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Old 06-25-2011, 03:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I've been looking for a PC for months and done some basic research into what i might need,

I was after a Generic gaming PC that can run games like Minecraft and The Witcher 2: assassins of kings, so i prioritised the graphics card and cpu, would this build i've been offered for £610 be worth it?

OS; Microsoft windows 7 home premium - SP1, 64bit, OEM

AMD Phenom II x6 1055T Socket AM3 Processor - 125W, Retail

Asrock 890GM PRO3 AM3, VGA SATA3, USB3, mATX

1038Mb AMD Radeon HD 6770 PCI-Express VGA card

500GB Western Digital Caviar Blue 7200RPM SATA3 Hard Drive

Samsung SH-222AB 22x DVD+/-R SATA DVD Writer - Black

CoolerMaster Hyper 212 Plus Multi-Format CPU Cooler

Corsair XMS 4Gb DDR3 1333 (2x2Gb) CL9 Dual-Channel kit

(generic cheap CoolerMaster Elite RC-430 ATX Case - No PSO but it has space for 2 more fans if need be)

850W Silent Modular ATX PSU With 13cm Fan
I would REALLY appreciate some input on this guys,
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Default Re: Is this computer worth buying???????

If it's somewhat new, then sure. If it's been used quite a bit, I'd try to bring the price down a bit (I'm assuming this isn't from a store or anything, since you said "offered")
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Its nogt bad, but as this is a gaming rig, I'd switch the x6 for an x4 BE addition, then use the savings to up your gpu into the 68xx series.

Also 850W is more than plenty, unless you're thinkng of xfire, so again a savings point to better the gpu.

As i first said, its not to bad, especially as the parts are pricier over the pond... You might want to get a UKers opinion though.

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It'd best be new as it prices out just under scan.co.uk retail prices.
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Default Re: Is this computer worth buying???????

Thanks for the feedback guys also, yes all these parts are brand new never been used, i found a relatively unheard of computer retailer that builds customs for you, that price also includes labour and a 12 month gauruntee

I was offered this one because the one i intended to buy was pre-built but was labelled completely wrong so they sort of cut me a small deal on this one, sounds good so far, i might take it
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Yha its not bad olf a deal.
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Yeah, I'd say it's worth it
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