First build for me, semi-budget, mostly CAD, AM3 build Tags: Homebuilt Build Systems Last response: August 30, 2010 6:04 PM in Systems Share g19041980 August 30, 2010 4:52:53 PM this is my first build. i've been waiting for a few months now so i'm pretty excited. so the system looks like this Antec 300 Corsair 850TX Phenom II x6 1055T Noctua NH-U12P Gigabyte 890GPA-UDH3 Asus 4870 1Gb Kingston HyperX 2x2GB 1333MHz CL7 Intel SSD 40GB X25-V SATA2 BenQ G2420HDBL I have some new questions. if i'll overclock the processor: 1. will the AMD turbo core still work (boosting the frequency of 3 of the 6 cores)? 2. should I get higher frequency memory? thank you More about : build semi budget cad am3 build ScrewySqrl a b B Homebuilt system August 30, 2010 5:23:34 PM if you overclock, turbo boost will NOT work properly. Turn it off if you overclock. you won't notice much difference between 1333 and 1600 memory mosox a b B Homebuilt system August 30, 2010 5:26:47 PM A 650W PSU would be fine. A HD 5770 is newer and consumes less power, less heat too. LE The RAM is fine. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer g19041980 August 30, 2010 6:04:40 PM thanks for the replys. i choose the 4870 becose i read it works well softmoded into firepro. the price difference between 650tx and 850tx is small, so i thought it would give some room for upgrades (maybe the video card(s)). Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumFirst computer build for running CAD mostly ForumSemi-Budget Build $550-$600 ForumFirst -time build : AM3 + or FM2 based processor? ForumIvy Bridge First Gaming Build Version 2.0 $1400-$1900 CAD ForumFirst Time Build $800-$1000 CAD ForumFirst time build for 2200 CAD , need everything! Advice wanted! ForumNew AMD Budget CAD Workstation Build ForumHelp me make a New PC HTPC/ General CAD ForumFirst time PC build for CAD and gaming ForumHelp me build a ~$3,500 system (gaming/ CAD /PS) ForumMy first build ever (1200$) CAD Forum$700-$1000 CAD New Build (Built and Running) ForumSemi-budget gaming build ? ForumSemi-Budget Build ForumBudget AM3 build sub $600 CAD Forum$700 CAD Performance Build Help Needed ASAP ForumWill this PCI Fit on my Motherboard? ForumHTPC Build around $600 Forum~$1000 Gaming (First Build) ForumHows this for a 700$ gaming build? More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !