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Last response: in Systems
July 11, 2012 12:58:28 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: 2-3 weeks

Budget Range: £600-£700

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

Are you buying a monitor: No

Do you need to buy OS: Yes

Location: UK

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire:Maybe

More about : gaming build

a b 4 Gaming
July 11, 2012 2:25:50 PM

I assumed maybe equals won't bother

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3450 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor (£143.99 @
Motherboard: MSI B75MA-P45 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£48.98 @ Novatech)
Memory: Kingston HyperX Grey 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£38.16 @
Hard Drive: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£62.48 @ CCL Computers)
Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card (£185.74 @
Case: Xigmatek Asgard II Black ATX Mid Tower Case (£29.99 @
Power Supply: XFX 450W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£37.00 @ CCL Computers)
Optical Drive: Sony AD-7280S-0B DVD/CD Writer (£12.96 @ CCL Computers)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) (£71.45 @ CCL Computers)
Total: £630.75
(Prices include shipping and discounts when available.)

BTW does anyone know why it claims that RAM is incompatible with the MSI mobo?