First build, Suggestions wanted. Tags: Homebuilt Build Systems Last response: July 6, 2012 3:13 PM in Systems Share celestia July 6, 2012 1:47:21 PM Hi, I'm going to be building a computer before I go away to University in the Autumn. I have a £500 / £600 budget and I came up with this: MD FX-8150 Eight Core Processor - 3.60GHz CPU £141.00 http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B005UBNLFK/ref=asc_df_B005UB... ASUS AM3+ SABERTOOTH 990FX Motherboard £116.45 http://www.amazon.co.uk/Asus-SABERTOOTH-990FX-ASUS-AM3/... Corsair Vengeance Performance 8GB RAM £37.63 http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B006EWUOL8/ref=asc_df_B006EW... Heatsink Akasa Venom £16.07 http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B005IJS3RU/ref=asc_df_B005IJ... Sapphire HD Graphics £101.98 http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00761YFGQ/ref=asc_df_B00761... HDD Seagate 1TB £62.37 http://www.amazon.co.uk/Seagate-ST1000DL002-Drive-Seria... CiT Vantage Type-R Gaming Case £31.90 http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B007934S90/ref=asc_df_B00793... DVD RW £15.99 http://www.amazon.co.uk/Asus-DRW-24B5ST-Internal-SATA-D... Scythe Fan Controller £29.00 http://www.amazon.co.uk/Scythe-Kaze-Master-KM01-BK-cont... CiT 700W PSU £33.59 http://www.amazon.co.uk/CiT-700W-Power-Supply-Rails/dp/... I think this is all compatible, however criticism is wanted for this build, glancing over this build I'm having second thoughts about the case and the Heatsink. Suggestions? Thanks More about : build suggestions wanted batuchka a b B Homebuilt system July 6, 2012 2:06:21 PM Well for us to better advise ya: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/261222-31-build-advic... For college/uni rigs: small, light and compact builds may also be desired celestia July 6, 2012 2:16:30 PM Approximate Purchase Date: Parts ordered before 13 July. Budget Range: £600.00 System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming and basic document processing. Parts Not Required: O/S, Keyboard and Mouse. Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Amazon. Country: UK Parts Preferences: No preference Overclocking: (Yes) / No / Maybe SLI or Crossfire: Yes / No / (Maybe) In the future Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer batuchka a b B Homebuilt system July 6, 2012 3:13:04 PM This would be a far better gaming rig and all parts were taken from EBuyer UK. http://www.ebuyer.com/ Simple stock/no OC build Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources My first pc build suggestions wanted Forum First Time Build Input/ Suggestions Wanted Forum First Ground-Up PC Build , Suggestions /Comments/etc. Wanted ! Forum First Time Build (Comments/Suggestion Wanted ) Forum ITX build compatibility and suggestions wanted . Forum http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/ [...] ild-advice Forum First time building, suggestions wanted . Forum First Time Build - Feedback Wanted Forum First Build Suggestions Forum First Build - help? tips? Liquidcooling suggestions ? Forum Looking to build first gaming rig, looking for suggestions Forum First Time Computer Build Input Wanted Forum First PC build , want suggestions and feedback Forum First HTPC Build : Need Suggestions Forum First Gaming Computer Build ! Suggestions ? Forum First Build...Suggestions greatly appreciated Forum First Time Gaming Build , Suggestions ? Forum 1,500-2,000 First build any suggestions /tips Forum First PC build , compatibility and suggestions Forum My son wants to build his first PC. Need suggestions . Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !