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August 14, 2013 9:43:52 PM

So im about to build my first PC (i've owned many computers before, but this is the first time I am building one)

Now I have been researching this for days non-stop pretty much, and I have gotten down every part I need, for the right price and right amount of power/performance. I already have a chassis/case and 500 GB HDD, and all I need is RAM, PSU, CPU, GPU, Motherboard, and Disk Drive. I have got all the parts ready to order in...
CPU: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

GPU: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

RAM: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682...

Disk Drive: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682...

Motherboard: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

PSU: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002G1YPHK/ref=ox_sc_a...

PC Specs:
Intel Core i5-3350P 3.1GHz
Radeon HD 6670
8 GB DDR3

The only issue I have is... will my PSU work with all my components? is it powerful enough? does it have enough connectors and the right kinds?
I have an extremely tight budget and time limit (I want to get the parts and build the PC before School starts again) so there is no room for errors.

Just wanted to check it through with the experts here :) 
any other thoughts on this build are welcome.

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a b ) Power supply
a c 75 à CPUs
a b V Motherboard
a b U Graphics card
August 14, 2013 9:46:52 PM

I don't feel like I would pick any of the components you chose except maybe for the CPU... what is your budget ? I'll propose you something else.
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August 14, 2013 10:37:51 PM

Seladon said:
I don't feel like I would pick any of the components you chose except maybe for the CPU... what is your budget ? I'll propose you something else.


$500

thats including shipping and tax
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a b ) Power supply
a c 75 à CPUs
a b V Motherboard
a b U Graphics card
August 14, 2013 10:47:10 PM

Another question, what do you want to do with it ? If it's for gaming we can cut a bit on the CPU to get a better GPU, if you won't game with it at all, we might just totally forget about the GPU and put that money somewhere else.
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August 14, 2013 10:56:59 PM

Seladon said:
Another question, what do you want to do with it ? If it's for gaming we can cut a bit on the CPU to get a better GPU, if you won't game with it at all, we might just totally forget about the GPU and put that money somewhere else.


yeah its for gaming a little. I plan on using it for dolphin emulator, and a couple PC games like skyrim.
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a b ) Power supply
a c 75 à CPUs
a b V Motherboard
a b U Graphics card
August 14, 2013 11:00:14 PM

Then I would recommend you this build :

PCPartPicker part list: http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/p/1s9dT
Price breakdown by merchant: http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/p/1s9dT/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/p/1s9dT/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i3-3220 3.3GHz Dual-Core Processor ($129.98 @ Amazon Canada)
Motherboard: ASRock B75M-DGS R2.0 Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($54.75 @ Vuugo)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($63.00 @ Vuugo)
Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7770 1GB Video Card ($99.99 @ NCIX)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($47.99 @ NCIX)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($16.79 @ DirectCanada)
Total: $412.50
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-08-15 01:58 EDT-0400)

If you add up the taxes and the shipping, it will get to the limits of your budget. It will be much, much better than the build that you wanted to go with, especially on games like Skyrim.
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