Final components for my first build Tags: New Build Systems Last response: May 21, 2012 2:39 PM in Systems Share thedogfather89 May 21, 2012 1:15:01 PM Here are my final specs for my new build - Any comment will be greatly appreciated as i am new to this and im very keen to learn.. Mobo:ASUS P8H77-V LE S1155 Intel H77 DDR3 SATA 3 USB 3.0 ATX http://www.scan.co.uk/products/asus-p8h77-v-le-intel-h7...(x16)-usb-30-d-sub-(vga)-dvi-d-hdmi-atx Cost £ 79.00 CPU: Intel CPU Core i5 2400 Sandy Bridge Quad Core Processor http://www.scan.co.uk/products/intel-core-i5-2400-s1155... Cost £146.58 RAM:Corsair Memory Vengeance Black 8GB DDR3 1600 MHz CAS 9 XMP Dual Channel Desktop http://www.scan.co.uk/products/8gb-(2x4gb)-corsair-ddr3-vengeance-jet-black-pc3-12800-(1600)-non-ecc-cas-9-9-9-24-xmp-150v Cost £ 40.56 Case:Zalman Z11 Plus High Performance Mid Tower Case http://www.scan.co.uk/products/zalman-z11-plus-high-per... Cost £47.89 PSU: Corsair Enthusiast TX V2 CMPSU-650TXV2UK 650W Power Supply http://www.scan.co.uk/products/650w-psu-corsair-enthusi... Cost £67.98 GPU: MSI HD7850 Twin Frozr OC AMD/ATI Graphics Card - 2GB http://www.scan.co.uk/products/2gb-msi-radeon-hd-7850-t... Cost £198.92 HDD: Seagate 1TB SATA 3 ST1000DM003 Performance Hard Drive OEM http://www.scan.co.uk/products/1tb-seagate-st1000dm003-... Cost £68.38 Extra Cooling fan:Akasa AK-960V2 Intel LGA775/1155/1156 compact heatpipe cooler http://www.scan.co.uk/products/akasa-ak-960v2-compact-c... Cost £16.67 Optical:Samsung DVD-ROM, SH-D163B/BEBE, SATA, OEM http://www.scan.co.uk/products/samsung-sh-d163c-black-4... Cost £11.75 OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit "legit" - $0 Grand Total: £687.24 I have worked on this build for about four months, altering as things came out . Anyway, any suggestions to improve would be appreciated - thanks again. Cheers guys More about : final components build Robbaazz May 21, 2012 1:37:55 PM Looking like a nice build, if you are looking to do any minor overclocking then paying the extra £10 or so is ideal as it keeps the options open for the future. Overall a very good build though. Robbaazz May 21, 2012 1:39:37 PM Oh wait, H77s don't support 2nd gen overcloking. Dw! Related resources Final check of first build components - Forum First build. Final components? - Forum First ever build - Components selected - Any final advice? - Forum My Final Components for My First Build. - Forum About to buy components to my first video editing/gaming build. Any final changes/tips? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer thedogfather89 May 21, 2012 2:23:44 PM Thanks for the positive comments they are greatly appreciated... claysm May 21, 2012 2:39:59 PM The review here on Tom's Hardware says that if you are upgrading to an Intel platform from something older, you should go ahead and get an Ivy Bridge processor. Just a suggestion, as Sandy Bridge is still awesome. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources First build. final list of components. need last min opinions!! please Forum SolvedFirst gaming build, need advice on final component selections. Forum SolvedFirst Build - ~$2500 budget, need help with final component selection! Forum SolvedFinal questions before buying the components for the build! Forum Advice on final components for build Forum SolvedAdvice with final components for $1100 gaming build Forum SolvedAre these good components for a first build? Forum SolvedFirst Gaming Build, Checking to see if Components are Compatible Forum SolvedFirst time build, help me pick components! Forum SolvedFirst Build. Are the components good together? Forum SolvedGood components for my first build? Forum SolvedFirst gaming PC build. Final choice of parts. Forum SolvedFirst PC build, are these components compatible, and will they create a good gaming computer? Forum SolvedAdvice and alternatives for components on first PC build Forum SolvedThoughts on Components for First Pc Build Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !