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 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? mjmjpfaff June 26, 2011 3:10:37 AM change that to an i3 2100. either processors will not bottleneck the 6970 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer 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! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Making a first time build , any last advice ? Forum Need some advice finishing off a build . Forum New Gaming Build Advice Forum First ever build , advice needed please Forum Need some advice on first time build Forum Computer Build for 3D Rendering & Particle Animation- Advice ? Forum Build Advice for a Programmer Forum Future Proofed Budget Build - Need some Advice ! Forum Professional Advice on my New Build Please Forum $1200 Build . Finally saved up. Need advice . TY Forum Looking for build advice before I purchase Forum New build advice Forum Advice wanted on a new build . $1500 budget. Forum New build advice - ripping/video encoding Forum First PC build need advice ! Forum $600-$630 Budget PC Build - First-timer Seeking Advice Forum Advice on a new build Forum Need some advice on new HTPC build Forum Need Advice for first build on buying and compatibility Forum Advice on New System Build Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !