Gaming build.

Hello I've had a bit of help from the Community already today regarding my first build. I'm a novice, but pretty much know what I want from my PC and was hoping for any advice on, hopefully, my final revision. Things like will it work, potential troubles and what not. The Build consists of:

Case http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/components/cases/cases/t9value-red.html

Motherboard Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3P Intel Z68 Socket 1155

CPU 2nd Generation Intel® Core? i7 2600K 3.40GHz Socket LGA1155 - Retail.

Graphics Novatech GeForce GTX 580 1536MB GDDR5

Memory Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 PC3-12800C9 1600MHz Dual Channel Kit

Hard Drive Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 64MB Cache Hard Disk Drive SATA 6 Gb/s 126MB/s <4.2ms 7200rpm - OEM

Optical Drive Samsung S222AB 22x DVD+/-RW SATA Black - OEM

PSU Novatech PowerStation Black Edition 750W Silent ATX2 Modular Power Supply

Total cost of £1029.86 inc VAT
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  1. Fill in the new build template, and we'll take it from there :)

    http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/forum/261222-13-build-advice
  2. I'd not take Novatech PSU and GPU. Haven't heard of them.
  3. Approximate Purchase Date: Next Week

    Budget Range: £1000-£1100

    System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming

    Parts Not Required: Just PC build.

    Preferred Website(s) for Parts: http://www.novatech.co.uk/

    Country of Origin: UK

    Parts Preferences: Gigabyte Motherboard, Intel CPU(pref i7), Nvidia graphics.

    Overclocking: Would like to build a PC that could be in the future.

    SLI or Crossfire: Eventually yes.

    Monitor Resolution: 1080

    Additional Comments: I want a machine primarily for gaming.
  4. For gamig step down to i5-2500k
  5. If your buying within the UK, here's a few good sites to check out:

    www.SCAN.co.uk
    www.DABS.co.uk
    www.EBUYER.co.uk
    www.NOVATECH.co.uk
    www.OVERCLOCKERS.co.uk

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    Motherboard: ASRock Extreme4 Gen3 £147 http://www.scan.co.uk/products/asrock-z68-extreme4-gen3-intel-z68-s-1155-ddr3-sata-6gb-s-raid-sata-pcie-30-%28x16%29-graphics-on-board-
    CPU: i5-2500k £163 http://www.scan.co.uk/products/intel-core-i5-2500k-unlocked-s1155-sandy-bridge-quad-core-33ghz-gpu-850mhz-6mb-cache-95w-oem
    GPU: Gigabyte 6970 £285 http://www.scan.co.uk/products/2gb-gigabyte-hd-6970-oc-pci-e-21-%28x16%29-5500mhz-gddr5-gpu-900mhz-1536cores-2x-dvi-dp-hdmi
    PSU: XFX 850w SILVER £95 http://www.scan.co.uk/products/850w-psu-xfx-pro-p1-850b-nlg9-modular-88-eff-80-plus-silver-sli-crossfire-eps-12v-fan-atx
    HDD: SpinPoint F3 £43 http://www.scan.co.uk/products/1tb-samsung-hd103sj-spinpoint-f3-sata-3gb-s-7200rpm-32mb-cache-89ms-ncq
    SSD: 128GB Crucial M4 £134 http://www.scan.co.uk/products/64gb-crucial-realssd-m4-25-ssd-sata-iii-6gb-s-mlc-flash-read-415mb-s-write-95mb-s
    Optical Drive: Samsung DVD-RW £14 http://www.scan.co.uk/products/samsung-writemaster-sh-s222ab-bebe-22x-dvdr-12x-dvdr-dvdplusrw-x8-rw-x6-sata-black-oem
    Case: CM Storm Enforcer £70 http://www.scan.co.uk/products/coolermaster-storm-enforcer-black-mid-tower-gaming-case-with-usb-30-w-o-psu
    RAM: Corsair Vengeance 8GB 1600MHz £45 http://www.scan.co.uk/products/8gb-%282x4gb%29-corsair-ddr3-vengeance-jet-black-pc3-12800-%281600%29-non-ecc-cas-9-9-9-24-xmp-150v
    CPU Cooler: Hyper 212+ £22 http://www.scan.co.uk/products/coolermaster-hyper-212-plus-4-heat-pipes-with-120mm-quiet-fan-lga775-1155-1156-1366-am2-am2plus-am3

    Total: £1018

    i7-2600k £237 http://www.scan.co.uk/products/intel-core-i7-2600k-unlocked-s1155-sandy-bridge-quad-core-34ghz-gpu-850mhz-8mb-cache-95w-oem

    £1092 total with i7-2600k instead of i5-2500k.

    Be aware though an i7-2600k wont give you anymore FPS than an i5-2500k. In terms of gaming they perform the same.
  6. AdrianPerry said:
    If your buying within the UK, here's a few good sites to check out:

    www.SCAN.co.uk
    www.DABS.co.uk
    www.EBUYER.co.uk
    www.NOVATECH.co.uk
    www.OVERCLOCKERS.co.uk



    Yeah I live right next to Novatech's Main base so it's very convenient for me.
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