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First build need advise

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Last response: in Systems
September 27, 2012 6:22:52 AM

hi, i am looking to do my first build my budget is 350 pound could any one tell me if this is any good and could i make it cheaper cause its over my budget

CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£69.07 @ CCL Computers)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3 ATX AM3+ Motherboard (£50.45 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: Corsair 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3-1333 Memory (£17.28 @
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£42.99 @ Ebuyer)
Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 6870 1GB Video Card (£120.98 @ Dabs)
Case: Xigmatek Asgard II Black ATX Mid Tower Case (£29.14 @ Novatech)
Power Supply: XFX 450W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£37.07 @ CCL Computers)
Optical Drive: Sony AD-7280S-0B DVD/CD Writer (£12.95 @ CCL Computers)
Total: £379.93
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)

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September 27, 2012 4:21:43 PM

Your build looks as low as you'd want to go without suffering a lot of performance. You could save 30 quid with XFX Core Edition Radeon HD 777
September 28, 2012 7:43:38 AM

thanks do you have any other surgestions how to get better performance but keep the cost to about 350