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December 25, 2012 9:06:47 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: e.g.: Anytime this century

Budget Range: £1 - 850 (£1 ideally)

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Heavy everyday usage, computer is usually on 15 hours a day, family pc, gaming here and there

Are you buying a monitor: Already have a Dell 19" 1280x768 from 1890, buying a Samsung 24" 1920x1080

Parts to buy: Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B5ST

RAM: Corsair Vengeance 8GB 1600MHz

PSU: Corsair TX650M (There arent many reviews on this, anyone heard of it before?)

Motherboard: Right, I've been having a bit of a dilemma with this one:

Choice of: Asus P8Z77-V (my choice so far, most expensive out of all of these), Gigabyte Z77X-D3H/UD3H, ASRock Z77 Extreme6, MSI Z77A-G45/GD55

Please dont suggest the ASRock Extreme4. I'm tempted by either the Asus or the UD3H...

Case: Corsair Carbide 500R White (ordering this today)

HDD: Seagate Momentus XT 750GB Hybrid SSD/HDD (No, I wont get an SSD, I know some of you will say its a gimmick, but oh well, I don't care about read/write times, only boot times)

Graphics Card: MSI GTX 660 (I'll get the build up and running, and use the Intel HD, then ill buy the graphics card later)

CPU: Intel Core i5 3570K

OS: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit

Do you need to buy OS: No of course not, ill just use the BIOS. You can use google chrome from the BIOS right?

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Amazon UK

Location: London, there, i've already given enough information

Parts Preferences: Parts that don't explode

Overclocking: No

SLI or Crossfire: No

Your Monitor Resolution: 1280x1024, 1920x1080

Additional Comments: Needs to be quiet, not too hot, and mustn't make random noises halfway through checking my email

And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: These questions are getting too stupid

Sorry if my humor offends you, just need some recommendations within my price range and general comments

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December 26, 2012 8:15:14 AM

If you say that you won't be overclocking and running dual graphics, then you're better off with another parts, like, i5-3470 and Ascrock z77 Pro3. In this case PSU also is too powerful, get a quality PSU from Antec, Seasonic, XFX, Corsair or PC Power and Cooling, Silverstone. 520-550w, at least 80 plus bronze
For the money saved you can get 660 ti which i recommend .
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