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Gaming Build - Budget $800-900

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July 3, 2010 11:18:44 PM

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: Ideally within this week, preferably this weekend to benefit from July 4th sales on newegg. Budget is 800-900 before rebates.

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: gaming, watching movies, internet

PARTS NOT REQUIRED: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, dvd-rw

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: newegg, I plan to get their preferred customers card for the 12 mo. no interest

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: USA

PARTS PREFERENCES: No preferences

OVERCLOCKING: No

SLI OR CROSSFIRE: No

MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1680x1050 is my current monitors max. I plan to upgrade to a 1080P display eventually, but for now this will suffice due to budget.

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Don't need anything flashy, a basic case would be fine.

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Looking for feedback/suggestions on a build I'm messing with.

http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/PublicWishDetail.aspx...

Specifics:

AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Deneb 3.2GHz 4 x 512KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor HDZ955FBGIBOX

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

MSI 870A-G54 AM3 AMD 870 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

XFX HD-585X-ZNFC Radeon HD 5850 1GB 256-bit DDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card w/ Eyefinity

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

OCZ StealthXStream OCZ600SXS 600W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready Active PFC Power Supply

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD502HJ 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

COOLER MASTER Centurion 5 CAC-T05-WW Black/Silver Aluminum Bezel, SECC Chassis ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

I'm open to any suggestions. I'd like to possibly get a cheaper case to save some extra money, but I don't want to get something too cheap / flimsy.

Thanks,

John

July 3, 2010 11:22:27 PM

It all fits together. It is difficult to find a cheaper case with similar quality.
July 4, 2010 2:09:08 PM

Parts look good. An alternative case is the Antec 300, not that it's cheaper...... There are a few cheapish cases the batuchka and a few others recommend, but the quality wouldn't be as good as the Antec 300 or other good cases like it that are made with quality.
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July 4, 2010 2:22:58 PM

Yep. That's a nice build :)  You won't have any problem.
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