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Old 10-04-2012, 11:02 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default PC Gaming Build

Hello. First of all this is my first post in these forums so hi to everyone. Secondly, I apologise now if this post turns out to be quite long but I want to get the best advice possible so I am going to give as much info as possible. (I'm from England so can order off any site that ships here.)

I have done a little research but could do with some expert advice, I want a rig that is going to be good enough to play the best games for the next few years, not just now, without throwing money at something that is going to put Nasa's electronics to shame.

I don't want to be a bargain shopper but i want to spent enough to get something pretty decent. I have at the very most around 1K but could spend a bit more but i really want to get the best value for money. I already have a copy of windows 7 64bit, I will need a case and all the peripherals.

Id like to play all the new game on high settings and would like to overclock the pc so will i also need a decent case with a good air flow and an after market cooler for the processor?

Also any savings i can make on building the pc will go towards a new pc monitor, Hopefully I haven't missed anything obvious here, please ask me anything else you may need to know, and if anyone can help me I will be exceptionally grateful.

Thanks in advance.

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Old 10-04-2012, 04:40 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: PC Gaming Build

here's a stab at it.

Corsair Graphite Enthusiast Bundle []

Asus GeForce GTX 660 DirectCU II 2048MB GDDR5 PCI-Express Graphics Card [90YV0390-M0NA00]

Intel Core i5-3570K 3.40GHz (Ivybridge) Socket LGA1155 Processor (77W) - Retail [BX80637I53570K]

ASRock Z77 Extreme4 Intel Z77 (Socket 1155) DDR3 Motherboard [90-MXGKX0-A0UAYZ]

Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB SATA 6Gb/s 64MB Cache - OEM (WD1002FAEX) []

Samsung 128GB SSD 830 Desktop Series SATA 6Gb/s KIT with Norton Ghost - (MZ-7PC128D/EU) [MZ-7PC128D/EU]

Corsair XMS3 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 PC3-12800C9 1600MHz Dual Channel Kit(CMZ4GX3M2A1600C9B) [CMZ4GX3M2A1600C9B]

Samsung SH-224BB/BEBE 24x DVDRW SATA ReWriter (Black) - OEM [SH-224BB/BEBE]

1066 GBP including vat and shipping

the case is a personal choice, but as it is part of a bundle, just add the psu and the water cooler separately and pick the one you do like.
Intel Core i5-2500K
ASUS P8Z68-V LE LGA 1155 Intel Z68
Corsair 550VX
1Tb Samsung Spinpoint F3
1Tb WD Caviar Green
2Tb WD Caviar Green
8gb DDR3 Corsair Vengeance 1600
Sapphire Radeon 6870

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