Which build would you choose?

Discussion in 'PC Hardware' started by Samlappy, Jun 27, 2011.

  1. Samlappy

    Samlappy MDL Addicted

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    t's a bit of a decision choosing which components would be right for me.

    What would you go for and is the case suitable for gaming?

    Case
    COOLERMASTER ELITE 310 BLUE CASE
    Processor (CPU)
    AMD PHENOM II X6 1090T (3.20GHz/9MB CACHE) - BLACK EDITION
    Motherboard
    ASUS® M5A87: AM3+ PLATFORM, DUAL DDR3,SATA 6.0GB/s, USB 3.0
    Memory (RAM)
    8GB SAMSUNG DDR3 DUAL-DDR3 1333MHz (2 X 4GB)
    Graphics Card
    1GB AMD RADEON™ HD6570 - DVI,HDMI,VGA - DX® 11
    Free Item
    FREE Total War Shogun™ 2 with any AMD® Radeon™ Graphics card!
    Memory - 1st Hard Disk
    2TB WD CAVIAR GREEN WD20EARS, SATA 3 Gb/s, 64MB CACHE
    1st DVD/BLU-RAY Drive
    24x DUAL LAYER DVD WRITER ±R/±RW/RAM
    Memory Card Reader
    INTERNAL 52 IN 1 CARD READER (XD, MS, CF, SD, etc) + 1 x USB 2.0 PORT
    Power Supply
    450W Quiet 80 PLUS Dual Rail PSU + 120mm Case Fan (£29)
    Processor Cooling
    SUPER QUIET 22dBA TRIPLE COPPER HEATPIPE CPU COOLER (£19)
    Sound Card
    ONBOARD 8 CHANNEL (7.1) HIGH DEF AUDIO (AS STANDARD)
    Network Facilities
    ONBOARD GIGABIT LAN & WIRELESS 802.11N 300Mbps PCI CARD (£16)
    USB Options
    6 x USB 2.0 PORTS @ BACK PANEL (MIN 2 FRONT PORTS) AS STANDARD

    or
    Case
    COOLERMASTER ELITE 310 BLUE CASE
    Processor (CPU)
    Intel® Core™i5-2500S Quad Core (2.7GHz, 6MB Cache) + HD Graphics
    Motherboard
    ASUS® P8H67-M LX SI (NEW REV 3.0): M-ATX, USB 2.0, SATA 6.0Gb/s, 2 x PCI
    Memory (RAM)
    8GB SAMSUNG DDR3 DUAL-DDR3 1333MHz (2 X 4GB)
    Graphics Card
    1GB AMD RADEON™ HD6570 - DVI,HDMI,VGA - DX® 11
    Free Item
    FREE Total War Shogun™ 2 with any AMD® Radeon™ Graphics card!
    Memory - 1st Hard Disk
    2TB WD CAVIAR GREEN WD20EARS, SATA 3 Gb/s, 64MB CACHE
    1st DVD/BLU-RAY Drive
    24x DUAL LAYER DVD WRITER ±R/±RW/RAM
    Memory Card Reader
    INTERNAL 52 IN 1 CARD READER (XD, MS, CF, SD, etc) + 1 x USB 2.0 PORT
    Power Supply
    450W Quiet 80 PLUS Dual Rail PSU + 120mm Case Fan (£29)
    Processor Cooling
    SUPER QUIET 22dBA TRIPLE COPPER HEATPIPE CPU COOLER (£19)
    Sound Card
    ONBOARD 6 CHANNEL (5.1) HIGH DEF AUDIO (AS STANDARD)
    Network Facilities
    ONBOARD GIGABIT LAN & WIRELESS 802.11N 300Mbps PCI CARD (£16)
    USB Options
    6 x USB 2.0 PORTS @ BACK PANEL (MIN 2 FRONT PORTS) AS STANDARD
     
  2. R29k

    R29k MDL GLaDOS

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    The i5 obviously :eek:
     
  3. ff7fan4eva

    ff7fan4eva MDL Junior Member

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    #3 ff7fan4eva, Jul 5, 2011
    Last edited: Jul 5, 2011
    All that's really different is the CPU and Mobo (could have saved some text space) so I'd go with Intel or wait for AMD bulldozer in august

    IMO i wouldn't choose any coz the GPU is crap :)