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

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October 18, 2011 6:35:56 PM



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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October 18, 2011 6:42:37 PM

can't help with the desk, but here's an initial idea:

i5-2500K
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,
October 18, 2011 6:50:34 PM

For websites:
Aria.co.uk
Dabs.co.uk
Ebuyer.co.uk
Pixmania.co.uk
Overclockers.co.uk
Scan.co.uk
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
Moto
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October 18, 2011 9:29:41 PM

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.
October 18, 2011 10:03:08 PM

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
Moto
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