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Any Opinions Before Buying?
Jun 20, 2010, 9:34 AM
Hi everybody, I would like people's opinions of my desktop before I purchase. I will purchase sometime this week, and it will be a gaming desktop, budget 1000-1500. Already have mouse and keyboard, going with Windows 7 Prof.
Here are the components:
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1002FAEX 1TB 7200 RPM, Internal.
AMD Phenom II X3 720 Black Edition Heka 2.8GHz
MSI 790X-G45 AM3 AMD 790X ATX AMD
Ram: Wanted the first one, but its out of stock on Newegg, second option looks fine.
G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM 1333
G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM 1333
GIGABYTE Radeon HD 5850 (Cypress Pro) 1GB
CORSAIR CMPSU-650TX 650W
Antec Three Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
SAMSUNG Black 22X SH-S223C
Acer 23" Widescreen LCD
I plan to build it myself. I prefer Newegg, but its not mandatory. Please let me know if you see anything that is Fail. Thanks!
Jun 23, 2010
Jun 20, 2010
Jun 20, 2010, 9:39 AM
1. Native SATA/USB 3.0, 8/8 CF still @ $95
2. Consider that 650TX comboed with Samsung F3 1TB
3. After market cooler?
Jun 20, 2010, 9:43 AM
Alternatively : $1098AR with the LCD u picked out
Checking my new gaming build before buying
Budget gaming rig for 580$- 600$ help needed!!
Buying a new desktop for D3
My first build <$900 after tax shipping ect... what u think
Please suggest a good MOBO (and other parts) for my first build
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Jun 20, 2010, 3:47 PM
All good replies so far.
In general - I'd get the samsung spinpoint f3 vs the hard drive you have listed.
I'd swap that cpu for something with a c3 stepping or the $199 hex core.
I'd buy this better power supply for less $
Jun 20, 2010, 3:47 PM
and all of batchuka's motherboard suggestions are good!
Jun 20, 2010, 4:10 PM
Yes that is a C3 stepping 955BE
Core stepping C3
Jun 20, 2010, 6:29 PM
Thanks for the input! now I have to go through the Combos looking for deals
Jun 21, 2010, 3:47 AM
You are welcomed ^^
Jun 23, 2010, 8:08 PM
Best answer selected by mossy.
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