Need opinion about my rig

Hello guys, i'm about to build new pc for myself. I'll be going with AMD system, at this moment i'll be getting GX motherboard and after few months will add ATI 5xxx video, i'm not big gamer, but will be playing D3 and SC2 when they'll be released.
I'll be overclocking my system as far as i'll be able to push it.

AMD Phenom II X4 Quad Core 955 Black Edition 3.2GHz (Socket AM3) 150£

Asus M4A78T-E AMD 790GX (Socket AM3) PCI-Express DDR3 Motherboard 99£

Corsair 650W TX Series PSU - 120mm Fan 72£

Arctic Cooling Freezer Xtreme Socket 775, AM2, AM2+, Cooler 26£
i'm not sure what kind of cooler i should get, will be oc'ing only with air, this looked decent one, would appreciate any suggestions on proper cooler.

OCZ 4GB KIT (2 x 2GB) DDR3 1600Mhz PC3 12800 REAPER SERIES DUAL CHANNEL KIT (7-7-7-24) 66£

Western Digital 640GB Hard Drive SATA300 7200rpm 32MB Cache Caviar Black - OEM 52£

couldn't decide witch case to buy was looking at those ones:
CM Storm Scout Case

Coolermaster CM690 Dominator Black Mid Tower Case

Antec 300 Three Hundred Black Case

LG GH22NS40 22X SATA DVD±RW/DL/RAM Black Bare Drive 16£

LG W2242S 22" TFT Monitor 1680x1050 8000:1 300cd/m2 5m 112£

At the moment total is 593£ just need to decide on case.

So this is my build, in feature maybe i'll be CF, and if my OCZ ram will be good for this build (maybe i should go with 1333mhz? ).

Thanks guys.
3 answers Last reply
More about need opinion
  1. Hello and welcome to the forums :)
    Looks pretty good too me,for RAM keep it IMO since the difference between 1066 and 1333 isn't much and the timings for 1333MHZ RAMs are mostly higher than 1066 ones
  2. might try looking up the coolermaster haf 922, supposedly has some very good air flow and that should help out a lot with keeping your system cool.
  3. Welcome to "TEH FORUMS"

    Nice build, However I Suggest you get a 750w for your system because if your going to be crossfiring 650 might be cutting it close, especially for a 5 series card.

    Corsair Tx750 is a safe bet.

    I Currently have a storm sniper case and i love it!, I also have a scout for my second phenom II system, thats also good and not too big, so its quite portable.

    try the thermalright ultra 120 for the air cooler :)
    stick with 1600 its probably the best ddr3 choice for ddr3 right now.
    and change your monitor to at least a resolution of 1920x1080, because since your crossfiring in the future you'll want to at least have that resolution or your 2 cards won't be performing at 100%.
Ask a new question

Read More

New Build Systems