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New Build Gaming PC Advice (Budget £1000)

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February 7, 2013 7:45:15 PM

Hey all, This is my first time on the forums!

going to build my own PC (High Performence gaming), enjoy electronics and building so its sort of like a hobby aswell as saving £££.

Ive got a budget of around £1000 and below are the components im thinking of buying what I want to know is can any of these components be better for the money? My knowledge is fair but not extencive at all.


Processor - Intel i5 3570k - quad core - 3.4ghz
Graphics Card - Nvidia GTX 670 (Gigabyte)
Motherboard - Asus P8Z77-V LK
RAM - Kingston 1600 mhz (8GB) RAM
Case - Cooler Master HAF 912 Plus USB 2.0 ATX Case
Hard drive - wd1002faex 7200rpm - 64mb cache
PSU - Corsair TX750V2 Enthusiast Series 750W ATX/EPS 80 PLUS Bronze PSU
SoundCard - Asus Xonar DG 5.1 PCI Sound Card
Wireless - TP Link TL-WDN4800 450Mbps Wireless N Dual Band PCI Express Adapter

Windows 8 64 bit

This Computer will be for HIGH performence gaming - I also want USB 3.0 connectivity. Any Suggestions and/or advice will be greatly appreciated!

Kind Regards,
Adam
February 7, 2013 8:05:35 PM

(could not edit my original post)

Realised most currency here is in $$$ in which case £1000 = ~$1600
a b 4 Gaming
February 7, 2013 8:07:27 PM

Seems good, but you don't need the sound card, the onboard audio is a good one.
If you can add a ssd in there, the better.
Also if you're planning to overclock, get an aftermarket cooler like the hyper 212 evo, it's cheap in the uk.
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a b 4 Gaming
February 7, 2013 8:17:54 PM

If this is for HIGH performance gaming, get windows 7 64 bit, as it doesn't have compatibility issues, get a CPU cooler, and for goodness sake, don't use wireless - use an Ethernet cable. It's WAY faster, and way more reliable.
a b 4 Gaming
February 8, 2013 12:27:11 AM

Get a Case that has Usb 3.0 in the front.

Haf 912 is obsolete!
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