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January 10, 2011 5:57:36 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: Febuary


Budget Range: (£300-£400)


System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming (Min. Bf1942, Max. ArmA2/Bad Company 2)

Parts Not Required: (keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, os)


Preferred Website(s) for Parts: http://www.cclonline.com or any other good UK site


Country of Origin: UK


Parts Preferences: AMD Processor, nVidia graphics as always (Don't care for Crossfire or SLi)


Overclocking: No, unless core unlocking


SLI or Crossfire: No


Monitor Resolution: 1280x1024 @ 70Hz


Additional Comments: quiet, reliable and fairly future-proof. Need at least 750GB

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January 10, 2011 7:16:13 PM

GTX460-(1 gb) is a nice performing card for $150-$160...possibly 110 UKP, + VAT; if budget affords, next big jump is GTX570, although pricey at $360 US compared to $300 for simlilary performing AMD 6950 (easily reflashed to 6970, rivaling GTX580!)



Quad core X4 Phenom near 3 Ghz (skip the 6 cores, not really used for gaming), and 890 chipset mb....
January 11, 2011 7:01:21 AM

Coolermaster Elite 335 Black Midi-ATX
£30.00
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/coolermaster-elite-335-b...

AMD AthlonII (640) X4 3GHz AM3
£79.00
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/amd-athlon-ii-x4-640-pro...

XFX Radeon HD5770 1GB
£101.00
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/1gb-xfx-hd-5770-pci-e-20...

Seagate Barracuda 500GB 7200.12rpm 3.5" SATA2
£43.50
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/750g-seagate-st3750528as...

Corsair XMS3 2GB DDR3 1333MHz CAS9 1.5v
£19.00
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/2gb-corsair-ddr3-xms3-pc...

MSi 740GM-P25
£39.00
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/msi-740gm-p25-amd-740g-a...

600w OCZ ModXStream Pro
£66.00
http://www.cclonline.com/product-info.asp?product_id=28...

Sony AD-5260S-0B
£12.00
http://www.cclonline.com/product-info.asp?product_id=50...


Total (without P&P):
£390.00


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