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PLEASE help with my pc build!


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freyr

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Hey, my old pc died recently and want to build a new pc. Just wanted you guys to look at these specs, and see if they work, and maybe suggest different/better/cheaper part!
Just as a note, this isn't a pc intended specifically for gaming, i play a few games (mainly WoW) but nothing too demanding, i just want a pc that will last me a while. thanks!

processor:
Intel Core i5-750 Quad Core 2.66GHz 8MB Processor
http://www.dabs.com/...essor-656Y.html
£156.16


mother board:
MSI P55-GD65 iP55 Socket 1156 Gigabit Lan 8 Channel Audio ATX Motherboard
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/172654
£109.57


Western Digital WD1001FALS 1TB Hard Drive SATAII 7200rpm 32MB Cache - OEM Caviar Black
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/193712
£74.18


graphics card:
ASUS GT220 1GB GDDR2 DVI VGA HDMI Out PCI-E Graphics Card
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/181954
£55.89


heat sink:
Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro rev 2 Socket 775, 1156, 1366, AM2, AM3 Heatpipe CPU Cooler
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/176157
£15.69


RAM:
Corsair 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3 1333MHz Memory Kit Unbuffered CL9
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/178943
£74.99

PSU:
Corsair 850W TX Series PSU - 140mm Fan
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/152604
£107.98

case:
Casecom MA-1199 Shiny Black MATX Tower Case - No PSU
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/160915
£18.80
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Neil Jones

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What is your budget?

You'll do better to buy everything from one supplier and cut down on P&P.

This might be a better idea:

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/206152 Asus M4A87TD/USB3 870 Socket AM3 8 Channel Audio ATX Motherboard £73.78

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/232853 Gigabyte GTX 460 OC 1GB GDDR5 OC Edition Dual DVI HDMI PCI-E Graphics Card £172.99

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/135101 Coolermaster Elite 330 Case With Coolermaster eXtreme Power 460W PSU *SPECIAL OFFER* £57.99

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/173804 Samsung HD103SJ Spinpoint F3 1TB Hard Drive SATAII 7200rpm 32MB Cache - OEM £47.99

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/192049 EXTRA VALUE 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3 1333MHz Memory Kit 1.5V CL9 £55.43

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/172684 AMD Phenom II X4 945 3.0GHz Socket AM3 6MB L3 Cache Retail Box Processor £104.80

You also need to add a CD unit and any operating system you want.
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freyr

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ok, i've changed a few things now, this build ok?:

processor:
Intel Core i5-750 Quad Core 2.66GHz 8MB Processor
http://www.dabs.com/...essor-656Y.html
£156.16


mother board:
MSI P55-GD65 iP55 Socket 1156 Gigabit Lan 8 Channel Audio ATX Motherboard
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/172654
£109.57


graphics card:
Sapphire HD 5770 1GB GDDR5 Dual DVI HDMI DisplayPort HDCP PCI-E Graphics Card
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/189741
£131.08


heat sink:
Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro rev 2 Socket 775, 1156, 1366, AM2, AM3 Heatpipe CPU Cooler
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/176157
£15.69


RAM:
Corsair 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3 1333MHz Memory Kit Unbuffered CL9
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/178943
£74.99


PSU:
Corsair 400W CX PSU - 12cm Fan 80Plus Certified Efficiency 6x SATA 1x PCI-E
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/150985
£39.99


Case:
SunBeam Freezing Storm Black Case - No PSU
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/150298
£26.99

Hard drive:
Samsung HD103SJ Spinpoint F3 1TB Hard Drive SATAII 7200rpm 32MB Cache - OEM
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/173804
£42.99

Edited by freyr, 10 September 2010 - 05:18 AM.

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iammykyl

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Hi.

You still need to let us know what your budget is

Apart from your list, do you need any other hardware?

What OS do you have? is it a retail or OEM package?

Although the card you have selected does not need a PCI-E connector, the PSU selected barely meets the system requirements. You will be in trouble if you try to upgrade. I suggest you go for 650W, there are plenty of quality PSUs that do not cost a fortune.
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ok, i've changed a few things now, this build ok?:


What is your budget? How much do you want to spend?
Have you not taken in any consideration of what I've written in my previous post, esp. regards to the postage and packing?
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freyr

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my budget is around £600 and I guess I can push it to £700 if I have to

I have bought windows 7 home premium already...

Not sure what retail or OEM is....

I'm going to use my old dvd drive...


Hows this PSU:
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/200491

I'm mainly concerned as to whether or not these parts are compatible with each other, as I know that some parts require certain requirements of other parts!

@ Neil:

I have looked at your previous post, and to be honest, i'm not too sure about them... maybe its cause they're so cheap I think they're unreliable? (i know almost nothing of computers :)) except for that harddrive of corse :)

I don't really mind where I buy the parts from, as long as the item + delivery is less than ebuyer, i've looked around for those parts elsewhere and can't really find anywhere thats cheaper (delivery included)

Edited by freyr, 10 September 2010 - 05:14 AM.

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An OEM operating system is usually pre installed on a shop bought computer like a Dell and is not transferable to a new computer build. You have bought a new OS, which is retail (you own it) and is transferable to any computer build.

The PSU is a decent one BUT, you should really select you other parts first so that you can calculate the size of the PSU you require.

Use this site for searching parts and prices. > http://staticice.co.uk/

I will leave Neil to pick compatible hardware for you as he is more experienced than me. Be assured that even though the parts he suggested are inexpensive they will work well together.
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Hi freyr
Have a look at the barebones systems at the attached link http://www.novatech..../barebones.html
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Hello, I'm building a similar spec PC, but with a I5 760, (with a budget of £600, but i already own a 5770, 2 HD's, CPU Heatsink and Dvd RW)
Here's what im gonna order:

Intel i5 760, CPU

4GB(2x2GB) Corsair TwinX Dom GT, RAM

Gigabyte GA-P55A-UD3, Mobo

Akasa Freedom Xone, Case

3x 120mm Akasa AK-174BK-S, Fans

500GB Samsung HD502HJ (I already own 2x 250's), HD

750W Corsair CMPSU-750HXUK, PSU

Im using the CPU heatsink your ordering, its great! OC'd my current E5200 to 4Ghz and it idles at 20c

Im going to be using this for gaming/sound and video editing, it totals to £600, but again, thats without the GPU.
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