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First Time Build: Is this a good build?

This is my first time building a PC and I picked out some parts on NewEgg. Are all these parts compatible with each other? Any suggestions for different parts? Are there any extra parts I need to buy?
Thanks for your help.


Plan on purchasing parts in a month or two.

I'd rather not spend more than $800 (before rebates)

This will be a gaming PC. I'd like to have an fps of at least 30 (preferably 60) on most games.

I do not require any accessory parts including monitors, keyboards, speakers, etc.
I will be reusing my power supply (thermaltake toughpower 850 watt power supply) and 4gb of DDR2 ram

I was planning on buying from new egg but I will buy from whoever has the cheapest parts.

The case is a mid-tower (would a full tower be better?) and I would prefer to use Intel and Nvidia cpu and gpu.

Maybe overclocking

Maybe SLI

1680x1050 monitor resolution


Here is a quick build I put together, I'm not set on anything and I would love suggestions on getting more bang for my buck. less money = happy me:

$79.99 - Western Digital AV-GP WD10EVDS 1TB SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal AV Hard Drive -Bare Drive

$229.99 - GIGABYTE GV-N460OC-1GI GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

$44.98 - Rosewill DESTROYER Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

$354.99 (combo) Intel Core i7-860 Lynnfield 2.8GHz 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1156 95W Quad-Core Processor

ASUS P7P55 LX LGA 1156 Intel P55 ATX Intel Motherboard
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  1. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/261222-31-build-advice

    If you could provide links and prices to all the parts that would be even more awesome.
  2. I fixed it up a bit. Let me know if more info would be helpful. Thanks for the help.
  3. Best answer
    You're spending too much on the proc. You need DDR3 to work with that mobo. What specific 850 watt is it?

    What are you upgrading from? If you're building in a month come back then.
  4. Best answer selected by unbiasedfanboy.
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