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600-700$ Gaming build - Pls leave feedback

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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)
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.