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September 2, 2012 1:21:17 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: e.g.: ASAP, within 7 days

Budget Range: 830-920 euros on parts ( including OS )

System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming (and homework, nothing special, no need to worry about it)

Are you buying a monitor: No

Parts to Upgrade: All

Do you need to buy OS: Yes

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: http://www.mycom.be/ ( Buying all the parts, and letting them put it together there. It's in dutch, not really useful for you guys :s ) http://www.mycom.be/hcwhome/list/index/id/41/ for a list of components.

Location: Leuven, Belgium

Parts Preferences: Don't care, quality stuff

Overclocking: No

SLI or Crossfire: No

Your Monitor Resolution: 1600x900 ( might buy a larger monitor one day)

Additional Comments: Going to use it for Guild Wars 2 on max settings

Why Are You Upgrading: I'm running on a GTS 450, and a e6550 dual core, my pc is old

Parts that I will probably use (but feel free to change them)

PSU: OCZ ZS Series 550WATT 64,99 euro's
http://www.mycom.be/computer/componenten/voeding/ocz-zs...

OPTICAL DRIVE: LG DVR DL 24X,SATA 18,95 euro's
http://www.mycom.be/computer/branders-spelers/dvd-brand...

HARD DRIVE: Western Digital Blue 1TB - 3.5inch 81,99 euro's
http://www.mycom.be/computer/componenten/harde-schijf/w...

RAM: Corsair ValueSelect DDR3,1333-8GB KIT 38,98 euro's
http://www.mycom.be/computer/componenten/geheugen/corsa...

CASE: Cooler Master Elite 310 35,95 euro's
http://www.mycom.be/computer/componenten/behuizing/cool...

OS: Microsoft Windows7 Home Premium Gold 99,99 euro's
http://www.mycom.be/computer/software/oem-besturingssys...

GPU: Sapphire Radeon HD7850,2GB 225,99 euro's
http://www.mycom.be/computer/componenten/videokaart/sap...

(566, 84 euro's total)



I was thinking about:

MOTHERBOARD: Asus M5A88-M,socket AM3+ 105,95 euro's
http://www.mycom.be/computer/componenten/moederbord/asu...
and
CPU: AMD FX-8150 Black Edition,sAM3+ 189,99 euro's
http://www.mycom.be/computer/componenten/processor/amd-...

wich would be 852,78 euro's total



But I heard that ain't great for gaming... so should I go for this instead?

MOTHERBOARD: Asus P8Z77-M,socket 1155   97,99 euro's
http://www.mycom.be/computer/componenten/moederbord/p8z...
and
CPU: Intel Core i5-2500K, s1155 223,99 euro's
http://www.mycom.be/computer/componenten/processor/inte...



wich would be 888,82 euro's total

Like I said before, feel free to change ANY part,
thanks for reading my post and hopefully helping :) 


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September 2, 2012 2:01:24 PM

Fill out the new build form in the new build section of the forum.
September 2, 2012 2:04:40 PM

Can't see how that would make it any easier for any of you ;)  but sure, I'll get working on it, sorry for not doing it before, hehe.
edit: right... done it, now I'm going to add the price to everything
second edit: At long last, I think it's ready, sorry for all the problems
September 2, 2012 2:21:36 PM

it is much easier for us. we just need that information to get you going. listing what you were going to get doesnt do too much for us since we will be picking usually completely diffrent components for you
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