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1200-1300$ (€1000) Pc build

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January 7, 2012 10:20:37 AM

Approximate Purchase Date: Next month

Budget Range: 1000 euros

System Usage from Most to Least: Gaming browsing photo editing 3d modeling

Parts Not Required: Keyboard mouse speakers os monitor

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: European sites. (preferably dutch)

Country: The Netherlands

Parts Preferences: i5 2500K gtx 580

Overclocking: Cpu in the future

SLI or Crossfire: Perhaps later

Monitor Resolution: 1680x1050/1680x1200

Additional Comments: None

I'm planning to get this done in February. It's my first build and I want to get the best value for money. I'll be playing games like BF3 and Skyrim and want to be prepared for future games.

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January 7, 2012 10:23:33 AM

Lets say the next things : for that monitor resolution you don't need 580gtx , its a waist of money and its overkill. 6950 or 560Ti is more than enough on that resolution.Its better to buy an 570 gtx and a fullHD monitor.
January 7, 2012 10:56:25 AM

But how will a 570 run with future games?
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January 7, 2012 11:06:14 AM

EDIT The resolution will actually be more like 1920x12000. (was looking at wrong monitor)
January 7, 2012 12:05:00 PM

That i could do with 570gtx cheaper than that to put an 580gtx i couldn't do , because the cheapast 580 is 474 euros.
MOBO ; https://www.alternate.nl/html/product/Moederborden_Sock...
CPU : https://www.alternate.nl/html/product/CPUs_Socket_1155/...
RAM : https://www.alternate.nl/html/product/Geheugen_DDR3-160...
GPU : https://www.alternate.nl/html/product/Grafische_kaarten...
HDD : https://www.alternate.nl/html/product/Harddisks_3,5_inc...
PSU : https://www.alternate.nl/html/product/Voedingen_meer_da...
CASE : https://www.alternate.nl/html/product/Behuizingen_Midi_...
TOTAL : € 998,49*
If you will overclock that 2500k you will need an aftermarket cooler , and i forgot the DVD-RW.
January 7, 2012 12:51:30 PM

Thanks I'll go around and look for those parts at some cheaper sites.
January 7, 2012 1:39:35 PM

Now I'm thinking of buying this.

MOBO: ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3=120€
CPU: i5 2500K= 200€
RAM: Corsair Vengeance 8GB = 40-50€
GPU: Gigabyte GV-N570OC-13I = 350€
HDD: Samsung Spinpoint F31TB = 105€
PSU: Corsair GS800 = 100€
CASE: Fractal Design Core 3000 = 60€
DRIVE: Sony Optiarc = 20€