Is this a good computer build?? please help, it's for tomorrow

adamyjake

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cpu: amd fx 6300
motherboard: AsRock 970 Extreme3 Motherboard
ram: G.Skill RipjawsX 8GB
case: Zalman Z11
powersupply: Novatech PowerStation Gaming 400W Silent ATX2 Modular Power Supply
harddrive: samsung HD160jj/p (I've already have it)
dvd-rw: TS-H652 (I've already have it)

i will buy a graphics card later, i'm on a small budget

Thanks :)
 

adamyjake

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i can get an 500w one for around £10 more
 

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PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/uk/p/uqtn
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/uk/p/uqtn/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/uk/p/uqtn/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor (£145.20 @ Aria PC)
Motherboard: ASRock H77 Pro4/MVP ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£72.32 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: Mushkin Blackline 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£30.60 @ Aria PC)
Case: NZXT Source 210 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case (£31.18 @ Scan.co.uk)
Power Supply: XFX 450W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£39.95 @ Amazon UK)
Total: £319.25
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-27 14:18 GMT+0000)

edit: get this motherboard if you want to cut cost
http://pcpartpicker.com/uk/part/gigabyte-motherboard-gab75md3v
 

adamyjake

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would this be better?? http://pcpartpicker.com/uk/p/urPL

cpu: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor £161.99
Motherboard: ASRock H77 Pro4/MVP ATX LGA1155 Motherboard £72.32
ram: Corsair Vengeance 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory £17.64
Case: Zalman Z11 ATX Mid Tower Case £44.99
psu: XFX 450W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply £39.95
 

adamyjake

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umm, i might not overclock, i don't think i will need to. The thing i dont like about intel is the price, with amd i can get a fast quad core for cheap and have extra thing to add, but with intel it goes a tiny bit over my budget..
 

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For overclocking you will need to push your budget a bit..

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/uk/p/urVW
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/uk/p/urVW/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/uk/p/urVW/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£161.99 @ Aria PC)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (£25.45 @ Scan.co.uk)
Motherboard: ASRock Z75 Pro3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£68.02 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£19.34 @ Aria PC)
Case: NZXT Source 210 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case (£31.18 @ Scan.co.uk)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£49.98 @ Novatech)
Total: £355.96
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-27 17:31 GMT+0000)
 

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with amd you only get fast on paper. but when actually comparing amd is like 2 years older. heating and consuming much more power while actually performing really poorly. an i3 3220 in games perfomrs better them amds quads etc
 

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A quad core i5 will offer much better performance than any quad core amd cpus..amd cpus are cheaper which is why they are used more in budget builds..but they also consume a lot of power compared to the intel cpus..if you are not overclocking you can go with the build that i gave before and get a b75 motherboard to cut cost.
 

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i might just go with my amd fx 6300 build as intel is too expensive. i think that's all the power i need for my needs to be honest. i'm only going to be light gaming and some html and java, i just want to build a computer because at the moment i keep getting "not responding" all the time and it's driving me mad!
 

nix327

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if you intend to do only light gaming you can get an AMD a10 5800k and use the onboard gpu..