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April 12, 2010 6:56:37 AM

Good day, I would like to ask if this would be a good build, some of the components on the previous suggestions were out of stock.

well anyway here is my new build:

phenom II x3 720 be (any other suggestion on this?)
sapphire 5770 vapor-x
Gigbayte GA-MA74GMT-S2
ddr3-1333 pc3-10600 Team Elite™ (2gbX2)
LG 22" (W2253TQ) wide black DVI

I'd be getting this on wed on a local store... i still need an hdd, a psu, and a case thanks guys!

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April 12, 2010 7:10:42 AM

^ Save money and get the Athlon II X3 - 435/ 440 and invest in maybe the HD 5850/ HD 5830...
PSU - Atleast a 500W if you will be going with HD 5850/ HD 5830...
Or atleast a 450W if you will be going with HD 5770...
PSU mainly from Antec EA or TP or ECO series/ Corsair/ Seasonic/ Silverstone/ PCP&S/ OCZ/ CM Real Power or Silent PRO series...

CASE - Maybe Antec 200 if you want a cheap yet good airflow case...Or get a equally big case with many fans...
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April 12, 2010 9:51:24 AM

any 'energy efficient' psu's that you could recommend? i mean... i really haven't had any experience choosing/buying a psu at around $25-$30?
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April 12, 2010 11:51:56 AM

OCZ ModExtreme 500W -> It should be able to handle HD 5870 too without any issues and after rebates would come to about $40...
That is the least I would go on a PSU...
Like I said, get any PSU from the list of manufacturers I have given above...those are all very efficient - 80+ certified with Active PFC(Reduces the amount of power consumed by the PSU to give out the required wattage)
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April 12, 2010 4:07:49 PM

ok thank you... ocz then... o i just notice one thing... there's this warning about the mobo on the manufacturer's site that if i use an am3 socket it cuts the bus speed from 5200 to 2000 OUCH! http://www.gigabyte.com.tw/Products/Motherboard/Product... any good proc on the same price range with this board?
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April 12, 2010 4:52:51 PM

one more thing... how bout the ram which one is better that one on my build or this one 4gb (dual) ddr3-1333 G.Skill RipJaws? this build would be pushing through tomorrow... though i'm having trouble with my local suppliers... :( 
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April 13, 2010 7:35:16 AM

Well that is the limitation of the 740 chipset...And that too it is an AM3 socket mobo so will not fit any other CPUs...
RAM speeds wont matter much...generally get a RAM with tighter timings...And 1333Mhz is fine...
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April 13, 2010 3:54:26 PM

already got the rig! :p 

phenom II x4 925
asus m4a78lt
gskill ripjaw 2x2gb 1333
sapphire hd 5770 vapor x
lg 23" LED backlit
liteon 24x
hec 500w
wd 320gb caviar blue
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