First time build-sandy bridge Tags: Build Systems Last response: March 12, 2011 4:16 PM in Systems Share romanrp March 11, 2011 6:14:29 PM Hello,this is my final build idea,I am buying tomorrow/ Budget Range: £500 for now, £700 later. System Usage from Most to Least Important:gaming, messing with linux, watching videos, browsing the web Parts Not Required: mouse Preferred Website(s) for Parts: http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/ (store near by so I can just buy it without having to wait or pay for shipping ) http://www.aria.co.uk/ Parts Preferences:intel cpu, no preference for gpu.A midi tower system. Overclocking: Yes, main reason for this build SLI or Crossfire: Maybe Monitor Resolution: 1280x1024 for now, 1920x1080 later. Additional Comments: Need to have a window and lots of bling, powerfull, cool. CPU Intel I5-2500k Motherboard- Asus p8p67 pro http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/prods/components/motherboards/intel1155p67chipsetmotherboards/90-MIBE5A-G0EAY0KZ.html RAM Not sure about the RAM as I do not know what to look for. I was thinking maybe this will do http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/prods/components/memory-pc/ddr3-pc3-10666/1333mhz/corsair/tw3x4g1333c9a.html But if you can, please tell me whats the best RAM for my cpu/mobo combo, thinking of under £40 will do. http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/prods/components/memory-pc/ Hard Drive- Samsung Spin Point F3 SATAII 1TB 32MB Cache Hard Drive <8.9ms 7200rpm http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/prods/components/harddrives-internal/sata500gbto1tb/samsung/hd103sj.html Power supply- Corsair TX 650W ATX2.2 SLI Compliant Power Supply http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/prods/components/powersupplies/CMPSU-650TXUK.html Case -CoolerMaster Elite 430 Midi Case - Black http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/prods/components/cases/cases/RC-430-KWN1.html Thermal Paste -Arctic Silver 5 Premium Thermal Paste - 3.5g http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/prods/components/cooling/thermalandcompounds/AS5PREMIUM3.5g.html or Arctic Silver Arcticlean http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/prods/components/cooling/thermalandcompounds/ARCTICSILVERARCTICLEAN.html which one? Optical Drive- Sony AD-5260S-0B 24x DVD+/-RW SATA Black http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/prods/components/opticaldrives/satadvdwriters/sony/ad-5260s-0b.html CPU Cooler-Coolermaster hyper 212+ http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/prods/components/cooling/cpucoolers/RR-B10-212P-GP.html I will replace the fans on this with these fans. Antec-TriCool-Blue-LED-120mm http://www.amazon.co.uk/Antec-TriCool-Blue-LED-120mm/dp/B00066FHEW/ref=sr_1_1?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1299706810&sr=1-1 I will also put those fans on the rear, and maybe 2 for the top of the case, later I will put in a side and bottom fan as well. Wireless adapter -Novatech 300Mbps Wireless USB Adapter http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/prods/networking/wirelessnetworking/wirelessusbadapters/NOV-300N.html Keyboard- Logitech Deluxe 250 Keyboard http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/prods/peripherals/keyboards/logitech/967738-0120.html What I will be buying in a few months. Graphics Card -asus ati 6950 2gb, or maybe gtx 570 if I get enough cash. http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/prods/components/atiradeongraphicscards/atihd6900series/90-C3CHD0-S0UAY0YZ.html Monitor- LG E2240S 22" LED http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/prods/monitors/22inchmonitors/lg/e2240s.html Have I missed anything out?I am starting completely from scratch so everything will be new apart from my mouse (logitech mx-518)and an old 17" LCD display.. More about : time build sandy bridge romanrp March 12, 2011 4:16:12 PM No-one has anything to say? Come on guys, I am buying tomorrow and I dont want to make a mistake. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumFirst time gaming pc build (IVY BRIDGE ) $1300-$1500 ForumFirst Time PC Build Update: Ivy Bridge vs. Core i7-3820, and Cases ForumFirst Time Build - Question About Sandy Bridge and PCi 3 slots Forum[SOLVED] First-time builder needs advice with sandy bridge build ForumFirst-time Builder - Sandy Bridge Gaming PC ForumFirst time builder looking at $1000 sandy bridge build ForumFirst Time Builder, Sandy Bridge Gaming Rig ForumFirst Time Gaming Rig Build Advice Forum~$1,000 Ivy Bridge gaming build- my first computer!!! ForumFirst Time Builder, need advice ForumFirst Build. 2k Gaming Ivy Bridge ForumFirst Time Build ForumFirst Time ,,, Long Time ,,, Here's our build! ForumIvy Bridge First Gaming Build Version 2.0 $1400-$1900 CAD ForumFeedback on new build. Forum[Solved] Budget Sandy bridge upgrade? ForumFirst Build ForumWhat is the cause of super slow loaded time? ForumSandy Bridge - 1st time builder Gaming Enthusiast ForumWhich Sandy Bridge mobo to get? More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !