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September 25, 2011 2:57:06 PM

Basicly this is my rig , I'm going to order. I don't have any more money to spend on this , so I can afford a GTX 570 , Just a GTX 560 or around the same price as that card.

CASE: CoolerMaster HAF 912 Mid-Tower Gaming Case w/ Adjustable HDD Cage [+20] (Black Color)
FREEBIES: None
Lights & Illumination: 12" COLD CATHODE NEON LIGHT [+14] (RED COLOR)
Extra Case Fan Upgrade: Default Case Fan
Cyberpower Noise Reduction Technology: None
CPU: Intel® Core™ i5 2500K Quad Core 3.3GHz 6MB cache LGA1155 + HD Graphics ***Overclockable XXX***
FREEBIES: FREE Game - Shogun 2 Coupon: Total War
Overclocking Service: No Overclocking
Cooling Fan: Asetek 510LC / Xtremegear Liquid Cooling system w/ 120mm Radiator (Asetek CPU Water Cooling ***Overclockable XXX***)
Coolant for Cyberpower Advance WaterCooling Kits: NONE
MOTHERBOARD: [CrossFireX/SLI] GigaByte GA-Z68X-UD4-B3 Intel Z68 Chipset DDR3 ATX Mainboard w/ Intel Smart Response Technology & 7.1 Dolby Home Theater Audio, GbLAN, USB3.0, 4x SATA-III RAID, 2 Gen2 PCIe, 2 PCIe X1 & 2 PCI ***Overclockable XXX*** [+51]
Intel Smart Response Technology for Z68: None
Internal USB/SATA Expansion Module: NONE
MEMORY: 4GB (2x2GB) PC10666 DDR3/1333mhz Dual Channel Memory (Corsair Value Select or Major Brand)
VIDEO CARD: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti 1GB 16X PCIe Video Card [+120] (Major Brand Powered by NVIDIA)
FREEBIES: FREE Game - Batman: Arkham City
DONGLES: NONE
VIDEO CARD 2: None, or On-Board Integrated Graphics
Video Card 3: None, or On-Board Integrated Graphics
Dedicated PhysX Card: None
Power Supply Upgrade: 750 Watts Power Supplies [+51] (Coolermaster 750Watt GX Bronze Gaming Power Supply, SLI / Crossfire ready)
Hard Drive: 1TB SATA-II 3.0Gb/s 16M Cache Hard Drive (Single Hard Drive)
Data Hard Drive: NONE
Hard Drive Cooler: None
Optical Drive: 24X Double Layer Dual Format DVD±R/±RW + CD-R/RW DRIVE. (BLACK COLOR)
Optical Drive 2: NONE
SOUND: HIGH DEFINITION ON-BOARD 7.1 AUDIO
3D Vision Glasses: NONE
LCD Monitor: NONE
2nd Monitor: NONE
3rd Monitor: NONE
SPEAKERS: NONE
Headset: None
GAMING GEAR: None
Network: ONBOARD 10/100/1000 GIGABIT LAN PORT -- As standard on all PCs
MODEM: NONE
Keyboard: NONE
Mouse: NONE
Mouse Pad: None
Extra Thermal Display: NONE
Wireless 802.11B/G Network Card: PCI Wireless 802.11n 300Mbps Network Interface Card [+16]
External Wireless Network Adapter: NONE
Wireless 802.11B/G/N Access Point: NONE
Bluetooth: None
Flash Media Reader/Writer: None
Video Camera: None
Cables: None
Power Surge Protection: None
IEEE 1394 Card: NONE
USB Port: Built-in USB 2.0 Ports
USB and External Drive: NONE
Floppy: NONE
Ultra Care Option: None
Operating System: Microsoft® Windows® 7 Home Premium [+74] (64-bit Edition)
Media Center Remote & TV Tuner: None
Software: None
FREEBIES: None
Games: None
Fast Track Service: NONE
WARRANTY SERVICE: STANDARD WARRANTY: 3 Year Labour, 1 Year Parts, 1 Month Collect and Return plus Life-Time Technical Support
HOME INSTALLATION SERVICE: NONE

TOTAL: £754

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September 25, 2011 3:23:08 PM

If you want to safe money then you buy the parts and build it yourself! Just my 0.02!
Anonymous
September 25, 2011 3:47:03 PM

^+1

You definitely should build it yourself!
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September 25, 2011 4:01:00 PM

+1 here too, you could probably save a lot if you build it yourself.
September 25, 2011 4:08:18 PM

HVDynamo said:
+1 here too, you could probably save a lot if you build it yourself.


I want to , but I don't have time:/ I Just want to get one In Time for BF3.
Anonymous
September 25, 2011 4:24:59 PM

I really recommend building it yourself. You'll not only save money but you can run bf3 faster most likely.

If you really really don't want to, than... how much is that liquid cooling? You probably can get better. Don't buy that.
Can you get a newer power supply by either xfx or corsair or antec?
Anonymous
September 25, 2011 4:25:59 PM

You're paying £100 more than you need to.... just adding that in there.
September 25, 2011 4:32:08 PM

Quote:
You're paying £100 more than you need to.... just adding that in there.

Ok , You may have just convinced me!

I'll see how much I save , then I could upgrade to the GTX 570.
Anonymous
September 25, 2011 4:51:01 PM

motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
gtx 570
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Memory
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Haf 912
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
2500k
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
hdd
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
power supply
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
or
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
"rebate difference"

Total: £710 approx.
Plus around £25 for dvd drive and wiress card.
I butchered this list but it gives you a rough idea. This build is the exact same as yours except a better power supply and a gtx 570.
This does not include taxes or shipping.
September 25, 2011 4:51:35 PM

Mobo: http://www.amazon.com/GIGABYTE-GA-Z68X-UD4-B3-1155-Intel-Motherboard/dp/B004ZQ6F7C/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1316968023&sr=1-1 $168.99

Rest: ]http://secure.newegg.com/Shopping/ShoppingCart.aspx?Submit=view] $666.94 (Burner,case,cpu,gpu,memory,os)

Psu: ]http://www.amazon.com/Cooler-Master-Power-Supply-RS750-ACAAE3-US/dp/B0035WTD2Q/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1316966944&sr=1-1] $98.94

LCS: ]http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Delectronics&field-keywords=asetek+510LC&x=7&y=21] $59.74

HDD: ]http://www.amazon.com/Western-Digital-Caviar-Green-WD10EACS/dp/B000X4PJG8/ref=sr_1_16?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1316967207&sr=1-16] $99.90

Wireless Adapter: ]http://www.amazon.com/300Mbps-802-11n-Desktop-wireless-Adapter/dp/B003OZNA50/ref=sr_1_23?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1316967489&sr=1-23] $9.44

Total: $1103.95

754.00 GBP = 1,165.61 USD So i would say it's a pretty good deal as long as you don't save more than $50 in your country, it's not worth the time w8ing for the components to arrive and the assembley . +you get WARRANTY SERVICE: STANDARD WARRANTY: 3 Year Labour

Cons: the rig looks pretty shaggy, you can probably build a more efficient pc for that amount.
September 25, 2011 4:52:33 PM

if you build it yourself, you save money and perhaps learn a thing or two.
September 25, 2011 5:39:26 PM

Ok , I'm going to build it my self then:) 

What about this?

CPU: Intel Core i5-2500K 3.3GHz Quad-Core Processor ($214.99 @ SuperBiiz)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master RR-B10-212P-G1 76.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($24.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68A-D3H-B3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($113.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Hard Drive: Samsung Spinpoint F3 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($39.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 570 1.25GB Video Card ($327.55 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Antec 650W ATX12V Power Supply ($49.99 @ Amazon)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($25.98 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $947.46
(Prices include shipping and discounts when available.)
(Generated 2011-09-25 13:38 EDT-0400)

How much would that be in the UK? Is there anything , I can save on?

All of you have been a big help!
September 25, 2011 7:33:05 PM

irock97 said:
Ok , I'm going to build it my self then:) 

What about this?

CPU: Intel Core i5-2500K 3.3GHz Quad-Core Processor ($214.99 @ SuperBiiz)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master RR-B10-212P-G1 76.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($24.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68A-D3H-B3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($113.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Hard Drive: Samsung Spinpoint F3 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($39.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 570 1.25GB Video Card ($327.55 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Antec 650W ATX12V Power Supply ($49.99 @ Amazon)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($25.98 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $947.46
(Prices include shipping and discounts when available.)
(Generated 2011-09-25 13:38 EDT-0400)

How much would that be in the UK? Is there anything , I can save on?

All of you have been a big help!

Since you apparently are in the UK here is a few sites to look for hardware on;
http://www.dabs.com/
http://www.ebuyer.com/
http://www.scan.co.uk/shop/computer-hardware
!