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September 3, 2013 3:50:51 AM

what do you think about this stuff?


Processor – Haswell i5 4670k 1150 socket
http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/components/processor...

motherboard- ASUS Z87 maximus vi hero
http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/components/motherboa...

Memory- http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/components/motherboa...

Case- Antec One midi tower case black no psu
http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/components/cases/cas...

Storage- Seagate barracuda 1TB 64mb cache
http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/components/harddrive...

Operating system- Windows 7 home premium SP1
Around £78

Optical Drive- OEM DVD Drive
Around £13

Also will a 500w power supply be sufficient for this?
and in the future thinking about looking at getting a graphics card and an ssd
ssd- probably samsung 840 128gb
graphics card- gtx 660 ti
might have to look at a more powerful psu for these future upgrades.

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September 3, 2013 10:53:52 AM

This is a great start. And the 500w power supply should be suffice enough for it to run properly. However, if you plan on upgrading, you may start to notice a low in performance because of power supply not being able to give enough power. Try looking for at least a 600w or even better, a 700w.
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September 3, 2013 12:23:47 PM

This is a great overall build, but like bmanv13 said, you should get a little more power in case of a future upgrade. A 600 watt unit give you headroom and the option for SLI 660ti if you so desire.

I'd suggest a Corsair HX series 650 watt power supply:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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September 4, 2013 12:37:37 AM

Thanks guys :D 
I was starting to think that no one was going to reply

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