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First build

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June 12, 2010 4:14:25 AM

This is the first time I've actually gotten around to having all the components in a cart to build a basic gaming computer, so I would like to get peoples opinions on the parts I have chosen. A few things to note, I have an nzxt case to put everything in already, as well as a 700w Apevia psu already in my possession. I bounced around between the intel I7 930and the amd 1090t.

AMD 1090t


Gskill Ripjaws 2x2Gb ddr3 1600

XFX ATI 5770

1TB Samsung spinpoint

Disk Drive
DVD/CD combo drive

Card reader
Nippon labs all in one

keyboard, mouse, monitor, all ready owned.
I had a $1000 budget, and this comes out to ~$821, so any suggestions are welcome.

going to purchase by June 19, 2010

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June 12, 2010 5:17:35 AM

what about the power supply and the case?if the computer is for gaming get a cheaper processor like a i5 750 or even a amd phenom ii x4 955 and get a 5850 or 5870 instead, for gaming the gpu is more important then the processor, and either way the x4 955 and the i5 750 are still very powerful.
June 12, 2010 6:13:12 AM

I think you should change the PSU for the ocz 600w, which is a better quality PSU