First Time Build - Thoughts Tags: New Build Systems Last response: July 5, 2012 8:13 PM in Systems Share Saad93 July 5, 2012 7:02:26 PM Approximate Purchase Date: This Month Budget Range: £600 System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Work Parts Not Required: DVD Drive (from 3 year old PC), Keyboard, Mouse, speakers and Monitor Preferred Website(s) for Parts: UK website so www.scan.co.uk, www.aria.co.uk and any others which are reliable. Country: UK Parts Preferences: by brand or type: Intel and the smaller the case the better. Overclocking: Yes SLI or Crossfire: Maybe Monitor Resolution: 1,920x1,080, Could I use my HDTV which is 1080p (1,920x1,080) if not probably get a 22". Additional Comments: I have come up with this so far: -Intel Core i5 3570K,1155, Ivy Bridge, Quad Core, 3.4GHz, 5 GT/s DMI, 650MHz GPU, 6MB Smart Cache, 34x Ratio, 77W, Retail -2GB XFX HD 6950 DD Cooled, PCIe 2.1 (x16), 5200MHz GDDR5, GPU 830MHz, 1408 Cores, EyeFinity, HDMI/ 2x mini DP/ 2x DVI -8GB (2x4GB) Corsair DDR3 Vengeance Jet Black, PC3-12800 (1600), Non-ECC, CAS 9-9-9-24, XMP, 1.50V -Coolermaster Elite 335U Black Mini Tower Case with Rear 120mm Fan w/o PSU -550W Antec Basiq Power VP 550P-GB, 82% Eff', Uncertified, Quiet Fan, ATX v2.3, PSU -1TB Seagate ST31000524AS Barracuda 7200.12, SATA 6Gb/s, 7200rpm, 32MB Cache, 8.5ms, NCQ -MSI Z77A-G45, Intel Z77, S 1155, DDR3, SATA III - 6Gb/s, SATA RAID, PCIe 3.0 (x16), D-Sub/ DVI-D/ HDMI, ATX All of this comes to 610 with delivery. More about : time build thoughts batuchka July 5, 2012 8:13:42 PM This was under 700 quid off EBuyer UK. Frames for the money, great gaming performance going stock/non OC but with a far beefier GTX 670 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedThoughts on first time build? Forum SolvedFirst Time Build, Thoughts? Forum SolvedFinal Build Thoughts Comments (First Time) Forum Solvedfirst time budget gaming build, Thoughts? Forum SolvedFirst time building a budget gaming pc. Any thoughts or opinions? Forum SolvedFirst time building computer thoughts on this? Forum SolvedFinal thoughts on build?? First time build! Forum Thoughts on a first-time $1500 budget gaming computer build? Forum SolvedFirst time build (thoughts/ feedback) Forum SolvedFirst time building gaming pc, thoughts? Forum SolvedThoughts on first time build? Forum First time building a gaming pc, thoughts? Forum First time building computer. Thoughts on computer build :p Forum First Time Build: Inputs and Thoughts Please! Forum First time building a PC for gaming - any thoughts on my choices, please? Forum Thoughts, advice and compatibility on mid/high end first time build Forum First time build, would appreciate any input on your thoughts. Forum Thoughts on my first time build :D Forum First time build (i5 750), share your thoughts please. Forum Rookie seeks thoughts/advice on first-time build: >$1,500 gaming rig Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !