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Urgent Help & Advice needed on new build

by MasterPlast / June 11, 2012 1:32 AM PDT

What I already have
XFX HD 6870 DD cooling 1Gb AMD VGA Card Eyefinity Ready
Coolermaster Elite 330

Silver stone Tech. Strider 500W Power Supply

Maxtor DiamondMax 21 250GB 7200RPM 8MB Cache SATA 3.0GB/s 3.5"

Samsung TS-H653F 22x DL Sata Drive

Other parts I plan on buying
Gigabyte GA-Z77-DS3H, Intel Z77, S 1155, DDR3, SATA III - 6Gb/s, SATA RAID, PCIe 3.0 (x16), D-Sub/ DVI-D/ HDMI, ATX

Intel CPU Core i5 3570K Quad Core IvyBridge Processor Retail

6GB (3x2GB) Corsair XMS3 Classic, DDR3 PC3-10666 (1333) Non-ECC Unbuffered, CAS 9-9-9-24, 1.5V

My Budget is £250 but I'm already pushing it at £295
Can my current PSU handle it, want to make sure before I put my order through

If anyone can find cheaper parts that have a bit less performance I'll take it www.scan.co.uk only thanks

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waiting feedback
by MasterPlast / June 11, 2012 1:50 AM PDT

I have a budget of £250 I would be grateful if it was below that tough.

These are my current PC specs

Silver stone Tech. Strider 500W Power Supply
Intel core Duo E7400 @ 2.80 GHZ
Ati Radeon HD4830
Corsair Memory 2GB DDR2 PC2-6400 (800MHZ)
Coolermaster Elite 330

[QUOTE]Intel® Core™ i5-3570K Processor (buying)
Corsair Vengeance Blue Low Profile 4GB (buying)
Gigabyte Z77-D3H Intel Z77 (Socket 1155) DDR3 Motherboard £89.98 (buying)
Maxtor DiamondMax 21 250GB 7200RPM 8MB Cache SATA 3.0GB/s 3.5" (already have)
Samsung TS-H653F 22x DL Sata Drive (already have)
1GB XFX HD 6870 Double D cooling (already have)[/QUOTE]

Can my current PSU handle all of that
can anyone confirm?
I want to save as money as possible

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What's the model number on the PSU ?
by VAPCMD / June 13, 2012 11:35 AM PDT
In reply to: waiting feedback

Re the RAM....your system works best with RAM in PAIRs for that MB....2@1GB, 2@2GBs, 2@4GB.
1 DIMM or 3 DIMMs usually forces the system in the single channel mode....you want your system to run in the dual channel mode if possible.


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