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February 3, 2013 5:19:46 PM

Hey! :hello:  Im currently building my gaming PC and have decided on the following parts:

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£161.99 @ Aria PC)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (£24.00 @ Overclockers.co.uk)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme6 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£123.52 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: Patriot Gamer 2 Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£39.99 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£50.39 @ Aria PC)
Case: Zalman Z9 ATX Mid Tower Case (£39.99 @ Amazon UK)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer (£12.98 @ Scan.co.uk)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) (£67.99 @ Aria PC)
Total: £520.85
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-03 19:14 GMT+0000)

Only Problem is i havent chosen a PSU or GPU, i need to get both of these while staying within a £700 (max) Budget, Games i want to play: BF3,BO2,AC3,Far Cry3.ALL ON ULTRA (with the exception of Far Cry, i understand thats impossible with my Budget =D)

And before anybody asks: Am i buying a moniter? No. Mouse/Keyboard?A mouse (ONLY IF WITHIN BUDGET, I have my eyes on the Logitech MX518 ;)  Place of Origin: UK

February 3, 2013 6:06:57 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor (£139.80 @ Aria PC)
Motherboard: ASRock H77 Pro4/MVP ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£69.24 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: Patriot Intel Extreme Master, Limited Ed 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£36.23 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£49.97 @ CCL Computers)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB Video Card (£215.59 @ Scan.co.uk)
Case: Cooler Master Elite 430 ATX Mid Tower Case (£38.99 @ Dabs)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply (£44.53 @ Ebuyer)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer (£12.98 @ Scan.co.uk)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) (£67.99 @ Aria PC)
Total: £675.32
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-03 20:06 GMT+0000)

This is a very solid build that will do everything you want it to no problem.
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February 3, 2013 6:16:28 PM

Wow! thanks for that build tiny voice, that is actually the GPU i wanted, but couldnt fit :D , any idea what the fps would be on the listed games?
February 3, 2013 6:18:56 PM

Max settings in pretty much any games at 1080p.
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