PC choice Dilemma

  Moe Syzlack 17:41 12 Aug 2010
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I have looked at buying a PC and have the following in mind.

Core i5 750 CPU
Asus P7P55D-E LX Motherboard with USB 3.0
ATi Radeon 5850 1024MB Graphics Card
Antec Three Hundred Case
4GB Corsair PC3-10666 (1333MHz) DDR3 Memory
24x Sony DVD-RW/CD-RW Optical Drive (Black)
500GB Samsung SATA 7200rpm Hard Disk
600W OCZ StealthXstream PSU
Onboard High Definition Audio
Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit OEM
2 Year Collect and Return Warranty
LG W2261V 22" Widescreen Monitor
Microsoft Keyboard and Mouse

for just over £1000

However, I have looked at the top 5 £1K PCs and I am unsure if they represent better value. Some help would be greatly appreciated, as I am fairly novice. Machine will be a gaming mostly. The top 2 of the top 5 are below:

Number 2: Eclipse Solar Crossfire i786r585, £999 inc VAT
Number 1: Chillblast Fusion Centaur, £999 inc VAT

Thanks

Moe

  hastelloy 01:32 13 Aug 2010

You could try click here for the PC and click here for the monitor. Total £799 and you won't get better service IMHO. You can make changes to the spec if you want to.

  Kevscar1 06:24 13 Aug 2010

If yu are havinga 64bit OS go for 8GB memory the speed difference is amazing.

  AL47 20:22 13 Aug 2010

Id go for the eclipse

The CPU is better, as is the monitor

And..importantly.. has 2x 16x pci e slots.. the other pcs look like they only have 1x 16x pci e ..just incase u decided to cross fire later :)

Also id stick with 4gb.. I have 6 and virtually never make use of all 6

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