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Sorry but is this a good deal?

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July 22, 2012 9:42:08 PM

Sorry in advace if i sound like an idiot but im very new to this. :) 
Im close to ordering a new gaming pc (i wont be making it myself as i cant find the parts cheaper in the UK and im an idiot)
The components are :

CPU: Intel Core i5 3450
Operating System: Microsoft® Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
Motherboard: Asus P8H61-M LE/USB3
RAM: 8GB DDR3 1333mhz (2x 4GB)
Hard Drive: 500GB S-ATAIII 6.0Gb/s
Optical Drive: 22x DVD±RW DL S-ATA
Graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 1GB
Sound card: Onboard 7.1 Audio
Internet: Wireless 802.11N 300Mbps MIMO PCI card
Case: Xigmatek Asgard
PSU: 650W Corsair


Is this a good deal and will it be able to play the latest games on good setting (mass effect 3 mostly)

As I said im very new to this and am not sure if this is a rip of or a good deal.
Do i need to upgrade to the 560 TI ? I would not like spend more but will if needed. :) 

p.s if you can link a good 23-24 inch gaming monitor to buy in the UK that would be great! £125 or so if possible.

Thanks again

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July 22, 2012 9:44:48 PM

I would get a Z77 motherboard, the H61 isn't guaranteed to work.
July 22, 2012 9:47:53 PM

Soz but im buying this from a website and there is only 1 other choice for motherboard :( 
Asus P8B75-M LE
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July 22, 2012 10:23:01 PM

sushi1 said:
Soz but im buying this from a website and there is only 1 other choice for motherboard :( 
Asus P8B75-M LE

I would get the B75. I suppose they could flash the BIOS on the H61 before they send it out but who knows. Get the B75, it's compatible.
July 23, 2012 7:40:41 AM

Take a look at and tap all the parts in to the basket to see what you get (don't forget the case and fans) then look at the profit margin that they are making.

You can usually save £100 by building your PC yourself (or like me get a better PC out of it).
July 23, 2012 8:31:27 AM

Ty, if i get the GeForce GTXTwin Frozr 560 Ti rather than nvidia ti and shop at dabs i can save around £50
(plus ill get in in 1-3 days rather than 2 weeks)
Would this be a good idea and how hard (pls bear in mind im stupid) is it to make a pc?
Any good guides?
I have never even opened up a pc before
July 23, 2012 10:48:33 AM

Full instructions come with the mobo for the fiddly bits. For the bigger plugs: get them the right way round and if they don't fit there they don't go there.

Just take a little time and thought over it and building is fairly easy.
July 23, 2012 10:49:27 AM

Oh and Google is your friend. YouTube is your helpful uncle.
July 23, 2012 11:16:58 AM