Spec for a new PC

  User-361D919A-9369-49DD-BB21C57F113ABA43 09:44 13 Jul 2010

Hi Guy AGAIN it's me
I am thinking of building a new PC. Multi-Media PC. Here are the specs I have chosen. Could you tell me if it will be any good? Also are they all compatible? What about the Power Supply?

Case: click here
PSU: click here
MotherBoard: click here
CPU: click here
GPU: Need One Recommended
HDD: click here
R.A.M: click here x3
Optical Drive: click here

£629.36 Excluding GPU
No a GPU around £100

  retep888™ 16:24 13 Jul 2010

Case&PSU: click here £120

Motherboard: click here £108.63
(Intel socket 1156 with USB 3.0 & Sata3 6Gb/s & DDR3support)

CPU: click here £150.63

HDD: click here £52.99

RAM(DDR3): click here £89.99
(dual channel supported so 4 GB is recommended but if you can add another 4GB later)

DVDRW:click here £14.99

Total £549.69 including £12.46 for next working day delivery (£537.23 if choose the super saver delivery)

Graphic card for your budget:click here £108.80

My choice:click here £148.55

  Pine Man 18:57 13 Jul 2010

... oh goody!

Why have you got 3 lots of RAM when the mobo holds 4 and probably needs matched pairs?

You haven't mentioned an operating system or whether or not it will be 32 or 64 bit. This is extremely important when considering RAM, particularly as a 32 bit o/s won't recognise more than about 3.5GB.

What's with all the PC World prices - have you got shares in the group or just money to burn?

  northumbria61 20:43 13 Jul 2010

Looking at Pineman's comments - you surely must have seen all the adverse comments on here regarding PC World. They are not the best in the world for changing things that don't work besides the PRICES - you MUST have money to burn. You could probably build a higher spec. with the money left over by NOT going there.

When you have made your final list post back here and there will be many that will willingly look for the BEST price for each item for you - FREE of charge !

  ACOLYTE 13:47 14 Jul 2010

I just brought a Barbones bundle from novatech, does not include a HDD,or Optical drive,but if you have an old pc swopping these isnt so bad,but does include Mobo/CPU/PSU/4 Gig of ram/case, £242.00,i also orderd a Graffix card £129.00,total cost £371+p&p,i would recommend looking at there barbones deals you can save quite a lot and they have high spec systems.I couldnt be happier and this pc runs anything i throw at it with ease.

  northumbria61 20:28 14 Jul 2010

ACOLYTE - I would agree with you about Novatech's Barebones bundles - although I don't need one myself I have looked at them many times.

I have. Not buying from them. Just the range of components I'm going to use.

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