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First time Building a PC

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February 19, 2013 10:10:55 AM

Hi there im looking to Build my First computer so i would like to keep my build simple which can do all the jobs that i need , I basically want this computer to play games at a OK level and can render maybe now and then .. i also do use my pc for a bit of Photoshop as well.

My Pc Budget is around £800/$1241 if its a little bit over i can live with that.

I would like to buy all my parts from if anyone can help me with a decent and simple build i would be much appreciated i don't have much knowledge on all of the parts and how to distribute my money .. i was thinking an I5 with a GTX 660.

if i would need to buy any tools or equipment for my build is there any chance you could list it as well.

Sorry for all the questions i am a Noob !

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February 19, 2013 10:19:14 AM

Just a quick Update The money i listed is for all the parts the operating system is not included in that price as i already have a Windows 7 64 bit that i will put in there
February 19, 2013 4:24:42 PM

Here ya go:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

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 (£24.99 @ Amazon UK)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£101.98 @ Dabs)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£38.99 @
Storage: OCZ Vertex 4 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk (£93.96 @ Dabs)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£52.24 @ Amazon UK)
Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB Video Card (£191.74 @
Case: Corsair 400R ATX Mid Tower Case (£78.89 @ Amazon UK)
Power Supply: Corsair Enthusiast 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£69.98 @ Dabs)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer (£12.98 @
Total: £827.74
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-19 18:27 GMT+0000)