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Final check over on my gaming build

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August 15, 2010 7:05:09 PM

buying in 2 days what do you guys think

Intel® Core™ i5 760 - 2.80GHz Quad Core, Socket 1156, 8MB L3, Intel DMI Interface, 45nm, x64 Support, Intel VT, 3 Year Warranty
GIGABYTE® P55A-UD4P: P55 Express Chipset - Socket LGA1156, 2.5GT/s DMI Bus - Supports: Pentium Dual Core, Core i3, i5 & i7 LGA1156
GIGABYTE® ATI® Radeon HD5850 - 1GB GDDR5, 256-Bit Memory Bus, PCI Express 2.0, 2x DVI, 1x DisplayPort, 1x HDMI, HDCP Compliant
Transcend® JetRam™ High-Performance 4GB DDR3-1333 240-Pin Module(2x2) : CL9, 6-Layer PC Board, Life-Time Warranty
GIGABYTE® iSOLO 210 - Black - Aluminum - 5x 5.25" & 5x 3.5" Bays - 1x Front & 1x Rear 120mm Fan, No PSU, Side Window
GIGABYTE® ODIN 585W 24-Pin Power Supply, 4 Molex & 5 SATA Power Connectors, Intel LGA775 Ready & Approved, Includes Power Cable
Seagate® Barracuda™ 7200.12 Series - 500GB Serial ATA II (SATA2) Plus - Serial ATA 300 (3Gbps) With 16MB Cache @ 7200RPM - NCQ

August 15, 2010 7:11:42 PM

Power supply, Video card, and hard drive could be better. Ram looks kinda sketch, what voltage is it?

PSU: Get a name-brand model, preferably seasonic, XFX, or Corsair.
Hard drive: 7200.12 has a very bad record for stability, get a samsung f3.
Vid card: Save 20$ and get more performance with a 470.
Ram: If it runs at 1.5 volts, it's good. If not, look at a G.skill kit that does.
August 15, 2010 7:13:25 PM

cant change ram or psu, was looking at the 470 but i heard it runs quite hot and is power hungry
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August 15, 2010 7:18:07 PM

Well, it does run hot, but if your case is decent that won't be an issue. Power might be depending on where you live. It's a good deal faster, and cheaper.
August 15, 2010 7:38:14 PM

Why can't you change ram? And why can't you change your PSU? No offense man but those are bad choices
August 16, 2010 1:40:01 PM

i know they are bad but i live in south africa i dont have much choice
August 16, 2010 1:43:05 PM

im needing a pc that will last me a while so i was thinking of good a good quality mobo and cpu and later get a cpu cooler, my pc has to last me about 5 years, will the gtx 470 have a shorter lifespan than the 5850 as it runs quite a bit hotter