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$500~ setup are these computer parts good so far?

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November 20, 2013 7:04:56 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: before black Friday sales end actually on Friday would be the best sales? I'm not sure

Budget Range: $500 willing to go a bit further but it might mean I miss out on WII U black Friday sales and I prefer not to deal with mail in rebates

System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, watching movies

Are you buying a monitor: eventually just getting the other more expensive parts during black Friday is my biggest concern

Parts to Upgrade: not really upgrading but trying to piece together a new comp during these black Friday sales as my current computer is a laptop so I cant use any parts from it.

Do you need to buy OS: Yes unless I can download it somehow or the Asus window 7 factory restore disk from my laptop would work

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Ive think Ive read to browse newegg.com first and then actually buy the parts at tigerdirect.com for cheaper pricing

Location: - Baltimore, MD , US

Parts Preferences: I don't really care but my friend recommended an i5 at least so I thought maybe I could get something about as good as a i7, but I am leaning more toward AMD processors because they tend to be a little cheaper

Overclocking: I don't think I should be worried about this

SLI or Crossfire: Ive thought about it and I think I want to have room in my computer to use crossfire some months down the road maybe if I end up playing more heavily graphical games at some point

Your Monitor Resolution: I guess something as big as my current monitor would be good 17.3 inch laptop

Additional Comments: if the desktop ends up any louder than my current laptop or is likely to produce a lot of heat I may want to install liquid cooling.

And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: to play phantasy star online 2 with my friends either when its US released or on a JP server with a english patch my laptop scored rather poorly on the benchmark test for it. So far I have pieced together these parts

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite... Ultra LSP Series V2 650-Watt Power Supply might switch this out for the 850 watt one it seems better and cheaper and extra watts for more expansion if I ever feel the need to make any $59.99 including instant savings

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite... SolidGear 850W Power Supply - ATX, Single 12V Rail, 120mm Nano Fan, Anti-radiation Filter, $49.99 not including the 20.00 rebate

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite... Sapphire Radeon R9 270X 11217-01-20G 2GB GDDR5, PCI-Express 3.0 (x16)

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite... AMD FD8320FRHKBOX FX-8320 Eight-Core 3.5GHz AM3+ Processor

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite... MSI 970A-G46 AMD 9 Series Motherboard - ATX, Socket AM3+, AMD 970 Chipset, 2133MHz DDR3 (O.C.)

http://www.amazon.com/Crucial-Ballistix-PC3-14900-240-P... Crucial Ballistix Sport XT 8GB Single DDR3 1866 MT/s (PC3-14900) CL10 @1.5V UDIMM 240-Pin Memory Module $81.99

I just want to be sure everything's compatible Ive done a bit of research and its a bit confusing but I think this 20+4 pin power supply should fit together with this mother board and supply more than enough power I'm just hoping I can get a 700 dollar computer setup for about 500 bucks during these black Friday sales but these parts are kinda already pushing me to 500 without the hard disk and ram etc I actually used this guide for starting my build based off of the 700$ setup and modified it bit to have what I think is a better cpu http://elitegamingcomputers.com/good-cheap-gaming-compu...















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November 20, 2013 8:55:02 PM

want to list the names of the parts please
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November 22, 2013 2:26:03 PM

Outlander_04 said:
want to list the names of the parts please

I have edited my post to include the names of the parts and tried to keep it close to the format that was in the sticky for how to ask for help
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