Help with my First build. Low-Budget

Hello everyone. I am trying my hand at a first build. I have a low budget and already think I am over it. Check out what I came up with and let me know what you think. It is mainly a Home computer for the internet and some WoW and City of Heroes gaming. thanks for any suggestions.

AMD Athlon 64 X2 7750 2.7GHz Socket AM2+ 95W Dual-Core black edition

Foxconn A7GM-S AM2+/AM2 AMD 780G HDMI Micro ATX AMD Motherboard

Crucial 2GB DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 667 (PC2 5300) Desktop Memory

Western Digital WD 3200AAKS Caviar SE16 320GB SATA II 7200 Rpm 16MB Cache SATA Hard Drive

RAIDMAX XFORCE ATX-728WS Silver Aluminum Front Panel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

Group Blue Storm II 500W ATX 2.2 SLI Ready Active PFC Power Supply

Rosewill RCX-Z1 Long life ball bearing for over 45,000/hrs CPU Cooler

Need help with a graphics card. 2600XT or 3650 perhaps.
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    An actual good case, combined with a high quality PSU. Yes the 380W won't power a big GPU, but then this is an extreme budget build.
    Biostar 790GX... because you can build on it in the future, and you'll have some graphics power to start out.

    TH review of the 7000 series CPUs:,2104.html
    Athlon 64 X2 6000 - Faster than the 7750, same price, and comes with a heatsink and fan.
    4GB Kingston DDR2 800

    Just throw in your HD and you are set. No need to get a cheap GPU right off. Later on you can upgrade to a 4670 if you feel the need. Anything beyond that would require a bigger PSU.

    I should add that the ONLY AMD CPUs that are worth anything are the Phenom IIs. This motherboard will run one of those when you get around to upgrading.
  2. Change out the RAM, Cooler, and PSU with these

    $39 OCZ DDR2 800 Fatal1ty 2x2GB
    $60 OCZ 500W ($35 MIR)
    $30 Arctic Cooling freezer 64

    And save $10 more with the 5400 black edition
    $66 (will OC the same as the 7750)

    *EDIT* don't bother with either of those Video cards.
    $80 Sapphire 4670 utterly destroys both of the cards you listed (and has $7 off the combo with the 5400BE)
  3. If I picked up the PSU off Amazon, new for $31 would it be the better deal? I read up on this PSU and it passed a few power tests very well.
  4. I have no objection to the PSU over all. The case you chose was questionable though.

    I just think it's a better option to have as many parts in the build as you can, that you won't regret having. Obviously something like this would be ideal:
    Corsair 450VX
    Antec 300
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