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New PC Build - February 2012 - £800,-

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February 9, 2012 6:44:10 PM

Hello everyone :) 

This is my first ever system PC build so I would like ask you for your opinion. I am going to order all oof the parts from Amazon (UK) and as soon as possible. What do you think?

Cm Storm Mid Tower Scout Case
Intel Core i5-2400 3.1GHz Quad Core CPU
Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 (B3) Motherboard
Western Digital Caviar Black 750GB (7200rpm) SATA 6Gb-s 64MB 3.5 inch Hard Drive (Internal)
Sapphire 11179-09-20G HD 6870 1GB GDDR5 GPU (taking second one short after for CrossFire dual mode)
Corsair 8GB 1600MHz CL9 DDR3 Vengeance RAM
Cooler Master RS650-ACAAE3-UK GX-Series 650W 80 Plus PSU
Samsung 22x S-ATA DVD Writer

Logitech C270 HD Webcam (Victorian Wallpaper)

And my biggest problem I cannot decide between 3 monitors:
1, ViewSonic VX2253MH-LED 22 inch LED Wide Screen Monitor - (VGA, HDMI, 1920 x 1080, 16-9, 5m-s, 1,000-1-30,000,000-1, 250 cd-m², Built in Speakers)

2, Samsung S22A350H 22 inch Widescreen LED monitor (MEGA DCR, 1920 x 1080 Full HD, 2ms, HDMI-VGA) - Gloss Black

3, LG E2251VR 22 inch LED Widescreen Monitor - Glossy Black (HDMI, Backlit LED, 1080p, Full HD)

Thank you for any response :) 


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February 9, 2012 6:53:43 PM

Just to make it more informative ;) 

Approximate Purchase Date: February/March
Budget Range: 800-900£
System Usage from Most to Least Important: Programming, Browsing, Gaming ...
Parts Not Required:Keyboard + mouse (already got wireless Logitech)
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Amazon (UK) and
Country: UK
Parts Preferences: Intel
Overclocking: Maybe
Crossfire: Yes
Monitor Resolution:1920x1080

BTW [Question for moderators]: Why I cannot Edit/Delete my own messages?

February 10, 2012 2:02:23 AM

Bump? Maybe? I am not shure if its allowed :) 
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February 10, 2012 2:32:26 AM

You need a 2500K if you want the opportunity to over clock. Also get a Gen3 board so that you have the option to upgrade later on to Ivy Bridge and PCI-E 3.0. £115.99 inc vat FREE DELIVERY
ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 Intel Z68 (Socket 1155) Motherboard £165.98 & this item Delivered FREE in the UK with Super Saver Delivery
Intel Sandybridge i5-2500K Unlocked Core i5 Quad-Core Processor (3.30GHz, 6MB Cache, Socket 1155) £77.39
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February 10, 2012 12:05:00 PM

Thank you for your response. It's far too expensive for me :)  What do you think about those monitors?