Spec a 850pounds core i5 system please!

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all i want is :


Mobo - very important coz im confused which one to pick
CPU - obviously i5 one
GFX - 58** series
RAM - something 6GB
HDD
Case - probably with a side window
DVD Drive
PSU - so its power fit in the specs above ;)

And also

Keyboard - preferrably gaming
 
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There you go. Shouldbe perfect for you :D
 
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Russu - the i5 is Lynnfield which only supports dual channel RAM (unlike the Bloomfield 1366 cores) so your options for RAM are either 4GB or 8GB. (Technically you could get 6GB with 2x2GB + 2x1GB but this would be very difficult and very cost ineffective to achieve as there are next to no 2x1GB DDR3 packs for i5).

Also 8GB of DDR3 will be very pricey and quite honestly a waste. Just to forewarn that you will be specced 4GB by most people :)

Edit: xGaffner its still tiny - what res did you upload it as?
 
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Russu - the i5 is Lynnfield which only supports dual channel RAM (unlike the Bloomfield 1366 cores) so your options for RAM are either 4GB or 8GB. (Technically you could get 6GB with 2x2GB + 2x1GB but this would be very difficult and very cost ineffective to achieve as there are next to no 2x1GB DDR3 packs for i5).

Also 8GB of DDR3 will be very pricey and quite honestly a waste. Just to forewarn that you will be specced 4GB by most people :)

Edit: xGaffner its still tiny - what res did you upload it as?


k thx for the info..

Any specs for me?
 
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Well with motherboards I'd choose one the following 3 (no need to go above 140 for a motherboard, else you really have enough money for Bloomfield):

MSI GD65/Gigabyte UD4/Asus P7P55D Pro (all good middle-high end overclocking boards)

Case; I'd recommend Antec or Coolermaster as they make well cooled, attractive and well buit cases. If your unlikely to expand a lot and equally unlikely to have a huge watercooling setup then something like the following would be perfect:

Antec 902
Coolermaster HAF922

PSU; As above if your unlikely to expand much (and by expand I mean have dozens of optical and hard drives) then even with a HD58xx your unlikely to exceed 5/600W so the only important point is to make sure its a modular PSU especially if your cable management skills aren't great (this comes from a genuine cable management noob :p) The PSUs below are all great PSUs:

Be Quiet! Dark Power Pro 550 or 650W
Corsair HX550 or HX650
Or if you want a bit of headroom then:
PC Power and Cooling Silencer 750


As for HDDs and Optical Drives I can't really recommend any particular ones apart from (for HDDs) the Samsung F1 drives.

Sorry if you were hoping for a pic of a spec, but thought if i advise and you choose it would make it more personal :)
 
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thx mate i will take the PSU in to consideration....

and YES I AM NOOB AT THIS so yes i need a modular one! :D

what about the GFX card? 4890 5850???? :confused

does this DX11 is a big deal???
 
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I'll do it for ya shall I xGaffner ;):p

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Why the mATX mainboard? And I'd also change the memory for some 2000Mhz ripjaw or the 2133MHz geil.

I'd go for something more along these lines

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I'll do it for ya shall I xGaffner ;):p

http://img134.imageshack.us/img134/4755/buildforop.png

Why the mATX mainboard? And I'd also change the memory for some 2000Mhz ripjaw or the 2133MHz geil.

I'd go for something more along these lines

]http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z45/coupe_69/spec2-1.jpg[


thx a lot the second spec look very good...
will 5850 handle games like crysis2 mod warfare 2 prototype batman etc...on a 24inch res that is 1920 by 1200?
 
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thx a lot the second spec look very good...
will 5850 handle games like crysis2 mod warfare 2 prototype batman etc...on a 24inch res that is 1920 by 1200?

Crysis at 1920x1200 might be a push although will be certainly playable with AA and other settings off. All the others will be made mince meat of by the 5850 :)
 
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Crysis at 1920x1200 might be a push although will be certainly playable with AA and other settings off. All the others will be made mince meat of by the 5850 :)

i dont need AA just so it will work smoothly at 1920 by 1200 :D
some options higher some low...but yes i think i will go for 5850
 
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Funny that, the i5 system I just built cost just under £850.

Not totally comparable because it wasn't all from OCUK and I was after something specific :)

Case: Antec P180 Mini (Black mATX case)
Motherboard: Asus Maximus III GENE (mATX P55)
CPU: i5 750 (stock cooler til the Corsair H50 gets shipped with a 1156 thing)
GPU: Sapphire ATI Radeon HD 4890 Vapor-X (1GB)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaw 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3 C7 1600MHz
PSU: Corsair 650watt Professional Series Modular
HDD: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB

Plus some accessories.

Just benched with the packaging still all over the place at 16494 3DMarks... which is a whisker below an i7 920 using an Nvidia 295. Both unclocked, mine OC'd by 100mhz automatically because thats what i5's do.
 
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Funny that, the i5 system I just built cost just under £850.

Not totally comparable because it wasn't all from OCUK and I was after something specific :)

Case: Antec P180 Mini (Black mATX case)
Motherboard: Asus Maximus III GENE (mATX P55)
CPU: i5 750 (stock cooler til the Corsair H50 gets shipped with a 1156 thing)
GPU: Sapphire ATI Radeon HD 4890 Vapor-X (1GB)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaw 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3 C7 1600MHz
PSU: Corsair 650watt Professional Series Modular
HDD: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB

Plus some accessories.

Just benched with the packaging still all over the place at 16494 3DMarks... which is a whisker below an i7 920 using an Nvidia 295. Both unclocked, mine OC'd by 100mhz automatically because thats what i5's do.

very nice but i WILL go for 5850 i seen some review and it is better than 4890 plus its DX11 so it is more future proof;)
 
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