New £1000 build Tags: New Build Systems Last response: November 16, 2012 5:17 PM in Systems Share wbt50 November 15, 2012 5:30:04 PM Approximate Purchase Date ver the weekend Budget Range: £1000 /$1500 System Usage from Most to Least Important:Gaming, Internet, Basic Programming Are you buying a monitor: Yes Parts to Upgrade: Everything but a case, I already have an NZXT Phantom Do you need to buy OS: Yes / No Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Don't mind Location: United Kingdom Parts Preferences: Intel CPU. Overclocking: A Possibility in the futur SLI or Crossfire: Probably not Your Monitor Resolution: 1920 x 1080 Additional Comments: I don't want the system to be too loud And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: Need a proper mid/high end computer More about : 1000 build Silvune November 15, 2012 6:07:03 PM Intel i5-3570K (£160 @ AriaPC) http://skinflint.co.uk/761856 Scythe Ninja 3 Rev.B SCNJ-3100 (£38 @ Quiet PC) http://skinflint.co.uk/709890 Or Thermalright Macho Rev.A(BW) (£40 @ Scan) http://skinflint.co.uk/830474 Both good options for quiet CPU coolers. ASUS P8Z77-M PRO (£101 @ Scan) http://skinflint.co.uk/749617 Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600MHz CAS9 1.5V BLS2CP4G3D1609DS1S00CEU (£27 @ Ebuyer) http://skinflint.co.uk/723497 GIGABYTE GV-N670OC-2GD (£290 @ Amazon) http://skinflint.co.uk/774003 One of the better options for a quiet GTX 670. It is also a good choice because of relatively low price and good OC. be quiet! Dark Power Pro P10 550W (£100 @ AriaPC / Scan) http://skinflint.co.uk/790408 A very high quality and very quiet PSU. Samsung SSD 830 Series 128GB MZ-7PC128D (£80 @ CCL Online / £83 @ Ebuyer) http://skinflint.co.uk/682607 Seagate Barracuda 1TB 7200RPM ST1000DM003 (£55 @ CCL Online / Scan / AriaPC) http://skinflint.co.uk/686480 Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit SP1 (£70 @ Amazon / Ebuyer / Aria / CCL Online) http://skinflint.co.uk/634022 Total: £928 If you're willing to spend ~£50 more and get a triple slot graphics card then this is quieter and has faster factory clocks than the GIGABYTE GTX 670 above: Inno3D i-Chill GTX670 HerculeZ 3000 (£330 @ Ebuyer) http://skinflint.co.uk/792746 wbt50 November 16, 2012 5:35:52 AM What about the monitor and case ? Its too expensive I'm afraid Related resources New build - $1000 budget - Forum New Build for 3D animating in Maya $1000 - Forum new to pc gaming need help on a 800-1000$ build - Forum New gaming build request?! *$1000 budget* - Forum I want to build a new PC under $1000, but have no idea what I'm doing - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Silvune November 16, 2012 3:45:37 PM Not surprised it's too expensive if you need a monitor as well. I thought you said you already had the NZXT Phantom? I would suggest making these changes: OCZ ZS Series 650W (£55 @ CCL Online) http://skinflint.co.uk/631079 SAPPHIRE HD 7850 2GB GDDR5 (£150 @ Amazon) http://skinflint.co.uk/805049 Antec Three Hundred Two (£46 @ Ebuyer) http://skinflint.co.uk/725893 Which would make the total £789. Leaving ~£200 for a monitor, which I don't like to give recommendations on because I don't know the monitor market well enough. wbt50 November 16, 2012 5:06:55 PM Silvune said:Not surprised it's too expensive if you need a monitor as well. I thought you said you already had the NZXT Phantom? I would suggest making these changes: OCZ ZS Series 650W (£55 @ CCL Online) http://skinflint.co.uk/631079 SAPPHIRE HD 7850 2GB GDDR5 (£150 @ Amazon) http://skinflint.co.uk/805049 Antec Three Hundred Two (£46 @ Ebuyer) http://skinflint.co.uk/725893 Which would make the total £789. Leaving ~£200 for a monitor, which I don't like to give recommendations on because I don't know the monitor market well enough. Apoligies, forgot about my case haha I've seen a good monitor for £160 so I think i'll use what I have left to upgrafe the 7850 to a 7950. Thanks for all the help mrdowntownkiller November 16, 2012 5:17:34 PM PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£166.16 @ CCL Computers) CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (£25.88 @ Ebuyer) Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77X-D3H ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£95.97 @ Amazon UK) Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£30.96 @ Scan.co.uk) Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£55.28 @ CCL Computers) Storage: Samsung 840 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk (£80.00 @ Amazon UK) Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB Video Card (£236.99 @ Dabs) Power Supply: XFX 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£71.98 @ Dabs) Optical Drive: LG GH24NS90 DVD/CD Writer (£13.98 @ Novatech) Monitor: Asus VE248H 24.0" Monitor (£150.01 @ CCL Computers) Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) (£70.45 @ CCL Computers) Total: £997.66 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) 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