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    So i'm a beginner when it comes to computer hardware and i've been researching parts to build my own gaming PC. I'm not sure whether it needs to be high end or just a mid range one but I want to play games like battlefield, crysis, planetside 2, etc. I'm a bit clueless and i'd like a shove in the right direction. This is my build so far:

    PSU - Corsair RM Series 750W Full Modular
    CPU - Intel Core i5 3470, Ivy Bridge, Quad Core, 3.2GHz, 650MHz GPU, 5 GT/s DMI, 77W
    Motherboard - Gigabyte GA-Z77-D3H, DDR3, SATA III - 6Gb/s
    RAM - Corsair Vengeance Low Profile, 8GB, DDR3, 1866MHz
    GPU - Asus GTX670 NVIDIA DirectCU II OC, 2GB, 6008MHz, GDDR5, GPU 980MHz, Boost 1058MHz, Cores 1344

    The rest of the build i'll worry about afterwards but i'd like to know if the main build would be good enough and even if it's all compatible, i'm having trouble with that part.
    I would also like to know, if the build is somewhat ok, whether or not it would fit in this case, Corsair Carbide Series 300R.

    Thank you in advance!
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    (Original post by PlatypusRex)
    So i'm a beginner when it comes to computer hardware and i've been researching parts to build my own gaming PC. I'm not sure whether it needs to be high end or just a mid range one but I want to play games like battlefield, crysis, planetside 2, etc. I'm a bit clueless and i'd like a shove in the right direction. This is my build so far:

    PSU - Corsair RM Series 750W Full Modular
    CPU - Intel Core i5 3470, Ivy Bridge, Quad Core, 3.2GHz, 650MHz GPU, 5 GT/s DMI, 77W
    Motherboard - Gigabyte GA-Z77-D3H, DDR3, SATA III - 6Gb/s
    RAM - Corsair Vengeance Low Profile, 8GB, DDR3, 1866MHz
    GPU - Asus GTX670 NVIDIA DirectCU II OC, 2GB, 6008MHz, GDDR5, GPU 980MHz, Boost 1058MHz, Cores 1344

    The rest of the build i'll worry about afterwards but i'd like to know if the main build would be good enough and even if it's all compatible, i'm having trouble with that part.
    I would also like to know, if the build is somewhat ok, whether or not it would fit in this case, Corsair Carbide Series 300R.

    Thank you in advance!
    http://www.pcspecialist.co.uk/pcs/

    Go there and see if you can build it. They've got a great system config tool on their site! :yep:
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    (Original post by PlatypusRex)
    So i'm a beginner when it comes to computer hardware and i've been researching parts to build my own gaming PC. I'm not sure whether it needs to be high end or just a mid range one but I want to play games like battlefield, crysis, planetside 2, etc. I'm a bit clueless and i'd like a shove in the right direction. This is my build so far:

    PSU - Corsair RM Series 750W Full Modular
    CPU - Intel Core i5 3470, Ivy Bridge, Quad Core, 3.2GHz, 650MHz GPU, 5 GT/s DMI, 77W
    Motherboard - Gigabyte GA-Z77-D3H, DDR3, SATA III - 6Gb/s
    RAM - Corsair Vengeance Low Profile, 8GB, DDR3, 1866MHz
    GPU - Asus GTX670 NVIDIA DirectCU II OC, 2GB, 6008MHz, GDDR5, GPU 980MHz, Boost 1058MHz, Cores 1344

    The rest of the build i'll worry about afterwards but i'd like to know if the main build would be good enough and even if it's all compatible, i'm having trouble with that part.
    I would also like to know, if the build is somewhat ok, whether or not it would fit in this case, Corsair Carbide Series 300R.

