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September 27, 2012 9:19:32 PM

so i am 14 years old and i have been saving up and researching for my first build that will hopefully be done by march. i have my mothbo and my apu picked out ( i picked an apu for price reasons ) but i am having trouble picking out my power supply, ram, and storage if anyone could help me pick out any of the three, i would be very grateful; however, please make sure it is compatible with the following motherboard and apu

Motherboard: the website is http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Motherboard: The name is:ASUS F1A55-M LX PLUS FM1 AMD A55 (Hudson D2) Micro ATX AMD Motherboard

Apu: the website is http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Apu: And the name is the AMD A6-3500 Llano 2.1GHz (2.4GHz Max Turbo) Socket FM1 65W Triple-Core Desktop APU with DirectX 11 Graphic AMD Radeon HD 6530D AD3500OJGXBOX


any other additional tips etc will be very much appreciated

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October 6, 2012 10:37:12 PM

I would wait on making any decisions on parts until 30-45 days before the build at most, as there will be new things coming and older parts will get cheaper. You don't want to be at the expensive bleeding edge, but stay mainstream to minimize problems.

Power supply, get a good one -- review ratings and reviews -- they are key to a good machine.

RAM -- I like and use a lot of GSkill, 4MB minimum, 8 best with the lower (and will be lower) prices.

If you can afford an SSD, go for a 128Gb, which will get much cheaper by the Spring. Then a 1Tb WD Green or Blue for storage.

What are your intended primary uses? Do you need a separate graphics card?
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