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December 31, 2013 3:11:20 PM

So I'm going to build my first gaming pc I want feedback on how good it is and any improvements that can be made still keeping the price under £900

Specs
AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz 8-Core Processor
Corsair H60 74.4 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler
ASRock 980DE3/U3S3 ATX AM3+ Motherboard
Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory
Crucial 2GB (1 x 2GB) DDR3-1600 Memory
A-Data XPG SX900 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk
Seagate Barracuda 250GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive
Asus GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card
Aerocool StrikeX-GT Black ATX Mid Tower Case
Be Quiet POWER ZONE 650W 80+ Bronze Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply
Microsoft Windows 8 (OEM) (64-bit)

Total: £893.76

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a b 4 Gaming
December 31, 2013 3:15:26 PM

You mind if i change your case, see what i can throw together for £900? Also why only a 250gb Hdd? Also do You plan to overclock?

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a b 4 Gaming
December 31, 2013 3:22:32 PM
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Here is a quick build an 8350 is essentially an OC'd 8320 so if you plan to overclock this will save you a little money, also an EVO 212 will cool just as well as an H60, if you want a water cooler I would suggest an h80i or h100i. I would suggest this psu it is one of the better quality brands, also gave you a 1 TB HDD with an SDD for your OS

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-8320 3.5GHz 8-Core Processor (£109.50 @ Amazon UK)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (£23.90 @ Ebuyer)
Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard (£59.00 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: Patriot Viper 3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£59.99 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk (£69.80 @ Ebuyer)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£42.99 @ Amazon UK)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card (£254.99 @ Novatech)
Case: BitFenix Shinobi Window ATX Mid Tower Case (£59.90 @ Amazon UK)
Power Supply: Antec High Current Gamer 620W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply (£79.99 @ Amazon UK)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8 (OEM) (64-bit) (£74.49 @ Ebuyer)
Total: £834.55
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-12-31 23:20 GMT+0000)
December 31, 2013 3:51:38 PM

This seems good. I would definitely choose this over my build. Its cheaper, As powerful (with OC) and with more storage space! Thanks though this is my first gaming computer build and I wanted to check it through more with more experienced PC builders. I will have to save up but hopefully I'll be able to buy the parts in July!
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