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Help choosing PC parts for gaming

I'm a 17 year old gamer who is on a pretty low budget. I have at the most $500 to spend and have chosen these parts so far. This will be running windows 7 ultimate.

Case - http://www.amazon.com/Rosewill-Black-Gaming-Computer-CHALLENGER/dp/B003YVJJ5Y (Great for my budget)

RAM - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231314

CPU - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103808

MOBO - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130637

PS - http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001G0WPLK/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B001G0WPLK&linkCode=as2&tag=c09_11-20

But I need help choosing a good video card. I have looked at and seen a few good ones but I want one that is 1GB Memory (at least) GDDR5 and 256-bit. If I can't get a good budget card then I will settle for this one
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127586

My dad is giving me two of his SSD's with (I think) 400GB storage on each so HDD/SSD's are not added in the budget.

Also if you have recommended upgrades for my other parts then I will be more than happy to hear them. Thanks for your time.

PS - This is my first ever build so I am still new and learning so any tips would be appreciated as well.
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  1. your link is to a psu...not a gpu...
  2. Brett928S2 said:
    your link is to a psu...not a gpu...

    Sorry, Copied wrong link. Fixed.
  3. Hi :)

    Ummm that not a very good card if you intend to game on it, unless you plan on playing freecell...

    You need one starting with the number 7...

    No Operating system listed either ?

    All the best Brett :)
  4. Brett928S2 said:
    Hi :)

    Ummm that not a very good card if you intend to game on it, unless you plan on playing freecell...

    You need one starting with the number 7...

    No Operating system listed either ?

    All the best Brett :)

    Windows 7 Ultimate, and thanks for the help.
  5. Ok so I found this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102969 and was wondering if it was PCI Express 3.0 and the mobo I chose is PCI Express 2.0 if that would hinder the performance any? If so would anyone suggest a better (low costing) mobo?
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    Zaven said:
    Ok so I found this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102969 and was wondering if it was PCI Express 3.0 and the mobo I chose is PCI Express 2.0 if that would hinder the performance any? If so would anyone suggest a better (low costing) mobo?



    Hi :)

    Thats a MUCH better card and all 3.0 cards run in 2.0 boards, it makes no difference whatsoever...

    All the best Brett :)
  7. Brett928S2 said:
    Hi :)

    Thats a MUCH better card and all 3.0 cards run in 2.0 boards, it makes no difference whatsoever...

    All the best Brett :)

    Thank you.
  8. Best answer selected by Zaven.
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