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I swear, I love people like you. People who have the same mindset as I do. Ivy Bridge is gonna be great, and I honestly can't wait either, it's just too bad that they delayed the launch (damn you Intel.) Intel seriously does shove its foot so far up AMD's ass that they don't know what to do. But, if your just looking for something to do some light gaming on or everyday browsing, I suppose there is nothing wrong with an AMD system.
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I'd go with a 960T over the FX cpu.
As for ram..super-talent biggrin.gif Hynix chips..Hmm..I wish someone would confirm some that are awesome for AMD
Maybe some old crucial ballistix..or ocz gold..Samsung is OK on AMD..nothing spectacular..better than average though.Oo OO..Kingston Hyperx biggrin.gif
 
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Either way you look at it, you have a great community here who is always there to help you with any decisions you may struggle with, and we are all glad to help in any way that we can.
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glad to hear my suggestion actually help people lachen.gif
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Originally Posted by snipekill2445 View Post

I'd go with Intel. More options to upgrade later. And as for RAM, get some of that samsung stuff, seen alot of people saying it's cool, and overclockes really well.

I was thinking about it and might have a look at it later, I might edit OP and put intel up there as well and then see which is better.
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instead of a H1oo which i think is a wast of money you can get a XSPC Rasa 750 RS240 Universal CPU Water Cooling Kit which performs better at almost the say price biggrin.gif and go with a 960T instead of a FX6200 thumb.gif

Looks good, although do you have to purchase your own tubing? Also if I were to do that I probably want a really decent water cooling set-up, and my knowledge on watercooling is very slim.
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Hello there, the build looks solid. You went with Asus, which is a very reputable company, for a motherboard. For a case though, do you really want the window on the side? if not you can go with the 550D and save a couple of bucks. And as for RAM, you cant go wrong with this:

Other than that, it looks all good.

I'm really not bothered about a window, but with the suggestions coming if I have watercooling then I would want a window. So possibly might get a watercooling case for upgrading after this build?
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I'd go with an Intel build with a 2500k and a gigabyte z68 rev 3 motherboard to be honest mate. as mentioned above it will give you upgrade options and yeah I know you are going for a AM3+ board but seriously the Intel products kick AMD's butt. I will be looking soon at dropping an Ivy Bridge 1155 processor into my z68x-ud3r-b3 board and can't wait. Just my 2cents.gif

Same as above have looked at it. Possibly if I was going to go with intel I would probably go under water as well. Although it's more expensive it will be worth it. However, like I said I'll edit the OP and then see the difference between prices and see which is more suitable.
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you are provided wit the tubing AFAIK thinking.gif
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you are provided wit the tubing AFAIK thinking.gif

no fans, and Corsair's H series has warranties against leaks. I have heard stories to where it leaks and people get their whole rigs replaced or better for free.
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I'd go with a 960T over the FX cpu.
As for ram..super-talent biggrin.gif Hynix chips..Hmm..I wish someone would confirm some that are awesome for AMD
Maybe some old crucial ballistix..or ocz gold..Samsung is OK on AMD..nothing spectacular..better than average though.Oo OO..Kingston Hyperx biggrin.gif

Why the 960T over the FX? Not really up to date on the new AMD CPU's that's why I'm asking.


Also just done some adding up with both the systems baring in mind that neither of them have RAM.

The Intel build will be £890.45 (excluding RAM and delivery)
The AMD build be £790.61 (excluding RAM and delivery)

At the moment I'm obviously leaning towards AMD because I've got experience with them and it's a lot cheaper.
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Why the 960T over the FX? Not really up to date on the new AMD CPU's that's why I'm asking.

960T performs better and has the chance to unlock.

I know this is an AMD build, but you should consider i3-2100 or an i5-2500K, it would be a better choice. But, It will only matter in CPU intensive games, but in those games would will see ~10+ FPS difference.

What sort of games are you going to be playing?
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960T performs better and has the chance to unlock.
I know this is an AMD build, but you should consider i3-2100 or an i5-2500K, it would be a better choice. But, It will only matter in CPU intensive games, but in those games would will see ~10+ FPS difference.
What sort of games are you going to be playing?

I play a lot of CS:S mainly. I also play BF3 as well. Mainly FPS.
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