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Advice on how to make my build more cost effective. is £1400

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October 25, 2010 11:19:01 PM

Intel i7 930 2.8GHz Socket 1366 8MB L3 Cache Retail Boxed Processor 193596 12 in stock £219.17 £219.17

Corsair CWCH50-1 Cooling Hydro Series H50 High-performance CPU Cooler supports LGA1156 LGA775 LGA1366 AM2 and AM3 processors 177411 73 in stock £58.45 £58.45

OCZ 6GB (3x2GB) DDR3 1600MHz Platinum Triple Channel Kit CL7 1.65V 164786 3 in stock £149.99 £149.99

Gigabyte Radeon HD 5850 1GB GDDR5 Dual DVI HDMI Display Port Out PCI-E Graphics Card 222267 1 in stock £206.98 £206.98

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium - Licence and media - 1 PC - OEM - DVD - 64-bit - English 173791 871 in stock £71.93 £71.93

Antec P183 Case - GunMetal Grey Super Mid Tower - No PSU 161660 13 in stock £102.45 £102.45

Antec CP850 850W Modular PSU - *ONLY COMPATIBLE WITH ANTEC 1200 P183 AND P193 CASES* 159859 17 in stock £97.34 £97.34

ASUS P6X58D Premium iX58 Socket 1366 Dual Gigabit LAN 8 Channel Audio ATX Motherboard 190909 2 in stock £237.57 £237.57

Arctic Silver 5 High-Density Polysynthetic Silver Thermal Compound Thermal paste 3.5gram 126410 416 in stock £5.53 £5.53

Samsung SH-B083L 8x BD-ROM with DVD±RW DL SATA Blu-Ray Drive - Retail Box Black 191042 > 200 in stock £59.99 £59.99

Samsung HD103SJ Spinpoint F3 1TB Hard Drive SATAII 7200rpm 32MB Cache 173804 > 5 in stock £43.01 £86.01

Kingston 64GB SSDNow V SSD 2.5" SATA-II Read = 200MB/sec, Write = 110MB/sec 195355 > 10 in stock £82.00 £82.00

OCZ 2.5" to 3.5" Mounting Bracket For Solid State Drives 219538 > 5 in stock £5.33 £5.33

HP Wireless Keyboard and Mouse Bundle - 2.4Ghz USB 159824 11 in stock £36.98 £36.98

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October 26, 2010 12:56:49 AM

Swap the 930 with a 950 (same price)
Swap the 5850 with a 6870 (lower price, higher performance, lower power, more featuers...)
PSU seems overpriced, You could go with a lower wattage PSU anyway. I would go with seasonic or Corsair though.
If you play games, you don't want a Wireless PC/Mouse.
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October 26, 2010 1:02:57 AM

Building this yourself or buying? Website?
October 26, 2010 4:08:33 PM

im building this myself, its my first build but iv been saving up so i can start with a good spec pc. getting it from ebuyer
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