Building a New desktop for budget gaming, would this work? Thanks!

Hey everyone! This is my first time building a computer and these are the parts I picked out (with a lot help from many already)!
It is going to be a budgeted gaming computer, I live in Canada and shipping is a nightmare from us to Canada so i pick out all of these at a Canadian website (, and I need help with just checking if all these would work together nicely. Cheers!
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($119.98 @ Newegg Canada)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($37.98 @ Newegg Canada)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($143.98 @ Newegg Canada)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($75.98 @ Newegg Canada)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($67.98 @ Newegg Canada)
Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB Video Card ($140.49 @ Newegg Canada)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($88.98 @ Newegg Canada)
Power Supply: SeaSonic S12II 520W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($78.59 @ Newegg Canada)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($23.98 @ Newegg Canada)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($107.33 @ Newegg Canada)
Monitor: Asus VN247H-P 23.6" Monitor ($198.98 @ Newegg Canada)
Keyboard: Microsoft SIDEWINDER X4 Wired Gaming Keyboard ($58.38 @ Newegg Canada)
Total: $1142.63
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-27 00:42 EST-0500)

I made some changes to my previous setup thanks to many that have replied already, I just want some confirmation before I order everything. Thanks everyone.
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  1. all the above except that powersupply is horrible. here take this.

    the rest is good.
  2. ]Well, for the compatibility, you can visit this site,
    Fill in everything you need, keep it under the price you want, when you are done filling it in, (make an account) link us to the permalink of said list. People will e able to better understand the components and everything if you do it this way.
    It seems to be a decent build for a decent price, but upgrade the power supply, though yours is sufficient, having a better power supply will benefit you in the future. I'm clearly not a pro, wait for some more experienced member to come and check your setup out before you buy!

    My $1,300 USD setup (for reference maybe)
  3. thanks to all who have replied, I made some changes. also I need to buy a keyboard and monitor is there any that you guys would suggest?
  4. A monitor depends on your budget.
    Here's a nice 1080p monitor for $160:

    And then for keyboard, any will do fine.
  5. For Monitor I would recommend a Vs239h-p and for Keyboard I would go with the Cooler Master CM Storm Quickfire Rapid Red switches.
  6. Best answer
    Mr_J_Marston said:
    thanks to all who have replied, I made some changes. also I need to buy a keyboard and monitor is there any that you guys would suggest?

    Monitor if thats too pricey, go with chaos.

    If you're a serious gamer, Black Widow Ultimate Mechanical Keyboard 2013, its 130 USD but thats if youre a serious gamer, but if youre just casual, any keyboard will usually do.
  7. Why are you guys recommending TN panels when IPS panels are better. Don't get a Razer Black Widow Ultimate Mechanical Keyboard. Razer is a bit overpriced the CoolerMaster will surely work better and has the customization of which Cherry MX switches you want still think Asus vsh239h-p is better along with the Cooler Master Storm Quickfire Rapid Cherry MX Red Switches
  8. Thanks everyone ill buying the system now! Thanks!
  9. Don't forget to geth the monitor and keyboard I told you.
  10. Yes, IPS monitors are better but as I said it depends on his budget for a monitor. If the OP doesn't want to spend that much on it, a TN panel is perfectly fine. However, I do agree that IPS monitors are the way to go if the OP can afford it.

    I also agree that Razer is overpriced for what you get. Cooler Master keyboards are cheaper and higher quality.
  11. Yea the Cooler Master Storm Quickfire Rapid Cherry MX Red Switches was a bit too much for me, at first i wanted close to 1000 but even without Cooler Master Storm I was already at with tax and shipping 1300. So for keyboard i just sticked to Microsoft SIDEWINDER X4 Wired Gaming Keyboard and got the Asus VN247H-P 23.6" Monitor. Thanks everyone for replying, you guys really helped me a lot!
  12. As long as you are happy.
  13. Happy gaming! :D
  14. enjoy
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