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Good Gaming PC Specs? Newer Build?

Hey, so I had a question before and was told that the PC was alright, but the price was way too high. So I have gone on a different site that does custom builds and this is the new one :) Tell me if this is good enough and what needs improving. :) _________________________ Case - Antec Dark Fleet DF35 (Black) PSU - Cooler Master 750W PSU - Low Noise CPU - Intel Core i5 2500K Unlocked (4 x 3.3GHz) 6MB CPU Heatsink - Be Quiet! Dark Rock Advanced BK014 - Silent Motherboard - Gigabyte GA-Z68X-UD4-B3 (Intel Z68) Graphics Card - ATI Radeon HD 6950 - 2 GB - (VTX) (PCI-E) Sound Card - Motherboard Integrated HD Sound RAM - Corsair 4GB XMS3 PC3-12800 1600MHz (1x4GB) Networking - Edimax Wireless LAN 300Mbps (PCI) HDD - 500GB SATA II 16MB Optical Drive - Sony (SH-S223L) 24x DVD Re-Writer/Reader +/- RW- Black - Lightscribe (SATA) LED Monitor - 21.5" BenQ G2222HDL, Widescreen LED Monitor, 1920x1080, 5ms, 250cd/m², 1000:1, Black _________________ PRICE: £1086 Thanks :) Okay, thanks Vomit. Best Answer x2 :D I'll cut back on the PSU and upgrade the RAM. Thanks man!

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  1. I think you could fetch a much better price if you build the computer by yourself,

    I think all this would cost around 1/2-3/4 the cost of this. But the specs are great, but I think the i5 might be the bottleneck later on, might want to consider an i7 for this to last a lot longer. Also increasing RAM would increasing how long this build would last.


  2. Now that's more like it! Not a bad deal there and definitely better than your previous one. However, a few things:

    1. 750w is overkill unless you're planning on adding another 6950. Otherwise a good 600w PSU would do the trick.

    2. A single 4GB stick? Why would you do that? Either get a 2x2GB kit or a 2x4GB kit. Even though 8GB of RAM is a bit overkill, it's become cheap enough these days that you might as well.

    3. The hard drive may be fine, but I always recommend a Samsung Spinpoint F3 drive. It's a fast, reliable, and inexpensive 1TB drive.

    Otherwise, not too bad. If you can cut the PSU back a bit then the price should even out with the other suggestions.


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