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Is this a good gaming pc build?

Last response: in Systems
August 5, 2013 4:04:49 AM

Hi, would this be a good pc build and am I missing any parts here?
If anyone has any better build pls share. I'm planning to get a new gaming rig under a grand $

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August 5, 2013 4:16:12 AM

I'd avoid bulldozer chips. They're outdated, and slow. Also, a 760 is the same price but faster.

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At your current $700 price point:
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6350 3.9GHz 6-Core Processor ($139.98 @ SuperBiiz)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($33.24 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: MSI 970A-G46 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($76.99 @ NCIX US)
Memory: PNY 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($57.99 @ Best Buy)
Storage: Samsung Spinpoint M8 1TB 2.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: PNY GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($239.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: BitFenix Shinobi ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($61.24 @ Amazon)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($16.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $746.39
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-08-05 07:25 EDT-0400)

Add a few extras, faster bits:
Or an FX-8120/8150.

Probably not worth going for an OCable i5 at this point, though if you're not OCing a 4430 might be a good idea.