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October 10, 2012 10:07:49 PM

CPU: intel Core i5 3450, 1155, Ivy Bridge, Quad Core, 3.1GHz, 5 GT/s DMI, 650MHz GPU, 6MB Smart Cache, 31x Ratio, 77W, Retail

Motherboard: ASRock H77M-ITX LGA 1155 Intel H77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Mini ITX Intel Motherboard

GPU: Sapphire radeon HD 6850

HDD: 500GB Seagate ST500DM002 Barracuda SATA 6Gb/s, 7200rpm, 16MB Cache, 8.5ms, NCQ

Power Supply: 550W ACE PSUACE550BR, Black with Red 12cm Fan, ATX v2.03, PSU

case: CiT Vantage Type-R Gaming Case Black HD 4x120mm Red Fans Card Reader w/o PSU

DVD drive:sony AD-7280S-0B 24x DVD±R, 12xDVD±DL, DVD+RW x8/-RWx6 ,12xRAM SATA, Black, OEM

RAM:Kingston ValueRAM 4GB 1333MHz DDR3 Non-ECC CL9 DIMM Desktop Memory

This is my first time trying to build a computer so I honestly have no clue what I'm doing, budget is around 550-600 euros.

Mainly for gaming, thanks : )

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October 10, 2012 10:26:53 PM

1) Don't get a 6850. Get a 7770.
2) Get 8GB of RAM.
October 10, 2012 10:45:11 PM

I'm not sure how much I like the sound of that power supply.
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October 10, 2012 11:09:11 PM

obsama1 said:
1) Don't get a 6850. Get a 7770.
2) Get 8GB of RAM.

Actually overall in game and graphics wise the 6850 is better than the 7770, beating it in almost every scenario, although since the 7770 is the next gen gpu compared to the 6850 it is understandable that hardware based and such, the 7770 is the successor. As for pricing they can run just about the same but the 6850 is just a little bit cheaper. If you are going to want better in game performance go with the 6850 but as for (lets say) stress on your computer go with the 7770. I prefer the 6850 though but that is just my opinion. Also check this site out for any comparisons you need. http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/536?vs=539
October 10, 2012 11:17:48 PM

Looking into this a little bit further, if you are able to spare a few more bucks, the gtx 560 surpasses the 6850 phenomenally for the price. One last thing, if you want to go the extra mile, get a gtx 560ti and try changing your build around to be able to squeeze it in. All in all I would prefer the normal 560 as there isn't much moving around you can do to your build. Hope I helped with the gpu bro.
October 10, 2012 11:18:57 PM

I wouldn't recommend the 560Ti at its current price in the market. The 7850 is faster for the same price.
October 10, 2012 11:24:55 PM

Deemo13 said:
I wouldn't recommend the 560Ti at its current price in the market. The 7850 is faster for the same price.

You do have a point there but they are both out of his price range which is why i recommended the normal 560. it is 170 right now and will get the job done on this budget build. You are right though, thanks for pointing that out.
October 11, 2012 12:21:21 AM

The 7850's can be found for $170. Beats the 560 by a lot.
October 11, 2012 12:29:42 AM

obsama1 said:
The 7850's can be found for $170. Beats the 560 by a lot.

You're right man, good find
October 11, 2012 2:38:48 PM

Deemo13 said:
I'm not sure how much I like the sound of that power supply.


What is wrong with the power supply?
Thanks : )
October 11, 2012 7:42:48 PM

LukeT196 said:
What is wrong with the power supply?
Thanks : )


It sounds like a low quality unit. Do you have any information on it?
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