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Hts on budget gaming build

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July 26, 2010 10:43:19 PM

gaming on 17" 1280x1024 screen

From scan.com total £371.72
500gb samsung spinpoint f3 £31.13
silverstone pso4b case £32.89
4gb corsair xms3 classic 1333mhz cl9 £81.06
768mb inno3d gtx 460 £145.69
msi 785g am3 mobo £60.03

From ebuyer.com total £124.70
AMD Athlon II X3 440 3.0GHz 512KB L2 Cache Socket AM3 Retail Box Processor
Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro rev 2 Socket 775, 1156, 1366, AM2, AM3 Heatpipe CPU Cooler
Huntkey 500W Balance Power PSU - 12cm Fan with 4x SATA 2x PCI-E
Arctic Silver 5 High-Density Polysynthetic Silver Thermal Compound Thermal paste 3.5gram
Plexus DVI-I Single Link To VGA Cable (Black) 3m

complete total £496.42

also added sidewinder x3 mouse £15

Thoughts?
July 27, 2010 1:43:24 AM

It'd help to know what you intend to do with it (as far as overclocking)

If you do not plan on overclocking, scrap the Arctic Freezer and upgrade to a phenom II processor.
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