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MCHelper

61 months ago

Hello, I'm just wondering if this Gaming PC Setup is fully compatible with the parts I've selected? http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/dWrZjX Thanks in advance for any feedback.

Regards,

-MCHelper

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  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

This topic has been moved from "Systems > Troubleshooting" to "Systems > Part List Opinions Wanted".

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

It's compatible, but it's really not good for the money. Go for something like this instead, it's a little bit more expensive but it's a lot better.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4460 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor £130.94 @ Aria PC
Motherboard MSI H97M-E35 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard £58.76 @ Scan.co.uk
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory £58.69 @ Ebuyer
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive £40.39 @ Aria PC
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 970 4GB Twin Frozr V Video Card £278.99 @ Ebuyer
Case Silverstone PS08B (Black) MicroATX Mid Tower Case £36.59 @ Overclockers.co.uk
Power Supply Antec TruePower Classic 550W 80+ Gold Certified ATX Power Supply £56.71 @ More Computers
Optical Drive Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer £10.46 @ Aria PC
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) £69.99 @ Ebuyer
Monitor BenQ GL2450HM 60Hz 24.0" Monitor £109.99 @ Amazon UK
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available £851.51
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-01-06 19:16 GMT+0000

Better cpu.

No after market cooler since you won't be overclocking anyway.

Different mobo for the new cpu.

A lot better ram for around the same price.

Better HDD for your needs for cheaper.

One of the more powerful cards on the market right now, isn't enthusiast level but you don't need that.

Cheaper case.

Power supply that'll save you some money on power.

You really don't need windows professional, stick with home premium.

Put in a bigger, cheaper monitor that's better for gaming as it has less of a delay. You're not going to need 2 monitors maybe ever, but I'm sure you can get by with one just now if it means your overall computer is going to be better.

Your motherboard has ethernet, so you don't need a wired adapter and if you need to connect to wifi I'd spend more on a wireless adapter than £7.

If you have any questions, just ask.

Edit: I didn't even see that you had a soundcard, you certainly don't need that either.

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

I've made this setup now, http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/dGfJqs It's exactly the same but with a diffrent case, Will this be compatible?

  • 61 months ago
  • 2 points

Yep!

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

Although I'd maybe go with this instead. Not much point in getting a mid tower case if you can't upgrade the system without replacing a lot of things imo.

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

Right, thanks man, Appreciate it!

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