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Hi please compare these desktops for me. first is from Dino PC

Gallant AMD 955 (gallant955) £485.00 £485.00 Customizations:

CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Included

CPU Cooler: Thermaltake Frio £39.99

Operating System: No Operating System - I will install my own £-59.00

Motherboard: Gigabyte 870A-USB3L Included

Memory: 8GB DDR3 1333mhz (2x 4GB) Included

Hard Drives: 1TB S-ATAII 3.0Gb/s Included

Optical Drive: 22x DVD±RW DL S-ATA Included

Graphics card: ATI Radeon HD 6950 2GB £115.60

Sound card: Onboard 7.1 Audio Included

Case: Xigmatek Asgard Included

PSU: 500W Xigmatek

The second is from PC Specialist Case PCS MAELSTROM T900 BLACK GAMING CASE Processor (CPU) AMD PHENOM II X4 965 (3.40GHz/8MB CACHE/AM3) - BLACK EDITION Motherboard ASUS® M5A87: AM3+ PLATFORM, DUAL DDR3,SATA 6.0GB/s, USB 3.0 Memory (RAM) 4GB SAMSUNG DDR3 DUAL-DDR3 1333MHz (2 X 2GB) Graphics Card 1GB AMD RADEON™ HD6870 - 2 DVI,HDMI,2 mDP - DX® 11, Eyefinity 4 Capable 2nd Graphics Card NONE Memory - 1st Hard Disk 1TB SERIAL ATA 3-Gb/s HARD DRIVE WITH 16MB CACHE (7,200rpm) 2nd Hard Disk NONE RAID NONE 1st DVD/BLU-RAY Drive 24x DUAL LAYER DVD WRITER ±R/±RW/RAM 2nd DVD/BLU-RAY Drive NONE Memory Card Reader INTERNAL 52 IN 1 CARD READER (XD, MS, CF, SD, etc) + 1 x USB 2.0 PORT Power Supply 600W Quiet 80 PLUS Quad Rail PSU + 120mm Case Fan (£59) Processor Cooling SUPER QUIET 22dBA TRIPLE COPPER HEATPIPE CPU COOLER (£19) Sound Card ONBOARD 8 CHANNEL (7.1) HIGH DEF AUDIO (AS STANDARD) Network Facilities ONBOARD 10/100/1000 GIGABIT LAN PORT - AS STANDARD ON ALL PCs USB Options 6 x USB 2.0 PORTS @ BACK PANEL (MIN 2 FRONT PORTS) AS STANDARD Modem NONE, I WILL BE USING BROADBAND Floppy Disk Drive NONE Firewire & Video Editing NONE TV Card NONE Operating System NO OPERATING SYSTEM REQUIRED Office Software NO OFFICE SOFTWARE Anti-Virus NO ANTI-VIRUS SOFTWARE

Any help wuld be greatly appreciated. I know very little about PC's. I am a gaming enthusiast and would like to know what would offer me the best gaing experiance? would i need hardcore water coolers or is what is quoted sufficient? and should i be looking for Intel and NVidia combo's?


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