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Gaming PC (FINALLY GOING TO PULL THE TRIGGER)

alex101087

37 months ago

Hi guys,

Please can I get a bit of advice.. about to pull the trigger on a brand new gaming PC; I have flirted with the idea for a few years now, and haven't built a rig since '07.

Here is the parts list..

My Prospective Build

My budget is about £800 which this just comes in at.

Note I am in the UK so Brexit has somewhat shafted the £..

Thanks in advance for any pointers or changes you think I should make.

I want something that looks sleek, is m-atx sized, and powerful enough to have a bit of longevity. Does this do it or anything you think should be different.

Regards,

Alex

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  • 37 months ago
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any specific reason for the Asus blower card ?

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

No not at-all mate, can you recommend better at the same price or lower?

  • 37 months ago
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This or this

  • 37 months ago
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Thanks, the MSI one there keeps in with the white and black theme.

Apart from that does it look ok to you? What about noise wise on the face of it?

  • 37 months ago
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The only thing I can think of getting loud is the Intel stock cooler. A be quiet! Pure Rock solves that problem.

That MOBO has the M.2 port on the front under/beneath the GPU slot - your M.2 card is blue. Maybe that's any issue in aesthetics.

  • 37 months ago
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Yeah I will be able to buy a cooler in the near future.

Yeah I noticed the colour difference, possibly I should go with an SSD as opposed to an M.2 in that case.

Thanks for all the advice. Case looks nice.

  • 37 months ago
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  • 37 months ago
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http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/list/rxyx2R

I think this build is considerably better performance for the price. I didn't go for the Fractal, as I think they are overpriced for what you get.

Considerably better PSU and GPU

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

Considerably better PSU

Ehhh I would say considerably better although it is better.

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

Hi,

Thanks for the advice.

That is a nice build. However, it might sound daft but I need to sacrifice graphics card power for the aesthetics of the rest of the machine.

I will think twice about the case and PSU though.

Thanks again!

Alex

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