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First build, for college. $600 with OS and Keyboard/mouse

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May 15, 2010 5:08:23 PM

Case- Rosewill DESTROYER Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower- $49.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

PS- Antec BP550 Plus 550W Continuous Power ATX12V V2.2 Modular Active PFC Power Supply-$59.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CPU- AMD Athlon II X2 240 Regor 2.8GHz Socket AM3 65W Dual-Core Processor-$56.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

MOBO-GIGABYTE GA-MA785GM-US2H AM3/AM2+/AM2 AMD 785G HDMI Micro ATX AMD Motherboard-$79.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Memory- AllComponents 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400)- $99.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

GPU-SAPPHIRE 100287L Radeon HD 5670 (Redwood) 512MB 128-bit DDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16-$94.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

HD-Western Digital Caviar Blue WD1600AAJS 160GB-$39.49
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

OS- Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 1-Pack for System Builders - OEM-$99.99

Keyboard/Mouse Combo-Rosewill RK-800G Black 104 Normal Keys PS/2 Wired Gaming Keyboard-$19.99



Any tips would be greatly appreciated, I would love for my first build to go smoothly.
May 15, 2010 5:15:10 PM


APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: In 2-3 Months possibly

BUDGET RANGE: <1000

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Internet, Gaming, Music

PARTS NOT REQUIRED: Monitor, unless there is a really good deal

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: Newegg.com

PARTS PREFERENCES: None

OVERCLOCKING: No Maybe SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Maybe

MONITOR RESOLUTION: N/A

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: For college
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May 21, 2010 8:32:24 AM

FOr some reason even though there the same i like this one better =p
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
YOu ever gonna upgrade ? cuz your RAM dd2 is gonna be outdated, update the mobo and Ram?
MOBO
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $80
RAM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $100

i would try to spend a lil more on the Harddrive 160 is kinda small but if its good for you go for it. But yea everything else looks

what games are you playing? i dont know much about processors(i5 750 users) at X2, any AMD dual core users help on this one?
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