Sign in with
Sign up | Sign in
Your question

Need Advice On CPU - Video Card - Mobo

Last response: in Systems
Share
January 21, 2010 2:32:05 AM

Hello everyone, I need advice on CPU, video card, and motherboard.

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: *Next Saturday the 30th
BUDGET RANGE: < 750 Before Rebates and Taxes

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: *Gaming -- Watching Anime -- Photoshop

PARTS NOT REQUIRED: *keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS, dvd drive

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: *newegg.com, tigerdirect.com

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: *US

PARTS PREFERENCES: *AMD Phenom II X4 BE CPU -- *19' or 20' LCD

OVERCLOCKING: *Yes

SLI OR CROSSFIRE: No

MONITOR RESOLUTION: *1440x900 or 1600x1200

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS:
*Should I go w/ the 5770 or 5750? (I will be playing on a 19' or 20' monitor)
*Should I go w/ a cheaper or a more expensive Phenom II? (Planning on OC it)
*Any recommended aftermarket heatsinks?
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
- - CPU - -
AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Deneb 3.2GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor Model HDZ955FBGIBOX - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103674&cm_re=Phenom_II_X_4_955-_-19-103-674-_-Product
- - $165 - -

- - RAM - -
G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231277&Tpk=RAM%20G.SKILL%20Ripjaws%204GB%20F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL
- - $94 - -

- - Video Card - -
SAPPHIRE 100283L Radeon HD 5770 (Juniper XT) 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102858&Tpk=APPHIRE%20Radeon%20HD%205770%20(Juniper%20XT
- - $180 - -

- - HDD - -
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3320418AS 320GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822148469&cm_re=HDD_Seagate_Barracuda_7200-_-22-148-469-_-Product
- - $50 - -

- - Case & PSU - -
1. Rosewill Xtreme Series RX750-S-B 750W Continuous @40°C ,80 PLUS Certified, ATX12V v2.2 & EPS12V v2.91, SLI Ready CrossFire ... - Retail
2. Rosewill DESTROYER Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case ,comes with Three Fans-1x Front Blue LED 120mm Fan, 1x Top 120mm ... - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.312688
- - $130 - -

- - Mobo - -
GIGABYTE GA-MA770T-UD3P AM3 AMD 770 ATX AMD Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128392&Tpk=770T
- - $80 - -

Total = - - 699 - -
a b U Graphics card
a b à CPUs
January 21, 2010 3:28:37 AM

You forgot the usage part I think... this is for gaming? For 1600 x 1200 the 5750 should be enough I think.
!