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post #11 of 18
Ive got a case he can have for £40
    
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post #12 of 18
Personally, I would drop the Hitachi drive, and go for either a spinpoint or western digital caviar black, but your build after the changes suggested by others looks very good.
post #13 of 18
Ok here's what I got for you. It's a really good build for the price, believe me. The 2 HDDs are for raid0 for better performance. I also included a CM 212+ for better temps while gaming. The psu has more than enough power as well as very good efficiency. I did a build with the 2600k but total is 800£ which is a bit off budget... Not to be rude but this is much better than what he planned on buying...
Also, this build is OC ready cuz of the cooler and the mosfet cooling on the mobo.
Good luck!

Edited by polm - 4/23/11 at 3:09pm
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post #14 of 18
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Originally Posted by polm View Post
Ok here's what I got for you. It's a really good build for the price, believe me. The 2 HDDs are for raid0 for better performance. I also included a CM 212+ for better temps while gaming. The psu has more than enough power as well as very good efficiency. I did a build with the 2600k but total is 800£ which is a bit off budget... Not to be rude but this is much better than what he planned on buying...
Good luck!
I would rather use a car battery then that psu
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I would rather use a car battery then that psu
Why?!
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Corsair CMPSU-850HXUK HX 850W

Modular is better
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post #17 of 18
I'd look at getting a small SSD for the OS, especially if you're going to run a slower hard drive like you have picked out. 64gb is plenty for windows and a few games (steam mover is awesome), and costs about $130 (not sure what that is in pounds). It won't help you bench all that much faster, but it has a HUGE impact on how fast the system "feels". Every program you open will open faster, and you'll boot in 20-30 seconds if you set it up right.

Just something to consider
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post #18 of 18
Hey, just posted my intro: http://www.overclock.net/new-members...gentlemen.html

My friend made this thread on behalf of me and thought I'd finally make an account so I could reply to this thread

Been reconsidering my Graphics Card as been looking for the cheap GTX570's and other possibilities, and have always wanted a SSD for booting and playing TF2 (any other MP games for fast map loading). To copy paste what I'm thinking after reviewing the parts last night:

Antec 902 v3
MSI P67A-GD53 Intel P67 (REV B3)
Intel Core i7-2600K 3.40GHz
Corsair XMS3 4GB DDR3 1600 MHz
1TB Samsung Spinpoint F3
Crucial RealSSD C300 64GB
750W Corsair HX Series Modular ATX2.2 or Corsair 650W
Thermaltake Contac 29 (or the Frio)
Edited by Zippyduda - 8/3/11 at 4:12am
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