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Old 03-04-2012, 01:31 PM   #1
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Hey just decided on what components to get for my gaming pc. Was wondering if you could check out what i have chosen and see if it is all ok.

Case - CORSAIR Obsidian Series 650D PC Tower Case (CC650DW) .: Amazon.co.uk: Computers & Accessories
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Power Supply - http://www.amazon.co.uk/650-WATT-sup...0887692&sr=1-1
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Processor - Intel Sandybridge i7-2600K Unlocked Core i7 Quad-Core Processor (3.40GHz, 8MB Cache, Socket 1155): Amazon.co.uk: Computers & Accessories
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Motherboard - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Asus-P8Z68-V...omputers_img_b
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RAM - Corsair CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 8GB 1600MHz CL9 DDR3 Vengeance Memory Two Module Kit: Amazon.co.uk: Computers & Accessories
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Graphics Card - http://www.amazon.co.uk/product-revi...owViewpoints=1
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Hard Drive - Samsung F3 HD103SJ 1TB internal Hard Drive SATAII 32MB Cache 7200RPM – OEM: Amazon.co.uk: Computers & Accessories
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Optical Reader - Pioneer DVR-118LBK 22x PATA Internal DVDRW OEM - Black: Amazon.co.uk: Computers & Accessories
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Old 03-04-2012, 05:15 PM   #2
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looks like a great setup.
i will advice you to not cheep out on a PSU (Power Supply). it's really in the cheep end.
i dont know that psu but it is too cheep to be good. i dont think it can use all those WATT's because of bad quality design.

if i where you i will get some RAID0. having 2 harddrives in RAID0 will give you greater speed. 7200 HDD's is just to slow for me now. the HDD's technologi has not evolved to much. you can also buy 2 500GB and raid0 them to get that 1TB space if you are on the cheep side. but i dont think the 500GB hdd's is much cheaper then 1TB hdd's.
you might also consider a hdd ssd hybrid.
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Old 03-04-2012, 05:29 PM   #3
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like echonatek said get a better ps

raid 0 or even better raid 10 or even ssd for your os and programs

im looking at the Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3P Z68 Socket 1155 HDMI Onboard.. | Ebuyer.com mobo for my build due to the easy over clocking but it up 2 u
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