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June 1, 2012 4:36:21 AM


Approximate Purchase Date: Next couple of weeks

Budget Range: 1500 euro including monitor/mouse/keyboard

System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, surfing the internet, watching movies, video/photo editing

Parts Not Required: Speakers

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Dabs.ie or cheaper irish websites

Country: Ireland

Parts Preferences: Intel mobo/cpu

Overclocking: Most likely in the future.

SLI or Crossfire: Most likely in the future.

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Additional Comments: I want a nice looking case that doesn't break the bank. I would prefer if it was easy enough to assemble as this is my first build

I've never built a system before but i always wanted to try so i thought i'd give it a go.

Just wondering if you guys could tell me if all these parts go well together (will everything fit nicely into the case?)
And if i could maybe save some money from cheaper parts that don't have much of a drop in performance/quality.


This is the build i have been looking at.

CASE
Antec 900 Nine Hundred Ultimate Gamer Case

MOBO
Asus Sabertooth Z77 S1155 Intel Z77 DDR3 ATX

GPU
Gigabyte GeForce GTX 670 980MHz 2GB PCI-Express 3.0 HDMI Overclock

CPU
Intel Core i5-3570K S1155 3.4GHz 6MB

PSU
Corsair 750W Enthusiast Series TX750 Modular Power Supply

ADDITIONAL COOLING
Corsair Memory Cooling Hydro Series H80 High-Performance CPU Cooler

HDD
Seagate 1TB Barracuda SATA 6Gb/s 64MB 7200RPM Hard Drive

RAM
Corsair Memory 8GB (2 x 4GB) Vengeance DDR3 1866MHz DIMM 240-pin CL9 Red

DISK DRIVE
Sony 24x DVD-RW SATA Black Bare Internal Drive

MONITOR
Lenovo LS2221 21.5" 1920 x 1080 DVI-D VGA Widescreen LED Monitor

MOUSE
Razer DeathAdder Gaming Mouse - infrared - 5 button(s) - wired - USB

KEYBOARD
Razer Arctosa Gaming Keyboard - USB - Silver

This all comes to €1,579.99 which i would be willing to pay if it is worth the money.

Thanks for any help guys :) 

James.
June 1, 2012 5:04:58 AM

I would consider swapping the Seagate Barracuda for a Western Digital Caviar Black, the blacks have the best performance in the 7200RPM category by far. Otherwise you might want to get an SSD
June 1, 2012 5:07:30 AM

Pinhedd said:
I would consider swapping the Seagate Barracuda for a Western Digital Caviar Black, the blacks have the best performance in the 7200RPM category by far. Otherwise you might want to get an SSD


will keep that in mind, thanks for the reply :) 
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June 1, 2012 12:12:17 PM

Any more advice guys?
June 1, 2012 1:01:54 PM

I can't think of anything else. Looks good
June 1, 2012 1:08:05 PM

Pinhedd said:
I can't think of anything else. Looks good


alright thanks :) 

will get cracking on this build ASAP
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