Is this system balanced or are there any clear bottlenecks? Or suggestions for better parts for the price?
Processor - Intel i5 2500k - £175 Motherboard - Asus P8P67 Pro - £125 Ram - Corsair Dominator 12288MB 3x4096MB Memory Module Kit 1600MHz PC312800 DDR3 DIMM 240pin 99924 - £163 Graphics Card - GeForce GTX 570 - £265 Arctic Silver 5 3.5g Thermal Paste - £5.50 Case - Antec 902 Plastic/Steel Tower Computer Case - £90 PSU - Antec TruePower New TP-650 - £80 SSD - Crucial RealSSD C300 64GB - £95 HDD - 1TB Samsung SpinPoint F3 - £45 CPU Cooler - Thermaltake Frio - £40 DVD Player - Pioneer DVR-A18LBK - £16.50 Operating System - Windows 7 Professional - £105 Total= £1202
Asked By: willgardiner1 - 1/8/2011
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Ok, so you are going to go for the brand new Intel Sandy Bridge cpu series...an EXCELLENT choice... More
Answered By: Jim - 1/8/2011
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Hello there, This system is too good. Are you going to make a mainframe computer? It is better than a lot of servers in London. Perfect. Although if you are using it just for games, you are not gonna deploy its full potential. ;)
Answered By: Leo Jk - 1/8/2011
The only problem I see is RAM, and there are two problems here... More
Answered By: Dave - 1/8/2011
Personally I'd drop the GTX 570 to a GTX 470 or gtx 460, up the processor to a core i7-950 & uprate the power supply by a large margin (to 850W) I would also drop 7 pro & go for 7 ultimate or go down to 7 home premium. 7 professional is, as it's name suggests, is designed for business users, home premium & ultimate are... More
Answered By: Michael G - 1/9/2011
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