You might want to switch your 1x4GB stick for 2x2GB because you processor supports dual channel memory. You will get better performance in Dual Channel Mode but be sure to buy a dual channel kit.
Other than that it looks good.
August 2, 2012 3:14:30 PM
What are your plans for an operating system?
You`ve made good choices for a budget gamer
Thanks very much everyone, and yeah that was my idea with the single ram stick. I've also added a beefier GPU, a cheaper motherboard and thinking about switching to an SSD. I have a 300G laptop hard drive that I was going to use one of those adapters to mount it
Thanks very much, very useful tool. I've also changed my case due to bad reviews on the Xigmatek Asgard II to the BitFenix Merc Alpha. It's less pretty and a couple quid more expensive but the quality seems a lot better which is what is important to me.
August 2, 2012 4:19:14 PM
Look at the NZXT 210 case. I would prefer it over Bitfenix or Xigmatek. The Corsair 300R is an excellent value and would be my first choice, but more money than any of these.
Thanks, I will look it into it. By the way, someone recommended the GTX 460 video card instead of the Radeon 6850, it was about £10 more expensive but accourding to reviews was a much better card. When he benchmarked it however, the Radeon seemed to beat it in almost every game, any explanation?