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January 29, 2013 4:28:09 PM

I plan on building in march, to play battlefield, minecraft, dayz, counterstrike gta 4,5 arma 3, this totals £900 with moniter, mouse and keyboard and windows 7

Intel 3rd Generation Core i5-3570K CPU (4 x 3.40GHz, Ivy Bridge, Socket 1155, 6Mb L3 Cache, Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0)

Corsair CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 8GB 1600MHz CL9 DDR3 Vengeance Memory Two Module Kit -

Sapphire 11200-07-20G Graphics Card (2GB, HD7850, GDDR5)

WD Caviar Green 1TB SATA III 6GB/s Internal Hard Drive 3.5 inch

CiT Vantage Midi Mesh Gaming Case with HD Audio, 4 Fans, Card Reader and No PSU - Black - CiT

Alpine 650W Quiet Silent PC Power Supply PSU 120mm Fan

Sony AD-5280S-0B DVD±RW 24x SATA Drive with Dust Protected Enclosure and Emergency Eject - Sony

AsRock Z77 Extreme4 Motherboard (Socket 1155, Intel Z77, Up to 32GB DDR3, ATX, 2 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s, Supports NVIDIA SLI and AMD CrossFireX, Premium Gold Caps)

ASUS VE247H 24 inch LED Widescreen Full HD 1080p Support with HDMI 2ms Response Time Splendid? Video Intelligence Technology

Sidewinder x4 keyboard and logitech g400 optical gaming mouse and windows 7


Its my first build and need opinions :) 

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January 29, 2013 5:05:59 PM

Not quite sure about that case or power supply. Most of what you have selected so far is good though. I think I might drop the expensive peripherals - you can always get those later.

I'd suggest this:

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 (£25.45 @ Scan.co.uk)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£101.98 @ Dabs)
Memory: Mushkin Blackline 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£37.46 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£53.78 @ Amazon UK)
Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card (£245.75 @ Scan.co.uk)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case (£47.99 @ CCL Computers)
Power Supply: SeaSonic S12II 620W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£74.38 @ Amazon UK)
Monitor: Asus VH242H 23.6" Monitor (£136.00 @ Ebuyer)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) (£67.99 @ Aria PC)
Total: £952.77
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-29 19:06 GMT+0000)

January 29, 2013 8:48:34 PM

g-unit1111 said:
Not quite sure about that case or power supply. Most of what you have selected so far is good though. I think I might drop the expensive peripherals - you can always get those later.

I'd suggest this:

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 (£25.45 @ Scan.co.uk)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£101.98 @ Dabs)
Nice build, just he wanted keyboard and mouse too in the £900 budget.
Memory: Mushkin Blackline 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£37.46 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£53.78 @ Amazon UK)
Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card (£245.75 @ Scan.co.uk)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case (£47.99 @ CCL Computers)
Power Supply: SeaSonic S12II 620W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£74.38 @ Amazon UK)
Monitor: Asus VH242H 23.6" Monitor (£136.00 @ Ebuyer)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) (£67.99 @ Aria PC)
Total: £952.77
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-29 19:06 GMT+0000)

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