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May 20, 2014 1:15:40 PM

Hi all, I was wondering if you could point me in the right direction on my gaming pc build. Any changes ect...

I have a budget of roughly £1000 and will be using 3 monitors.

Thanks! Lawson.

http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/3NLmk

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a c 268 4 Gaming
May 20, 2014 1:20:21 PM

You're on the right track. Just tweaked it a little bit to get some better parts in there, and save a few quid :) 

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£155.99 @ Aria PC)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler (£83.88 @ Amazon UK)
Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard (£98.28 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory (£63.65 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 250GB 2.5" Solid State Disk (£96.89 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£34.45 @ Aria PC)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 780 3GB TWIN FROZR Video Card (£349.99 @ Scan.co.uk)
Case: NZXT Phantom 630 (Gunmetal) ATX Full Tower Case (£89.59 @ Scan.co.uk)
Power Supply: XFX 850W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply (£86.22 @ Scan.co.uk)
Total: £1058.94
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-05-20 21:19 BST+0100)
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a b 4 Gaming
May 20, 2014 9:09:00 PM

Lawson Pugh said:
Hi all, I was wondering if you could point me in the right direction on my gaming pc build. Any changes ect...

Thanks! Lawson.

http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/3NLmk


Wouldn't a 780 3GB be overkill?
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May 20, 2014 9:12:54 PM

sora said:
Lawson Pugh said:
Hi all, I was wondering if you could point me in the right direction on my gaming pc build. Any changes ect...

Thanks! Lawson.

http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/3NLmk


Wouldn't a 780 3GB be overkill?


Not if the guy has 2 or 3 monitors. Not if he wants to play Watch Dogs at ultra 1040p settings.
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a c 276 4 Gaming
May 20, 2014 10:48:26 PM

This is what I would do



PCPartPicker part list: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/3O4Ya
Price breakdown by merchant: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/3O4Ya/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/3O4Ya/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Xeon E3-1230 V3 3.3GHz Quad-Core Processor (£176.39 @ Aria PC)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H97-D3H ATX LGA1150 Motherboard (£79.25 @ Dabs)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory (£63.51 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£59.98 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Crucial M500 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk (£50.15 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£34.45 @ Aria PC)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 780 3GB TWIN FROZR Video Card (£349.99 @ Scan.co.uk)
Case: NZXT Phantom 630 (Gunmetal) ATX Full Tower Case (£89.59 @ Scan.co.uk)
Power Supply: XFX 650W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply (£62.69 @ CCL Computers)
Total: £966.00
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-05-21 06:47 BST+0100)
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