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April 6, 2014 5:00:57 AM

I'm going to build my first gaming PC with a max of 1000 dollars.

This is my current list:
http://pcpartpicker.com/user/jbgoedebeste/saved/4hB0

I don't pick an ssd because I wanted to focus on my video card and I picked the 8350 apart from the 8320 because I don't want to overclock to get the same performance.
I also wanted to upgrade later to Crossfire the video card or eventually get another card when needed.

Is there anything that needs to be changed or am I ready to go?

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April 6, 2014 5:07:24 AM

I think you're ready to go. :) 
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April 6, 2014 5:11:21 AM

it is a revision of your build, with better price/performance parts selection
amd970 chipset isnt good enough for dual GPU because it will run at 16x/4x
990FX run CFX at 16x/16x
and i add 280X + Seasonic GOLD 750W

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz 8-Core Processor ($179.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: Asus M5A99X EVO R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($107.99 @ NCIX US)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($63.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon R9 280X 3GB Video Card ($319.99 @ Newegg)
Case: NZXT H440 (Red/Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($119.96 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: SeaSonic G-750 750W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($79.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ OutletPC)
Wireless Network Adapter: Rosewill RNX-N250PCe 802.11b/g/n PCI-Express x1 Wi-Fi Adapter ($21.14 @ Amazon)
Total: $1038.01
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-04-06 08:11 EDT-0400)
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April 6, 2014 5:21:11 AM

AMD Radeon said:
it is a revision of your build, with better price/performance parts selection
amd970 chipset isnt good enough for dual GPU because it will run at 16x/4x
990FX run CFX at 16x/16x
and i add 280X + Seasonic GOLD 750W

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz 8-Core Processor ($179.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: Asus M5A99X EVO R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($107.99 @ NCIX US)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($63.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon R9 280X 3GB Video Card ($319.99 @ Newegg)
Case: NZXT H440 (Red/Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($119.96 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: SeaSonic G-750 750W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($79.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ OutletPC)
Wireless Network Adapter: Rosewill RNX-N250PCe 802.11b/g/n PCI-Express x1 Wi-Fi Adapter ($21.14 @ Amazon)
Total: $1038.01
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-04-06 08:11 EDT-0400)


Because I just looked at the specs that I needed and picked the cheapest ones, it was apperently not the best. I didn't know very much about motherboard. Thanks!
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