PC purchase approval

By JackReeves
May 28, 2010
  1. Hi everyone,

    I'm in the process of making a good gaming PC and wanted some feed back on my choice of PC and components etc

    Heres the system I bought:
    Elite ATX 750 - £ 1182.05
    Intel® Core™ i5 750 Quad Core Processor (2.66GHz, 8MB Cache) - LGA1156
    Microsoft® Windows® 7 Home Premium pre-installed
    ThermalTake V5 BE Gaming Chassis + 700W PSU
    ASUS P7P55 LX Mainboard - Intel Core™ i5 / i7 - LGA 1156 / ATX
    8GB 1333MHz Dual Channel DDR3 SDRAM - ( 4x2GB )
    1.5TB Serial ATA 2 Hard Drive with 32MB Buffer
    22x Dual Layer DVD Writer Super Format +R/-R/RW/RAM
    1GB ATI Radeon HD5870 Graphics Accelerator
    Multi-Format Memory Card Reader -(52-in-1 Internal)
    7.1 High Definition onboard sound card - for 8 Channel Cinema sound
    Free Microsoft® Works 9
    Free Cyberlink Video Editing Utility Suite - 7 titles (oem)
    BullGuard Internet Security ver. 9 - 90 Day Trial - AntiVirus/Firewall/Backup/Spamfilter
    Supports up to 14 USB 2.0 ports (6x mid-board, 8x back panel) - P7P55-M
    Network Ready PCIe Gigabit LAN
    3 Year Return to Base Hardware Warranty - inc 3 Years Free Collect & Return

    Here is the moniter Mouse headphones and Keyboard I think im going to buy:
    Samsung B2430H 24" Widescreen £169.99 inc VAT

    Logitech G500 Gaming Mouse £39.99 inc VAT

    Logitech G11 Gaming Keyboard £25.99 inc VAT

    SpeedLink Medusa NX 5.1 Gaming Surround Sound Headset £46.99 inc VAT

    Thoughts please :D
  2. hellokitty[hk]

    hellokitty[hk] Hello, nice to meet you! Posts: 3,433   +143

  3. Ritwik7

    Ritwik7 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,672   +9

    @ HK - I think that the OP is buying a pre-built system and does not have the option of choosing individual components. (Just a presumption.)

    @JackReeves - Nice setup. But I do agree with what HK said. Enjoy the build. :)
  4. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,219   +157

    ...or in a completely different direction,you could go with this......:p... just kidding < @ Rit.
    nice rig, should blow up any and everything. :)
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