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~$1000 Gaming PC Build

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August 3, 2010 3:30:30 AM

Hello all,

Longtime reader, first time poster. I'm planning on building a gaming PC in the next couple months and I was wondering if you guys could help me out...
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APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: 1-2 Months

BUDGET RANGE: ~$1000

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: gaming, surfing internet, school stuff

PARTS NOT REQUIRED: mouse

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: Newegg.com

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: USA

PARTS PREFERENCES: AMD (cheaper)

OVERCLOCKING: Maybe in the future

SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Maybe in the future

MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1920 x 1080

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: The most common complaint of the GTX480 is the heat, what should I do/buy to cool it?

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CPU/Mobo - AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition/ GIGABYTE GA-790XTA-UD4 AM3 AMD 790X SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...

GPU - MSI N480GTX-M2D15-B GeForce GTX 480 (Fermi) 1536MB 384-bit GDDR5

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...

Memory - G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600

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

Monitor - Asus 23.6" LCD Monitor (1080p, 1920 x 1080)

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

HDD - SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD502HJ 500GB

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...

Power Supply Corsair 650W

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

Keyboard - Logitech Pro 2000 Black USB Cordless Standard Keyboard

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

ODD - Asus

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



Grand Total:$1246.91

How is this build?

Questions:
1. Is the power supply brand good? Is 650W enough for a GTX480?
2. Are all the parts compatible?
3. Any way to shave off a few bucks? :D 

Edit: Change PSU from 550 to 650

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August 3, 2010 4:09:46 AM
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