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August 1, 2013 4:18:32 AM

Hey all, just wanted a tiny bit of feedback on my build before I buy it Monday, any thoughts on how I can save a bit of money? Mainly for playing games, watching movies etc, no real budget.

Hardware

CPU - i5 2500k @ 4.2 GHz [1155 socket]
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/intel-core-i5-2500k-unlo...

CPU Cooler - Hyper 212 Evo popular thing

PSU - Corsair 600W builder series 80 plus bronze
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/600w-corsair-builder-ser...

GPU - MSI GeForce GTX 770 Gaming Edition Graphics Card - 2GB

RAM - Corsair Memory Vengeance Red 8GB DDR3 1600 MHz CAS 9 XMP Dual Channel Desktop Sandybridge

Case - Aerocool X-Predator White Full Tower Gaming Case
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/aerocool-x-predator-whit...

Hard-drive - Western Digital 1TB Blue Desktop Drive SATA 3 http://www.scan.co.uk/products/1tb-wd-blue-wd10ezex-sat...

Motherboard - MSI Z77A-G43 Gaming Intel Socket 1150 Motherboard
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/msi-z77a-g43-gaming-lga-...

Peripherals

Keyboard - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Noppoo-Mechanical-Gaming-Keyboa...

Mouse - http://www.scan.co.uk/products/logitech-g600-mmo-gaming...

Monitor - AOC IPS 23" Widescreen Monitor IPS Full HD Slim with 2 x HDMI
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/23-aoc-i2367fh-ips-led-f...

Headset - No idea! If anybody has any idea's on a lightweight, headset that's wireless with a microphone, hit me up!

Thanks in advance,
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August 1, 2013 4:22:22 AM

Get a 3570k cpu
Get a asrock asus or GB board


Everything else is good to go
August 1, 2013 4:24:30 AM

Sn1992 said:
Get a 3570k cpu
Get a asrock asus or GB board


Everything else is good to go


Well i'm using my 2500k from my previous build, could you perhaps link me a board suggestion, pref from www.amazon.co.uk or www.scan.co.uk
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August 1, 2013 4:26:20 AM

WHy not upgrade you WD BLUE to BLACK? It's good as an OS drive.

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August 1, 2013 4:30:13 AM
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Get this
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£101.61 @ Amazon UK)
August 1, 2013 4:31:45 AM

Switch out the PSU, many people seem to have problems with Builders.
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