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October 17, 2010 3:19:42 AM

I'm building a computer for the first time, mainly for gaming. Being a poor teenager, I'd like to spend as little money as possible; my budget's about $800. Here are the parts I picked out, but as I'm new to this, if anyone has advice or suggestions that'd be great.

Motherboard: MSI 770-G45 Motherboard - http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...

CPU: AMD Phenom II X2 550 - http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...

Memory: Corsair 4GB Dual Channel DDR3 RAM 1333MHz 2x 2048MB - http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...

GPU: Sapphire Radeon HD 5770 - http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...

Hard Drive: Western Digital Caviar Black Hard Drive - 500GB - http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...

DVD Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST 24X Internal DVD Burner - http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...

Case: Cooler Master RC-600-KKN1-GP Gladiator 600 Mid Tower Case - http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...

PSU: Cooler Master RS700-AMBAD3-US Silent Pro M 700W Power Supply - http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...

I wanted to try core unlocking for the Phenom II 550 - does anybody know the success rate for this - also, will my mobo support it?



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October 17, 2010 3:45:57 AM

I have an ASUS VW246H 24" 1920x1080 - I already own that though.

and yeah I realize the Case and PSU are a bit much, but I want to leave room for future upgrading - my total's only about $670 anyway
October 17, 2010 3:47:13 AM

For $664AR

Cfable + USB/SATA 3.0
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