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First build. How did I do?

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February 12, 2014 2:15:53 AM

I needed to replace my 2nd gen I-5 laptop, but due to budget constraints, I chose a desktop. I wanted it to be good at multitasking and mid-range gaming. I researched for hours and hours on end. Let me know how I did!

1 x ($119.99) AMD FX-6300 Vishera 3.5GHz (4.1GHz Turbo) Socket A
$119.99

1 x ($99.99) XFX FX775AZNJ4 Radeon HD 7750 1GB DDR5 CI-Express
$99.99

1 x ($89.99) ASUS M5A97 LE R2.0 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0
$89.99

1 x ($84.99) G.SKILL Sniper Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 S
$84.99

1 x ($59.99) Western Digital WD10EZEX 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache S - OEM
$59.99

1 x ($49.99) CORSAIR CX series CX500 500W ATX12V v2.3 80 PLUS B
$49.99

1 x ($39.99) Rosewill Galaxy-03 Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower Comp
$39.99

1 x ($19.99) ASUS 24X DVD Burner - Bulk 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X - OEM
$19.99

1 x ($8.99) Arctic Silver 5 High-Density Polysynthetic Silver - OEM
$8.99

Total after 10% tax and rebates: $551.07

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February 12, 2014 2:22:44 AM

Well done, excellent bang for the buck.
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February 12, 2014 2:58:05 AM

Thanks! Now if I could just decide on the OS, I'd be set... I don't really like 8.1, but I've heard it's faster.
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February 12, 2014 6:17:10 AM

Yeah Microsoft has claimed that it is faster and more stable and has fixed whatever bugs that had emerged with windows 8, Try it out and let me know how it turns out. #Best Answer
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