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? My first amazing build for 1500€ (£1300) ($2050)


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SnakeZ

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Hey all this is my first custom PC build that I have put together for said price in title. Anyway I am not a professional or anything on this and was just wondering dose this build all fit together physical and performance wise. What are the pros and cons and what changes would you do? My budget is maxed out at 1500€ (£1300) ($2050) so it can’t go over that. I’m mainly wondering does it fit and what case would you recommend. In case you’re wondering the specs (parts) below are a total of 1375€ (£1190) ($1880) I have left 125€ (£145) ($170) to buy the case. Your suggestions, comments and criticism are much appreciated, thank you.

SPECS (PARTS)

Mobo: Asus SABERTOOTH Z77
CPU: Intel 3rd Gen Ivy Bridge i7 3770K
Ram: Corsair Vengeance 16GB 2 modules
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 120mm
GPU: EVGA GF GTX 670 2GB FTW
SSD: Crucial M4 128GB
HDD: Seagate Barracuda 2TB
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B5ST 24x Internal SATA DVD Drive
PSU: Corsair HX750 Professional Series 80 PLUS Gold
OS: Microsoft Windows 8 64 bit OEM/Microsoft Windows 7 64 bit OEM (Don’t know which one yet)
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Hello

Your build looks good...but personally i would suggest that you stick with Windows 7 (premium,ultimate)..
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I closed the system build topic so that this topic can proceed. :thumbsup:
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- I want to game basically game (Play upcoming Elder scrolls Online and DayZ aswell as DayZ standalone) { both very high performance demanding games }

- I don't intend on overclocking any time soon so no

- I have 1 monitor

- I love Nvidia so ya my preference is Nvidia and intel

Btw im Irish so all my parts will be bought off http://www.amazon.co.uk/ and shipped for free. Im very new to all this so thanks for the help much appreciated.
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- I want to game basically game (Play upcoming Elder scrolls Online and DayZ aswell as DayZ standalone) { both very high performance demanding games }

- I don't intend on overclocking any time soon so no

- I have 1 monitor

- I love Nvidia so ya my preference is Nvidia and intel

Btw im Irish so all my parts will be bought off http://www.amazon.co.uk/ and shipped for free. Im very new to all this so thanks for the help much appreciated.

Yep nothing like Amazon for cheap stuff...Enjoy your build it should be a good one for gaming....
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Gday SnakeZ.


Your build will work, and work very well but, could be better with regards parts. Thsi will lower the cost without effecting performance.
It is a gaming build and going by your post, not over-clocking soon. So I will include a K series CPU (minimal cost) so that the option i there.
The Sabertooth MB is aimed at avid over clockers, high end duel video card or workstation with many hard drives, A less expensive board will do the job.
You do not need a i7 CPU, For a Intel build gamer, the sweet spot is the i5 3570K.
You will only need 8GN of RAM, any more will not make your games go faster.
You do not need the Hyper cooler, the stock cooler is more than capable of keeping the CPU within it's thermal footprint. You should also be aware that where a CPU is supplied with a heatsink and fan, from both Intel and AMD, if you change it for an after-market one, you will void the CPU warranty. So start with the stock cooler and only change if you think it is absolutely nec.
A 650w PSU will be more than enough for the build.
I suggest using a 240GB SSD and a 1TB storage drive. If you need more later, it can be added,

Please list eh brand/model of your monitor.

build to consider. > http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/AU75 Will post again later with selection just from Amazon.










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I have left 125€ (£145) ($170) to buy the case. Your suggestions, comments and criticism are much appreciated, thank you.


may i suggest this Casei have one myself and play allot of COD mw3 on mine it keeps all components nice and cool because there is allot of airflow in this case.
i bought my case over a 6 months ago so i do have some expiernce with the case, as you can see in the picture (that was taken before is cleaned up the case :)) that i added, I added a water CPU cooler in it.
if you want i can post my temps. right after i get done playing for a few hours so you can see the temps.

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Thanks alot iammykyl and every1 else that looks good btw havnt really looked at monitors yet but if you guys got any suggestions plz post. Im not looking for something amazing just a solid monitor for around 100euro this is the 1 i was looking at http://www.amazon.co...=I2XX9P6QL33TC2 Its a BenQ GL2250 21.5 inch LCD Monitor tell me what you guys think
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Hi,
I can find no Pro reviews for the Benq.
A couple of screens for you to consider.
1st > http://uk.hardware.i...id#tab:overview
Amazon, > http://www.amazon.co...59813672&sr=8-1

2nd, no HDMI > http://uk.hardware.i...:specifications

Both screens in this review. > http://uk.hardware.i...monitors-tested

How do you feel about the Antec case I selected? For the same price, just as good, you could have ta more conservative one.
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Thanks alot iammykyl and every1 else that looks good btw havnt really looked at monitors yet but if you guys got any suggestions plz post. Im not looking for something amazing just a solid monitor for around 100euro this is the 1 i was looking at http://www.amazon.co...=I2XX9P6QL33TC2 Its a BenQ GL2250 21.5 inch LCD Monitor tell me what you guys think


If you can save money on other components you can get a better monitor. I would look for either an LG or ViewSonic IPS with a LED backlight. The IPS displays are the best at color, and have the largest viewing angles. Go for one that is full Hi Def, and you should be fine. Here are couple I have found:

I have this one (US version), its awesome! http://www.amazon.co...&sr=1-1-catcorr
This LG has good reviews too! http://www.amazon.co...60291604&sr=1-1
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Hi.
How is the build project going? An update would be appreciated.
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