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a b B Homebuilt system
September 27, 2010 1:28:54 AM

I want to make sure all these parts are compatible with each other especially the PSU which I'm not sure about the quality of. Will this setup work or does anyone have any suggestions of what I should get instead within the same price range? I will be using it mostly for games such as Starcraft 2.


CPU & MB - http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...
Case and PSU - http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...
RAM - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
GPU - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
HD - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Optical Drive - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Total - $591


Thanks.

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a b B Homebuilt system
September 27, 2010 3:16:27 AM

It looks fine and will mostly work for your gaming purposes.

I would change the HDD to this one being only $5 more with shipping calculated in (or $2 cheaper plus shipping). This one is a lot faster and you get some more capacity as well.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Should get this GPU for a better warranty but the one you have is fine as well and same price.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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Anonymous
a b B Homebuilt system
September 27, 2010 4:19:08 AM

Ok, thanks. I'll switch those out.
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a b B Homebuilt system
September 27, 2010 5:17:56 AM

Some Other Options:

Antec Three Hundred Illusion Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
$52 after a $15 rebate
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

or

Rosewill DESTROYER Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
LITE-ON 24X DVD Writer Black SATA Model iHAS424-98 LightScribe Support (Retail)
$52
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...


OCZ ModXStream Pro 600W 80 Plus Certified Modular Power Supply (Better Power Supply)
Samsung Spinpoint F3 500GB SATA Hard Drive (Faster or higer capacity hard drive)
$85 after a $20 rebate
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...

or

OCZ ModXStream Pro 600W 80 Plus Certified Modular Power Supply (Better Power Supply)
GIGABYTE GA-870A-UD3 AM3 AMD 870 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard
$119 with the promo code MBTEN923 after a $20 rebate
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...


That RAM kit isn't from a great brand and isn't a very good value. Some Options:

AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Deneb 3.2GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor
w/OCZ 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3 1600 CL7 Desktop Memory
$195 after a $20 rebate
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...
w/OCZ 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3 1600 CL8 Desktop Memory
$190 after a $20 rebate
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...
w/OCZ 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3 1333 CL9 Desktop Memory
$182 after a $20 rebate
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...

Mushkin Enhanced Essentials 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3 1333 CL9 Desktop Memory (Better bargain ram, DDR3 doesn't need heatspreaders unless you overclock)
$70
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Mushkin Enhanced Silverline 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3 1600 CL7 Desktop Memory (Much Higher Performance)
$85
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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Anonymous
a b B Homebuilt system
September 27, 2010 5:41:31 AM

Thanks, I'll switch the RAM too :) .
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