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Ok guys,
I am going to build my first pc soon and would highly appreciate it if you could look over the specs and say if any thing could be improved. I am not including a graphics card as will be getting one at a later date. my budget is around £1000.

The current specs are as follows:

Coolermaster 690 ii advanced white and black case

Gigabite Z77X-UD5H WIFI

Intel i5 3570k

Artic cooling MX-4

Coolermaster 212 Evo

Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2x4GB)

OCZ Vertex 4 128GB

WD Caviar Black 1TB

Corsair HX750

LiteOn DVD-RW

LG IPS234V-PN.AEK

Herculies XPS 20

Windows 7 Pro OEM

This is a list on amazon for all product specs.
http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/wishlist/143W5N5ZMZVBR/ref=reg_hu-rd_add_wl

Thanks in advance
Dylan
Edited by Dylanren99 - 10/30/12 at 5:40pm
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WINDOWS 7 PROFESSIONAL  LG IPS 23" LODGITECH K260 CORSAIR HX750 
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post #2 of 12
Looks good. Only question is whether or not you are going to use the wifi, if not drop down to a Z77X-UD5H
post #3 of 12
Looks good!
 
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post #4 of 12
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Yeah I am my house is terrible for networking so I am just going to use wifi
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Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
SAMSUNG 830 128GB WD CAVIAR BLACK 1TB LITE ON DVD RW COOLERMASTER 212 HYPER EVO  
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
WINDOWS 7 PROFESSIONAL  LG IPS 23" LODGITECH K260 CORSAIR HX750 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
COOLERMASTER 690 II ADVANCED BLACK AND WHITE ED... LOGITECH M210 OZONE GROUND LEVEL  SENNHISER HD202 
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post #5 of 12
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Would you recommend changing anything ??
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Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
SAMSUNG 830 128GB WD CAVIAR BLACK 1TB LITE ON DVD RW COOLERMASTER 212 HYPER EVO  
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WINDOWS 7 PROFESSIONAL  LG IPS 23" LODGITECH K260 CORSAIR HX750 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
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post #6 of 12
honestly, i would change anything accept maybe drop down to a cx500 or 600 maybe... i dont see much a need for 750w atm, and even with the cx500 or 600 you would be fine with any single GPU (and you dont sound like your planning on SLI) smile.gif

EDIT: and welcome to OCN! drunken.gif
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post #7 of 12
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Thanks for the warm welcome, and I looked at the 650 to start with but it's only like £5 for the 750 and if its under 50% load the fans don't spin up. Will it make any difference having a overkill psu? Also I want to stick with a modular psu for the cableing issues it solves
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SAMSUNG 830 128GB WD CAVIAR BLACK 1TB LITE ON DVD RW COOLERMASTER 212 HYPER EVO  
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SAMSUNG 830 128GB WD CAVIAR BLACK 1TB LITE ON DVD RW COOLERMASTER 212 HYPER EVO  
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post #8 of 12
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Originally Posted by Dylanren99 View Post

Thanks for the warm welcome, and I looked at the 650 to start with but it's only like £5 for the 750 and if its under 50% load the fans don't spin up. Will it make any difference having a overkill psu?

you will actualy get better performance from an apropriate wattage PSU, but either will be so over kill until you get a GPU it wont matter
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G.Skill Ripjaw Z 64GB @ 1833 MHz Vertex 4 512GB Vertex 4 512GB H80i 
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Windows 7 Ultimate Auria 27" (2560x1440) Auria 27" (2560x1440) Lepa G. 1600 
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Q6600 EP45-UD3P Sapphire 5870 ASUS 5850-Top Direct CU 
RAMHard DriveCoolingOS
DDR2 Dominators 1x 80GB samsung H70 XP Pro 
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post #9 of 12
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Lol, ok then, what gpu would you recommend for when I get round to buying one ?
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SAMSUNG 830 128GB WD CAVIAR BLACK 1TB LITE ON DVD RW COOLERMASTER 212 HYPER EVO  
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WINDOWS 7 PROFESSIONAL  LG IPS 23" LODGITECH K260 CORSAIR HX750 
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Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
SAMSUNG 830 128GB WD CAVIAR BLACK 1TB LITE ON DVD RW COOLERMASTER 212 HYPER EVO  
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
WINDOWS 7 PROFESSIONAL  LG IPS 23" LODGITECH K260 CORSAIR HX750 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
COOLERMASTER 690 II ADVANCED BLACK AND WHITE ED... LOGITECH M210 OZONE GROUND LEVEL  SENNHISER HD202 
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post #10 of 12
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Originally Posted by Dylanren99 View Post

Lol, ok then, what gpu would you recommend for when I get round to buying one ?

depends on what the compo will be used for tbh... i may even recommend you dont get one tongue.gif
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3930k @ 4.1 GHz Big Bang Xpower II HIS 7970 ICE X2 HIS 7970 ICE X2 
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G.Skill Ripjaw Z 64GB @ 1833 MHz Vertex 4 512GB Vertex 4 512GB H80i 
OSMonitorMonitorPower
Windows 7 Ultimate Auria 27" (2560x1440) Auria 27" (2560x1440) Lepa G. 1600 
CaseMouseAudio
HAF X 942 Corsair M90 Senheiser S170 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Q6600 EP45-UD3P Sapphire 5870 ASUS 5850-Top Direct CU 
RAMHard DriveCoolingOS
DDR2 Dominators 1x 80GB samsung H70 XP Pro 
MonitorMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Dell 22" (1680x1050) Sony 17" (800x900) Auria 27" (2560x1440) Wolf king 
PowerCase
Ultra X4 1600W CM HAF X 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
3930k @ 4.1 GHz Big Bang Xpower II HIS 7970 ICE X2 HIS 7970 ICE X2 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveCooling
G.Skill Ripjaw Z 64GB @ 1833 MHz Vertex 4 512GB Vertex 4 512GB H80i 
OSMonitorMonitorPower
Windows 7 Ultimate Auria 27" (2560x1440) Auria 27" (2560x1440) Lepa G. 1600 
CaseMouseAudio
HAF X 942 Corsair M90 Senheiser S170 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Q6600 EP45-UD3P Sapphire 5870 ASUS 5850-Top Direct CU 
RAMHard DriveCoolingOS
DDR2 Dominators 1x 80GB samsung H70 XP Pro 
MonitorMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Dell 22" (1680x1050) Sony 17" (800x900) Auria 27" (2560x1440) Wolf king 
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Ultra X4 1600W CM HAF X 
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