AD­VANCED BUILD

Go above and be­yond with a PC pow­er­ful enough to end worlds

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Strix X470-F Gam­ing Asus £185 Get the most from the new AMD Ryzen 2700X with this match­ing X470 moth­er­board that’s packed with fea­tures.

Ryzen 7 2700X AMD £300 Easy to over­clock and with huge per­for­mance out of the box, AMD’s new flag­ship CPU is the one to go for.

GeForce GTX 1080Ti Turbo Asus £740 Prices of GTX 1080 Ti’s don’t seem to have dropped as much as other cards but you’re still sav­ing a de­cent amount.

Kraken X62 NZXT £130 The Kraken is the cul­mi­na­tion of three of our favourite things: an in­fin­ity mir­ror, a 280mm ra­di­a­tor and slick braided cool­ing.

Vengeance LED RGB 32GB @3200 Cor­sair £308 Ryzen is the one pro­ces­sor that does ben­e­fit hugely from higher-fre­quency mem­ory. This kit is per­fect for any would-be video ex­pert.

HX750i 80 Plus Plat­inum Cor­sair £156 Mod­u­lar, cus­tom cable kits, and a plat­inum ef­fi­ciency rat­ing. What’s not to love about this Cor­sair PSU? Noth­ing, that’s what.

970 Evo 500GB M.2 PCIe SSD Sam­sung £130 Sam­sung’s new­est NVMe SSDs push per­for­mance to new heights and cost the same as the pre­vi­ous 960 range.

WD Blue 4TB Western Dig­i­tal £96 With a large boot SSD, there’s lit­tle need for a large, cheap SSD. In­stead we’ve opted for a huge 4TB hard drive for all your bulk data.

Enthoo Evolv ATX TG Phanteks £155 The 5mm thick alu­minium pan­els res­onate with svelte pro­fes­sion­al­ism, and the in­te­rior makes build­ing in­side this a dream.

XB271HU Acer £600 Our pre­vi­ous choice, the AOC AG271QG, has shot up in price. This Acer is now the best value 165Hz IPS gam­ing dis­play.

K70 LUX RGB Cor­sair £150 Even when money is no ob­ject it’s hard to ar­gue against Cor­sair’s lat­est K70. A no-fuss, solid piece of alu­minium crafts­man­ship.

Mamba Elite Razer £90 A beau­ti­ful de­sign, com­fort­able shape and out­stand­ing per­for­mance make this a bril­liant high-end gam­ing mouse.

ATH-AG1X Au­dio-tech­nica £230 What’s life with­out a nice set of cans? The ATH-AG1X set is the pin­na­cle of head­phones, and it’s su­per comfy to boot.

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