Just brought CORE I3 BLAST 530OC44 from palicomp is it worth it?

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  1. lawdeanoo

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    Hi guys and gals just brought pc from palicomp i went for the CORE I3 BLAST 530OC44 PC Base Unit

    i made a few changes tho i upgraded the cpu cooling to AKASA AK-968 SILENT CPU Heatsink/Fan

    also put in a Sony Blu-Ray Reader Sata Support

    upgraded the GRAPHICS CARD to ATI Radeon 5450 1024MB DX11 & Pixel5 ( not a big gamer on pc as i have ps3 but i play football manager an stuff like that)

    upgraded the psu to 650W Power Supply Unit

    and put in some Logitech 2.1 Speakers Premium Sound System

    came in at £644 what are peoples thoughts on this set up is it worth the money ?? the set up has won 2 awards aswell .

    thanks for help in advance

    Dean
     
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    It'll be interesting to see what it's like when it arrives, from the website it looks like a slightly disreputable company.

    You did waste your money on the graphics card 'upgrade', the memory has no effect on performance so it'll perform identically to the 512MB 5450, the 4670 would have been better. Possibly on the PSU as well, you'll have to check on that when it arrives to make sure the extra capacity is actually on the +12v rail where you can use it and not hidden on the +3.3v and +5v lines.
     
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    The website doesn't look good but I bought a higher spec about three weeks ago and I have to say the service was pretty good and and the pc works like a dream. No 0845 or 08700 numbers.
    Mt spec was:
    Intel Core i5 760
    Motherboard ASUS P7P55D-E LX
    RAM 4 x 2GB DDR3 1333Mhz
    HDD 1.5TB SATA
    Optical 22X DVDRW Lightscribe
    Case CM Elite330 & 750W PowerCool
    Video1 ATI Radeon 6870 1GB
    WINDOWS 7 Premium 64-Bit
    Microsoft Wireless KB Set
    Arctic Freezer Pro 7
    Firewire Card
    56k Modem
    Internal Card Reader
    CAREFREE WARRANTY
     
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    How much was it
     
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    about £900
     
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    Nice pc for the money...:smashin:
     
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    What sort of +12V rails does that provide?
     
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