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Hi there, i've been looking intogetting a new PC as my old one is on it's last legs, I was looking at the Tesco one but as it's out of stock i've been looking elsewhere. I put together this provision… Read More
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8y, 2m agoPosted 8 years, 2 months ago
Hi there, i've been looking intogetting a new PC as my old one is on it's last legs, I was looking at the Tesco one but as it's out of stock i've been looking elsewhere.
I put together this provisional spec on Cyberpower and wanted to know what you thought, it comes to £410 in total.

# Case: Coolermaster Elite 330 Mid Tower 420W Black
# Lights & Illumination: NONE
# Extra Case Fan Upgrade: Default Case Fan
# Power Supply Upgrade: STANDARD CASE POWER SUPPLY ***No OverClocking Possible***
# CPU: (Sckt775)Intel® Core 2 Duo E8500 CPU @ 3.16GHz 1333FSB 6MB L2 ***Overclockable XXX*** Cache 64-bit
# Overclocking Service: No Overclocking
# Cooling Fan: INTEL LGA775 CERTIFIED CPU FAN & HEATSINK
# Motherboard: (Quad-Core support) MSI P31 Neo-F V2 P31 Chipset LGA775 FSB800/1066/1333 DDR2 Mainboard
# Memory: (Req.DDR2 MainBoard)4GB (2x2GB) PC6400 DDR2/800 Dual Channel Memory (G.SKILL Value Select or Major Brand)
# VGA Power Supply: NONE
# Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT 1GB 16X PCI Express
# Video Card 2: NONE
# Video Card 3: NONE
# Monitor & LCD: NONE
# 2nd Monitor: NONE
# Hard Drive: Single Hard Drive (500GB SATA-II 3.0Gb/s 16MB Cache 7200RPM HDD)
# Data Hard Drive: NONE
# Hard Drive Cooler: None
# Optical Drive: SONY DUAL FORMAT 20X DVD±R/±RW + CD-R/RW DRIVE DUAL LAYER (BLACK COLOR)
# Optical Drive 2: NONE
# Sound: HIGH DEFINITION ON-BOARD 7.1 AUDIO
# Speakers: NONE
# Network: ONBOARD 10/100 NETWORK CARD
# MODEM: NONE
# Keyboard: NONE
# Mouse: NONE
# Extra Thermal Display : NONE (AS SHOWN)
# Wireless 802.11B/G Network Card: NONE
# Wireless 802.11B/G Access Point: NONE
# Flash Media Reader/Writer: None
# Cable Wiring: None
# Cables: None
# Video Camera: NONE
# Power Surge Protection: None
# IEEE Card: NONE
# USB Port: Built-in USB 2.0 Ports
# USB Portable Drive: NONE
# Floppy: NONE
# OS: Microsoft® Windows Vista Home Premium w/ Service Pack 1 (64-bit Edition)
# Media Center Remote & TV Tuner: NONE
# RUSH SERVICE: NONE
# WARRANTY SERVICE: STANDARD WARRANTY: 3-YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY PLUS LIFE-TIME TECHNICAL SUPPORT
# HOME INSTALLATION SERVICE:
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8y, 2m agoPosted 8 years, 2 months ago
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#1
the BFG 9600 GSX will be better, you will probably need at least a 500w power supply with what you have on your list
#2
Cheers, it's very much a provisional spec, just seeing what I could get for £400.Still have doubts about which o's to go for,ram and graphics.It seems good for the price but i've read very mixed reviews on Cyberpower.
#3
i have a Q6600 quad 2.4, they over clock really easy to 3.4 on air and are a lot cheaper then the E8500 which you are looking at, and the quad is a lot more future prrof then the E8500, you would be better of going for the DDR2 1066mhz as this will help with over clocking and run smoother
#4
To be honest i'm a bit out the loop with computers, i'm not much of a pc gamer only really Football Manager.I just wanted a solid PC that would last me a few years, mainly use it for media functions ie films,music etc.
#5
get a quad core, more futureproof and worth it. Also get a blu-ray drive
#6
So what would you recommend then if I went Quad-Core, the Q6600? If so do you know of any deals, I don't fancy building it myself.
#7
Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT 1GB 16X PCI Express

how much would you be spending on this card?
#8
antony4462
Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT 1GB 16X PCI Express

how much would you be spending on this card?


If I take the card out of the build it knocks £44 off.
#9
Quick bump as I posted late last night.

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