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Last response: in Systems
June 25, 2012 5:13:35 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: within a week

Budget Range: £900

System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, surfing the internet, watching movies

Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS

Preferred Website(s): amazon, ebuyer

Country: UK

Parts Preferences: intel / nvidia

Overclocking: later on

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Additional Comments: Just looking for any input people would have for my new build. Ive built a gaming pc before but this one is a higher spec. I know the case is pretty cheap but im not that bothered by a flashy case and it keeps the budget down.

Case - Antec One Midi Tower Case
HDD - Seagate Barracuda 7200rpm 1tb
CPU - intel i5 2500k
GPU - Gigabyte GTX 670 WindForce OC
PSU - Corsair CX600
Ram - Kingston hyperx 8bg
Motherboard - asrock z77 extreme 4
Dvd drive - Sony DVD drive
Ssd - crucial m4 64gb
Cpu cooler - Hyper 212 evo CPU cooler

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June 25, 2012 5:41:38 PM

I would get a differnt PSU M8 the Corsair CX is on there low end

get a TX HX or AX
June 25, 2012 5:46:52 PM

Looks good.

If you have room in your budget, consider starting with a 120gb SSD instead of the hard drive.
It will be enough to hold the os and a handful of games. You can add a hard drive later for overflow and storage.