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CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($119.99 @ Microcenter)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus 76.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($19.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($84.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($56.00 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($66.61 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 XT 2GB Video Card ($250.38 @ Newegg)
Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 750W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $717.94
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
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Gonna be a little less than this. How's it look? It's coming with Tombraider and Bioshock, what kind of settings do you think I'll get out of this(FPS?)? Will I be able to run Crysis 3 on high? What else will I need to safely overclock?
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  1. The PSU is very overkill. 500-600 watts is plenty. Take a look at the XFX pro550. Its a very good PSU.

    Other than that, it looks good.

    You should be able to max most new games.
  2. tiny voices said:
    The PSU is very overkill. 500-600 watts is plenty. Take a look at the XFX pro550. Its a very good PSU.

    Other than that, it looks good.

    You should be able to max most new games.


    I originally was getting a corsair 650w but this one was a "shell shocker" on newegg for the same price so I just went with it.
  3. Its overkill like crazy, but if it was the same price I guess there is no reason not to go for it.
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