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Can any one help me build a gaming rig

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August 14, 2012 8:42:38 PM

hello guy i want to have a gaming rig that will play World of Warcraft and Minecraft on the Highest setting and recording with Fraps and still want 60+Fps

So Can any one help me with that need to try and keep price as low as you can
dont worry about a
Monitor , Mouse , Keyboard , OS
Screen Res:1980:1080
Want it all From
http://www.novatech.co.uk/
Sli/CrossfireX: Yes
Budget:Just needs to make it to them Settings and FPS
on this computer i will only be gaming recording with fraps and just rendering them thats it

So anyone got any good Computer Specs




What i got so Far
Processor:£177:i5 2500k 3.30Ghz
http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/components/processor...
Ram/Memory:£41:Corsair Vengeance Blue LP 8GB 1600MHz
http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/components/memory-pc...
PowerSupply:£158:Corsair Professional Series AX850 80PLUS Gold® Power Supply
http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/components/powersupp...
Graphics Card:x2:£400:MSI AMD Radeon HD 6970 Lightning 2048MB GDDR5
http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/components/atiradeon...
Motherboard:£100:ASUS P8Z77-V LX Intel Z77 (Socket 1155)
http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/components/motherboa...
CPU Cooler:£30:Coolermaster Hyper 212 EVO
http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/components/cooling/c...
Case:£

Harddrive:£93:Western Digital 1TB 64MB 7200rpm
http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/components/harddrive...
SSD:£72:o CZ Agility 3 SATA III 2.5" 120GB
http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/components/harddrive...
Optical Drives:£14:LG GH24NS90 DVD+/-RW SuperMulti 24x SATA
http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/components/opticaldr...

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August 14, 2012 8:49:27 PM

If you are not planning to overclock, downgrade the cpu to i5-2320. It will be perfectly fine for playing WoW and minecraft at max while recording.

You can save a bit of $ by downgrading RAM to 4gb. Most people would recommend 8gb just because you can get it inexpensively, but since you will never surpass 4gb memory usage playing WoW or minecraft, 4gb should be fine.

I think you are spending a bit too much on the graphics cards. To run WoW or minecraft at 60+ fps, you just need something like a single radeon 6870. I would probably go 7850 for a bit of comfort. This will also allow you to save money by getting 500W psu.

Motherboard you can switch to z68 if you are not using Ivy Bridge cpu

If you are not planning to overclock, ditch the cpu cooler
August 14, 2012 8:53:03 PM

Chairman Ray said:
~editing~

only Rendering mostly gaming and recording with fraps
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