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Im building my first semi budget gaming pc. I would like to play everything from total war to battlefield 4 and preferably with good settings.

I ordered a used 2gb powercolor 7850 gpu for 150 on ebay and I think ill go with

fx6300 cpu For 109$
Rosewill challenger case 46$
Diablotek 600watt psu 30$
Asus m5a97le mobo 90$
Kingston hyperx blu 8gigs 70$
Wd blue 1tb hdd 60$

What do you think? Any suggestions/criticism welcome since this is my first ever build and gaming pc. What kind of gameplay do you think I will get with this setup?
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  1. do NOT go with diablotek psu's

    Tier 5 - Other than the units listed above for any of these brands, NOT RECOMMENDED. Replace ASAP if you have one.

    A-TOP Technology
    Apevia
    APEX (SUPERCASE/ALLIED)
    Aspire(Turbo Case)
    ATADC
    Athena Power
    ATRIX
    Broadway Com Corp
    Coolmax
    Deer
    Diablotek<-------Do not get this.
    Dynapower USA
    Dynex
    EagleTech
    FOXCONN
    FSP Everest
    HEC Orion
    Hiper Type-R
    Huntkey
    I-Star Computer Co. Ltd
    In Win
    JPAC COMPUTER
    Just PC
    Kingwin Inc.
    Linkworld Electronics
    Logisys Computer
    MGE
    MSI
    NMEDIAPC
    Norwood Micro/ CompUSA
    NorthQ
    NZXT
    Okia
    Powmax
    Q-Tec
    Raidmax
    Rocketfish
    Rosewill
    SFC
    Shuttle
    Skyhawk
    Spire Coolers
    Star Micro
    STARTECH
    Thermaltake Purepower NP
    Thermaltake Purepower RU
    Thermaltake TR2 (and TR2-RX)
    TOPOWER TOP
    Ultra X-Connect
    Ultra X2 >greater than 700 watt
    Ultra LSP
    Wintech
    XION
    YoungYear
    Zebronics
  2. Okay thanks for the heads up. What is the problem with that one? I selected it based on price and good reviews. This is why I put up this thread though to avoid buying the wrong thing. I havent bought it yet any suggestions for psu around the same price? Thanks again
  3. Something that I always suggest to people is the addition of an SSD drive. If you have never experienced using one, it will blow your mind at how much faster they are. The performance bottleneck almost always occurs in the I/O part of your system, thus adding an SSD affects system performance as a whole. SSD's have seen a relatively sharp decline in price over the last several months. I would at least consider it. The one in this link is only 120GB, but it only costs 90 dollars! And the Samsung Evo is one of the best rated SSD's out there with very fast read/write performance. This SSD would really add to the performance of your proposed build.
    http://www.amazon.com/Samsung-Electronics-EVO-Series-2-5-Inch-MZ-7TE120BW/dp/B00E3W15P0/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1394568674&sr=8-2&keywords=SSD
  4. never go with the brands listed above this will suit you're needs------->http://pcpartpicker.com/part/corsair-power-supply-cx500
  5. Ill look into that. It may have to be a future upgrade. Can you have an hdd and ssd in the same device? Would I have issues reloading windows on a new drive in the future due to microsoft policys?
  6. admiraltalbot said:
    Okay thanks for the heads up. What is the problem with that one? I selected it based on price and good reviews. This is why I put up this thread though to avoid buying the wrong thing. I havent bought it yet any suggestions for psu around the same price? Thanks again


    You won't be able to get a decent PSU for under $50-60, but it's worth it.
  7. Ok understood
  8. yea with pcpartpicker with the promo -20$ it costs 29.99$

    PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/q9ep
    Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($29.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $29.99
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-03-11 16:22 EDT-0400)
  9. Awesome thanks! Hows the rest of my build? Was 150 an okay price for that gpu? And is that a good choice?
  10. ModernWarfare said:
    yea with pcpartpicker with the promo -20$ it costs 29.99$

    PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/q9ep
    Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($29.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $29.99
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-03-11 16:22 EDT-0400)


    Guess I was wrong...
  11. admiraltalbot said:
    Ill look into that. It may have to be a future upgrade. Can you have an hdd and ssd in the same device? Would I have issues reloading windows on a new drive in the future due to microsoft policys?


    You can certainly have an HDD and SSD in the same device. And if you purchase a windows license as a system builder you can transfer it from one PC to the next. Only when you buy a computer with Windows already installed do you run into the problem of Microsoft seeing the software as a pirated copy. I have run into this myself. Whenever you buy a computer with Windows already installed, it is forever linked to the motherboard that came in the PC. But if you build the system yourself, you don't have that problem.
  12. for 150$used is pretty much ok but you should've went with a gtx650 ti oc for 125-150 new.
  13. Perfect. Not sure if I should go with a small ssd Now and then add more or go with a big hdd now and add a good ssd in future. Kingston digital has a 120 ssd for 70$ that is about all I can afford for now. It would be about 10 dollars more than the 1 tb hdd
  14. Good I got worried that I compared them wrong. Phew!
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    so you're whole build is fine except psu any more questions?
  16. What kind of settings do you think this system will play most games at?
  17. 2 more questions what forms do I need to fill out to apply for bankruptcy and how do you hide a big ass computer from your wife?
  18. dafuq?, anyways the pc will run latest games at 1080p around 50+ older games 100+fps much older games 300+fps
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