Any advice on my new build. Could use some help! Tags: New Build Systems Last response: July 6, 2011 12:53 AM in Systems Share fishycrakers July 6, 2011 12:45:24 AM I want to build a gaming computer with the following components: £52 – Motherboard - MSI 870-G45 AMD 870 (Socket AM3) DDR3 ATX Motherboard £20 – Case - Casecom Shiny Black Mid Tower Case with Front 120mm Red LED Fan - No PSU £44 – PSU - Corsair Builder Series CMPSU-500CXUK 500W Power Supply (PSU) £77 – CPU - AMD CPU Phenom II X4 840 Quad Core Processor £5 – Fan - Titan Aluminium AMD CPU Cooler £28 – RAM - Corsair Memory Value Select 2GB DDR3 1333 Mhz CAS 9 Dual Channel Desktop (two of these) £39 – HDD - Hitachi Deskstar 1TB 7K2000 Hard Drive – HDD £42 – Blu-ray combo - BD Combo Drive HP bd240i - Read Blu-ray & Write DVD £90 – VC - Asus HD 5750 Graphics Card £18 – Speakers - Logitech 2.1 Speakers 17 W RMS Sound System £155 – Monitor - Viewsonic VX2239WM 22" LCD Monitor £4 – Keyboard - Colours IT Multimedia Office Pro Wired PS2 Keyboard £4 – Mouse - Sweex MI002, Black, Internet Optical Mouse, 600dpi, PS2, 3 Buttons £70 – OS - Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit OEM Operating System I don't know if these components are compatible, outdated, or suitable (if there is anything better). I live in the UK so if anyone knows cheaper sites/ shops that would help as well. My budget is about £540. Thanks for any help in advance. More about : advice build r0aringdrag0n July 6, 2011 12:53:45 AM 1) I recommend getting a MoBo with Socket AM3+ such as: http://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Components/Motherboards/... 2) And add £4.5 and go with the 955: http://www.aria.co.uk/SuperSpecials/Other+products/AMD+... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumMy new gaming machine! could use some advice and rate it why not! ForumAny issues?? My first build , Could definitely use the advice ForumFirst Computer Build - could use some advice , please. ForumBuilding a new system, could use advice . ForumFirst build - i7 quad core. Could use some advice ! ForumFirst Build , Sub-$1000 - Could use some advice ForumNew Build , could use some advice ForumFirst Build , could really use some advice ForumBuilding a PC, could use help selecting motherboard ForumHiya, I could use some advice - ForumCould use a little helpful advice on building ForumNew Build - could use some advice ForumMy first pc build and i could use some advice ForumFirst time build , could use a little assurance ForumCould use advice for first build ForumBuilding a New computer could use some advice Forum[Solved]Building a home gaming and modeling PC - could use some advice ForumNew to building PC and could use some help ForumPCI compatibility question More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !