Could someone give me advice on a new pc build please??

Approximate Purchase Date: January 22nd

Budget Range: 1000 - 1700 uk pounds

System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming

Parts Not Required: All parts required

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: somewhere that ships to the uk

Country of Origin: United Kingdom

Parts Preferences: by brand or type: Intel or Amd based system, whatever has more bang for buck.

Overclocking: Yes

SLI or Crossfire: Yes

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080 maybe higher

Additional Comments: i also need a desk, speakers, keyboard, mouse and monitor.
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  1. can't help with the desk, but here's an initial idea:

    ASRock Z68 Extreme 3 Gen 3 motherboard
    8 GB DDR3-1600
    1 TB HDD
    60 or 120 GB SSD
    DVD burner
    Case of your choice
    HD 6950 2 GB or GTX 570
    620-650W PSU from Antec, XFX, Seasonic, PC Power & Cooling, or Corsair
    1920x1080 monitor from Acer
    inexpensive keyboard & mouse (PS2 keyboard, USB mouse -- wired is cheaper), inexpensive 2.1 speaker set.

    should be around 1000-1100 pounds, leaving plenty for windows and a nice desk,
  2. For websites:
    all are good sites so shop around for prices mate, don't forget Amazon can sometimes be useful too, although not always cheapest
    and I don't reckon you'll have much advice on the desk, maybe argos/ local paper is your best bet there, I'd just make one hehe
  3. Thanks for the help, but i was looking for help with what's the best i can get for my budget, because i'm not very clued up on this.
  4. I know man, I thought I'd post some sites for you so you can maybe find the items cheaper, a lot of our members are U.S. so not familiar with U.K. sites
    I'll leave system suggestions to others as I'm at work and cant surf too much on my phone :-)
    Although Squirrels suggested build is a damn good one, I wouldn't change anything there
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