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    Re: First custom build - Opinions?

    Why not spend another £5 or so on a 640gb HDD, will be faster.

    Pioneer DVD drives are quiet, quieter than the samsung anyway.

    I've heard you do get a bit of bleeding on the Neovo screens at the edge, but prolly a good budget choice.
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    Re: First custom build - Opinions?

    Yeh there is a little bleeding around the edges, but it is unnoticable unless the screen is completely black eg boot up.

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    Re: First custom build - Opinions?

    I would say, go for a much cheaper motherboard, something like the Biostar TP45 HP? (just over £80)
    Great performance, easily overclockable if you need it, got all the prots you need, if you want more, just get the next one up, for around £105
    And on the RAM, have you seen this stuff?
    http://www.ebuyer.com/product/143844
    Great value, and great performers, (micron D9 ICs)

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    Re: First custom build - Opinions?

    I'll go for the bigger HDD if it's only £5 extra. And the Pioneer drive sounds get, i'll replace the sasmsung with it.

    I'm just going to play it safe and go for the Corsair 4GB RAM.

    I had no idea about the Neovo monitor. I'd like to avoid it now due to the bleeding.
    What else is reasonable for around £140/150?

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