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October 6, 2010 1:01:25 PM

Hi guys! Need help with a m-atx build that im planning on getting. Not much gaming to be done on the rig but would be nice if it could do a little action (resolution would either be 1980x1080 or could be 1680x1050). The parts I had in mind are as follows.

cpu: amd athlon II x4 635 ($92)
mobo: biostar TA880GB + ($68)
memory: cfd W3U1600HQ-2G (9-9-9-24) ($75)
gpu: ZOTAC GeForce GTS 450 ZT-40501-10L [PCIExp 1GB] ($124) (getting this so that gaming could be viable)
psu: corsair 550vx ($66)
hdd: samsung 500gb hd502sj ($37)
case: either nzxt vulcan or m59 ($91 and $80 respectively)
optical: cheapest i can find ($10-$20)
total: approximately $573

Thats about it. Need help with cooler as I'm not totally sure as to what can fit in those cases. Any suggestion would be great, just name the part so I could search for it here (although memory will be kind of limited). As you can probably tell I'm going for cheap and viable. The prices are approximates as I converted 1:1 yen to usd. Hopefully I can drive down prices. Thanks in advance guys.

edit: sorry guys..

Approximate Purchase Date: This saturday

Budget Range: approximately $600

System Usage from Most to Least Important: office, surfing, watching movies, gaming

Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: amazon.co.jp, shop.tsukumo.co.jp, dospara.co.jp, kakaku.com (i just use the chrome translator)

Country of Origin: Japan

Parts Preferences: for the budget, amd. Don't see how intel would fit.

Overclocking: Yup

SLI or Crossfire: Nope

Monitor Resolution: 1680x1050, 1920x1080

Additional Comments: really cheap but dependable

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October 6, 2010 1:12:17 PM

$522AR

Have a look at the Cooler Master GeminiIIS cooler ^^
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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October 6, 2010 1:23:00 PM

Thanks for the quick reply batuchka! Regarding the build, would it be able to keep up at 1080 res with decent fps on high settings?
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October 6, 2010 1:26:18 PM

Way more capable than GTS 450 and HD 5770 but you would have to go easy on the AA/AF but can do hehe U are welcomed ^^
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October 6, 2010 1:27:44 PM

Thank you very much!
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October 6, 2010 1:27:54 PM

Best answer selected by drexeus.
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October 6, 2010 1:28:31 PM

Yep - happy building/shopping and cheers ^^
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October 6, 2010 1:32:20 PM

cooler:
http://kakaku.com/item/K0000060467/
I don't know if it fits in the Vulcan
HDD
Samsung Spinpoint F3 HD502HJ 500GB
http://kakaku.com/item/K0000058016/
Video card - shoot for a HD 5770
http://kakaku.com/item/K0000084597/
http://kakaku.com/item/K0000084054/
PSU - good -the 450VX is more than enough but it's more expensive in there.

RAM
http://kakaku.com/item/K0000147484/
http://kakaku.com/item/K0000062174/

For movies and not only a nice 23" or 24" full HD monitor.

http://kakaku.com/item/K0000156414/

http://kakaku.com/item/K0000106089/
http://kakaku.com/item/K0000090675/

Look for reviews on the net for the monitors.







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October 6, 2010 2:06:17 PM

Hey mosox..thanks for the links..hopefully the 212 fits..
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