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July 16, 2013 7:32:54 AM

im building my first pc soon and i just want to get some peoples opinion.
please leave some advice and maybe give me an idea of what it can do

my budget is £1300 ($1970)
Intel Core i5 3570K CPU amazon

CORSAIR CC650DW-1 Obsidian 650D

MSI Z77A-G45 motherboard

Samsung 840 Series 250GB

Corsair 16 GB dominator platinum

Seagate 3TB 3.5 inch

EVGA GTX 760 Superclocked,

Corsair Builder Series CXM 750W Modular

Corsair H100i

Corsair Air Series SP120 Quiet Edition
(getting 3 of these 2 for the h100i 1 for the case)

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July 16, 2013 7:41:23 AM

Not bad build is there any combo deals you can get so you could get a fater gpu??? How are the haswell CPU priced over the ib CPU????

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July 16, 2013 7:45:40 AM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£167.99 @ Aria PC)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (£23.62 @
Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V PRO ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£164.99 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£54.98 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Samsung 840 Pro Series 256GB 2.5" Solid State Disk (£179.99 @ Aria PC)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£65.00 @ Amazon UK)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card (£347.72 @
Case: Fractal Design Define R4 w/Window (Black Pearl) ATX Mid Tower Case (£89.99 @ Aria PC)
Power Supply: Corsair Professional Gold 850W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£141.91 @ CCL Computers)
Total: £1236.19
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-16 15:45 BST+0100)

you are using parts that are way to expensive for the build and get getting performance for less
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July 16, 2013 10:38:44 AM

I would say RaisingTheBarHD's build is good, and it should be able to play games like BF# on ultra with 1080p and Crysis 3 on about high staying at around 60+ FPS , so it is a pretty good system for the price.