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Gaming build, keeping it cheap.

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July 28, 2010 10:37:07 AM

Hey, I'm building a computer mainly geared for gaming. I've already got an HD 4850 X2 2GB, a Hyper 212 Plus Heatsink and a BENQ E2420HD monitor (1080p). I am mainly gearing for an AMD build, because of the overclocking potention of the CPUS. So, here is the build I have so far. And everything in it is free shipping too.

Things to take note of:

I can also buy parts from NCIX, but nothing to big, as I will have to bring it down with me on the plane.

I will be getting a SSD as my boot drive eventually.

I don't know a ton about motherboards, but I'm probably going to stick with Just the one GPU (card, 2 GPU's technically) for quite a while anyways. I did want a SATA III and USB 3.0 motherboard though. Even if the USB doesn't get the full 3.0 speed, it would be nice to have it compliant for 3.0 devices. Also, CPU unlocking to try and get the extra cores running.

I am trying to keep it as cheap as possible.

Thanks tons all!
a b 4 Gaming
July 28, 2010 11:27:51 AM

I can't see your image link at work, so if you would like my input, please just give a description of each part. Preferably not just AMD Quad Core, 500GB HDD. I need a least a brief idea of what each part is.

I apologize for my works filtering in advance :) 
July 28, 2010 12:24:22 PM

I'll try linking it as a normal pic Cmc,

any luck?
P.S. nice build Op, :) 
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a b 4 Gaming
July 28, 2010 12:32:40 PM

Thanks moto!
July 28, 2010 1:56:35 PM

Thanks for taking a look at it guys. Is there any advice on alternate parts or anything, or is it pretty good?
July 28, 2010 2:25:55 PM

It's a great build, I don't have much to comment on other than the PSU and the case looks like an outrageously good deal!
a b 4 Gaming
July 28, 2010 3:19:54 PM

Those XFX PSUs are good and on the cheap right now, same goes for OCZ. Snatch em up before they raise their prices!