Custom pc build, help needed

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  1. Sweetiebelle

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    All comes to £2,100/ $3,302.2 with other things like 3 year warrants, anti virus, heandset, keyboard and mouse all thrown in.
    I need to know whether it would be able to play games on max seetings, lik Crysis 2, BF3, Skyrim, Shogun total war, will it be able to play them on ultra if not how well will it perform?

    I'm sort of leaning in favour of the 690 and lots of ram for future proofing

    Another question is, is this a good build? and what are your thoughts on it

    Thank you for anything you have to say?

    specs


    Processor (CPU)
    Intel® Core™i5 Quad Core Processor i5-3570K (3.4GHz) 6MB Cache
    Motherboard
    ASUS® P8Z77-M: MICRO-ATX, USB 3.0, SATA 6GBs, ATI®CrossFireX
    Memory (RAM)
    16GB KINGSTON HYPERX GENESIS DUAL-DDR3 2133MHz X.M.P(4 x 4GB KIT)
    Graphics Card
    4GB NVIDIA GEFORCE GTX 690 DUAL GPU - 3 x DVI-I, 1 x mDP
    Memory - 1st Hard Disk
    180GB INTEL® 520 SERIES SSD, SATA 6 Gb/s (upto 550MB/sR | 520MB/sW)
    2nd Hard Disk
    1TB 3.5" SATA-III 6GB/s HDD 7200RPM 32MB CACHE
    1st DVD/BLU-RAY Drive
    24x DUAL LAYER DVD WRITER ±R/±RW/RAM
    Power Supply
    CORSAIR 1050W PRO SERIES™ HX1050-80 PLUS® SILVER MODULAR (£158)
    Processor Cooling
    TITAN FENRIR EVO EXTREME HEATPIPE CPU COOLER (£39)
    Sound Card
    ONBOARD 6 CHANNEL (5.1) HIGH DEF AUDIO (AS STANDARD)
    Operating System
    Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit w/SP1 - inc DVD & Licence
     
  2. LJx

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    looks good but for that sort of cash get the 3770k at least.

    Unless you are powering 3 or more screens I would avoid the 690 and get a 680/670. i wouldn't bother trying to future proof either, you are better off saving the money because something better and cheaper will be out next year
     
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  3. simplicity96

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    They are charging a fair amount for the build there aren't they? And I also should say the psu is overkill.
     
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    He said the price includes accessories so the value will depend on what exactly they are. PCSpecialist are usually pretty good are keeping components up to date with market values though, and charge around £90 for building IIRC.

    I do agree with you on the PSU though, unless you're likely to want to add a second GTX 690 then that is ridiculous.

    Performance will depend on the screens, a single 690 may struggle if you're running 5760*[email protected] in 3d but if it's just hooked up to a single 1600x900 screen then it'll have no problem.
     
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    PSU, GTX 690 and RAM is all overkill really pal
     
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    You can't say the GTX 690 is overkill until you know what screen(s) it'll be connected up to.

    I hadn't noticed the memory though, DDR3-2133 won't give you any benefit so you can save a bit by dropping down to something that isn't overpriced.
     
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    True, I cannot argue with that :smashin:
     

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