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Very first custom build for Battlefield 3

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December 30, 2012 12:06:46 PM

Case
CiT Vantage Type-R Gaming Case with HD Audio, 4 Fans, Card Reader and No PSU - Black -
http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B0064LFTR8/ref=ox_sc...

PSU
Corsair CMPSU-430CXV2UK Builder Series CX430V2 - 80 Plus Certified Power Supply
http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B0057GTW56/ref=gno_c...

Motherboard
Gigabyte SKT-1155 Z77-DS3H Motherboard
http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B007KZQFOS/ref=gno_c...

CPU
Intel FC-LGA12C Core i5-3450 Processor (6M Cache, 3.10 GHz)
http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B007RMH0MU/ref=ox_sc...

GPU
VTX3D AMD Radeon HD 7850 X-Edition Graphics Card (1GB, GDDR5, PCI Express 3.0, HDMI, DVI-I, DVI-D, Mini Display Port, DirectX 11.1 and OpenGL 4.2 Support) - VTX3D
http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B008NHUTQW/ref=ox_sc...

RAM
Corsair CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9R 8GB (2 x 4 GB) DDR3 Vengeance Memory - Red

HDD
Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB SATAIII 6Gb/s 16MB Cache 3.5 inch Internal Hard Drive OEM
http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00461G3MS/ref=ox_sc...


This is my very first time building a PC and it would very appreciated for any help. As you may have already assumed, I dont have too much knowledge about PC parts and builds. I already have a DVD drive from an older PC and peripherals as well. Im going to use a HDMI cable to connect it to my 23 inch TV so I dont have to use money on a monitor. Will battlefield 3 be playable and on what quality? And, will this pc be future proof? If not where should i spend more money? Thanks tomshardwarers!
a b B Homebuilt system
December 30, 2012 12:17:07 PM

up PSU to 550W for headroom

drop motherboard down to an H77 since your not overclocking
a b B Homebuilt system
December 30, 2012 12:57:50 PM

430W is fine, dropping the motherboard to B75 or H77 would be a good idea though.
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