    Thank you in advance!
    Ok it should all fit in the case. The system in general should be good, though you might want to get a 760 of some sort rather than 670 if they' similarly priced. It performs the same but uses less power. At 1080p at 670/760 will run through all of those games at highest settings minus a notch or two on anti aliasing.
    If you have the money I'd recommend an SSD for windows/linux on your build (not much use for gaming but it'll help general computing more than anything else) as well as getting a good cooler plus the unlocked ivy bridge i5 instead.
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    (Original post by mikeyd85)
    http://www.pcspecialist.co.uk/pcs/

    Go there and see if you can build it. They've got a great system config tool on their site! :yep:
    Thanks, i'll check it out
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    (Original post by Rainingshame)
    Ok it should all fit in the case. The system in general should be good, though you might want to get a 760 of some sort rather than 670 if they' similarly priced. It performs the same but uses less power. At 1080p at 670/760 will run through all of those games at highest settings minus a notch or two on anti aliasing.
    If you have the money I'd recommend an SSD for windows/linux on your build (not much use for gaming but it'll help general computing more than anything else) as well as getting a good cooler plus the unlocked ivy bridge i5 instead.
    I'll look into it when I get home, can't do much on this crappy phone during my lunch break Thanks
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    (Original post by PlatypusRex)
    So i'm a beginner when it comes to computer hardware and i've been researching parts to build my own gaming PC. I'm not sure whether it needs to be high end or just a mid range one but I want to play games like battlefield, crysis, planetside 2, etc. I'm a bit clueless and i'd like a shove in the right direction. This is my build so far:

    PSU - Corsair RM Series 750W Full Modular thats a lot of extra wattage, 650 will be fine
    CPU - Intel Core i5 3470, Ivy Bridge, Quad Core, 3.2GHz, 650MHz GPU, 5 GT/s DMI, 77W
    Motherboard - Gigabyte GA-Z77-D3H, DDR3, SATA III - 6Gb/spointless as you arent overclocking.......you need a í5-3570k or i7-3770k to do so cpus will k ín the name
    RAM - Corsair Vengeance Low Profile, 8GB, DDR3, 1866MHz fíne
    GPU - Asus GTX670 NVIDIA DirectCU II OC, 2GB, 6008MHz, GDDR5, GPU 980MHz, Boost 1058MHz, Cores 1344 consíder the gtx760 or r9 270x

    The rest of the build i'll worry about afterwards but i'd like to know if the main build would be good enough and even if it's all compatible, i'm having trouble with that part.
    I would also like to know, if the build is somewhat ok, whether or not it would fit in this case, Corsair Carbide Series 300R.

    Thank you in advance!
    Check bold bíts for comments

    Thats a good case, it has plenty of space
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    (Original post by PlatypusRex)
    So i'm a beginner when it comes to computer hardware and i've been researching parts to build my own gaming PC. I'm not sure whether it needs to be high end or just a mid range one but I want to play games like battlefield, crysis, planetside 2, etc. I'm a bit clueless and i'd like a shove in the right direction. This is my build so far:

    PSU - Corsair RM Series 750W Full Modular
    CPU - Intel Core i5 3470, Ivy Bridge, Quad Core, 3.2GHz, 650MHz GPU, 5 GT/s DMI, 77W
    Motherboard - Gigabyte GA-Z77-D3H, DDR3, SATA III - 6Gb/s
    RAM - Corsair Vengeance Low Profile, 8GB, DDR3, 1866MHz
    GPU - Asus GTX670 NVIDIA DirectCU II OC, 2GB, 6008MHz, GDDR5, GPU 980MHz, Boost 1058MHz, Cores 1344

    The rest of the build i'll worry about afterwards but i'd like to know if the main build would be good enough and even if it's all compatible, i'm having trouble with that part.
    I would also like to know, if the build is somewhat ok, whether or not it would fit in this case, Corsair Carbide Series 300R.

    Thank you in advance!
    PSU: That's a lot of money to blow on a power supply for a mid range gaming rig. Consider something like a TX 650 or TX 650M

    CPU: Last generation CPU. Look for a Haswell CPU (Core i 4000 series)

    Motherboard: Need to be changed if changing CPU.

    RAM: Probably paying over the odds for that speed. Get 1600Mhz Ram if it's cheaper. You wont notice the difference.
    The motherboard will set it to 1300mhz by default anyway.

    GPU: The GTX 670 and 760 are essentially the same GPU. The 670 generally performs better than the 760 (slightly). But the 760 also performs slightly better than the 670 in other areas.
    Go with what ever one is cheaper.
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    I have the same Power Supply and RAM you are intending to get, and can confirm that they are reasonably high quality. I'd recommend them.

    As some others have said though, 750W may be a little much. I'd also recommend going the extra strech for a K series CPU.. I didn't and ended up upgrading to a K series the year afterwards!
 
 
 
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