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July 2, 2010 8:11:49 AM

Im kind of new to building computers so i just want some feedback to see if i am doing it right. I tried getting quality items with good reviews for the price.

Already Owned:
OS, CD/DVD Drive, Monitor (1280x1024), Keyboard (USB), Mouse (USB)

AMD Athlon II X3 435


CORSAIR XMS3 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3

Video/Graphics Card:
SAPPHIRE 100283L Radeon HD 5770

Hard Drive:
Western Digital 7200RPM SATA 3.0

Case/Power Supply:
Antec 600 Black + Antec NEO ECO 520C 520W

Grand Total - $642.87 (with $30 mail in rebates)

In case you were wondering, ill be mostly playing World of Warcraft and other Blizzard (SC2, Diablo III) titles maybe some shooters (Quake Live, TF2)

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July 2, 2010 8:25:02 AM

Here is another one...
X3 440 - Cheaper and faster...

Mobo - This has a newer chipset and new features...
Gigabyte 870

Corsair 4GB + NZXT M59

OCZ ModExtreme 500W + WD Black 640GB

Graphics card - Newer revision cooler...

And an extra fan for the case...

Total - ~$585 | $550 Including rebates...
July 2, 2010 8:43:34 AM

thanks alot, ill have to look into using more combo options in the future.
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July 2, 2010 9:28:21 AM

my only concern is the motherboard says DDR3 1866(OC)/1333/1066 under memory, would i still be able to use the DDR31600 RAM? (hope its not a dumb question lol)
July 2, 2010 9:33:32 AM

^ I wouldn't say it as your misunderstanding as it should have said "Will support RAM with speeds upto DDR3 1866"...
July 2, 2010 11:54:04 AM

gkay's suggestions looks good to me. Happy building+shopping+using :D 
July 2, 2010 12:31:31 PM

i second gkays suggestions.
July 3, 2010 1:27:35 AM

gkay's suggestion turned out to be $603.92 before MIR.