with your budget.
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June 12, 2013 6:06:37 AM

AppleJackXD said:
You could go with a gigabyte 7970 gpu that's what i have it's fantastic but only if its price fits in with your budget.


I would go with that but, as you said, its a bit over my budget, I would be willing to spend only another 100 on what I already have, so, maybe a 7950 would do, but im not sure if I should upgrade or not...
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June 12, 2013 6:38:10 AM

SR-71 Blackbird said:
That's a fine card I'd wait.


Alright, thanks everyone who helped me, the new list is this:

2GB MSI Radeon HD 7870
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Intel Core i5 4670K 1150 Quad Core
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LiteOn IHAS124-04 24x DVD±R
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600W Corsair 2013 Edition GS CP 9020063
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MSI Z78 G45 Gaming Motherboard
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4GB Corsair DDR3 Vengeance
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500GB Seagate ST500DM002 Barracuda
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Windows 7 64BIT Home Premium

Thanks again :p 
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