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Can someone tell me if this is a good pc build?

Last response: in Video Games
June 9, 2013 11:27:30 PM

( i just want a decent gaming pc to smoothly run a game like skyrim on middle settings

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June 9, 2013 11:39:26 PM

Bad PSU plus "meh" motherboard adn cooler you got there. Here's how I fixed your build ( better gaming performance, or course. Better for OC-ing, too ) :

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CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($116.98 @ SuperBiiz)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock 970 Extreme3 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($84.99 @ Microcenter)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($46.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($84.98 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 660 2GB Video Card ($179.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Cougar Solution (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($54.98 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 600W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($37.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($17.98 @ Outlet PC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $728.85
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-06-10 02:39 EDT-0400)
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