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June 24, 2013 8:29:20 PM

hi guys, my name is Andriks, im new to the community , im also new to building pc. I would like to make my first Gaming PC, my budget is around 800$ i picked up my parts, just need help knowing if they are compatible with each other, and if its a decent gaming pc that will run games at least in high settings. and is that too much watts on my power supply? also i will be buying the items from my local store TigerDirect just in case i need to return anything since its my first time. here's my spec

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/19Ys5
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/19Ys5/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/19Ys5/benchmarks/

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor (Purchased For $129.99)
Motherboard: MSI 970A-G43 ATX AM3+ Motherboard (Purchased For $69.99)
Memory: Kingston HyperX 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (Purchased For $59.99)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (Purchased For $69.99)
Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card (Purchased For $289.99)
Case: Cooler Master Elite 430 ATX Mid Tower Case (Purchased For $39.99)
Power Supply: CoolMax 600W ATX12V Power Supply (Purchased For $59.99)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer (Purchased For $24.99)
Total: $744.92
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-06-24 23:27 EDT-0400)

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June 24, 2013 10:06:29 PM

Andriks said:
hi guys, my name is Andriks, im new to the community , im also new to building pc. I would like to make my first Gaming PC, my budget is around 800$ i picked up my parts, just need help knowing if they are compatible with each other, and if its a decent gaming pc that will run games at least in high settings. and is that too much watts on my power supply? also i will be buying the items from my local store TigerDirect just in case i need to return anything since its my first time. here's my spec

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/19Ys5
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/19Ys5/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/19Ys5/benchmarks/

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor (Purchased For $129.99)
Motherboard: MSI 970A-G43 ATX AM3+ Motherboard (Purchased For $69.99)
Memory: Kingston HyperX 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (Purchased For $59.99)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (Purchased For $69.99)
Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card (Purchased For $289.99)
Case: Cooler Master Elite 430 ATX Mid Tower Case (Purchased For $39.99)
Power Supply: CoolMax 600W ATX12V Power Supply (Purchased For $59.99)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer (Purchased For $24.99)
Total: $744.92
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-06-24 23:27 EDT-0400)

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I say go for it.
June 25, 2013 3:47:28 AM

I say go for it. [/quotemsg]

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June 25, 2013 5:07:43 AM
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Yes, found this ! Awesome deal, good psu
http://pcpartpicker.com/part/pc-power--cooling-power-su...
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