[New System Build]1st time build for Phenom II X4 - $800 - please help Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: February 26, 2010 3:03 AM in Systems Share aaronalpha3 February 24, 2010 10:15:19 PM APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: Within this week/month SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: audio editing, gaming, surfing the web, watching movies PARTS NOT REQUIRED: case (AZZA CSAZ-910 ATX Helios 910... on sale for $45 after rebate), keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, Windows 7, surge protector PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: Newegg PARTS PREFERENCES: AMD Phenom II X4 955 BE, 4GB (2GB X 2GB) DDR3 1600 RAM, 500 GB hard drive OVERCLOCKING: No SLI/CROSSFIRE: No MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1600x900 (for now) ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: These are some products I've been looking into, what do you all think and if there is something better or a deal/combo I'd appreciate the advice: AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Deneb 3.2GHz 4 x 512KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor - Retail http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $160.99 COMBO DEAL: CORSAIR CMPSU-750TX 750W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Compatible with Core i7 Power Supply - Retail XFX HD-485X-ZDFC Radeon HD 4850 1GB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card - Retail http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... $234.98 Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3500418AS 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $54.99 Sony Optiarc Black 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA DVD/CD Rewritable Drive - OEM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $23.99 NZXT Sentry-2 5.25" Touch Screen fan controller - Retail http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $29.99 GIGABYTE GA-790XTA-UD4 AM3 AMD 790X SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $139.99 G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL7D-4GBRM - Retail http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $114.99 What would you guys change and could you check to see if everything is compatible? I want to be around 800 or less I would like this computer to play new games at full speed but also be relatively quiet (fan controller should help) Also, I have been doing a lot of research but keep in mind this is my 1st build Thanks for help in advance! More about : system build 1st time build phenom 800 batuchka February 25, 2010 10:42:04 AM Hmm something more frame/$$ end of the day? A HD 5850 once u get to Full HD and am more the practical single decent GPU as per resolution kindda dude hehe m 0 l aaronalpha3 February 26, 2010 3:03:09 AM Nice suggestions batuchka, I went with your advice on the RAM and PSU. I ordered all the parts and I'm looking forward to putting this together. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solved[New System Build] AMD Phenom II X4 965 Forum Help With New Build: Old AMD Phenom II X4 955 To A . . . ? Forum SolvedNEED HELP ON NEW (AND 1ST) $800 BUILD PLEASE Forum SolvedAMD Phenom II X4 830 system build / budget build Forum Building a system around the new AMD Phenom II X4 955 Quad Core 3.2GHz Forum Solved$800 - multitasking/gaming complete system 1st time build Forum SolvedNew Build for a 1st time builder! HELP! Forum SolvedPlease evaluate my Phenom II X4 955 / Radeon 5850 build Forum Looking to build a 700-800$ gaming Pc 1st time need help Forum SolvedAMD Phenom II X4 965 vs Intel Core i3-2100 Sandy Bridge 3.1GHz for new build Forum Solved First build, need help optimizing evolves around the Phenom II X4 965 Forum Solved$600-$800 Gaming PC Build, 1st Time so I need help! Forum SolvedNew budget build for friend - FX4100, Phenom II X4 965, or what? Forum New, 1st time build- It's all gone so wrong, help please! Forum Help with new build please (HD 5770 / Athlon II x4 620) (updated) Forum SolvedNew build advice .Phenom II X6 1090T vs Phenom II X4 Forum SolvedDifference of 119UKP btw i7 920 and phenom II X4 955 first time builds Forum Help, please. Father/son 1st time build won't start (but it did) Forum SolvedNew Build 1st time need help. Forum Best $800 to $1200 AMD Phenom II x4 BE Crossfire Gaming Build? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !