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This is going to be my first build so I'm just a petty noob at this stuff.
I'm from Australia and doing a budget-orientated build.
My budget is $1100 ($1030 USD)
This PC will be used for gaming, although not hardcore.
Aiming to get at least 40fps on Battlefield 4.
Attempting to overclock the CPU past 4.5 GHz
I would just like to know if I've made the right decision with the following parts:

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor
Cooling: Corsair H90
Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard
RAM: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory
SSD: Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive
GPU: MSI Radeon R7 265 2GB Video Card
Case: BitFenix Shinobi Window ATX Mid Tower Case
PSU: Corsair CX 500W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply
OS: Windows 8

Just let me know if there are any possible improvements to be made :)
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    http://www.flipkart.com/corsair-value-ddr3-8-gb-desktop-ram-8gb-1600-c11-cmv8gx3m1a1600c11/p/itmdzrhyggvrqgfk?pid=RAMDZ33KF7BBY2VD&otracker=from-search&srno=t_1&query=ram&ref=a8fe9c87-4551-4823-87bf-e386aad4b4a0

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    2600

    http://www.ebay.in/itm/R9-280X-AMD-Graphics-Card-3GB-DDR5-6-months-old-/141344077887?pt=IN_Games_Consoles_Accessories&hash=item20e8c3783f&_uhb=1

    15000

    http://www.flipkart.com/hgst-500-gb-laptop-internal-hard-drive-travelstar-5k1000/p/itmddu7tzjryyyfq?pid=IHDDDU7TZJRYYYFQ&otracker=from-search&srno=t_1&query=sata+hard+drive&ref=79773f55-b058-4526-a2e2-27aca7cd7cf5

    2700

    http://www.ebay.in/itm/Solid-State-Drive-SSD-128GB-Toshiba-Part-No-G8BC00062120-/151340775204?pt=IN_Memory_Cards_Pen_Drives_HDD&hash=item233c9cf724&_uhb=1

    3500

    http://www.flipkart.com/msi-760gm-p21-fx-motherboard/p/itmdeg8jhy7z9pub?pid=MBDDEG8JHY7Z9PUB&otracker=from-search&srno=t_1&query=am3&ref=5d4369e6-f039-4004-93c3-652e056bca8d

    3000


    http://www.ebay.in/itm/Tech-Com-SSD-PSU-6001-20-4-24-pin-Power-Supply-600Watt-ATX-SMPS-Techcom-/131245604340?pt=IN_Computer_Components&hash=item1e8ed8fdf4&_uhb=1

    870

    http://www.ebay.in/itm/Odyssey-Desktop-Computer-Cabinet-Power-Supply-Unit-with-450w-Heat-Fan-/281390553307?pt=IN_Computer_Components&hash=item41842f18db&_uhb=1

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  2. Best answer
    Just get a CM hyper 212 evoo cooler. You don't need or want a H90

    Don't get a SSD for such a low end build. Get a better graphics card instead.

    Get a better power supply eg Seasonic 520, Antec HCG 520M

    Try -

    CPU: AMD FX-8320 3.5GHz 8-Core Processor ($179.00 @ CPL Online)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($39.00 @ Mwave Australia)
    Motherboard: Asus M5A99X EVO R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($159.00 @ PCCaseGear)
    Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($99.00 @ Mwave Australia)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($63.00 @ Centre Com)
    Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 760 2GB WINDFORCE Video Card ($299.00 @ CPL Online)
    Case: Corsair Graphite Series 230T Orange ATX Mid Tower Case ($99.00 @ CPL Online)
    Power Supply: Antec High Current Gamer 520W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($98.00 @ CPL Online)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer
    Total: $1035.00
  3. i7Baby said:
    Just get a CM hyper 212 evoo cooler. You don't need or want a H90

    Don't get a SSD for such a low end build. Get a better graphics card instead.

    Get a better power supply eg Seasonic 520, Antec HCG 520M

    Try -

    CPU: AMD FX-8320 3.5GHz 8-Core Processor ($179.00 @ CPL Online)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($39.00 @ Mwave Australia)
    Motherboard: Asus M5A99X EVO R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($159.00 @ PCCaseGear)
    Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($99.00 @ Mwave Australia)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($63.00 @ Centre Com)
    Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 760 2GB WINDFORCE Video Card ($299.00 @ CPL Online)
    Case: Corsair Graphite Series 230T Orange ATX Mid Tower Case ($99.00 @ CPL Online)
    Power Supply: Antec High Current Gamer 520W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($98.00 @ CPL Online)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer
    Total: $1035.00


    Thank you for the cooling suggestion!
    I would've liked to see some water cooling options but hey! This is friggin awesome.
    I'm looking for a PSU that is at least semi-modular
  4. i7Baby said:
    Just get a CM hyper 212 evoo cooler. You don't need or want a H90



    Will the CM hyper get me to 4.5GHz, though?
  5. I'd leave the cpu alone - http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/282067-29-overclocking-6300

    You'd need a better motherboard eg 990fx chipset and a better power supply eg Antec HCG and a good/expensive cooler eg Noctua
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