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March 16, 2014 3:52:00 PM

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3b3L3

So finally getting around to building my first "gaming computer" i would love suggestions on my build and i really would love if people can find where i can save some money by getting something of less value.
a b 4 Gaming
March 16, 2014 4:14:22 PM

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3b4Pr
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3b4Pr/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3b4Pr/benchmarks/

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($109.99 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($79.79 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($57.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($259.99 @ Micro Center)
Case: Thermaltake VL80001W2Z ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ Micro Center)
Power Supply: SeaSonic G 550W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($82.99 @ Mwave)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NSB0 DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($95.99 @ B&H)
Case Fan: Corsair Air Series SP120 High Performance Edition (2-Pack) 62.7 CFM 120mm Fans ($27.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $869.69
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-03-16 19:12 EDT-0400)

i changed the ram and disk drive to save you 25 dollars but your original build was excellent. the ram has same performance just less price same with disk drive
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a b 4 Gaming
March 16, 2014 4:19:29 PM

Follow Bad_Kitty13's suggestion.

Case: Changed to Antec One, I believe it's a better one.
PSU: Changed to XFX Core Edition 550W, cheaper and still high quality.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($109.99 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($79.79 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($249.99 @ Micro Center)
Case: Antec One ATX Mid Tower Case ($34.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($49.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NSB0 DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ OutletPC)
Case Fan: Corsair Air Series SP120 High Performance Edition (2-Pack) 62.7 CFM 120mm Fans ($27.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $812.67
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-03-16 19:18 EDT-0400)
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a b 4 Gaming
March 16, 2014 4:29:52 PM

IDontUnderstand said:
Follow Bad_Kitty13's suggestion.

Case: Changed to Antec One, I believe it's a better one.
PSU: Changed to XFX Core Edition 550W, cheaper and still high quality.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($109.99 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($79.79 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($249.99 @ Micro Center)
Case: Antec One ATX Mid Tower Case ($34.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($49.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NSB0 DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ OutletPC)
Case Fan: Corsair Air Series SP120 High Performance Edition (2-Pack) 62.7 CFM 120mm Fans ($27.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $812.67
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-03-16 19:18 EDT-0400)


+1 good catch on the psu
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March 16, 2014 4:47:10 PM

awesome thanks guys, exactly the audience i needed!
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a b 4 Gaming
March 16, 2014 4:48:20 PM

Select the best solution if there is one for our future readers, please :) 
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a b 4 Gaming
March 16, 2014 4:54:42 PM

no problem

with the money you saved you could go with a m500 ssd

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3b6yS
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3b6yS/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3b6yS/benchmarks/

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($109.99 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($79.79 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Crucial M500 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($69.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($249.99 @ Micro Center)
Case: Antec One ATX Mid Tower Case ($34.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($49.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NSB0 DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ OutletPC)
Case Fan: Corsair Air Series SP120 High Performance Edition (2-Pack) 62.7 CFM 120mm Fans ($27.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $882.66
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-03-16 19:54 EDT-0400)

or you can pocket it choice is yours :) 

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March 16, 2014 6:03:48 PM

Bad_Kitty13 said:
no problem

with the money you saved you could go with a m500 ssd

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3b6yS
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3b6yS/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3b6yS/benchmarks/

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($109.99 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($79.79 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Crucial M500 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($69.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($249.99 @ Micro Center)
Case: Antec One ATX Mid Tower Case ($34.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($49.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NSB0 DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ OutletPC)
Case Fan: Corsair Air Series SP120 High Performance Edition (2-Pack) 62.7 CFM 120mm Fans ($27.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $882.66
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-03-16 19:54 EDT-0400)

or you can pocket it choice is yours :) 



Cool i met do that! also everything there is compatible and what not correct? thats the tech stuff that i don't quite understand (compatibility)
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a b 4 Gaming
March 16, 2014 6:09:58 PM

yes it is golden :) 
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