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Gaming build but low budget :( (Resolved)


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jeff1031

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hey guys!

 

Im building my very first gaming rig and wanted some advice. I don't need an over clocking system of some sort but i do want quality graphics card and decent enough specs. please HELP!


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What's the budget?


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:welcome:    jeff1031,

 

As the Doc has asked your maximum budget will help + letting us know in which country you will be purchasing the parts.

 

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:welcome:    jeff1031,

 

As the Doc has asked your maximum budget will help + letting us know in which country you will be purchasing the parts.

 

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Hey thanks for the reply, Im in the Uk, I'm planning to spend £600 maximum.


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http://www.techsuppo...tml#post3910140

£600 Intel Build:
Focused towards a average PC gamer, our £600 Intel build is a general multitasking machine that is rated at a mid-level gaming machine.

Motherboard: ASUS Z97-A LGA 1150 Intel Z97 @ £119.52

Processor: Intel Core i5-4670 Haswell 3.4GHz LGA 1150 @ £160.57

Video Card: Asus GTX750TI-OC-2GD5 GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB @ £119.46

Memory: G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 1600 @ £75.58

Case: NZXT Source 210 @ £47.00

Power Supply: SeaSonic S12II 520 Bronze 520W @ £54.95

DVD ROM Drive: ASUS 24X DVD Burner @ £16.15

Hard Drive: Western Digital Blue 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB @ £44.18

Subtotal: £637.41

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I already have a case sorry. Will all that fit? I have a CORSAIR 350D micro atx case?


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Yes, it'll fit. The Corsair is less than 2" (4.6 cm) shorter than the NZXT and about 1/2" (13 mm) wider.

 

CORSAIR 350D
17.7" x 8.3" x 17.3"

NZXT Source 210
19.51" x 7.68" x 17.32"


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Corsair says mini-itx and micro atx Doc, specs here


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Oops, thanks Phill. Missed that.

 

So Jeff, if you want to reuse your case, simply ignore my post(s). :)


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are there atx motherboards that fits in an Matx case? how will i tell whether some motherboards fit and dont? sorry guys im a beginner :s
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Wikipedia: MicroATX]

 

The max size of a microATX motherboard is 9.6 × 9.6 in (244 × 244 mm)
The standard ATX size is 25% longer, at 12 × 9.6 in (305 × 244 mm).

Edited by SpywareDr, 31 October 2014 - 03:07 PM.

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In addition to the info that the Doc has provided, many mid and full tower computer cases are designed to accept micro atx and atx type MBs whereas micro atx type cases will not accept atx type MBs as the atx MBs are too large for the case.

 

No problem btw Doc I`m sure you would do the same for me :)  


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