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    Talking burrellhead new build

    hi guys looking to buy my first pc this january and dont know much so just wanted a little help on it

    i will be wanting to spend around £550 max which will have to include monitor os. will be using it for searching the net playing a few game e.g footy manager and downloading wirlessly.

    any input will be greatly appreciated thank burrellhead

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    Re: burrellhead new build

    Are you buying or building your first PC?

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    Re: burrellhead new build

    building

    thanks burrellhead

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    Re: burrellhead new build

    What sort of games do you want to play??

    Anything like Crysis for example??

    Edit!!

    I already listed a build in the next post!!
    Last edited by CAT-THE-FIFTH; 31-01-2010 at 04:17 AM.


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    Re: burrellhead new build

    This is what I would get:

    Phenom II X2 550BE ~ £69

    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/AMD-P...MHz-85W-Retail

    MSI 770-C45 ~ £49

    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/MSI-7...dio-GB-LAN-ATX

    4GB 1333MHZ DDR3 ~ £83

    http://www.scan.co.uk/TodayOnly/Index.aspx

    Samsung F3 500GB ~ £36

    http://www.scan.co.uk/TodayOnly/Index.aspx

    OCZ 400W StealthXStream PSU ~ £40

    http://www.ebuyer.com/product/152505

    LG GH22NS50 SATA DVD rewriter ~ £15

    http://www.scan.co.uk/TodayOnly/Index.aspx

    Coolermaster Elite 335 ~ £23

    http://www.scan.co.uk/TodayOnly/Index.aspx

    HD4670 512MB GDDR3 ~ £51

    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/512MB...-DL-DVI-I-HDMI

    Edimax EW-7128G 54Mbps Wireless PCI Card ~ £11

    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Edima...eless-PCI-Card

    Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit ~ £75

    http://www.ebuyer.com/product/173791

    20" Viewsonic VA2013W ~ £94

    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/20-Vi...600x900-200001

    The total comes to £546. The OP can get free postage from Scan on this order:

    http://forums.hexus.net/scan-care-he...tup-guide.html

    http://forums.hexus.net/scan-care-he...0-07-08-a.html

    Ebuyer also does free postage.

    If the OP can expand the budget a bit the Corsair HX450W for £51.69 is very good value for modular PSU:

    http://www.scan.co.uk/TodayOnly/Index.aspx

    These reviews give an idea of the abilities of the HD4670 GDDR3:

    http://www.pcper.com/article.php?aid=624&type=expert

    http://www.elitebastards.com/index.p...=617&Itemid=27


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    Re: burrellhead new build

    What CAT said.

    Personally I'd go for this Digimate 22" monitor.
    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/22-Di...-7001-Speakers
    But that's becuase I really don't much like 16x9 monitors and I value vertical pixels over horisiontal for most computer work.

    If you have a LCD TV, check the connectors, you may have a dvi, d-sub or hdmi conector in which case you could hook your pc up to that instead.

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    Re: burrellhead new build

    The monitor which Pob255 suggested also has DVI too.


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    Re: burrellhead new build

    Looks fine apart from:
    1.)Get a SATA DVD rewriter for a lower price as the IDE one:

    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Sony-...Wx6-SATA-Black

    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/LG-GH...SATA-Black-OEM

    2.)Try to get 4GB of DDR3 if you can.However 2GB will still work fine for most purposes under Windows 7. Make sure you get Windows 7 64 bit.

    3.)The wireless card I listed should do the job but which one you depends on how good the wireless coverage in you home is!

    4.)The Silverpower seems to be a decent PSU for the price.However if you want a PSU with modular cabling I would get the following PSU:

    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/500W-...lar-cable-V-10

    The main disadvantage of this PSU is it only has a pair of 6 pin PCI-E power connectors which means it cannot power a graphics card like an HD4890 without an adaptor cable.

    If this is not a concern the modular cables will make for a neater cable arrangement in the case.

    6.)You added the motherboard twice!!


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    Re: burrellhead new build

    There is this for GPU for about the same price

    http://www.ebuyer.com/product/179468 £56

    Plus if you need to save money this case is pretty similar to the NZXT case
    http://www.ebuyer.com/product/172779 £26

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    Re: burrellhead new build

    The HD4670 GDDR3 tends to be quicker than the GT240 GDDR3.


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    Re: burrellhead new build

    anyone got a good idea on a gpu that is the same or cheaper price as the one i put before

    thanks burrellhead

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