Upgrade Arguments

  RobCharles1981 14:04 16 Feb 2010

Hopefully our good friend Crossbow7 Can you help me out or others feel free to help if you can.

Time now I feel to upgrade my current system which in general is 5 Years old.

AMD Phenom 9950 Processor
Arctic Cooling (AC-FRZ-64P) Freezer64 Pro
Asus Crosshair Motherboard
Corsair 6 Gig of Ram 2 gig and 4 Gig
BFG 8800 GTX Graphics Card
OCZ 700 Watt PSU

How much would I expect to get for these parts on ebay?

So I'm now made my mind on selling the above parts but not sure weather to sell the PSU as well.

I've come up with an I5 System here as its the best way to go the main purposes are for Video Editing And Gaming And Every Day Use.

I'm going with Ebuyer.

Intel Core i5 750 2.66GHz Socket LGA1156 8MB L3 Cache Retail Boxed Processor

Asus P7P55D LE P55 Socket 1156 8 Channel Audio ATX Motherboard

Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro rev 2 Socket 775, 1156, 1366, AM2, AM3 Heatpipe CPU Cooler

Sapphire HD 5850 1GB GDDR5 Dual DVI HDMI DisplayPort PCI-E Graphics Card includes Dirt2 game voucher

Corsair 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3 1600MHz/PC3-12800 XMS3 i5 Memory Kit CL9(9-9-9-24) 1.65V

Total Comes to £602

  citadel 16:18 16 Feb 2010

I would get a titan fenrir cooler as i5 cpu turbo boosts better the cooler it is. plus you can overclock it.

  RobCharles1981 19:20 19 Feb 2010

I'm also getting Windows 7

If any of you are on ebay looking for a graphics card I'm selling Ile point you in right direction.

  rdave13 19:48 19 Feb 2010

What MB is the card Rob?

  RobCharles1981 20:50 19 Feb 2010

Hi Dave

Its 768MB

  RobCharles1981 15:27 27 Feb 2010

All Of the items are sold.

Bar the 2 Gig of Ram I'm also going to sell my PSU as well.

And Have come up with the final build.

Windows 7 Home Premium
Asus P7P55D LE P55 Socket 1156 8 Channel Audio ATX Motherboard

Intel Core i5 750 Processor

Corsair 750W HX Modular PSU or the 850Watt Please help!

Corsair 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3 1600MHz/PC3-12800 XMS3 i5 Memory Kit CL9(9-9-9-24) 1.65V

Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro rev 2

Sapphire 5850 Which I'm trying to track down.


  GaT7 15:33 27 Feb 2010

Looks good RobTheOrganGuru.

The Corsair 750W will be more than enough - you can safely run 2x 5850/5870s with it. G

  RobCharles1981 16:21 27 Feb 2010

Thanks G

Where can I obtain the 5850 Sapphire Ebuyer seem out of stock at the moment?

  GaT7 16:35 27 Feb 2010

Which version are you looking for? The Standard / Toxic / other?

There's little to no stock almost everywhere I check - these have stock atm: click here (5+), click here (3) & click here (3).

The Toxic for ~£30 more may be worth going for - stock at click here. Review at click here. G

  RobCharles1981 21:59 27 Feb 2010


I'm after this one:

click here

I'm keeping an eye out on Ebuyer to see if they get more in stock.

  GaT7 21:29 28 Feb 2010

CCLOnline & Morecomputers have stock for the same model & are cheaper(?) delivered - 2nd & 3rd links in my previous post. G

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