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New Set up, First build.

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August 4, 2011 6:16:59 PM

Hello guys, new to the forum.

This is the spec to my new build just wondering what you guys think...


Approximate Purchase Date: Next week
Budget Range: £500-600
System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming
Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, speakers
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Scan.co.uk
Country of Origin: Uk
Parts Preferences: No Preference
Overclocking: Already done
SLI or Crossfire:
Monitor Resolution: Already have, will run at 1920 x 1080 one screen.

This is the spec then;

Case:Coolermaster 690 II Advanced
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/coolermaster-690-ii-adva...

PSU: 650W Hale Modular NZXT (Already have)


GPU: GeForce GTX 560Ti, 1gb. (Already have)

CPU: Smart Intel Core i5 2500k 3.3ghz overclocked to 4.5ghz (brought as a o'cd bundle from scan.co.uk, comes with warranty) http://www.scan.co.uk/3xs-overclocked-bundles

Cooler: Corsair H60 (check bundle above)

Mobo: MSI P67A-G45 Intel P67 Chipset (Bundle above)

RAM: 8gb DDR3 1600Mhz. Corsair. (Bundle above)

OS: Windows 7 64bit
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/microsoft-windows-7-home...

Samsung 1Tb Spinpoint F3 Hard Drive - HDD
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/500gb-samsung-spinpoint-...

DVD-R -
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/samsung-sh-s222ab-rsms-2...

This system will mainly be used to play Microsoft Flight Simulator X.


Thanks guys what do you think?

More about : set build

August 4, 2011 6:18:35 PM

Samsung 1Tb Spinpoint F3 Hard Drive - HDD X 2
a b B Homebuilt system
August 4, 2011 6:47:04 PM

Looks ok. The video card is definitely the weak link.
August 4, 2011 6:49:24 PM

''Looks ok. The video card is definitely the weak link.''


I brought the GTX560Ti for my older system and dident think i was going to upgrade so unfortunatly im stuck with that for now..,Cheers
!