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October 26, 2012 6:59:26 PM

Hello! As i had a topic about PC Compatibility that i wanted to build a PC for my friend with a certain specs. Thought maybe there could be a better build witch is made by more experienced people. So That's why making a new topic in hope maybe for better ;) 

Approximate Purchase Date: Purchase date would be in the next 2 days :) 
Budget Range: £1200 - tho could go over but would like to be around £1500 with a monitor :) 
System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming > Movies > I-Surfing
Parts Not Required: Building up from a scratch so everything is required :) 
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Well since I'm living in UK i would prefer or
Country: UK
Parts Preferences: Was thinking about Intel since 3D Vision is required. Thats why im making this topic to find out :) 
Overclocking: Maybe after a while yes.
SLI or Crossfire: Don't mind at all
Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080 eather 1920x1200 depending what is gonna be better. Plans are to buy 27inch monitor.
Additional Comments: As i mentioned before 3D Vision is required and don't mind for a fancy staff ;) 

Thank you for reading.
Waiting for response. ;) 

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October 26, 2012 7:36:11 PM

Here you go:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£167.99 @
CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-U9B SE2 37.9 CFM CPU Cooler (£36.56 @ Ebuyer)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD3H ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£120.87 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£37.14 @ CCL Computers)
Storage: Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£59.99 @ Ebuyer)
Storage: OCZ Vertex 4 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk (£84.40 @ CCL Computers)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card (£303.20 @
Case: NZXT Phantom 410 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case (£83.99 @
Power Supply: Corsair Enthusiast 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£64.86 @
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer (£19.99 @
Monitor: Asus VH242H 23.6" Monitor (£130.99 @ CCL Computers)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) (£69.68 @
Total: £1179.66
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)

Add whatever keyboard and mouse you want and you're good to go.