A couple of questions about this spec list


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Right, i've built this spec on Scan and am happy with the price, but do you think it's a good price and will it be able to run all the latest games for a couple of years?

Also, you may notice no PSU. In my old system I have a Corsair HX620W modular PSU. Do you think this will be powerful enough for this rig? I already have a DVD drive as well.

Thermalright Ultra 120 eXtreme Intel BP 120mm Heat Sink Fan Intel 775 & 1366 !! CPU (Without Fan) £29.98 £35.23

Intel Core i7 950 Bloomfield 45nm, 3.06 GHz, QPI 4.8GT/s, 8MB Cache, 23x Ratio, 130W, Retail £196.17 £230.50

Coolermaster Storm Scout Mid Tower Black Case w/o PSU (Gaming) £52.49 £61.68

8GB (4x2GB) Corsair XMS3 Classic DDR3 PC3-12800 (1600), Non-ECC Unbuffered, CAS 9-9-9-24, XMP, 1.65V £99.12 £116.47

500GB Samsung HD502HJ Spinpoint F3, SATA 3Gb/s, 7200rpm, 16MB Cache, 8.9 ms, NCQ, OEM £52.58 £61.78

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit, Operating System, Single, - OEM £61.07 £71.76

Asus P6X58D-E, Intel X58, S1366, PCI-E 2.0 (x16), DDR3 2000 (OC), SATA 6Gb/s, SATA RAID, ATX £131.58 £154.61

1536MB EVGA GTX 580 SC, 40nm, 4050MHz GDDR5, GPU 772MHz, Shader 1594MHz, 512 Cores, mHDMI/DL DVI-I £369.58 £434.26

Total £1182.72


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Look fine to me, the 620w will be enough to feed it, the one thing I will say is that the motherboard is triple channel memory:

Triple-Channel DDR3 2000(O.C.) / 1333 / 1066 support
This motherboard supports DDR3 memory that features data transfer rates of 2000(O.C.) / 1333 / 1066 MHz to meet the higher bandwidth requirements of the latest 3D graphics, multimedia, and Internet applications. The triple-channel DDR3 architecture enlarges the bandwidth of your system memory to boost system performance.

In short memory works better in 3s rather than 2s.

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