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January 14, 2013 1:17:43 PM

hey guys,
my first post here,

im building a budget pc for myself, just for occasional gaming, i do not mind mid graphic settings,
mostly i play gw2 and diablo3 and little eve online.

parts i have already ordered or bought:
case: Corsair Carbide Series 200R - Mid tower - ATX @dabs.ie 64 euro
gpu: Asus GeForce GTX 650 Ti 928MHz 1GB PCI-Express 3.0 HDMI @dabs.ie 147 euro
psu: Antec High Current Gamer 620w @pcworld.ie 50 euro
dvdrom: samsung @pcworld.ie 28 euro

parts i still need to get:
mobo: ASRock Z75 Pro3 @komplett.ie 88 euro
cpu: Intel Core i3 3225 - 3.3 GHz - 2 cores - 4 threads @komplett.ie 130 euro
hdd: Seagate 500GB Barracuda SATA-600 7200RPM 16MB 3.5" Hard Drive @dabs.ie 53 euro
ram: didnt pick one yet but most likely any ddr3 1666 2x4gb around 45-50 euro

total 610 euro


i still have few days to change my system as order for gpu and case is not processed yet, i only have cpu and dvdrom purchased already in a shop as there was sale on.

i am building in ireland so prices are slightly higher than in USA and theres not that many parts to pick from....
we dont have nice shops like newegg here...

anyways i just want to know what u guys think of this pc, as i said its just for occasional gaming and mid graph setting is perfectly fine with me,
any help and suggestion appreciated

thank you very much

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January 14, 2013 1:23:12 PM

3225 is 3220 with different internal graphic, since you wanted to buy nvidia dedicated card, so go with 3220 as it is should be cheaper
January 14, 2013 1:25:08 PM

Hey there, I'm from Ireland aswell. I would recommend hardwareversand.de to you. Although they are based in Germany, shipping only costs around €15 or so (including heavy cases and big stuff like that) and most prices are much cheaper than any etailer in Ireland.
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January 14, 2013 1:40:52 PM

thank you for quick response!
im no expert in cpu, but its only 10e difference in price so i guess ill keep 3225 (more numbers and fancy words in spec sheet) lol.

ill check hardwareversand.de - thank you for letting me know, i had a quick glance and cpu+mobo+gpu+case comes about 30e cheaper but then again delivery is 20e. just wondering how long does it take for them to deliver to ireland? i think if i have to build another pc then buying all parts from them would save close to 50e!
January 14, 2013 4:55:37 PM

ok i canceled order from dabs.ie,

gona shop on that german website, selection is bigger there and prices are nicer :) 
probably gona change the build little
!