First time build need advise please Tags: Homebuilt Systems Last response: January 10, 2013 11:21 PM in Systems Share Agent of Apathy January 10, 2013 8:14:27 PM budget £700 my aim is to make mid to high end gaming pc that will last for a few years with out upgrades spent the week making this list and need someone to give it the once over and tell my my mistakes please. MSI NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 2GB GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 Graphics Card N660 TF 2GD5/OC $230 = £143 www.amazon.com/MSI-GeForce-Graphics-N660-TF/dp/B0094CX8... Samsung 840 Series 2.5 inch 120GB SATA III internal Solid State Drive (SSD) MZ-7TD120BW $100 = £62 www.amazon.com/Samsung-Series-120GB-internal-MZ-7TD120B... Amazon Intel i5 3570k @ 4.4GHz - Asus P8Z77-V LX - 8GB Corsair DDR3 Overclocked Gaming Bundle £345 [(Motherboard $135 = £84)(CPU $220 = £137)(RAM $35 = £21)=($390 = £242)] http://www.amazon.co.uk/Intel-i5-3570k-4-4GHz-Overclock... CiT Vantage Limited Edition Gaming Case with Black Interior Mesh, 4 Fans, 3 White LED, Card Reader and No PSU - White £26 http://www.amazon.co.uk/CiT-Vantage-Limited-Edition-Int... Seasonic 750W M12II Bronze Series Modular Power Supply £103 http://www.amazon.co.uk/Seasonic-Modular-Multi-GPU-Tech... hopefully this will stay under £700 after import tax Thanks in advance More about : time build advise Rockdpm a b B Homebuilt system January 10, 2013 8:33:13 PM I'm not from the UK but that Gaming bundle isn't worth it to me. You can get a much better motherboard, a better heat sink and the 3570K for the same price and spend a few more $$ for RAM Agent of Apathy January 10, 2013 8:52:43 PM Thank for the speedy reply but please could you be more specific as to which type of motherboard and heat sink I should be looking for that way i don't mess up compatibility when looking for a good price. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Agent of Apathy January 10, 2013 11:21:38 PM Ok attempt number Two Amazon.com MSI NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 2GB GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 Graphics Card N660 TF 2GD5/OC $230 = £143 - £180 www.amazon.com/MSI-GeForce-Graphics-N660-TF/dp/B0094CX8... Samsung 840 Series 2.5 inch 120GB SATA III internal Solid State Drive (SSD) MZ-7TD120BW $100 = £62 - £82 www.amazon.com/Samsung-Series-120GB-internal-MZ-7TD120B... Intel Core i5-3570K Quad-Core Processor 3.4 GHz 4 Core LGA 1155 - BX80637I53570K $224 = £138 - £175 http://www.amazon.com/Intel-Core-i5-3570K-Quad-Core-Pro... AS Rock LGA1155 DDR3 SATA3 USB3.0 Quad CrossFireX and Quad SLI A GbE ATX Motherboard Z77 EXTREME4 $128 = £79 - £103 http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007KTY4A6 Kingston HyperX Blu 16GB Kit (2x8 GB Modules) 1600MHz 240-pin DDR3 Non-ECC CL10 Desktop Memory KHX1600C10D3B1K2/16G $75 = £46 - £64 http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B007TTEHMW Noctua 6 Dual Heatpipe with 140mm/120mm Dual SSO Bearing Fans CPU Cooler NH-D14 - Retail $81 = £50 - £68 http://www.amazon.com/dp/B002VKVZ1A Amazon.uk CiT Vantage Limited Edition Gaming Case with Black Interior Mesh, 4 Fans, 3 White LED, Card Reader and No PSU - White £26 http://www.amazon.co.uk/CiT-Vantage-Limited-Edition-Int... Seasonic 750W M12II Bronze Series Modular Power Supply £103 http://www.amazon.co.uk/Seasonic-Modular-Multi-GPU-Tech... before tax £647 after tax £800 ?? nuts! hope I messed just up the tax calculator any better? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedFirst time build - please advise on parts picked Forum SolvedMy first time build rig (Advise Needed) Forum SolvedMy first build, need advise please Forum Photo/video editing; light animation and gaming. Need advise for first-time custom build. Forum Please Advise on New Gaming Build - First Time Builder Forum First Time HTPC Build: Need advise on budget build Forum Need some help with my first build(please advise anything I can improve) Forum SolvedNeed Advise on First time Building a Gaming PC. Forum First time builder, budget gaming build please advise! Forum Please advise on my new (first time) custom build. Forum First Time Build-Please advise Forum First time building a PC - please advise on configuration Forum First build in long time, please advise Forum First time build - need advise/help/suggestions Forum First time building PC. Please advise Forum First time building PC. Please advise Forum $1200 - $1500 - First Time Build, Need Advise :) Forum First Time Building, Need Some advise Forum SolvedFirst time pc builder needs advise Forum SolvedFirst time Builder needs advise and suggestions for components that can handle 1080p gaming at or over 50 fps on high Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !