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September 5, 2012 12:15:17 PM

hello guys what you think off my system for gaming / editing

My 1st Computer
Processor: £253: Intel® Core™ i7 3770K 3.50GHz http://www.amazon.co.uk/Intel-Generation-i7-3770K-3-50G...
Graphics Card: £273: ASUS GeForce GTX 660 Ti DirectCU II OC 2GB
http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/components/nvidiagef...
Motherboard: £145: AsRock Z77 Extreme6 Motherboard
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Z77-Extreme6-Motherboard-Conten...
Ram/Memory: £73: Corsair Vengeance LP 16GB 1600MHz http://www.amazon.co.uk/Corsair-CML8GX3M2A1600C9-Vengea...
Hard Drive: £77: Western Digital 1TB 64MB CHDD 7200 rpm http://www.amazon.co.uk/Western-Digital-WD1002FAEX-Cavi...
Power Supply: £70: OCZ ModXStream Pro 700w Silent http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/components/powersupp...
Optical Drive: £16: Asus DRW-24B5ST 24x
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Asus-DRW-24B5ST-Internal-SATA-D...
SSDrive: £79: Samsung 128GB 830 SSD SATA 6GBPS 2.5 inch http://www.amazon.co.uk/Samsung-128GB-6GBPS-Desktop-Bas...
CPU Cooler: £90: Corsair H100
http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/components/cooling/c...
PC Case: £172: Corsair Graphite Series - 600T http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/components/cases/cas...
OS: £73: Windows 7 Home Premium
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Microsoft-OEM-software-intended...
PC Monitor: £175: ASUS VE248H 24"
http://www.amazon.co.uk/ASUS-VE248H-backlight-widescree...
PC Mouse: £40: Logitech G500 Gaming Mouse http://www.amazon.co.uk/Logitech-910-001262-G500-Gaming...
PC Keyboard: £40: Logitech G110 Gaming Keyboard http://www.amazon.co.uk/Logitech-920-002241-G110-Gaming...

Overclocking the processor to 4.0Ghz


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a b B Homebuilt system
September 5, 2012 12:18:43 PM

Define 'editing' and that will determine whether it's overkill to have the i7 or if an i5 would suffice.
September 5, 2012 12:26:25 PM

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a b B Homebuilt system
September 5, 2012 12:30:34 PM

Seems good then.

Do you need the H100 if you're only going to 4.0ghz? I wouldv'e thought a fan would be sufficient. Hyper 212 or noctua etc
September 5, 2012 12:40:19 PM

wanted to go to 4.5ghz but got no idea what temp it would reach
a b B Homebuilt system
September 5, 2012 12:42:10 PM

Not clocked a 3770k before but i would've thought fan would do 4ghz and H100 should allow 4.5ghz, have you checked the OC section of the forum?
a b B Homebuilt system
September 5, 2012 12:51:21 PM

I think that's the best bet. post your system and see if they can offer suggestions as to clock speeds you could obtain.
September 5, 2012 12:51:41 PM

no but will now
September 5, 2012 7:44:26 PM

Looks like a great computer wish I had that budget. Only 1 questions you list your monitor mouse and keyboard. Did you remember the speakers? you dont have to list them but you may want to get them if you dont have them.
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