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Last response: in Components
January 21, 2014 4:39:33 PM

Hi guys sorry to be a pain. looking to build my own pc for gaming and photoshop. Have found a combo online for £270 quid which includes Intel i7-3770K 3.5GHz (3.9GHz Turbo) Quad-Core, Heatsink/Fan: Intel Stock i3/i5/i7, Motherboard: ASRock H61M-VG3 H61 MicroATX Motherboard, and Memory/RAM: 8GB(2x4GB) DDR3 1333MHz.
Can anyone please point me in the direction of some suitable graphics cards and memory ect. Im looking to spend around the £700-1000 mark. Any help would be much appriciated! Cheers

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January 21, 2014 4:48:11 PM

Try not to combine an overclockable cpu with a limited mobo. Go for a Z77 chipset and buy a good cooler later. 8GB ram is recommended.
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January 21, 2014 4:51:12 PM

GTX 770 or GTX 780

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January 21, 2014 4:58:53 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor (£236.34 @ Aria PC)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (£23.90 @ Ebuyer)
Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard (£115.92 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: Corsair XMS3 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£114.99 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Samsung 840 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk (£79.86 @ CCL Computers)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£43.99 @ Amazon UK)
Video Card: Zotac GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card (£259.99 @ Ebuyer)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case (£47.98 @ Aria PC)
Power Supply: EVGA SuperNOVA NEX750B BRONZE 750W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply (£66.27 @ Amazon UK)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8 (OEM) (64-bit) (£78.50 @ Ebuyer)
Total: £1067.74
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-22 00:58 GMT+0000)

Only thing it lacks is an optical drive.

- Superb Motherboard, SLI/CF ready

- Superb GPU

- Superb CPU

- OC'able

- Lots of RAM

- Great HDD

- Great SSD

- Sleek, noise-reducing case

- A PSU ready for SLI/CF