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Will this Build be ok for the price?

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January 14, 2013 5:56:29 AM

ok I will start with the spec I have now.

System Specs
Case = Antec p182 - with only one front and one rear case fans active.
Graphics Card = Leadtek Geforce 8800 GT ZL OC 512MB GDDR3
Motherboard = Abit IP35 Pro (Socket 775) Pci - Express DDR2
Processor = Intel Q6600 Quad Core @ 2.40Ghz = Tuniq Tower CPU Cooler
Ram = OCZ 2 X 1 GB PC2 8500 RAM
Sound Card = Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio 7.1
OCZ Agility 3 Series 60GB SATA 3 - 2.5 Inch Solid State Drive - Contains operating system Windows 7 pro - 64bit
2 x Samsung Spinpoint (1000GB/7200rpm) Model HD103UJ
Seagate Barracuda 3.5 Inch 2tb 7200rpm 6gb/s Internal Sata Drive
Drive = ATAPI iHAS124 B ATA Device
Corsair Professional Series HX650W Power supply - 650 Watt
Monitor = Samsung syncmaster 245B
Speakers = Creative GigaWorks T20 Series II

I want to be able to play bioshock infinate and dead space 3 on max settings if possible but I am on a tight budget so would rather ask the guys in the know .
I am only upgrading the cpu,heatsink,mobo,ram and graphics card nothing else.

Intel Core i3 2120 3.3GHz Socket 1155 3MB L3 Cache Retail Boxed Processor
£88.06inc. vat

http://www.ebuyer.com/254978-intel-core-i3-2120-3-3ghz-...

Corsair 8GB DDR3 1600MHz XMS3 Memory
£34.14inc. vat

http://www.ebuyer.com/247677-corsair-8gb-ddr3-1600mhz-x...

Asus P8H61-MX USB3 Socket 1155 VGA DVI 8 Channel Audio mATX Motherboard
£37.36inc. vat

http://www.ebuyer.com/392930-asus-p8h61-mx-usb3-socket-...

HIS HD 7850 IceQ X 2048MB GDDR5 PCI-Express Graphics Card (H785QN2G2M) [H785QN2G2M]
£155.99 inc VAT

http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=GX...

There is another card a little more but I dont know what the difference is?

HIS HD 7850 IceQ 2048MB GDDR5 PCI-Express Graphics Card (H785Q2G2M) **OcUK Exclusive** [H785Q2G2M]
£179.99 inc VAT

http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=GX...

I will be using all upgrades as default and not overclocking.
Spending even less is always a bonus but sometimes you need to spent a little more to get the performance you are after so guys what do you think will this do the trick or is there better out there for the price and if so why is it better?

Thanks to anybody who takes time out to help.


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January 14, 2013 7:02:29 AM

well that build should do well with what you plan to play with and some other games, should be a good buy.
January 14, 2013 12:49:55 PM

Cheers I dont realy know what i am doing I just pretend i do :) 
Anybody know the difference between the 2 graphic cards besides price?
I plan on ordering this lot the weekend so if anybody else out there thinks I should be picking differently I would appreciate the input.
January 15, 2013 9:30:43 PM

well for graphics card, on the amd side I only buy from sapphire so far. and a few from msi, so I can't say anything about HIS although I've manage to hold a 6850 before XD but can't justify anything with it.
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