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June 24, 2013 12:14:32 PM

So I am very close to ordering my parts for my first build, and I just wanted the Pro's opinions on it. the build is:

AMD Phenom II x4 965 Black Edition
MSI FM2-A75MA-E35 FM2 AMD A75
PowerColor Ax7850
Team Dark Series 8GB DDR3-1600
Western Digital WD Blue 1TB
Coolmax Zx Series Zx500 500w PSU
Cooler Master HAF 912

Soooo..... are all of the parts compatabile with one another and is this a decent system?
Thanks in advance, Aeouq

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June 24, 2013 12:18:20 PM

could you list your budget? i want to ensure you have the best build for your money
June 24, 2013 12:30:34 PM

Well I was trying to keep it around 530$ CAD.
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June 24, 2013 12:38:59 PM

And by 530 I actually meant 500
June 24, 2013 12:45:27 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Pentium G860 3.0GHz Dual-Core Processor ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock H61M-DGS Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($44.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: Mushkin Silverline 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($61.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($65.98 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 650 Ti 1GB Video Card ($146.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: Rosewill Blackbone ATX Mid Tower Case ($31.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Antec Neo Eco 400W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $501.90
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-06-24 15:43 EDT-0400)

take a look at this, it is a good build, besides that your build will work
June 24, 2013 12:53:07 PM

I already have a copy of Windows 7 Ultimate.
June 24, 2013 12:54:07 PM

So is that build better then my build?
June 24, 2013 12:58:16 PM

they will perform similar but its your decision on amd or intel
June 24, 2013 1:00:54 PM

So the 650 ti will preform like the 7850?
June 24, 2013 1:03:37 PM

Aeouq said:
So the 650 ti will preform like the 7850?


the amd will do better in some, the nvidia will do better in some they are pretty much the same
June 24, 2013 1:05:44 PM

This is an all-gaming rig.
June 24, 2013 1:13:25 PM

Aeouq said:
This is an all-gaming rig.


i understand like one has higher graphics but lower clock rate and textures, i would go with the 7850 since its 2gb now that i look at it.
June 24, 2013 1:17:26 PM

I think I would rather stick with the Phenom seeing that it is a quad core and most games in the future will be utilizing the extra power of the quad core. Is there anything else I should add to my build?
June 24, 2013 1:27:34 PM

Aeouq said:
I think I would rather stick with the Phenom seeing that it is a quad core and most games in the future will be utilizing the extra power of the quad core. Is there anything else I should add to my build?


case fans maybe
June 24, 2013 2:26:31 PM

So if I ordered all these parts, and I had them all in front of me right now, I could build a computer and start running games?
June 25, 2013 5:52:42 AM

Aeouq said:
So if I ordered all these parts, and I had them all in front of me right now, I could build a computer and start running games?


yes
June 25, 2013 6:22:33 AM

Would my build be able to play Battlefeld 3 at ultra?

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June 25, 2013 6:26:59 AM
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Aeouq said:
Would my build be able to play Battlefeld 3 at ultra?

most likely everything maxed out at 30fps so i would drop a few things but it should work ok
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