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Wondering about what you guys think about my gaming PC build.

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November 11, 2013 4:54:10 PM

Hello! I am interested in getting into PC gaming. I was wondering what you guys thought of this build, I am trying to stay relativity close to this price range. Will this even run? I am not missing anything crucial, am I?

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/20V0x

CPU: AMD FX-4130 3.8GHz Quad-Core Processor ($89.96 @ OutletPC)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper TX3 54.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($17.98 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($69.99 @ Microcenter)
Memory: Corsair 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($70.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.94 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 660 2GB Video Card ($179.99 @ Microcenter)
Case: Cooler Master Elite 430 ATX Mid Tower Case ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair CX 430W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($24.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8 (OEM) (64-bit) ($95.99 @ Adorama)
Total: $639.82

I want to run BF4, Arma 3, ect.

Thank you very much for your time. Cheers!
a b 4 Gaming
November 11, 2013 4:57:47 PM

Not bad but you might want to go with a FX-6300
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a c 274 4 Gaming
November 11, 2013 4:59:32 PM

Minimum FX4300 preferably FX6300. Other than that good.
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November 11, 2013 5:04:21 PM

Umm, that the CPU right?

Thank you very much for the replies.
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a c 274 4 Gaming
November 11, 2013 5:05:33 PM

Yes CPU you choose Bulldozer we recommend Piledriver which is better.
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a b 4 Gaming
November 11, 2013 5:20:02 PM

Yes if you can afford it get a FX-6300, isn't too much more
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November 11, 2013 5:34:36 PM

I can afford that. Is that the only change?
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a b 4 Gaming
November 11, 2013 5:44:03 PM

Yeah everything else looks fine
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November 11, 2013 5:54:25 PM

Alright, Great! Now to just buy it and build it...
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a b 4 Gaming
November 11, 2013 5:57:01 PM

ymkv1998 said:
Alright, Great! Now to just buy it and build it...


Don't worry it isn't as hard as it may seem at first and if you have any questions you can always come back here and get some help
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a c 274 4 Gaming
November 11, 2013 7:10:47 PM

Enjoy great budget build!
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