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    My grand total for my pc build is £600. I am hoping to build it this weekend any tips and advice?

    This will be my first pc build and if I am been honest I am ******** it. I have an anti-static wristband at the ready.

    (There's one point... I think I am going to cheat and let a professional put the processor in)
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    nah its easy its like lego. loads of guides online.

    Probably install the processor and heatsink outside the case. memory and graphics card as well.
    Install the psu in the case as well as the dvd drive, hdd and ssd.

    then its just a case of connecting things

    Once you build your own you will never go back.

    30 mins -1hr. Take your time. cant think of a lot you cna do wrong, but be careful to put the cpu in as its delicate, it cna only go in one way so dont force it.
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    It sounds daunting to everyone at first, but as long as you watch some guides on YouTube and follow them exactly you should be fine if you follow exactly as they say.
    Also, putting in the processor is one of the easiest parts.. If you're getting help from a professional you may as well get help for all the rest of it too.

    Any tips I could give you would be to not forget putting in the "IO Shield" in before you put in the motherboard to your case and to try and keep your cables as neat and tidy as possible and out of the way of any fans. I highly recommend using some sought of cable ties to neatly manage some of the cables in your case.

    Would you mind sharing what the specs are? I'm interested to see what you've got for £600
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    (Original post by thebaco123)
    It sounds daunting to everyone at first, but as long as you watch some guides on YouTube and follow them exactly you should be fine if you follow exactly as they say.
    Also, putting in the processor is one of the easiest parts.. If you're getting help from a professional you may as well get help for all the rest of it too.

    Any tips I could give you would be to not forget putting in the "IO Shield" in before you put in the motherboard to your case and to try and keep your cables as neat and tidy as possible and out of the way of any fans. I highly recommend using some sought of cable ties to neatly manage some of the cables in your case.

    Would you mind sharing what the specs are? I'm interested to see what you've got for £600
    This... Also where you bought your parts from, I've looked at building something with up to date parts and I'm looking at around £1500


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    Guys I built it... and it looks amazing!!! (all my parts were from amazon)

    NZXT Case
    MSI Motherboard
    I5 Intel
    1 TB of hard drive
    750i Navida graphics
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    Guys I built it... and it looks amazing!!! (all my parts were from amazon)

    NZXT Case
    MSI Motherboard
    I5 Intel
    1 TB of hard drive
    750i Navida graphics
    Nice! Congrats on the build
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    (Original post by urbanlocations)
    Guys I built it... and it looks amazing!!! (all my parts were from amazon)

    NZXT Case
    MSI Motherboard
    I5 Intel
    1 TB of hard drive
    750i Navida graphics
    Ayeee nice!


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    Ayeee nice!


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    Thanks dude!
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    I built my first PC late last year, was also nervous but enjoyed it. Love knowing enough about the build to be able to upgrade myself in the future.

    Only sticking points were that the front of the case was too narrow for the fan I'd chosen and the optical drive was too long... Still haven't figured out a solution to that - shorter DVD drives?
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    (Original post by urbanlocations)
    Thanks dude!
    Did you build it for gaming?
    If so what are you playing on it?



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    Now next step is water cooling .
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    (Original post by Dilzo999)
    Now next step is water cooling .
    Yeah will leave that for another day
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    For 600 you may as well buy one ore built.. its not like you're going to build anything you couldnt get in the shop fir the same price.

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    (Original post by Souljer)
    For 600 you may as well buy one ore built.. its not like you're going to build anything you couldnt get in the shop fir the same price.

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    Learning a new skill? Knowing your PC build well enough to upgrade in future? Shopping around to get exactly the balance you want?
 
 
 
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