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Old 01-19-2010, 08:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi guys I hope someone can take a look at my build as I dont know If Ive compatible parts or not. My budget is £500 - £600 and Im looking to build a pc for playing games like Company of Heroes and CODMW2, also to run software like adobe products.

CPU -http://www.misco.co.uk/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=371812&CatId=0
Motherboard - Gigabyte G41-ES2L Socket LGA775 Motherboard - Misco.co.uk
RAM -http://www.play.com/PC/PCs/4-/3431584/Kingston-Valueram-2GB-667MHz-PC2-5300-DDR2-RAM-Non-ECC-CL5-DIMM-Computer-Memory/Product.html?&_$ja=tsid:11518|cc:|prd:3431584|cat: Memory
Video Card -http://www.misco.co.uk/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=381704&Sku=153855
Hard Drive -http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/1TB-Samsung-HD103SJ-Spinpoint-F3-SATA-3Gb-s-7200rpm-32MB-Cache-89-ms-NCQ-OEM
Optical Drive -http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/LiteOn-IHOS104-37-4xBlu-Ray-8x-DVD-Reader-OEM-inc-Software
Power Supply -http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/700W-Storm-LPK19-35-120mm-Silent-Fan-24pin-plus4-pin-plus12V-PSU-ATX-22
Case - I havent found one yet as Im looking to find a good deal on a CoolerMaster Wave

I could probably use my hard drive I use now but Id like to upgrade to a 1TB one, not too fussed on Blu ray player just maybe a multi-region dvd player. Im not knowledgable about computer components like RAM and cpus Duo/Quad cores so any input or suggestions is appreciated. thank you for anyones time
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Old 01-20-2010, 02:40 AM   #2 (permalink)
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socket 775 is old and has no potential for future upgrades.

For your budget i recommend socket AM3 for AMD. You could get a Phenom II quad core CPU and 4GB of DDR3 ram (2X2GB).

Get this video card instead: XFX Radeon HD4850 512MB XXX Edition PCI-Express Gr - Misco.co.uk

I used that site cuz you used it, i don't know if its good or not.

And as for your power supply, it looks quite shoddy, i would look at a better brand (Antec, Corsair, etc.) Look at the PSU guide at the top of this forum.

And fix your links so its easier to browse.
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It's also better to buy all your stuff from the one site, that way you save on shipping.

I'll put a build together for you in about an hour, once I get to college.
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