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Old 14-07-12, 12:53 AM
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Right you are
Have you already got a copy of Windows?
Edit: upon looknig around, i'd say you have a pretty solid build, but there are some edits i'd make.
1) If you can, try and save some money on the motherboard. Asrock do some good boards for cheaper and they're not blue etc.
2) I see you're into post production of videos etc., or you might be soon, so mereckons that an i7 would be a good investment. Either the 3770k or the 2600k are good bets.
3) Along the same line as the CPU, if you're going to be getting into editing then you may need some more RAM. Now, you can add more afterwards, but be careful, as it's not always a guarantee that it shall be compatible (even if you think you're buying precisely the same RAM)

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Old 14-07-12, 12:57 AM
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Yeah, I've got all that, its something I forgot to mention in the OP.
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Old 14-07-12, 07:55 AM
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I did consider going for an i7/ more RAM, but I'm not exactly sure when will the editing happen, as we haven't started shooting the film yet. So its a long time away.

The main areas I am concerned about with my build are mobo (which I'll have a look into. In the next couple of days as I'm working all weekend) and PSU.

Also what do you guys think of the GPU?

And lastly, I really like the 600T case from corsair, It's over 100 quid, but if save money on components I could probably squeeze it into the money limit.
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Old 14-07-12, 07:27 PM
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I put a post up about monitors. I've decided on:

http://www.ebuyer.com/291443-iiyama-...FTMhtAodEj86Qg

Instead of the dell to save money. Both seem pretty much the same and if it saves £40 and you're tight on money then I'd go for it
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Old 14-07-12, 07:34 PM
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the fractal arc MIDI will server you much better as a "future proofed case" than the mini and for my money i personally chose it over the 600t and saved the pennies doing so as well lol
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Old 15-07-12, 05:20 PM
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OK, settled, I'm going with a Fractal Arc Midi I really like it, just no window out of the box will update the front page.

EDIT: for some reason I cant update the OP.
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Old 15-07-12, 05:41 PM
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Yeah - the new forum update rendered us powerless to edit the OP, unfortunately.
Still, best of luck with your build!
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Old 15-07-12, 05:44 PM
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Cheers mate, I've got two next days off, so will have enough time to pick the mobo. I think I'll end up with an ASUS Z77 based one, just need to pick one out of the lot, there are so many and all slightly different from each other.
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Old 15-07-12, 06:00 PM
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Did you take a look at the msi z77a g55?
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Old 15-07-12, 06:03 PM
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Not yet, but I will. I'm definitely not considering anything except for Asus or MSI, because a good friend of mine is a repair technician, and he says that these two manufacturers' boards are the best quality ones.

I'm also looking for a board with WiFi built in, and would like Bluetooth too.
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