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I'm trying to build a budget gaming computer. Could you look at the parts and make sure it looks alright?

So today is July fourth so as soon as i get this checked out i'm gonna start ordering. This is the first time I've ever even attempted something like this before. So any criticism or help would be welcome. :) My budget is around $1000 but i'd like for it to be lower if possible.
CPU
Intel Core i5-4590 3.3GHz Quad-Core Processor

Motherboard
ASRock H97 PRO4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard


Memory ( I might not even get this. I have 2 sticks of 4gb ram. It's 2 years old though)
Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory

SDD (which a friend recommened and i don't mind buying if it will help speed things up)
Crucial MX100 128GB 2.5" Solid State Drive

HD
Hitachi Ultrastar 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive

GPU
Asus GeForce GTX 760 2GB DirectCU II Video Card

Case
Antec Nine Hundred ATX Mid Tower Case

Power Supply
Corsair CX 430W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply

OS
Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit)
Thanks for taking the time to read this! :)
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  1. Tannenboom said:
    So today is July fourth so as soon as i get this checked out i'm gonna start ordering. This is the first time I've ever even attempted something like this before. So any criticism or help would be welcome. :) My budget is around $1000 but i'd like for it to be lower if possible.
    CPU
    Intel Core i5-4590 3.3GHz Quad-Core Processor

    Motherboard
    ASRock H97 PRO4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard


    Memory ( I might not even get this. I have 2 sticks of 4gb ram. It's 2 years old though)
    Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory

    SDD (which a friend recommened and i don't mind buying if it will help speed things up)
    Crucial MX100 128GB 2.5" Solid State Drive

    HD
    Hitachi Ultrastar 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive

    GPU
    Asus GeForce GTX 760 2GB DirectCU II Video Card

    Case
    Antec Nine Hundred ATX Mid Tower Case

    Power Supply
    Corsair CX 430W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply

    OS
    Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit)
    Thanks for taking the time to read this! :)


    Everything looks good except the power supply, the CX series sucks. Try this instead: http://pcpartpicker.com/part/xfx-power-supply-p1550sxxb9

    What speed is your current RAM?

    Do you have a pcpartpicker link for the current build?
  2. LucoTF said:
    Tannenboom said:
    So today is July fourth so as soon as i get this checked out i'm gonna start ordering. This is the first time I've ever even attempted something like this before. So any criticism or help would be welcome. :) My budget is around $1000 but i'd like for it to be lower if possible.
    CPU
    Intel Core i5-4590 3.3GHz Quad-Core Processor

    Motherboard
    ASRock H97 PRO4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard


    Memory ( I might not even get this. I have 2 sticks of 4gb ram. It's 2 years old though)
    Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory

    SDD (which a friend recommened and i don't mind buying if it will help speed things up)
    Crucial MX100 128GB 2.5" Solid State Drive

    HD
    Hitachi Ultrastar 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive

    GPU
    Asus GeForce GTX 760 2GB DirectCU II Video Card

    Case
    Antec Nine Hundred ATX Mid Tower Case

    Power Supply
    Corsair CX 430W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply

    OS
    Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit)
    Thanks for taking the time to read this! :)


    Everything looks good except the power supply, the CX series sucks. Try this instead: http://pcpartpicker.com/part/xfx-power-supply-p1550sxxb9

    What speed is your current RAM?

    Do you have a pcpartpicker link for the current build?

    This is the ram i was thinking of using with this build
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231314
  3. Your build doesn't look bad to me.
  4. I would swap the PSU for this one:

    http://pcpartpicker.com/part/evga-power-supply-120g10650xr

    Then drop the SSD and get a better graphics card:

    http://pcpartpicker.com/part/asus-video-card-r9280xdc2t3gd5
  5. Best answer
    Tannenboom said:
    This is the ram i was thinking of using with this build
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231314


    That RAM is fine, no need to buy more :)
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