Gaming AMD Build - Final Check/Rundown.

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: Friday of this week through the next two months. Cards will be purchased last.

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming.

PARTS NOT REQUIRED: Keyboard, Mouse, Monitor, Speakers, OS, Hard Drive, CD/DVD.

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: newegg.com - COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: US

PARTS PREFERENCES: (no gigabyte)

OVERCLOCKING: Maybe - CROSSFIRE: Yes

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Just a compatibility/final rundown check.

Case:

Armor Suit Case

Mother Board:

ASUS M4A79T Deluxe

Power Supply:

ENERMAX PRO82

Graphics Card:

Radeon HD 5850 (one at first 2nd one after initial build)

RAM:

G Skill - Ripjaw Series - 4GB - DDR3 1600 x2 (4 total)

CPU:
AMD Phenom II X4 955

Heatsink:

Noctua NH-U12P


Total Approximate Cost: 1146 (with one card) + Other parts not listed - Roughly 1500 with them.


If I made some incompatible options or mistakes feel free to correct I may have misread or just went full retarded. Please don't overhaul my build. This is just a check on everything not what I should put in vs. what.

Pre thank you for all the help guys.
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  1. How much are that case and PSU costing you?
  2. Case is 210 roughly. Edit: + S&H which I can get for half normal rate so like... 225 - 230. vs 250 or so.

    PSU is 99 dollars after 30 dollar mail in rebate. Edit: Free S&H
  3. That case goes for 230 on newegg, an antec 1200 with a TP-750 blue will run you slightly more but comes with the power supply and a free 1TB HDD after combo right now
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.273738

    Get a single kit of ram, toms has done many tests and unless you plan to be doing a lot of work using photoshop or premier then you wont get a performance boost out of more than 4 GB of ram.

    If you dont need another hard drive there is an $80 off combo with the i5 750 and the antec 1200
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.273737
    it brings the i5 easily into the price range which is definitely something to consider.
  4. Antec TruePower New TP-750 Blue 750W $105 with no rebate needed & free shipping. Partly modular for a neater case & better airflow.
    Antec Truepower New 750W review
  5. I am not changing my processor or case etc.

    Also I can get the case through my friends business for cheaper then ebay amazon newegg etc.

    I was more looking for error/compatibility checks thanks for the comments everyone.
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