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would you change anything here/

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Griff7520, 18 Sep 2009.

  1. Griff7520

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 2 Jul 2007

    Posts: 1,646

    Location: St Martins, Shropshire

    XFX ATI Radeon HD 4890 Zalman Cooled 1024MB GDDR5 PCI-Express Graphics Card £147.98
    (£128.68) £147.98
    (£128.68)
    AMD Phenom II X2 Dual Core 550 3.10GHz Black Edition (Socket AM3) - Retail £77.99
    (£67.82) £77.99
    (£67.82)
    Asus M4A78 AMD 770 (Socket AM3/AM2+) PCI-Express DDR2 Motherboard £59.98
    (£52.16) £59.98
    (£52.16)
    Patriot Viper 4GB (2x2GB) DDR2 PC2-8500C5 Dual Channel (PVS24G8500ELKN) £49.99
    (£43.47) £49.99
    (£43.47)
    Antec 300 Three Hundred Ultimate Gaming Case - Black (No PSU) £43.99
    (£38.25) £43.99
    (£38.25)
    Coolermaster eXtreme Power 650W Power Supply £43.99
    (£38.25) £43.99
    (£38.25)
    Samsung SpinPoint F1 320GB SATA-II 16MB Cache - OEM (HD322HJ) £34.99
    (£30.43) £34.99
    (£30.43)
    LG GH22NS40 22x DVD±RW SATA Dual Layer ReWriter (Black) - OEM


    budget of £500 max...this lot comes to £490..would anybody change anything

    thx
     
  2. Kennysevenfold

    Sgarrista

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    Posts: 7,945

    Location: Glasgow

    Looks good to me mate.

    What would your main use of the system be.?
     
  3. Griff7520

    Wise Guy

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    Posts: 1,646

    Location: St Martins, Shropshire

    Gaming mainly...its for a friend....I am not upto date with AMD systems at the moment ;)
     
  4. Drake22

    Hitman

    Joined: 8 Jun 2009

    Posts: 507

    Location: Hull, UK

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  5. Kennysevenfold

    Sgarrista

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    Location: Glasgow


    Ahh kool :D

    In that case, Order Nowwww :p

    Wouldnt change anything, will be a great gamming system imo :)
     
  6. Griff7520

    Wise Guy

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    Posts: 1,646

    Location: St Martins, Shropshire

    originally had a similar spec....but the power colour card is now out of stock...so its put £20 on the topof my price
     
  7. Drake22

    Hitman

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    Location: Hull, UK

    anyways i dont recommend anything "zalman cooled"
     
  8. Griff7520

    Wise Guy

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    Location: St Martins, Shropshire

    thx for that ...there were none in stock half an hour ago...will ring them and ask to save 1 till i get there

    thx
     
  9. mollymoo

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    Location: North

  10. mp260767

    Capodecina

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    Posts: 10,852

    Location: telford, shropshire

    maybe look at going for an am3 mobo and ddr3 memory.
     
  11. Griff7520

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 2 Jul 2007

    Posts: 1,646

    Location: St Martins, Shropshire

    ended up with this @ £484
    VTX ATI Radeon HD 4890 1024MB GDDR5 PCI-Express Graphics Card £145.99
    (£126.95) £145.99
    (£126.95)
    AMD Phenom II X2 Dual Core 550 3.10GHz Black Edition (Socket AM3) - Retail £77.99
    (£67.82) £77.99
    (£67.82)
    Asus M4A78 AMD 770 (Socket AM3/AM2+) PCI-Express DDR2 Motherboard £59.98
    (£52.16) £59.98
    (£52.16)
    OCZ StealthXStream 600w Silent SLI Ready Power Supply £54.99
    (£47.82) £54.99
    (£47.82)
    Patriot Viper 4GB (2x2GB) DDR2 PC2-8500C5 Dual Channel (PVS24G8500ELKN) £49.99
    (£43.47) £49.99
    (£43.47)
    Antec 300 Three Hundred Ultimate Gaming Case - Black (No PSU) £43.99
    (£38.25) £43.99
    (£38.25)
    Samsung SpinPoint F1 320GB SATA-II 16MB Cache - OEM (HD322HJ) £34.99
    (£30.43) £34.99
    (£30.43)
    Samsung SH-S223B/BEBE 22x DVD±RW SATA Dual Layer ReWriter (Black) - OEM £16.99
    (£14.77) £16.99
    (£14.77)

    They hav'nt got the powercolour cards in stock...apparently they cant find them....but the guy at the counter said that these VTX cards are very good....
     
    Last edited: 18 Sep 2009
  12. DavyBoy

    Mobster

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    Location: Burghead, Elgin

    Why not?

    What's wrong with Zalman cooling?
     
  13. mollymoo

    Mobster

    Joined: 5 Mar 2009

    Posts: 2,964

    Location: North

    Tends to be overpriced for its abilities but ocuk have some good prices well one good price for a zalman cooler :)