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chipps101 #41 Posted 24 January 2012 - 11:39 PM

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View Postladd, on 24 January 2012 - 11:37 PM, said:

this one works out at 850

asus aswell

pecifications
Product Description Asus CM6650-NLRE10
Model Type Midi Tower
Processor 2nd generation Intel Core i7 2600 - 3.4GHz
RAM 8GB DDR3 RAM
Storage 2TB 7200rpm
Graphics Card NVIDIA GeForce GT530 - 2GB
Optical Storage Dual Layer DVD±ReWriter
Card Reader 16-in-1 Card Reader
Network Gigabit Ethernet LAN, WiFi b / g / n
Accessories Includes Keyboard and Mouse
Colour Black
Rear Connections 2 x USB3.0, 4 x USB2.0, 2 x Jack-plug, VGA, HDMI, DVI, 1 x PS/2
Front Connections 4 x USB2.0, 2 x Jack-plug
Power supply 300 Watt
Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
Dimensions (WxDxH) 17.3cm x 42cm x 41cm

*also does bigger graphics card meen its better eg 2gb compared to 1 gb?

your going up in cpu power but down in graphics power  :(

and a 300w psu is just a big no.

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View Postladd, on 24 January 2012 - 11:33 PM, said:

would this be top of the range?
1000 euro asus computer
Specifications
Product Description Asus CG8350-NLRE09
Model Midi tower
Processor Second generation Intel Core i7 2600 - 3.4GHz
Chipset Intel H67
Memory 12GB DDR3
Storage (SSD) 64GB
Storage (HDD) 2TB 7200rpm
Graphics Card NVIDIA GeForce GTX550 - 1GB DDR5
Optical Drive Dual Layer DVD±ReWriter
Card Reader 16-in-1 Card Reader
Network Gigabit Ethernet LAN, WiFi b/g/n
Accessories Includes Keyboard and Mouse
Colour Black
Rear Connections 2 x USB3.0, 4 x USB2.0, 3 x Jack-plug, VGA, HDMI, DVI, 1 x PS/2
Front Connections 4 x USB2.0, 2 x Jack-plug
Dimensions (WxDxH) 206 x 460 x 530 mm
Weight 13kg
Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
Power supply 500 Watt

also is a Irish company so p&p will be cheap enough

About yes. That is as close as top of the range as it gets. GPU is almost the best but at this level the difference doesn't matter anymore. The only thing I can say 500W possibly too weak... 600W PSU would be better but if ASUS says it will work properly they are probably more right than me. But yes the CPU+RAM+SSD+HDD+GPU combo is worth the 1000 euros if you can afford it.

And yes HendrikZ is right, to get the best possible deal in your specific country you need to ask people who live there.

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View Postladd, on 24 January 2012 - 11:37 PM, said:

this one works out at 850

asus aswell

pecifications
Product Description Asus CM6650-NLRE10
Model Type Midi Tower
Processor 2nd generation Intel Core i7 2600 - 3.4GHz
RAM 8GB DDR3 RAM
Storage 2TB 7200rpm
Graphics Card NVIDIA GeForce GT530 - 2GB
Optical Storage Dual Layer DVD±ReWriter
Card Reader 16-in-1 Card Reader
Network Gigabit Ethernet LAN, WiFi b / g / n
Accessories Includes Keyboard and Mouse
Colour Black
Rear Connections 2 x USB3.0, 4 x USB2.0, 2 x Jack-plug, VGA, HDMI, DVI, 1 x PS/2
Front Connections 4 x USB2.0, 2 x Jack-plug
Power supply 300 Watt
Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
Dimensions (WxDxH) 17.3cm x 42cm x 41cm

*also does bigger graphics card meen its better eg 2gb compared to 1 gb?
No, graphics ram is not an indicator for performance as most games will not even get close to 1gb usage.
This one still if far too expensive for whats in there.

ladd #44 Posted 24 January 2012 - 11:43 PM

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kk thanks for the advice guys much appreciated :Smile_honoring::Smile_honoring:

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View PostHendrikZ, on 24 January 2012 - 11:43 PM, said:

No, graphics ram is not an indicator for performance as most games will not even get close to 1gb usage.
This one still if far too expensive for whats in there.

could you build one for me? :Smile_honoring::Smile_honoring:

ireland is not a good place to buy computers, prices are high anywhere i look :(

chipps101 #46 Posted 24 January 2012 - 11:47 PM

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if you are upping your budget to around the £1000 mark then this pc with the 2gb hd 6950 and windows 7 home premium options comes in at £995 without shipping.

http://www.overclock...id=2040&subcat=

im sure shipping to Ireland would be less than £50

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View Postchipps101, on 24 January 2012 - 11:47 PM, said:

if you are upping your budget to around the £1000 mark then this pc with the 2gb hd 6950 and windows 7 home premium options comes in at £995 without shipping.

http://www.overclock...id=2040&subcat=

im sure shipping to Ireland would be less than £50
thats brittish pounds m8 will work out aound 1300 and then there is p&p on top of that might be to expensive

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View PostPadyEos, on 24 January 2012 - 11:41 PM, said:

About yes. That is as close as top of the range as it gets. GPU is almost the best but at this level the difference doesn't matter anymore. The only thing I can say 500W possibly too weak... 600W PSU would be better but if ASUS says it will work properly they are probably more right than me. But yes the CPU+RAM+SSD+HDD+GPU combo is worth the 1000 euros if you can afford it.

And yes HendrikZ is right, to get the best possible deal in your specific country you need to ask people who live there.
It does not say that its the Ti-Version of the GTX550 so it will loose to an 6770.
1000Euro is a huge sum of money and for that kind of money you can buy 2 of each part of that rig.
Also stop saying you need 600W PSU I just calculated the usage and it wont be more than 450W even with TV-Tuner and blinking LED´s.

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i have to agree with HendrikZ that any good branded 500w psu is more than enough in most pc's unless you are running high end gfx cards or overclocking the nuts of the cpu.

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View Postladd, on 24 January 2012 - 11:49 PM, said:

thats brittish pounds m8 will work out aound 1300 and then there is p&p on top of that might be to expensive

this one with the same upgrade options comes in at £810 then - http://www.overclock...id=2040&subcat=

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View Postchipps101, on 24 January 2012 - 11:52 PM, said:

i have to agree with HendrikZ that any good branded 500w psu is more than enough in most pc's unless you are running high end gfx cards or overclocking the nuts of the cpu.
The rigs you posted are all heavily oc´ed and I would not recommend it to someone who does not know much about computer.

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View PostHendrikZ, on 24 January 2012 - 11:54 PM, said:

The rigs you posted are all heavily oc´ed and I would not recommend it to someone who does not know much about computer.

fair point, then this non overclocked one comes in at £822 with the hd 6870 option and comes with a keyboard, mouse, monitor and speakers - http://www.overclock...id=2040&subcat=

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View Postchipps101, on 24 January 2012 - 11:59 PM, said:

fair point, then this non overclocked one comes in at £822 with the hd 6870 option and comes with a keyboard, mouse, monitor and speakers - http://www.overclock...id=2040&subcat=
Yes this one doesnt look so bad at all. Only thing I dont like is the PSU brand. Still a bit expensive but by far the best I have seen posted here yet.

Just saw you can ask them to replace parts if you call them, maybe they would give you an similar PSU from Antec,Seasonic or Enermax.

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View PostHendrikZ, on 25 January 2012 - 12:04 AM, said:

Yes this one doesnt look so bad at all. Only thing I dont like is the PSU brand. Still a bit expensive but by far the best I have seen posted here yet.

yeah i'd normally go with corsair, seasonic or antec myself but the cooler masters are decent units.

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View Postladd, on 24 January 2012 - 10:43 PM, said:

so what computer/ site would u recommend?


http://www.overclock...co.uk/index.php

http://www.ebuyer.com/

2 sites in the UK well known and well respected for computer parts and bundles at competative prices's (ebuyer is usually cheaper)

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Looks pretty good, of course its not the best but then for that kind of money your not going to get the best, the 1yr collect and return Dell give you is worth a lot more than people think, I extended mine to a 3yr.
The keyboard isnt very good you might want to look at something nice from a different source (local PC store maybe), but otherwise its pretty good, the i5 CPU seems like a solid option, the RAM is more than enough for most tasks the HDD will also be more than enough at 7200rpm and if you find the graphics refrence board isnt enough you can always upgrade it later if you want.

Dell are always a solid bet, i dont think you will regret it.

Did you select the no monitor option?
Their screens are among the best in the world, I myself cant recommend their 2209WA screens more highly, there e-IPS which puts them up with the best displays in the world and they can be had on ebay for a little under £200 which is a complete steal considering the quality of the display

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Im not sure if WOT is crossfire optimised, but with all settings (i think AA/AF is set to x4 instead of x16)(1920x1080) with i5 760 @ 4.0ghz, and 2x 6870 i still dip below 30fps in some situations. So you might need to compromise a fair bit on quality with the spec above to get a consistant frame rate.

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Dude?You're able to build an PC on your own?


1. dont take this pc...
CPU...aint good
Graphics...aint good
worst problem is the Main Adapter....no-name...I guess...very cheap..could easily burn your pc up :(

So if ya able to buy on your own, gimme a sign..if not...where you from?

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ladd - if all you want is to play WoT, then you can take a system like this. You can even drop the monitor and end up spending only €500 for quality parts with a good reputation.

Three caveats apply:
1.) These are prices for Germany. Where you live, prices (and availability of parts) might be different.
2.) You still must assemble it and install Windows yourself. If you need it pre-assembled, it will cost more (the assembling guy needs to be paid).
3.) If you're planning to play games that are more graphics demanding than World of Tanks, then this will probably not do.

For a system that can really rock even modern games, I'd probably have to go up to €800 here in Germany (without monitor). Plus assembly if needed.

If you define more closely what games you are planning to play, then we can give you a better build suggestion.


P.S.: The system linked by chipps101 in post #53 is an adequate option too.

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I think it would be wise to get the best hardware (read CPU, GPU) that you can afford to future-proof your system.  He/you may only want to play WOT now, but next year there will be bigger, better games to play and you don't want to leave yourself comming up short.

All the guys saying they still use the same GPU they where using five years ago have only got away with that because they got good hardware for the time (i'm the same, still using a Nvidia 7800GT, and only now 5 years or so later am looking to upgrade).

Dont just get cheeper hardware because now you only want to play one game - unless you are sure you wont be playing anymore games in the future.

Future Proof!




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