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Can someone look over this upgrade/build

Last response: in Systems
July 11, 2011 12:07:42 AM

Intel Core i5-2500K 3.30GHz (Sandybridge) Socket LGA1155 £164.99
MSI P67A-GD65 Intel P67 (socket 1155) DDR3 Motherboard - (Sandybridge) ** B3 REVISION ** with FREE Coolermaster Hyper 212 Plus CPU Cooler £139.99
Kingston HyperX Genesis Grey 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 PC3-12800C9 1600MHz Dual Channel Kit (KHX1600C9D3X2K2/8GX) £59.99
2 x LG GH22NS70 22x DVD±RW SATA ReWriter (Black) - OEM LG GH22NS70 22x DVD±RW SATA ReWriter (Black) - OEM £16.99 each

Total: £400

Upgrading: (* = being replaced)
*Intel Core 2 Duo E8400
*Gigabyte GA-965P-DS4 rev. 2.0
*4GB OCZ PC2-6400 RAM
* LG 22x DVDRW - IDE connectors
Xfi Sound Card
Corsair HX620 (620W)
Diamond ATI Radeon HD4870 1GB
Dual Screen - Samsung 22”W LCD & BenQ 24” VW2420H

Look good?

I figure I'll upgrade the graphics at Christmas or beyond.

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a c 136 B Homebuilt system
July 11, 2011 12:19:31 AM

It will work .

Whether it improves your gaming in the short term is harder to tell , since the 4870 will be the limitation

It would be nice to have feedback on that after you build it .