Gaming PC, Limit of £900 Tags: New Build Systems Last response: August 13, 2012 3:39 PM in Systems Share digital x August 13, 2012 10:52:48 AM Back again after quite a while. Not stooping as low as i did with the £500 budget. Approximate Purchase Date: This week, or next. Budget Range: £900, maybe an extra £20-30 if i can. total, with shipping if needed. System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming. Are you buying a monitor: No. Parts to Upgrade: GPU, CPU, Case, Motherboard, RAM, PSU, . I have a keyboard, mouse and monitor (42" TV) Do you need to buy OS: Not sure, i have windows 7 installed on this current Hard Drive, can i just take it out, and put it in a new build.. ? Please note that if you're using an OEM license of Windows, you will need a new one when buying a new motherboard. Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Dabs, Amazon. Location: Kent, England Parts Preferences: Ram: Corsair or G-Skill. Intel CPU. Nvidia for GPU, not too knowing or keen about Radeon. Asus or Asrock for the Motherboard. Case: Zalman Z11 Overclocking: Maybe SLI or Crossfire: No. Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080 should be ok. Additional Comments: Can i use my current DVD Drive and HDD to swap so i don't have to buy a new one, and copy of windows? And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: This pc is getting really old, and i have a passion for gaming. And lastly, a list of what i picked before: http://www.amazon.co.uk/NZXT-Guardian-921RB-RL-921/dp/B... Case. http://www.amazon.co.uk/EVGA-GeF-GDDR5-Graphic-Card/dp/... GPU http://www.amazon.co.uk/Corsair-CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9R-DDR3-... RAM http://www.amazon.co.uk/Asus-Motherboard-PCI-Express-Cr... Motherboard http://www.amazon.co.uk/Intel-FC-LGA12C-i5-3450-Process... CPU http://www.dabs.com/products/samsung-sh-222bb-rsms-22x-... DVD writer (if needed) http://www.corsair.com/en/power-supply-units/gs-series-... PSU http://www.arcticsilver.com/as5.htm thermal paste if needed. http://www.amazon.co.uk/Microsoft-OEM-software-intended... Win 7 if needed Sorry for the long winded post, if this can be made cheaper and live up to roughly the same specs and decency of gameplay please free to adjust/suggest. If worst comes to worst, i have a PC on DinoPC that will be ok, can link if needed, thanks! More about : gaming limit 900 digital x August 13, 2012 1:35:25 PM So other peoples new questions get answered straight away, and mine sits at the bottom? surely someone must know.. metal orient August 13, 2012 2:45:13 PM Patience is a virtue, two and a half hours is not a long time to wait. From Dabs.com Crucial 8GB (2 x 4GB) Ballistix Sport DDR3 1600MHz CL9 1.5v 240pin £35.98 ASRock Z77 Extreme 4 S1155 Intel Z77 DDR3 ATX £109.99 Intel Core i5-3450 S1155 3.1GHz 6MB £146.98 XFX 550 Watt Core Edition Full Wired 80+ Bronze PSU £49.99 Zalman Z11 Plus High Performance Mid Tower Case £46.99 PNY GeForce GTX 670 915MHz 2GB PCI-Express 3.0 HDMI £301.99 Samsung 256GB 830 Series SATA 6Gb/s 2.5" SSD Basic Kit £149.97 XIGMATEK Aegir SD128264 Double Layer H.D.T Cooling System £34.99 Total Price £880.26 With this I assume: 1. You're not really bothered about OC'ing your CPU 2. Your hard drive is at least 1TB 3. Your Windows 7 copy is transferable 4. You won't SLI Related resources Newbie building gaming rig $850-900 limit - Forum Gaming Pc 837 Dollar Limit (No More!) - Forum Gaming PC, $1000AUD Limit - Forum First Gaming PC Build (1700$ Limit) - Forum Best $900 Gaming PC with OS - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer digital x August 13, 2012 2:46:00 PM Not going to be OC'ing the CPu, it's a 500GB HDD, I've no idea if it's transferable, and no SLI. DarkOutlaw August 13, 2012 3:02:20 PM You would be better off getting a 3570k and overclocking it. You have all the other parts to do so. If you insist on not overclocking get this motherboard and save yourself a few bucks. digital x August 13, 2012 3:10:05 PM Can't find that exact Motherboard on amazon, dabs, scan (unless i'm missing it.) how do i find if my Win 7 copy is transferable? and would i be ok with a 500GB HDD? one last thing, is what i've listed up the top, compatible? metal orient August 13, 2012 3:32:24 PM 500Gb may be alright depends on how much of it you use, you could easily enough get a 128GB SSD and a 1TB HDD for the price though. 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