Buying a new gaming PC, advice please.

  alex7816 22:00 31 Jul 2016

'Evening all,

Firstly, thanks for taking the time to click on my post.

I have finally saved up approx £2,000 for a fairly high spec gaming PC. Problem is, I have very little knowledge of value for money when it comes to the specifications. So without waffling on, below is the spec I have my eye on for around my price range:

Processor: Intel Core i7-6700K Skylake CPU, 4 Cores, 4.0 - 4.2GHz

Overclocking: Up to 20%

Case: NZXT H440 Case - Black / Red

CPU Cooler: Corsair Hydro Series H80i GT Liquid Cooler

Thermal Paste: Standard Thermal Paste

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING Motherboard

Memory: 16GB DDR4 2133MHz Memory (2 x 8GB Sticks)

Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 8GB Graphics Card

OS Drive: 1TB Samsung 850 EVO SSD

Hard Drive: Seagate 4TB SSHD Hybrid Drive

Optical Drive: Not Included

Power Supply: Corsair RM850x 80 PLUS Gold 850W PSU

Sound Card: Onboard HD Audio

Operating System: Windows 10 Home 64-bit

My question is...well, is it any good for around £2,000.

Thanks in advance.

Kind regards,


  Jailyn Felton 07:08 01 Aug 2016

I want To get Pc For My Dissertation Writing Can Any Body Help me for What specification help me for my dissertation Writing

  alex7816 09:52 01 Aug 2016

Hey Jailyn,

I think the 'norm' is to not hijack other people's posts haha!

But in answer to your question, basically, any PC/Laptop that has a word processor i.e Microsoft Word, Notepad, Wordpad to name a few.



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