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Looking for new gaming desktop build (UK)

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May 5, 2013 7:02:50 AM

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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May 5, 2013 7:31:40 AM

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)
May 5, 2013 7:53:47 AM

Do you think its worth it to wait for the Intel Core i7-4770K? or the 4570?
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May 5, 2013 7:59:00 AM

Its not worth to buy a i7 for gaming
May 5, 2013 8:04:42 AM

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
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May 5, 2013 8:07:04 AM

Just oc the i5-3570k...
I would w8 for i5-4???

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