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    Hi just like some advice on building a computer. Already put together a build and just need a few questions answered.

    YOUR BASKET
    1 x VTX3D Radeon R9 290 V2 X-Edition 4096MB GDDR5 PCI-Express Graphics Card (VXR9 290 4GBD5-DHX) £275.99
    1 x Gigabyte Z97X-SLI - Devils Canyon Core i5 4690K Bundle **£14 Saving** £253.54
    1 x Crucial MX100 256GB SATA 2.5” 7mm SSD + 9.5mm Adapter (CT256MX100SSD1) £79.99
    1 x Kingston HyperX 8GB (2x4GB) PC3-17100C11 2133MHz Dual Channel Kit - Black/Red (HX21C11BRK2/8-OC) £59.99
    1 x SuperFlower Golden Green HX 550W "80 Plus Gold" Power Supply - Black £49.99
    1 x Corsair Carbide 200R Compact ATX Case - Black (CC-9011023-WW) £44.99
    1 x Seagate Barracuda 7200RPM 1TB SATA 6Gb/s 64MB Cache - OEM (ST1000DM003) HDD £42.98
    1 x Raijintek Themis Direct Contact CPU Cooler £19.99
    Total : £842.46 (includes shipping : £12.50).



    1. Which ram should I pick? 2133MHz by Kingston or 2400MHz by TeamGroup Vulcan. I've never heard of TeamGroup before but they are faster ram and cheaper by £4
    2. I just need to chuck in an additional intake and exhaust fan in my build. Considering buying two of these. They'll be fine right?
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    Looks good, but why all parts from OC? you can get great deals from amazon, ebay, ebuyer etc
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    (Original post by amood00)
    Looks good, but why all parts from OC? you can get great deals from amazon, ebay, ebuyer etc
    I was using their forum but needed a quick reply because I'd like to order today before 5pm I've had a quick look at ebuyer whom I've used for many years but OC is cheaper.

    Could you help me with the fan question? I just chuck in 2 120mm fans and that's it?
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    Obviously it's riskier to buy parts from small-name companies (I haven't heard of TeamGroup either) but the RAM reviews well and it's faster so I'd be inclined to go with it. Two fans should be more than enough since you've already got four in the build (CPU, PSU, graphics*2)
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    how would you build your own computer? sounds really cool
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    http://www.sapphiretech.com/presenta...id=2044&leg=0#

    Your GPU requires a 750W PSU.
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    (Original post by benplumley)
    Obviously it's riskier to buy parts from small-name companies (I haven't heard of TeamGroup either) but the RAM reviews well and it's faster so I'd be inclined to go with it. Two fans should be more than enough since you've already got four in the build (CPU, PSU, graphics*2)
    Right I'll go with the above build and take the faster, cheaper ram and throw in 2 120mm fans. It's all fine now and it'll all fit and whatnot right?

    *eager to order*
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    I don't see much wrong. However spend a bit more on the CPU cooler. Make sure you get thermal paste as well. Heating is one of the most overlooked aspects. It's very important especially if you are going to overclock.
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    Add this CPU cooler http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...30&subcat=2342
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    (Original post by Keoje)
    Hi just like some advice on building a computer. Already put together a build and just need a few questions answered.

    YOUR BASKET
    1 x VTX3D Radeon R9 290 V2 X-Edition 4096MB GDDR5 PCI-Express Graphics Card (VXR9 290 4GBD5-DHX) £275.99 Pretty good price, though not a fan of the vendor
    1 x Gigabyte Z97X-SLI - Devils Canyon Core i5 4690K Bundle **£14 Saving** £253.54
    1 x Crucial MX100 256GB SATA 2.5” 7mm SSD + 9.5mm Adapter (CT256MX100SSD1) £79.99
    1 x Kingston HyperX 8GB (2x4GB) PC3-17100C11 2133MHz Dual Channel Kit - Black/Red (HX21C11BRK2/8-OC) £59.99
    1 x SuperFlower Golden Green HX 550W "80 Plus Gold" Power Supply - Black £49.99
    1 x Corsair Carbide 200R Compact ATX Case - Black (CC-9011023-WW) £44.99
    1 x Seagate Barracuda 7200RPM 1TB SATA 6Gb/s 64MB Cache - OEM (ST1000DM003) HDD £42.98
    1 x Raijintek Themis Direct Contact CPU Cooler £19.99
    Total : £842.46 (includes shipping : £12.50).

    Buying separately could save you another £15, from ebuyer the cpu and novatech for the mobo

    1. Which ram should I pick? 2133MHz by Kingston or 2400MHz by TeamGroup Vulcan. I've never heard of TeamGroup before but they are faster ram and cheaper by £4
    2. I just need to chuck in an additional intake and exhaust fan in my build. Considering buying two of these. They'll be fine right?
    Try to buy from as few places as you can and preferably the best retailers, OC might be specialists and offer these known brands, though can cost more than usual.

    So look around a bit more if you can, and I got those fans, they are decent, around max 1200rpm or so.
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    (Original post by Iqbal007)
    Try to buy from as few places as you can and preferably the best retailers, OC might be specialists and offer these known brands, though can cost more than usual.

    So look around a bit more if you can, and I got those fans, they are decent, around max 1200rpm or so.
    Already had it delivered and built it already
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    If your comfortable with water in your system. If OP is a novice he/she should start out with an air CPU cooler, depending on what OP is after they could get a decent cooling solution such as Noctuas CPU cooling products (they're amazing)

    If OP wants a cheaper alternative there's always the CoolerMaster Hyper 212 EVO (I have this but I think the bearings in my fan failed I just swapped it out with a Corsair SP or AF series fan (can't remember I have like 4 of these 2 of each.))

    I can understand why you would suggest the Water cooler but if that thing isn't maintained properly it will most likely leak basically messing up a ****load of components in OP's PC.
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    (Original post by mufc786)
    If your comfortable with water in your system. If OP is a novice he/she should start out with an air CPU cooler, depending on what OP is after they could get a decent cooling solution such as Noctuas CPU cooling products (they're amazing)

    If OP wants a cheaper alternative there's always the CoolerMaster Hyper 212 EVO (I have this but I think the bearings in my fan failed I just swapped it out with a Corsair SP or AF series fan (can't remember I have like 4 of these 2 of each.))

    I can understand why you would suggest the Water cooler but if that thing isn't maintained properly it will most likely leak basically messing up a ****load of components in OP's PC.

    It's a sealed unit and doesn't need any maintenance or set up.
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    I already build this computer a day after I posted guys :sad:
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    (Original post by Ilovemaths96)
    how would you build your own computer? sounds really cool
    It's like Lego for grown ups :ahee:

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    After a year plus those things needs to be looked at. You don't want fluid all over your components if it does fail though

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    I build computers. One of my which, my desktop, is still in use. Posting from it now. I maintain it very well.
    I think building computers is a great task and I like it because you get to pick what you want etc.
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    (Original post by Gofre)
    It's like Lego for grown ups :ahee:

    lol
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    (Original post by Keoje)
    Already had it delivered and built it already
    You bought it too quickly loool
    I would've suggested an alternative cooler, like the hyper 212 evo
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    (Original post by Iqbal007)
    You bought it too quickly loool
    I would've suggested an alternative cooler, like the hyper 212 evo
    Wanted to play games in high def

    Looks the same to me as the Themis
 
 
 
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