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June 4, 2013 1:29:16 PM

So I've seen the PS4 and XBOX One and I've decided just to switch to PC gaming as I have a few friends who are PC gamers (who previously owned consoles) and they say that PC gaming is a lot more fun compared to that on consoles. I had also had a try on BF3 on my friends PC and loved the 64 player action and how smooth the game ran compared on console, therefore I have decided to build my own. Here's the things I plan to include. My budget is £1000 and I've just hit £999 xD.
I've also included a few fans for my case as I definitely will be overclocking my CPU and my GPU. Please give me your opinions and if there is anything you would change.

http://www.scan.co.uk/savedbasket/dd9ae313fc0f487da5bc0...

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June 4, 2013 3:09:00 PM

PcGamer956 said:
So I've seen the PS4 and XBOX One and I've decided just to switch to PC gaming as I have a few friends who are PC gamers (who previously owned consoles) and they say that PC gaming is a lot more fun compared to that on consoles. I had also had a try on BF3 on my friends PC and loved the 64 player action and how smooth the game ran compared on console, therefore I have decided to build my own. Here's the things I plan to include. My budget is £1000 and I've just hit £999 xD.
I've also included a few fans for my case as I definitely will be overclocking my CPU and my GPU. Please give me your opinions and if there is anything you would change.

http://www.scan.co.uk/savedbasket/dd9ae313fc0f487da5bc0...


Hi there , remove the 200mm case fan , you don't need that even if you're overclock. Also change your power supply to http://www.scan.co.uk/products/650w-corsair-enthusiast-...

Everything else seems fine , if you can get a front fan controller such as the Bitfenix recon. The 120mm fan you chose is quite loud on full speed so you might want to control it yourself ( From personal experience )

Good luck :) 
June 5, 2013 9:28:57 AM

ihsaan96 said:
PcGamer956 said:
So I've seen the PS4 and XBOX One and I've decided just to switch to PC gaming as I have a few friends who are PC gamers (who previously owned consoles) and they say that PC gaming is a lot more fun compared to that on consoles. I had also had a try on BF3 on my friends PC and loved the 64 player action and how smooth the game ran compared on console, therefore I have decided to build my own. Here's the things I plan to include. My budget is £1000 and I've just hit £999 xD.
I've also included a few fans for my case as I definitely will be overclocking my CPU and my GPU. Please give me your opinions and if there is anything you would change.

http://www.scan.co.uk/savedbasket/dd9ae313fc0f487da5bc0...


Hi there , remove the 200mm case fan , you don't need that even if you're overclock. Also change your power supply to http://www.scan.co.uk/products/650w-corsair-enthusiast-...

Everything else seems fine , if you can get a front fan controller such as the Bitfenix recon. The 120mm fan you chose is quite loud on full speed so you might want to control it yourself ( From personal experience )

Good luck :) 




Alright. Thanks.

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