New Build Help Tags: New Build New Build Systems Last response: October 15, 2012 4:29 PM in Systems Share IInferno October 15, 2012 2:41:09 PM Approximate Purchase Date: within the next few weeks Budget Range: Final cost ~£800-900 System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming (eg. Dota2, SC2, Diablo 3), internet, movies, video editing (not a huge amount) Are you buying a monitor: Yes but not included in cost. Current screen 22", new will be 23/24" Parts to Upgrade: New Build, so all Do you need to buy OS: No - Win7 Preferred Website(s) for Parts: www.overclockers.co.uk, www.scan.co.uk, www.ebuyer.com, www.amazon.co.uk Location: London, UK Parts Preferences: Intel CPU Overclocking: Yes but not straight away SLI or Crossfire: Yes later x2 Your Monitor Resolution: 1680x1050 (current and minimum), 1920x1080, 1920x1200 Additional Comments: Dota2, SC2, Diablo 3. Preferably not too loud And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: Replacing family pc with my current one (just over 2yrs old) Currently looking at: Processor: Intel i5 3750k £168 from Scan/overclockers GPU: MSI HD 7870 twin frozr £184 Thanks for any help you guys can give. More about : build zared619 October 15, 2012 3:18:20 PM This is on the higher end of your budget, but I think that it is definitely worth it. If you have any questions at all, don't hesitate to ask. Cheers. PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/uk/p/kotX Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/uk/p/kotX/by_merchant/ CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£167.94 @ Scan.co.uk) CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (£26.65 @ Scan.co.uk) Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£104.12 @ Scan.co.uk) Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£30.96 @ Scan.co.uk) Storage: OCZ Vertex 4 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk (£76.94 @ Scan.co.uk) Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£59.94 @ CCL Computers) Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) (£304.99 @ Scan.co.uk) Case: Zalman Z9 ATX Mid Tower Case (£38.99 @ Dabs) Power Supply: XFX 750W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£79.99 @ Overclockers.co.uk) Optical Drive: Samsung SH-222BB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer (£11.96 @ Scan.co.uk) Total: £902.48 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) IInferno October 15, 2012 4:29:25 PM Hi, thanks for the reply and thanks for showing me the partpicker site, didnt know about it. A few questions: How good is the Zalman case noise and cooling wise? if you know. My current setup has the Antec 300 case which i found was really good (at the time recommended by tom's hardware) Would you go for the gtx 670 now and not bother with sli or go for the 7870, save £100 and get a 2nd 7870 in a year and crossfire? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumNew build help , budget of around $1,500 ForumNew Build w/ Many Problems Need Help ForumNew Build w/ Many Problems Need Help ForumNew Build video card help ForumNew build around 1000, help me out? ForumNeed help with New Build ForumNew PC Build HELP ! ForumNew build tips and help ForumFirst New Build . I need your opinions and help ForumNew Build Help Futureproofing Forum[ New build ] Won't boot past BIOS need help ForumNew Build !Need Help ! ForumNeed help with new build , money is not a problem ForumNeed help with new build ForumNeed help with new water cooling build ForumHelp needed for first new build ForumWould appreciate some opinions and help on new build . ForumNeed help for a new build ForumNVIDIA GeForce gt 630m ForumPlease Help! New System Build Crashing (Blue Screen of Death) More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !