Build Advice Tags: New Build Systems Last response: June 26, 2011 2:27 PM in Systems Share trif June 26, 2011 2:49:50 AM Casecom 6788 Black Mid Tower Case Akasa Venom cooler OCZ Stealth Xstream II 600W PSU Gigabyte GA-MA770T-UD3 AMD 770 AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Sapphire HD 6970 2GB GDDR5 G-Skill 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3 1600mhz Ripjaws Memory Kit CL9 Samsung SpinPoint F3 500GB any glaring fails? budget is basically the cost of the above (i've already pushed this up, its roughly £600) ebuyer overclockers uk amazon would be the sites of chouce More about : build advice | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove trif June 26, 2011 2:55:02 AM could i get away with a core i3-540 and stock cooler? or would that bottleneck the 6970? | Report abuse mjmjpfaff June 26, 2011 3:10:37 AM change that to an i3 2100. either processors will not bottleneck the 6970 | Report abuse trif June 26, 2011 2:27:56 PM yea, i went the sandybridge route - core i3 2100 found a sweet deal on a 6950 as well so i was set! | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>Build Advice> Related ressources: ForumMaking a first time build , any last advice ? ForumNeed some advice finishing off a build . ForumNew Gaming Build Advice ForumFirst ever build , advice needed please ForumNeed some advice on first time build ForumComputer Build for 3D Rendering & Particle Animation- Advice ? ForumBuild Advice for a Programmer ForumFuture Proofed Budget Build - Need some Advice ! ForumProfessional Advice on my New Build Please Forum$1200 Build . Finally saved up. Need advice . TY ForumLooking for build advice before I purchase ForumNew build advice ForumAdvice wanted on a new build . $1500 budget. ForumNew build advice - ripping/video encoding ForumFirst PC build need advice ! Forum$600-$630 Budget PC Build - First-timer Seeking Advice ForumAdvice on a new build ForumNeed some advice on new HTPC build ForumNeed Advice for first build on buying and compatibility ForumAdvice on New System Build More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !