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Build Advice £850 First Build - Advice pleeaaase!

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Nubble, 9 Jan 2010.

  1. Nubble

    Nubble New Member

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    Hey guys I've been putting together a new build that I intend to buy tonight/tomorrow - it is as follows;

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    Does anyone have any recommendations?

    Dont really want to spend more than I am already, and all items must be from scan (unless the items are in stock and I can get next day delivery for as cheap as scan).

    Any glaringly obvious flaws?

    Thanks in advance, Bob
     
  2. samkiller42

    samkiller42 For i AM Cheesecake!!

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    All looks good to me.

    Side Note*
    *I don't think you will get Next Day delivery with any company, with the current adverse weather conditions.

    Sam
     
  3. mycopia

    mycopia New Member

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    You will need the titan fenrir brackets for your 1156 setup =- LN29425 (scan)
     
  4. Nubble

    Nubble New Member

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    Thanks for advice on brackets :)

    Have decided to use Overclockers.co.uk aswell because they have the spinpoint f3 for significantly cheaper...replaced parts are as follows;

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    what do you think, an improvement?
     
  5. Teelzebub

    Teelzebub Up yours GOD,Whats best served cold

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    I would go for the sata version of the dvd , And get the corsair psu over the ocz one .
    I would'nt buy from overcockers but thats a personal thing , Apart from that looks good.
    I bought some stuff from Scan last week and had no problems with delivery
     
  6. Nubble

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    is the F3 from OCZ better than the F1 from scan?

    if not, then theres no real reason from me to buy from overclockers and i'll just buy everything from scan.
     
  7. smc8788

    smc8788 ...at least I have chicken

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    The F3 is faster than the F1, go with that - Link.
     
  8. Teelzebub

    Teelzebub Up yours GOD,Whats best served cold

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    I think the F3 is a bit Faster than the F1 whether you would notice or not I dont know.
     
  9. Nubble

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    Okay, hopefully this is the final revision then...

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    I'm guessing that the special edition fenrir comes with the brackets supplied, as it says it is fully i5 compatible..

    Any last things to consider, before I make the leap and commit to the 841£ its going to cost :)?

    Thanks for replies guys, much appreciated!
     
  10. Xonar

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    The RAM is the wrong type you'll need to switch it for stuff that's 1.65v
     
  11. wyx087

    wyx087 Homeworld 3 is happening!!

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    it'll work perfectly fine. running 4 sticks of them in my machine.
     
  12. Xonar

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    Bought some of the same stuff recently, it worked bit would only clock at 1066Mhz, couldn't get it any higher. Was later told I'd picked the wrong stuff so sent it back for the same type that runs at 1.65v. That one in particular iat 1.8v is for 775 DDR3 boards or AMD based systems.
     
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    PureSilver E-tailer Tailor

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  15. Nubble

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    Ack...

    cant even cancel the order till monday it seems...as it doesnt even appear in my outstanding orders/order history.

    am i right in thinking that this is normal?

    Will have to wake up early on monday then i guess!

    Is this the stuff I need to change it to?

    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/4GB-...-(1600)-240-Pin-Non-ECC-Unbuffered-CAS-8-BEMP

    bit more expensive than I was expecting...

    does anyone know where i can find it cheaper including next day delivery?
     
  16. Xonar

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    Wait for my info to be backed up by someone else as i'm not 100% but i made the same mistake last week and couldnt get the RAM you linked to run at it's specified frequency of 1600Mhz.
     
  17. numanoid

    numanoid Well-Known Member

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    make sure the fenrir fits in your case first, ive got the huge coolermaster cosmos s case and i couldnt get the side panel on becouse the fenrir stuck out too much
     
  18. LeMaltor

    LeMaltor >^_^

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    As you seem to need a lot of stuff what about a mouse, keyboard, speakers and an OS?
     
  19. Nubble

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    bit funny though, the mid-price gaming pc in the latest copy of custom PC runs an i5 processor with gigabyte GA-P55M-UD2 motherboard and 1.8v dominator PC3-12800

    wonder how many people have bought the wrong type of memory if this is the case :\
     
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