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Old 03-17-2014, 05:07 PM   #1
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Post Looking for a custom built PC with a budget of £1600

Hi i wondering if anyone could help me out, I do a lot 3D, animation and video editing, plus i like game now and again. I was thinking to get a pretty powerful Origin PC, but i have decided on getting a custom built PC with a budget of £1600 i don't really want to go to far off this mark.

I want it to be future proof and upgradable to upto 3 years, this is a spec i got from https://www.pcspecialist.co.uk/computers/intel-2011-extreme/

Case - STYLISH PIANO BLACK ENIGMA CASE + 2 FRONT USB
Processor (CPU) - Intel® Core™i7 Six Core Processor i7-4930K (3.4GHz) 12MB Cache
Motherboard - ASUS® P9X79 LE: INTEL® SOCKET LG2011
Memory (RAM) - 16GB KINGSTON HYPER-X GENESIS DUAL-DDR3 1600MHz, X.M.P (2 x 8GB KIT)
Graphics Card - 3GB NVIDIA GEFORCE GTX 780 Ti - 2 DVI, HDMI, DP - 3D Vision Ready
Memory - 1st Hard Disk-120GB KINGSTON V300 SSD, SATA 6 Gb (450MB/R, 450MB/W)
2nd Hard Disk - 1TB 3.5" SATA-III 6GB/s HDD 7200RPM 32MB CACHE
DVD 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 - CORSAIR 650W CS SERIES™ MODULAR 80 PLUS® GOLD, ULTRA QUIET
Processor Cooling - INTEL SOCKET LGA2011 STANDARD CPU COOLER
Thermal Paste - ARCTIC MX-4 EXTREME THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY COMPOUND
Sound Card - ONBOARD 8 CHANNEL (7.1) HIGH DEF AUDIO (AS STANDARD)
Wireless/Wired Networking - 10/100/1000 GIGABIT LAN PORT - AS STANDARD ON ALL PCs
USB Options - MIN. 2 x USB 3.0 & 6 x USB 2.0 PORTS @ BACK PANEL + MIN. 2 FRONT PORTS
Power Cable - 1 x 2 Metre UK Power Cable (Kettle Lead)
Operating System - Genuine Windows 8.1 Professional 64 Bit - inc DVD & Licence


Quote Value: £1,684.00

Could i get a better custom built PC, for around that price or less?
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Old 03-18-2014, 03:05 PM   #2
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Old 03-18-2014, 04:24 PM   #3
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It should be a good machine. I use a similar setup for my render slaves(4930k/P9X79-WS) and I'm very happy about render performance.
 
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