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June 30, 2013 7:16:09 PM

Hi could you have a look at my build and tell me if this is the best i can get for my budget?

My budget is £750

OS:No Already have
CD/DVD:No Already have
CrossFire:Not now but in the future
Monitors:Already have them
Overclocking: Yes

My Build:
http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/1bRjf

[PCPartPicker part list](http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/1bRjf) / [Price breakdown by merchant](http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/1bRjf/by_merchant/) / [Benchmarks](http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/1bRjf/benchmarks/)

Type|Item|Price
:----|:----|:----
**CPU** | [Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor](http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/part/intel-cpu-bx80637i53570...) | £169.60 @ Amazon UK
**CPU Cooler** | [Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler](http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/part/cooler-master-cpu-coole...) | £24.49 @ CCL Computers
**Motherboard** | [ASRock Z77 Extreme3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard](http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/part/asrock-motherboard-z77e...) | £102.45 @ Amazon UK
**Memory** | [Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory](http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/part/corsair-memory-cml8gx3m...) | £53.97 @ Dabs
**Storage** | [Kingston SSDNow V300 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk](http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/part/kingston-internal-hard-...) | £70.00 @ Amazon UK
**Video Card** | [Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card](http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/part/sapphire-video-card-111...) | £208.39 @ Amazon UK
**Case** | [NZXT Source 210 Elite (White) ATX Mid Tower Case](http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/part/nzxt-case-s210e002) | £41.99 @ Amazon UK
**Power Supply** | [Corsair CX 600W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply](http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/part/corsair-power-supply-cx...) | £60.57 @ Amazon UK
| | **Total**
| Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available. | £731.46
| Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-01 03:12 BST+0100 |

I also have a 1TB HDD 7200rpm

Any advice/tweaks would be much appreciated i don't mind stretching to £800 if needed.
Thanks

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June 30, 2013 7:26:46 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£169.60 @ Amazon UK)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (£24.49 @ CCL Computers)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£101.99 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£53.97 @ Dabs)
Storage: Samsung 840 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk (£74.20 @ Amazon UK)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card (£208.39 @ Amazon UK)
Case: NZXT Source 210 Elite (White) ATX Mid Tower Case (£41.99 @ Amazon UK)
Power Supply: XFX 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£67.97 @ Dabs)
Total: £742.60
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-01 03:26 BST+0100)

Better motherboard , PSU , and SSD.
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June 30, 2013 7:30:00 PM

Looks good to me. You might go for a slightly higher quality PSU. Mot that that one is bad or anything, but there are better units. Look at Corsair AX,TX,HX series. Once again, that PSU isn't terrible, I actually have the same one.
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July 1, 2013 1:39:52 PM

Thanks for both your comments i have decided to use your tweaks as it is only £10 extra. Thanks for the Advice.
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