Building Gaming PC Advice


Building a gaming Pc, looking for advice if it's worth buying or if it's a bad build.

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  1. Wasting the K model CPU on an H87 mobo, that's as far as I got
  2. Build's not bad. However, since your building a gaming pc I would suggest in going with something like this (way more performance) -

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz 8-Core Processor (£137.99 @ Aria PC)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (£23.98 @
    Motherboard: ASRock 970 EXTREME4 ATX AM3+ Motherboard (£70.76 @
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory (£57.98 @ Amazon UK)
    Storage: Samsung 840 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk (£77.33 @ CCL Computers)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£41.99 @ Aria PC)
    Video Card: MSI Radeon R9 280X 3GB Video Card (£225.94 @
    Case: NZXT Source 210 Elite (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case (£38.65 @
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£49.24 @ CCL Computers)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer (£13.15 @ Amazon UK)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8 (OEM) (64-bit) (£64.99 @ Aria PC)
    Monitor: Asus VS238H-P 23.0" Monitor (£135.92 @ CCL Computers)
    Total: £937.92
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-10-26 01:03 BST+0100)
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