PC build, £700 budget

By karol
Nov 14, 2012
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  1. Hi im currently in the process of building a PC that will replace my old PC . this computer will be used for gaming and watching films.
    Budget around £700
    ( I have a keyboard/mouse and a monitor )
    at the moment I have come up with

    i5 3570k 3.4GHz

    gigabyte GA-Z77-D3H

    samsung X22 DVD

    Coolermaster 912 plus

    8GB G skill DDR3 1600MHz

    CPU Cooler:
    akasa K32

    saphire HD 7850 2GB

    corsair TXM 650w

    seagate 500GB

    I will appreciate any help that I can get
  2. slh28

    slh28 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,706   +170

    Overall a decent choice of components. I'm not a fan of Akasa products at all, this CM Hyper 212 Evo has great performance for the price.

    Not sure how much budget you have left but I'd try to work an SSD into the build, when it comes to general PC usage it will be the most noticeable difference from your old PC. 128GB drives are really cheap nowadays. If you need to save some money then I'd say reuse your old hard drive as a storage drive, £40 for 500GB isn't great value anyway.

    The 3570K is £14 cheaper on Amazon btw.
    karol likes this.

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