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December 2, 2012 9:43:58 AM

Hey guys, new here on the forums so hello!
I'm about to build a new PC for everyday use, studying and gaming and so far came up with this for 820 euros (I live in the Netherlands)

CPU: Intel i5 3470
MoBo: GigaByte GA-B75M-D3V
Geheugen: Corsair 2 x 4GB
^ These 3 are a combo deal at a Dutch site

Grafischs card: SAPPHIRE HD 7870 GHz Edition (incl. coupon for free Far Cry 3!)
Case: Antec three hundred
Power Supply (no idea what to look for here): Cooler Master GX-Lite 500
HDD: Western Digital WD10EZEX
Monitor: LG Flatron E2442T-BN

So far this will cost me 820 euros and I'd rather make it cheaper than more expensive :) 
Please tell me what you guys think, especially on the motherboard and psu (don't know anything about those) and I'm open to all suggestions!

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December 2, 2012 9:52:55 AM

Generally your build seems ok, but the PSU is no good. Go with XFX, Corsair or Seasonic.

Give us a link to your shop so we can come up with some builds.
December 2, 2012 3:29:38 PM

Ok thanks for telling me. I changed it up a bit, this is what I have now:
CPU: Intel i5 3470
MoBo: AsRock B75M-GL
Memory: Not sure about this one, who knows cheap 2 x 4GB memory that won't bottleneck my system?
Graphics card: Sapphire 7870 GHz edition
Case: Cooler Master Elite 310
PSU: LEPA N500-SA-EU (pretty cheap and found some good reviews, please tell me if it's better)
HDD: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB

Please tell me whether this is a better build. I like it better because it's a bit cheaper but tell me what you think
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December 2, 2012 3:34:22 PM

Figured this would be some decent memory: Corsair 8 GB DDR3-1600 Kit (CML8GX3M2A1600C9, Vengeance LP, XMP) ??
December 2, 2012 3:40:46 PM

change the case back to a antec 300

any 2x4gb ram from corsair, gskill patriot, and samsung would be good

lepa is pretty good as long as it is a rebrand of enermax
December 2, 2012 5:14:19 PM

Ok thanks for the reply! Still a couple questions though: Why change the case back? The cooler master is about 20 euros cheaper so I'd rather stay in that price class and not spend too much on the case. And will the AsRock B75M-GL be a fine motherboard? I find it very hard to see differences in various motherboard and to decide which one to pick but if this one is fine I'm happy because it's pretty cheap :) 
December 2, 2012 5:38:05 PM

because the antec case is quite a bit better

id get a asrock h77m board but if its a lot more, stick with a b75
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