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Old August 16, 2012, 12:55 PM
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Question Is this Gaming PC build compatible and good?

I'm building a PC mostly for playing Battlefield 3 and Skyrim and other gorgeous looking games.

Here is my basket, this will be my first computer I build so any tips or things I must know about would be helpful.

I can't use an anti-static wrist strap on this case because it is painted, does anyone have any alternative ways I can ground myself? all of the items come with building insurance so if I do break something while building, they will replace for free, but it's better to be safe than sorry.

https://secure.scan.co.uk/aspnet/Sho...c00d4a32a9cf7d

+ 2 x fans ( Play.com - Buy Arctic Cooling Arctic F12 120mm Case Fan online at Play.com and read reviews. Free delivery to UK and Europe! )

Also is there anything I am missing from the build or anything I should change for something better but with a similar price range?

Thanks!
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Old August 16, 2012, 03:27 PM
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I wouldn't worry about an anti-static strap or anything, build your pc on a desk or table, preferably not on carpet. Simply touch the chassis before you start, and you should be fine.
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Old August 16, 2012, 03:40 PM
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So long as you aren't wearing fluffy pants & standing on carpet, you won't have the needs to ground yourself.

As for the build, everything looks pretty good, As for the heatsink, I would personally go for a Coolermaster Hyper 212, those things are great for the price!
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Old August 16, 2012, 03:43 PM
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Yep, everything looks good to me, as Brian said switch to a 212+ and you're golden.
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Old August 16, 2012, 04:50 PM
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Thanks guys, I'll switch it out to the coolmaster, which one is it? there are two

Coolermaster Hyper 212 Quiet CPU Cooler - RR-CCH-LB22-GP - Scan.co.uk

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Coolermaster Hyper 212 EVO CPU Cooler for All Intel/AMD CPU's - RR-212E-16PK-R1 - Scan.co.uk
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Old August 17, 2012, 09:11 AM
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Corsair Enthusiast TX V2 CMPSU-750TXV2UK 750W Power Supply (PSU) - Scan.co.uk

Over the OCZ unit... basically the same price too.

Or even go for a 650 watt of this.. 650 will be plenty for you... 750 MINIMUM for 2 of your cards though if your considering that.
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Old August 17, 2012, 09:24 AM
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go with the 212+ evo and the corsair psu and you'll be golden, and as others have stated just dont be carpet and touch the case every now and then, they'll be no problems.
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