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 First computer build for running CAD mostly Forum Thoughts on my custom, semi-budget first build? solution Opinions/Thoughts on computer build mostly for cad/3d cad. Forum SolvedBudget AM3 build sub $600 CAD Forum SolvedHelp me build a CAD PC under $650 solution SolvedTrying to build my first PC mostly for ARMA 3 solution SolvedFirst Post, first build, looking for some input. $1200 CAD Budget solution SolvedFirst Build $850-$950(CAD) Gaming PC solution Can someone make me a gaming pc build Under 450 CAD solution SolvedMy first build for mostly gaming looking for a review of the build. solution First Intel Build ~900 CAD solution First computer build - CAD/Gaming station Forum SolvedMy first build ever (1200$) CAD Forum SolvedMy first build (gaming PC)!! 1229 CAD, after tax Forum Solved2D/3D/CAD Computer 1500-2500, Help me build it please. Forum Solved$1500 gaming/CAD/SSD/ubuntu first time build Forum First build Need Some tips on this High-end gaming pc (mostly case suggestions) solution Building my first computer, a CAD setup, and need verification of my parts list Forum First time build ~$1000 Gaming/CAD rig, looking for feedback before buying all parts Forum SolvedFirst-time build: AM3+ or FM2 based processor? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !