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March 30, 2014 12:40:19 PM

Hello!
After hearing that AC Unity becomes a next gen exclusive, I decided to make a gaming pc (I'm a big fan of the assassins creed saga but I played all the games on an ps3 and my 4 year old pentium laptop isn't going to run it)
I have an old pc that I can use for parts.
Specs:
Intel Celeron E3400 crappy cpu
2 gb ram 800 mhz ram
Seagate barracuda 500 gb 7200 rpm
AsRock G41C-S motherboard
Tps 430 watt
Old Envy case
Samsung dvd drive
And a Samsung syncmaster monitor + logitech Keyboard and Thrust mouse.
I can get 100 euro for the old pc if the parts are useless.
My budget is 550-600 euro but it can be slightly increased. I want order the parts from this site: hardwareversand.de

Thanks!
Dylias

EDIT: I already have the os (windows 7 64 bit)
And I play at 1080p

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March 31, 2014 8:45:00 AM

Do the €100 for the old parts contribute to the budget of €550/600 or are they already part of it?
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March 31, 2014 8:51:59 AM

It's 700 if no parts from the old pc are used and 600 if parts are used
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March 31, 2014 9:25:44 AM

Sell the old parts.What you can use is imo not worth the difference of €100.

I would look at something like the next,

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4440 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor (€164.90 @ Amazon Deutschland)
Motherboard: ASRock B85 Killer ATX LGA1150 Motherboard (€78.42 @ Amazon Deutschland)
Memory: Kingston Blu Red Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (€54.66 @ Amazon Deutschland)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (€52.20 @ Amazon Deutschland)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card (€229.90 @ Amazon Deutschland)
Case: Xigmatek Asgard Pro (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case (€39.88 @ Amazon Deutschland)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply (€57.50 @ Amazon Deutschland)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer (€13.49 @ Amazon Deutschland)
Total: €690.95
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-03-31 18:24 CEST+0200)
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March 31, 2014 11:33:19 PM

Thanks! I will order this build soon, but I've got 1 more question, can I use a non modular psu and just hide the cables behind the motherboard?
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April 1, 2014 12:25:40 PM

The psu used in the build is non modular and with a bit of time and effort should you be able to route cables behind the motherboard,a modular psu would make things easier.

A review about the case ,
http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Xigmatek/Asgard_Pro/

Another nice case but more "flashy",
http://de.pcpartpicker.com/part/zalman-case-z11plus
got some blue led fans in it.Maybe read some reviews about that one too.It pushes you about €2 over budget.
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April 2, 2014 1:14:09 PM

Wow the z11 plus case looks good (It makes my pc look like a beast lol), I've read some reviews of it and looked at the prices but the z11 plus is more expensive than the z11 (10 euro) but I can't find the difference in the descriptions, same design, fans, etc.
Do you know the difference?
Thanks for all the answers btw!
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April 2, 2014 1:56:07 PM

The difference from what i can tell between the z11 and the z11+ is that the last one has one extra 120mm blue led fan in the top and usb 3.0x2at the front i/o panel.
The usb 3.0 are those that connect to the rear i/o panel via a pass through cable afaik.

It's up to you to see if those differences are worth the difference in price.
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