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First Time Gaming PC Build Help

Hello Tomshardware. After a lot of research on a gaming PC I want, I have decided to build one instead of buy pre-built. My budget is going to be around $600, but I may be able to go up if needed. This is a setup I plan to use from this YouTube video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SfGE4i_A6E4

In writing, here are the components I plan on getting:
CPU: AMD Athlon X4 750k
GPU: Gigabyte Radeon R9 270x (2GB)
PSU: 600W Corsair (or is 500W enough?)
Hard Drive: Western Digital Caviar Black (1TB)
RAM: Corsair Vengeance DDR3 (8GB)
Case: Rosewill Line-M
Motherboard: Don't know

So here are my questions:
The motherboard the video recommended is out of stock; anyone else have a good motherboard recommendation around $70?
What wattage PSU should I get?
I know I'll need an Operating System, but I have no clue how to install one after the PC is built, and I also want a decent speed WIFI connection, so I'm guessing I'll need an adapter.
And is the case too small? I don't want any components to get too hot.

Anyways I am brand new to PC building and will probably pay someone to build it for me. With the information provided could anyone tell me what I should change or add? As for gaming, I don't need a monitor, keyboard, or mouse, and I want to play on 1920x1080 resolution on high settings for most games.
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  1. When you're building it, this may help. This shows where most of the common mistakes are made, and hopefully this can help you to avoid them.

    http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/261145-31-perform-steps-posting-post-boot-video-problems
  2. A build like this might fit your needs:
    http://pcpartpicker.com/p/jY96qs

    Comes to $611 with rebates but avoid those and pay about $630 from stores not offering rebates (makes things easier).
    Fractal design case I chose is pretty nifty as it has a full mesh front for better airflow and some of the drive bays are removeable for a full size graphics card.
  3. Also, installing your own OS is as simple as setting the pc to boot from disk in the BIOS and then restarting the PC with your Windows 8 disk in the drive.
  4. Here ya go, this even includes a better cpu cooler and a 4-pack of cougar turbine fans for more cooling. Also with this build, should you decide you want to upgrade to a i5 cpu, you can simply swap one in without having to replace any other parts(the current versions of i5 and the next versions of i5):

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel Core i3-4130 3.4GHz Dual-Core Processor ($109.98 @ SuperBiiz)
    CPU Cooler: SilenX EFZ-100HA2 58.0 CFM Fluid Dynamic Bearing CPU Cooler ($10.99 @ Newegg)
    Motherboard: ASRock B85M-HDS Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($65.98 @ SuperBiiz)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($74.70 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.98 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB TWIN FROZR Video Card ($119.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Cooler Master N200 MicroATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: XFX TS 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($16.98 @ OutletPC)
    Case Fan: Cougar Turbine 120 (4-Pack) 60.4 CFM 120mm Fan ($29.50 @ Amazon)
    Total: $583.08
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
  5. IrnMan said:
    A build like this might fit your needs:
    http://pcpartpicker.com/p/jY96qs

    Comes to $611 with rebates but avoid those and pay about $630 from stores not offering rebates (makes things easier).
    Fractal design case I chose is pretty nifty as it has a full mesh front for better airflow and some of the drive bays are removeable for a full size graphics card.


    Thanks for the response! Now my main concern would be the PSU. My last PSU I tried to install was faulty and although this was just bad luck, I want to choose a good PSU. What is the minimum my GPU requires? And would you recommend going up to 600W? And the wireless adapter you recommended, will it be fast internet speed? I don't know a whole lot about them as my previous computer came with one built in it. I want decent upload/download speed and web surfing speed. I also like your case, but I may research a bit more in case I find another I really like.
  6. Best answer
    Corsair power supplies are fairly good quality, although there are some issues with the builder series as it is their cheaper range. 500w should be perfectly fine for your system but if you wanted to be on the safer side and could spend an extra $20 to $30 the XFX 550w power supply would be better, in fact it is what I am using :)

    You don't need to spend loads on a wireless adapter, I find that they tend to work or they don't regardless of price. TP-Link are fairly reputable when it comes to wireless adapters so you shouldn't have an issue with them.

    As for the case, the fractal design one is fairly plain so if you want something a bit fancier then go for it. I'd recommend you look at youtube videos about any prospective cases as you can see inside them and check for things like how good cable management would be and what kind of airflow you can expect.
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