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a parts list that needs help

i actually borrowed this parts list, the person i borrowed it from saying its a "gaming beast" id like to make it a "gaming god"

http://pcpartpicker.com/user/superwholock/saved/3Psa

im sorry, i dont have time to put each indivual part into this post

preferably within a 700 dollar budget, but that is flexible

i dont need a monitor or an OS

im getting it in 2 weeks

the purpose is playing and recording high graphics games. any recomendations would be much appreciated
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  1. 10x better
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD FX-8320 3.5GHz 8-Core Processor ($154.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: ASRock 970 EXTREME4 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($84.99 @ Microcenter)
    Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($59.99 @ Microcenter)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: MSI Radeon R9 270X 2GB Video Card ($243.98 @ SuperBiiz)
    Case: Rosewill CHALLENGER ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Rosewill Hive 550W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($49.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $693.91
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-02-21 08:36 EST-0500)
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    10x better
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD FX-8320 3.5GHz 8-Core Processor ($154.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: ASRock 970 EXTREME4 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($84.99 @ Microcenter)
    Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($59.99 @ Microcenter)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: MSI Radeon R9 270X 2GB Video Card ($243.98 @ SuperBiiz)
    Case: Rosewill CHALLENGER ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Rosewill Hive 550W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($49.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $693.91
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-02-21 08:36 EST-0500)


    im too experienced with building computers, but the parts list says that some AMD 970 chipset motherboards may need a BIOS update prior to using Vishera CPUs. is tyhis going to be a problem?
  3. Best answer
    Unless it have been sitting and collecting dust on a shelf behind a store for about an year, then no.
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