View Full Version : New pc build. Help please

24-03-2010, 08:14 PM
Hi all. Time for me to upgrade.

Im wanting a SFF/m-atx tower but still powerful.

Budget is $2500.

I already have 2 dvd/cd burner drives, 2 hdd's I can use and a 650w psu.

Will be used as a everyday pc. For graphic design and as a media center and maybe be sum gaming. I just brought FEAR 1 and 2 and the add on packs.

Any help would be mint.

24-03-2010, 08:32 PM
what happened to that massive project you were doing?
is that finished?

24-03-2010, 08:45 PM
The Lian li 880 home theate case. Yeh thats finished and sold. :)

Wanting a new system and normal case now. and a NAS backup drive unit :D

24-03-2010, 09:02 PM
did ya get your money back on what you spent on it? :D

24-03-2010, 09:06 PM
nop but had fun doing it. :) now just looking for a pc I can build and use and have for a couple of years. :)

Hooked up to my 22" and my 32" lcd screens

25-03-2010, 03:16 PM
Toms Hardware just did a "best gaming system for $xxx".

The $1500 one could suit you well. 2x 5870 is overkill though. I'd spend the $$$ for the second GPU on a 128GB SSD for OS and games.

25-03-2010, 04:10 PM
Are you really sure you want SFF/m-atx? really limits your options and costs more.

25-03-2010, 04:32 PM
Thanks for replys.

Wanting sumthing same to go side my HP Storageworks x510 NAS server.

I like the LIAN LI PC-A05N.

25-03-2010, 06:02 PM
I try to saty away from m-atx & sff, not much chance of the big cards fitting in there or much of any expansion....
I'm with BM on a SSD instead of 2nd GPU, and I'd also wait to see outcome of Fermi release

25-03-2010, 07:23 PM
I like the LIAN LI PC-A05N.

I really like my PC-A05N. Understated but classy. I like the way it is back-to-front, and upside down internally! A good price and it was really easy to work with. Do a search on You Tube. I'm sure there was a review on it, plus plenty of web sites.

25-03-2010, 07:59 PM
yeh already looked aye. Only case I like at moment. Also the Lian li cube case.