Gaming, First Build , compatibility and advice needed Tags: New Build Systems Last response: February 6, 2012 12:15 AM in Systems Share 04coles1 February 5, 2012 11:27:55 PM Approximate Purchase Date: this week Budget Range: around £700 System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming , movies and in the long future 3D Parts Not Required: keyboard , mouse , screen ( for now ) HDD ( reusing a old 250GB ) Preferred Website(s) for Parts: english currency and cheap delivery such as www.tekheads.co.uk ( free shipping over £45) and amazon.co.uk Country: England ( Brighton) Parts Preferences: Intel Overclocking: Yes SLI or Crossfire: Maybe Monitor Resolution: high ( 32" 1080i going to be used to start off with) Additional Comments: needs to have a nice case , preferably white , with a window and possibly green lights? , can be added in after the build i suppose currently looking at : Asus P8Z68-V GEN3 Intel Z68 (Socket 1155) DDR3 Motherboard [90-MIBGC5-G0EAY00Z] £122 http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=MB... Intel i5 2500K £170 http://www.amazon.co.uk/Intel-Sandybridge-i5-2500K-Quad... Corsair CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 8GB 1600MHz CL9 DDR3 Vengeance Memory Two Module Kit £40 http://www.amazon.co.uk/Corsair-CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9-1600MH... MSI nVIDIA GTX560Ti OC 880MHz 4200MHz 256Bit DDR5 TWIN FROZR II Graphics Card (1024MB, PCI-E, 2xDVI, 2xHDMI) £180 http://www.amazon.co.uk/MSI-GTX560Ti-OC-4200MHz-Graphic... Antec TruePower New 650 Watt Modular 80Plus PSU £70 http://www.tekheads.co.uk/product/Antec-TruePower-New-6... This is a repost because my previous post didn't get any comments, probably because it was in the wrong format , I hope this is better I look forward to your help More about : gaming build compatibility advice needed Why_Me February 5, 2012 11:43:03 PM You want a 750w psu to push two of those cards. For a 6870 a 650w psu is fine, but not for these 560 ti's. http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/components/motherboa... £115.99 inc vat Free Delivery ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 Intel Z68 (Socket 1155) Motherboard http://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Components/Power+Supplie... £63.59 inc. VAT 750W OCZ ZS Series 80PLUS Bronze Power Supply http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/components/nvidiagef... £167.99 inc vat Free Delivery ASUS GeForce GTX 560Ti DCII 1024MB GDDR5 or... http://www.aria.co.uk/SuperSpecials/Other+products/MSI+... £159.95 inc. VAT MSI GeForce GTX 560 Ti OC 1024MB GDDR5 PCI-Express Graphics Card 04coles1 February 5, 2012 11:49:37 PM okay cheers , any suggestions on the case? and arnt thoes cards the same but just overclocked a bit under? thank you Related resources Need Advice for first build on buying and compatibility - Forum First Gaming Build - Advice Needed ! - Forum New and first gaming Build advice needed ! - Forum First build ! || Advice /compatability checks needed ! - Forum First time build , advice & compatibility check please? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Why_Me February 5, 2012 11:57:53 PM Save yourself the quid and take a few minutes and over clock your vid card yourself. http://www.amazon.co.uk/Corsair-Carbide-400R-Mid-Tower-... <--- I don't know what you want to spend on a case, but this one is a solid case. Otherwise you can find cheaper cases on amazon... CM Storm Scout comes to mind for 59 pounds. 04coles1 February 6, 2012 12:15:33 AM So is the motherboard all good ? and a old hdd wont slow it down much would it ? all good value for moneys? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumNeed advice on component compatibility ( first build ) ForumFirst build - Need advice & compatibility check ForumFirst ever build , advice needed please ForumFirst ever build . Compatibility advice ? ForumNew Gaming Build - Advice Needed On First Build ForumFirst build ! Help!! Need advice and compatibility check!! ForumNew Gaming Rig l Need compatibility check + any advice ! ForumMy first build : Advice/Compatibility Please Forum$3k Plus First Time Build Compatibility and Advice ForumFirst Ever Gaming Build Need Advice !!! $700-800 ForumXfx 680 half price ForumFirst Build, needs checked for compatibility and opinions Forum[Solved] Which Case is best for this build ForumFinal $700 gaming build. Critique is appreciated! Forum[Solved] Advice on $2000 rig for webdesign, video and gaming More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !