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Multi-media/gaming build

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August 8, 2010 1:26:37 PM

hey guys, im new to the scene and have just desided to make the jump to building my own PC. I have a budget of around £800. Id like the machine to be able to play the latest games and also be able to deal with my 3d animation work. I've been doing some reasearch and the amout of chose out there has realy started to confuse me. This is why i thought it best to ask people that know what there doing. The only part that i know i want is a HD5850. the rest i'll leave in your hands.

Parts needed

GPU - HD 5850
4Gb ddr3
hard drive
dvd drive

I already have and 22" monitor, keyboard + mouse and windows 7. Any help and ideas you guys have would be very helpfull.


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August 8, 2010 3:17:46 PM

thanks for your imput, would you recomend any other motherboards e.g asus or gigabyte
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August 8, 2010 4:06:54 PM

I've been doing a little more research and have come up with set up. What do you guys think? is there any compatability problems or any thing else wrong.

£90 - AMD athlon ll x4 630 - CPU
£98 - ASUS M4A88TD-v evo - Motherboard
£255 - Sapphire HD 5850 1GB Vapor x - GPU
£89 - OCZ 4GB DDR3 PC3-12800 1600MHz Dual gold series
£71 - OCZ 700w StealthXstream - PSU
£43 - WD caviar black 500GB
£20 - DVD/RW
£70 - Antec 900 - case
£41 - Zalman CNPS9900 LED CPU cooler

Total = £795
August 8, 2010 4:30:07 PM

yeah i think i will switch the asus motherboard for the asrock. thanks for that imput.