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No problem sir I will check out scan.co.uk and see what they have going on there. The 7970 will for sure be worth it. Have you thought about throwing an SSD in there also? They have come down in price a lot over the last six months. Cheers.

Here is what I found on scan.co.uk

Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 110.39 inc VAT
Sapphire HD 7970 Vapor-X GHZ Edition 299.75 Inc VAT
SeaSonic M12II-620 Modular (SALE) 70.34 Inc VAT
Total= 473.48 inc VAT

Found that Samsung SSD on scan.co as well so I thought I would just throw the link up here.
Samsung 840 EVO 250GB 147.90 inc VAT

Thanks again man will be getting all of that soon, with this system would I be good to go on any game?
post #12 of 17
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Thanks again man will be getting all of that soon, with this system would I be good to go on any game?

you wont have any problems with any games,,,,
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A lot of the gigabyte 9xx series boards have an issue with VRM frying....

Just letting you know
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A lot of the gigabyte 9xx series boards have an issue with VRM frying....

Just letting you know

Really? I have never heard this before. I have been reading and hearing a lot of good things about the boards. That is a good reason to switch to a different motherboard though. Maybe the ASUS Sabertooth could be squeezed into the budget.

And that set up will eat up any game on 1080p, no problem. I am putting together an FX-8350, Sapphire 7950, and ASUS Sabertooth tomorrow hopefully. Gotta get a few little odds and ends from the hardware store and then it's build time. I'll let you know how that set up does. Cheers.
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Really? I have never heard this before. I have been reading and hearing a lot of good things about the boards. That is a good reason to switch to a different motherboard though. Maybe the ASUS Sabertooth could be squeezed into the budget.

And that set up will eat up any game on 1080p, no problem. I am putting together an FX-8350, Sapphire 7950, and ASUS Sabertooth tomorrow hopefully. Gotta get a few little odds and ends from the hardware store and then it's build time. I'll let you know how that set up does. Cheers.
The new REV 4.0s of UD5 I think solved the VRM issue
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post #16 of 17
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No problem sir I will check out scan.co.uk and see what they have going on there. The 7970 will for sure be worth it. Have you thought about throwing an SSD in there also? They have come down in price a lot over the last six months. Cheers.

Here is what I found on scan.co.uk

Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 110.39 inc VAT
Sapphire HD 7970 Vapor-X GHZ Edition 299.75 Inc VAT
SeaSonic M12II-620 Modular (SALE) 70.34 Inc VAT
Total= 473.48 inc VAT

Found that Samsung SSD on scan.co as well so I thought I would just throw the link up here.
Samsung 840 EVO 250GB 147.90 inc VAT

Hey man, I decided to wait and get the new R9 280X instead. Was wondering if I bought the GPU (MSI Radeon R9 280X ) and the PSU (Seasonic M12II-620 620W), would I be ok to install the GPU on my current motherboard until I get the new one next week or would I have to wait?

Thanks,

Jack.
Edited by Wiggy123 - 10/24/13 at 9:09am
post #17 of 17
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Hey man, I decided to wait and get the new R9 280X instead. Was wondering if I bought the GPU (MSI Radeon R9 280X ) and the PSU (Seasonic M12II-620 620W), would I be ok to install the GPU on my current motherboard until I get the new one next week or would I have to wait?

Thanks,

Jack.

I don't see why that would be a problem. Your GPU will work on any motherboard you drop it on, unless it is something archaic. Let us know how that 280X is. Cheers and enjoy. thumb.gif
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