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Check my $650 gaming

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June 6, 2010 6:06:23 PM

Ok, After a lot of posts on the site finding out whats best, ive finally come up with what I think is the cheapest and best setup for a gaming computer. Im open to suggestions of better parts as long as it wont end up costing me more then $650 :) 

CPU: AMD Phenom II 940 Black Edition
Mobo: Gigabyte GA-770TA-UD3

Case: Antec Three Hundred Illusion
RAM: 4gb G.Skill Ripjaw DDR3

GPU: XFX 5770

Power Supply: hec XPower 780w
Hard drive: Hitachi 500gb 7200 RPM

DVD Drive:

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a b 4 Gaming
June 6, 2010 6:33:37 PM

1. The 940BE being one of the 1st Deneb chips is socket AM2+ with it's Integrated Memory Controller (IMC) strictly able to 'talk' to DDR2 only so is incompatible with that AM3 mobo with DDR3 DIMM slots Shame on Egg for the incompatible combo @@

2. Negative on that HEC PSU

3. Alternative: $648AR
June 6, 2010 7:57:10 PM

That one looks much better then the one I had.. Thanks :)  now to find all that stuff...
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a b 4 Gaming
June 6, 2010 8:16:52 PM

You are welcomed ^^
a b 4 Gaming
June 6, 2010 8:20:40 PM

For the $$ a very decent one ^^
June 6, 2010 8:20:46 PM

Is that a good case?
June 6, 2010 8:23:05 PM

Best answer selected by goalguy876.
June 6, 2010 8:25:55 PM

ok great sounds good. will it be able to run games like fallout 3 on good settings?