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Pc build check (first time-gaming computer)

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February 28, 2014 5:43:20 PM

I was wondering if anyone could look over this build and tell if there are things i should be aware of (incompatibilities, not enough memory for lots of games, bad CPU/graphics card)
http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/p/31nGf
February 28, 2014 6:01:23 PM

its good but if you get amd get the fx 8320 or fx 6300 as you are getting that gpu
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February 28, 2014 6:15:17 PM

Way too little RAM will update this with a better build. With 2 gigs that pc can barely even turn on, let alone run a game from the 80's

PCPartPicker part list: http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/p/31Uw9
Price breakdown by merchant: http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/p/31Uw9/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/p/31Uw9/benchmarks/

CPU: AMD FX-8320 3.5GHz 8-Core Processor ($161.98 @ Newegg Canada)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master DK9-7E52A-0L-GP CPU Cooler ($31.17 @ Amazon Canada)
Motherboard: ASRock 970 Extreme3 R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($88.50 @ Vuugo)
Memory: Kingston Black 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($79.99 @ NCIX)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.75 @ Vuugo)
Video Card: Asus Radeon R9 280X 3GB Video Card ($366.50 @ Vuugo)
Case: Antec NSK4100 ATX Mid Tower Case ($24.99 @ NCIX)
Power Supply: Diablotek 600W ATX Power Supply ($44.98 @ Newegg Canada)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($16.79 @ DirectCanada)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($99.99 @ NCIX)
Monitor: Asus VE247H 23.6" Monitor ($139.00 @ Vuugo)
Total: $1113.64
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-02-28 21:20 EST-0500)
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