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Hey guys :hello:, here is my brothers build:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-2500K 3.3GHz Quad-Core Processor (£155.99 @ Aria PC)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (£24.99 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£49.14 @ Aria PC)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£47.99 @ Aria PC)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer (£12.98 @ Scan.co.uk)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (32-bit) (£65.64 @ Scan.co.uk)
Total: £356.73
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-12 17:32 GMT+0000)

He wants a 7950(a good completely overclockable one),a black and red case, black and red mobo, decent RAM for overclocking (low profile preferably)and it has to all be their under £700-give or take £5....

I hope you guys can help as you helped me with my build :D thank you and goodbye! :lol: :hello:


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  1. Best answer
    It goes a bit over, but it has the 7950 and the rest of the stuff :

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£155.99 @ Aria PC)
    CPU Cooler: Zalman CNPS10X Performa CPU Cooler (£20.99 @ Overclockers.co.uk)
    Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Pro3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£73.02 @ Ebuyer)
    Memory: GeIL Enhance CORSA 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£30.23 @ CCL Computers)
    Storage: Seagate Constellation ES 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£46.74 @ Aria PC)
    Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card (£215.99 @ Aria PC)
    Case: Silverstone SST-RL01B-USB 3.0 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case (£35.16 @ Scan.co.uk)
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£47.99 @ Aria PC)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer (£12.98 @ Scan.co.uk)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (32-bit) (£65.64 @ Scan.co.uk)
    Total: £704.73
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
  2. djangoringo said:
    It goes a bit over, but it has the 7950 and the rest of the stuff :

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£155.99 @ Aria PC)
    CPU Cooler: Zalman CNPS10X Performa CPU Cooler (£20.99 @ Overclockers.co.uk)
    Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Pro3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£73.02 @ Ebuyer)
    Memory: GeIL Enhance CORSA 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£30.23 @ CCL Computers)
    Storage: Seagate Constellation ES 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£46.74 @ Aria PC)
    Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card (£215.99 @ Aria PC)
    Case: Silverstone SST-RL01B-USB 3.0 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case (£35.16 @ Scan.co.uk)
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£47.99 @ Aria PC)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer (£12.98 @ Scan.co.uk)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (32-bit) (£65.64 @ Scan.co.uk)
    Total: £704.73
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)


    Very nice. You can always drop to a 500gb hdd :) Thats the only compromise i would make.
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