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Hey.

 

It's my 18 birthday coming up! And my parent's are giving me a budget of about £1000 (Excluding money from family.) to do what I want, as all eighteen year old's would do, I'm putting it towards a gaming computer. (;

 

My biggest fear would be that, once all the computer parts are ordered and delivered, they won't be compatible with each other. DISASTER! D:!

 

So I'd like to hear if you think all these would work together? I'm pretty sure they will, just a double check, I like to think myself good with computers, but this is my first ever build, and I don't want anything to go wrong.

 

Case & PSU:

 

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/177749

 

HDD:

 

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/173804

 

CPU:

 

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/252536

 

Mobo:

 

http://www.scan.co.uk/products/asus-p8p67-evo-rev3-intel-p67-express-s1155-pci-e-20-x-16-ddr3-2200(oc)-sata-6g-b-s

 

GFX Card:

 

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/253958

 

Monitor:

 

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/198258

 

Speakers:

 

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/94472

 

RAM:

 

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/173122

 

Tool kit:

 

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/19497

 

Optical drive:

 

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/169683

 

Heat sink:

 

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/176157

 

Network adapter:

 

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/155640

 

HDMI Cable:

 

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/193821

This is the price list I whipped up in Excel:

 

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All help appreciated, cheers!

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According to ebuyer, that motherboard is out of stock. It is the same board that I've ordered. I ordered mine from http://www.overclockers.co.uk earlier today. Seems to have good reviews. The board will however have the Cougar Point chipset problem, effecting the 3Gbs SATA ports. It has 4x 6GBs ports, so you can use those instead.

 

That processor, personally I went for the 2600K, for only £20 or so more, because it can be majorly overclocked, whereas the standard 2600 can't.

 

You've missed off the GPU?

 

For compatibility, the main things you need to match are the CPU, Motherboard and RAM. The socket must be the same on both the CPU and the Motherboard (such as Socket 1155 Sandybridge). The RAM and Motherboard must also be compatible (such as DDR3). I'd also recommend buying a ATX motherboard, if the case will fit it, which the one you linked will. Reasoning for this is because top-end graphics cards take up a huge amount of space, leaving you will inaccessible expansion slots. The PSU on a gaming machine needs to be 700-750W or more. Any less may be underpowered.

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Yea all the components look fine and will work well together. Looks like a very good build, where's your graphics card though? :)

Also can I ask why your buying a tool kit.

Because I'm not sure if I have all the necessary tools. D:
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Yea all the components look fine and will work well together. Looks like a very good build, where's your graphics card though? :)

Also can I ask why your buying a tool kit.

Because I'm not sure if I have all the necessary tools. D:

Do you have a screwdriver in your house? :D

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Yeah but surely they'll be all different sizes, and I'm not certain I have all the sizes.

Pretty much all the screws are a standard phillips head, that includes mobo, heatsink, case screws, screws for the HDD and optical drives and screws to bolt the cards in place. The only things i've ever used when building machines is a phillips screwdriver and cable ties. :)

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Yeah but surely they'll be all different sizes, and I'm not certain I have all the sizes.

Pretty much all the screws are a standard phillips head, that includes mobo, heatsink, case screws, screws for the HDD and optical drives and screws to bolt the cards in place. The only things i've ever used when building machines is a phillips screwdriver and cable ties. :)

Oh D: Better safe than sorry though eh? :D
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All the screws you will use are the same size. Just a word of warning, most motherboards are only provided with 2 or 4 stand-offs. (These are the raisers that raise the board off the back of the case) It may be advised to buy a cheap pack of many. I got a pack of 50 for £2 from Maplin.

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Yeah but surely they'll be all different sizes, and I'm not certain I have all the sizes.

Pretty much all the screws are a standard phillips head, that includes mobo, heatsink, case screws, screws for the HDD and optical drives and screws to bolt the cards in place. The only things i've ever used when building machines is a phillips screwdriver and cable ties. :D

Oh D: Better safe than sorry though eh? :)

 

£30 is a lot of money for a few tools :D

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