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Is this a good build for my first gaming pc?

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August 17, 2014 3:23:31 AM

I want to play games like dota 2, diablo 3 and skyrim.
All these parts are from amazon.

CPU
AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor. £73.10

Motherboard
Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard. £48.79

Memory
Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory. £65.95

Storage
Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive. £39.97

Video Card
Asus GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB Video Card. £101.99

Case
Zalman Z9 Plus ATX Mid Tower Case. £43.76

Power Supply
Corsair CX 430W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply
£35.28

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a c 237 4 Gaming
August 17, 2014 3:30:34 AM

430W is too low. Get at least 500W, but 600W is better in case you upgrade GPU or overclock.
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August 17, 2014 3:31:36 AM

Yes. FX-6300 is pretty much the ultimate Best-Buy from AMD. 8GB will be more than enough for all your gaming needs. 1TB will be enough. 750 Ti is a very strong graphics, you could play BF3 and BF4 at reasonably high settings. If you overclocked your CPU and GPU expect to get even better performance, since they have a lot of potential. And get a better PSU. 500W-600W 80+ with at least a Bronze rating. If you want to change something, go with R9 270, R7 260x or similar. For a higher price go with R9 270X( With it you could play on High-Ultra somewhat good). As Joeteoh99 mentioned, find these parts on PCPartPicker and see if there are incompatibility issues. Also, check if you'll need BIOS updates when you make the PC. Good Luck!
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a c 287 4 Gaming
August 17, 2014 3:31:42 AM

To determine if they will work, place these parts in PCPartPicker and it will tell you if anything is not compatible.

But everything is fine to me. I think you could upgrade to a Seagate HDD. Get a better card at the same price— AMD Radeon R9 270.

The PSU is also a bad choice and too low as well. Corsair CX Series is not a good PSU and cheap and will not last long. But if it is temporary then it shall be fine for few months.
http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1804779/power-su...
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August 17, 2014 4:14:28 AM

Thanks a lot guys!
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a c 287 4 Gaming
August 17, 2014 4:17:11 AM

Badger_Knight said:
Thanks a lot guys!


Glad to help. Don't mind picking the solution. :) 
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August 17, 2014 4:25:22 AM

How about this PSU?
XFX P1-550S-XXB9
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a c 287 4 Gaming
August 17, 2014 4:27:17 AM

Badger_Knight said:
How about this PSU?
XFX P1-550S-XXB9


Yes XFX are a great manufacturer for PSU and 550W would be fine and enough. ;) 
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a c 287 4 Gaming
August 17, 2014 4:29:29 AM

Badger_Knight said:
Cool, thanks


No worries mate. Don't mind picking the solution. :D 
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August 17, 2014 3:57:30 PM

Will this work with windows 8? Because it doesn't mention it on the description.

Wireless Network Adapter
TP-Link TL-WN881ND 802.11b/g/n PCI-Express x1 Wi-Fi Adapter
£12.00

Also is this a decent fan?Case Fan

Arctic Cooling AFACO-12PP0-GBA01 57.0 CFM 120mm Fan
£5.72

Thanks for the help!
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