Looking for new gaming desktop build (UK)

Approximate Purchase Date: late may/early june

Budget Range: £700-£900

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, music & watching moves

Are you buying a monitor: Yes at least 26 inches

Do you need to buy OS: Yes

Location: London, UK

Parts Preferences: Intel i7, SSD for operating system

Overclocking: No

SLI or Crossfire: No

Additional Comments: Shouldn't be that loud and should play most games at max, is it worth it getting a soundcard?
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  1. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£166.79 @ Aria PC)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (£24.49 @ CCL Computers)
    Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Pro3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£76.20 @ Amazon UK)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£56.66 @ Ebuyer)
    Storage: Samsung 840 Pro Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk (£102.90 @ Amazon UK)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£47.50 @ Aria PC)
    Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 XT 2GB Video Card (£185.39 @ Amazon UK)
    Case: Fractal Design Define R4 (Black Pearl) ATX Mid Tower Case (£75.54 @ Aria PC)
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£52.93 @ Dabs)
    Monitor: Asus VS238H-P 23.0" Monitor (£138.60 @ CCL Computers)
    Total: £927.00
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-05-05 15:31 BST+0100)
  2. Do you think its worth it to wait for the Intel Core i7-4770K? or the 4570?
  3. Its not worth to buy a i7 for gaming
  4. Marcopolo123 said:
    Its not worth to buy a i7 for gaming


    What will be the haswell variant for the i5-3570??

    4570?? People are saying the 8-10% performace different doesn't matter for gaming
  5. Just oc the i5-3570k...
    I would w8 for i5-4???

    I5-3570k | i7-3770k no difference in games
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