First PC, any improvements would be appreciated

  razorlaser 20:30 05 Jun 2017

Hi, this is my first PC and at the moment i have all my parts ready to order however I'm wodering if you guys have any improvements to make to enhance my performance. My budget is £450 and this is my current spec:

Rosewill LINE-M Micro-ATX Mini Tower Computer Case with Dual USB 3.0 ,

Gigabyte Nvidia GTX 1050 GDDR5 2GB PCI-E,

Thanks Gigabyte H110M-S2H Motherboard (Socket 1151, H110 Express, DDR4, S-ATA 600, Micro ATX),

Corsair CP-9020097-UK VS Series ATX/EPS 80 PLUS Power Supply Unit, 550 W,

WESTERN DIGITAL WD3200AAJS Caviar Blue 320GB (7200rpm) SATA 8MB 3.5 inch Hard Drive (Internal),

Intel Pentium (G4560) 3.5GHz Processor 3MB L3 Cache 8 GT/s DMI3 (Boxed),

HyperX FURY Series 8 GB DDR3 1600 MHz CL10 DIMM Memory Module - Blue

  q33ny 11:24 06 Jun 2017

You should consider having an SSD drive for OS

  Jollyjohn 13:41 06 Jun 2017

I agree about an SSD.

My only other comment is to order the Motherboard, CPU, RAM and Graphics card from the same supplier and state you want them to work together, just in case there are any compatability issues.

  q33ny 11:55 07 Jun 2017

Click here for memory and SSD support list. Your memory is NOT Supported. Your mobo requires DDR4 not DDR3.

Click here for memory and CPU support list

No problem at graphic card and PSU so I can confirm that all will match.

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