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July 26, 2013 4:57:22 PM

I was looking into to buying and creating my own gaming computer with parts I've bought but I want I know of these are good enough.

Here is the list:

http://abnormalv.tumblr.com/post/56557667613/pc-parts-l...

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a b 4 Gaming
July 26, 2013 5:01:22 PM

Those are not compatible with each other. I am assuming you have 550$ to spend? Can you jump to 600?
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a b 4 Gaming
July 26, 2013 5:17:33 PM

How about this build? ($550 budget, sans keyboard and mouse)

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1l2yF
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1l2yF/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1l2yF/benchmarks/

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($109.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($69.98 @ Newegg)
Memory: Kingston XMP Blu Red Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($58.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 1GB Video Card ($129.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($53.98 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: XFX 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $537.90
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-26 20:10 EDT-0400)


And I would like to point out your build...plz don't be piss off if I am too critical

1. A6-5400K only pair w/ FM2 mobo, so your 780G mobo is not compatible w/ A6-5400K

2. DDR2 RAM is out of date, only old rigs upgrade will use such RAM (And only 2GB RAM? u'll kill yourself while finding out your rig is so slow because of lacking memory).

3. And it seems that A6-5400K w/ an IGP but u choose HD 7770 as your gfx, u'll waste precious money on a HD 8470D which u'll never use.


Still, we wanna hear what u'r thinking (What u'll us this rig for? for gaming? for just everyday use...)and your exact budget.
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July 27, 2013 2:12:45 PM

Yea I mainly wanted to use this build for gaming and casual use from time to time I just wanted to get all the parts situated before going out of my way to try and but them thanks for replying ill try your corrections, I didn't want to break a budget of 600 at least
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July 29, 2013 12:53:48 PM

One more question if I were to switch out the corsair mid tower case for the Rosewill challenger I had listed before would the parts be able to be set aim the challenger case or do I need the corsair case for the parts to fit in?
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a b 4 Gaming
July 29, 2013 1:17:19 PM

It should all fit in, 'cause Corsair case is ATX mid tower too.
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August 2, 2013 12:17:09 AM

Good, thanks for your help
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