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I'm wondering if this build is good to go

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September 28, 2013 10:10:14 AM

Is this build good to go? (Like is there any incompatibility or something wont fit it the case)
This is my first build.

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a b 4 Gaming
September 28, 2013 10:19:20 AM

Everything looks compatible.

My thoughts:

- If you want an after market cpu cooler, get something better than that's basically another stock cooler. Check out the Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus ( only $10 more and it will be way better at cooling. (And you don't need to buy extra thermal paste, it will come with the cooler)

- I wouldn't trust my components to that Kingwin PSU, it's not a quality unit. Spend a couple extra bucks and get something higher quality: The CX series isn't the best of the best, but it's a budget unit that's better than that Kingwin.

- Buy two sticks of RAM so they can run in dual channel. Here's a budget 4GB kit with free shipping:

EDIT: budget mouse recommendation:
a b 4 Gaming
September 28, 2013 1:02:54 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($99.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ Microcenter)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-D3P ATX AM3+/AM3 Motherboard ($74.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($67.50 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($149.60 @ Newegg)
Case: Fractal Design Define R4 w/Window (Black Pearl) ATX Mid Tower Case ($79.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NS95 DVD/CD Writer ($15.00 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($90.88 @ Amazon)
Monitor: Acer G236HLBbd 60Hz 23.0" Monitor ($119.99 @ Amazon)
Keyboard: Thermaltake eSPORTS Meka Wired Gaming Keyboard ($59.99 @ Mechanical Keyboards)
Mouse: Gigabyte GM-M6800 Wired Optical Mouse ($14.98 @ Outlet PC)
Speakers: Genius SP-S110 1W 2ch Speakers ($8.98 @ Outlet PC)
Other: CORSAIR Builder Series CX500 500W ATX12V v2.3 80 PLUS BRONZE ($44.99)
Total: $916.86
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-09-28 16:05 EDT-0400)
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