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[New Build] First Gaming PC

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October 23, 2010 1:03:01 PM

I decided to build my first gaming pc, but i need a little help rating/evaluating the parts i've chosen so far. let me know what you think of it. - thanks for the future help

purchase date - by 1st week in november

budget - $500 - $600

system usage - mostly to play games and watch movies

preferred website - newegg.com

country - usa

additional comment - first time building gaming pc, not too knowledgeable with all the terms of building a gaming pc

cd drive
LITE-ON Black 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 8X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA CD/DVD Burner

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

case
Rosewill CHALLENGER Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case ,comes with Three Fans-1x Front Blue LED 120mm Fan, 1x Top 140mm Fan, 1x Rear 120mm Fan, option Fans-2x Side 120mm Fan

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

hard drive
SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD502HJ 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

mother board
ASRock M3A770DE AM3 AMD 770 ATX AMD Motherboard

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

graphics card
SAPPHIRE 100283-3L Radeon HD 5770 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

power supply
SeaSonic S12II 520 Bronze 520W ATX12V V2.3 / EPS 12V V2.91 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

memory
WINTEC AMPX 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model 3AXH1333C9WS4GK

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

processor
AMD Athlon II X3 445 Rana 3.1GHz 3 x 512KB L2 Cache Socket AM3 95W Triple-Core Desktop Processor ADX445WFGMBOX

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

total without shipping - $542.91

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a b 4 Gaming
October 23, 2010 2:02:48 PM

$582AR
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October 23, 2010 2:30:44 PM

thanks for the advice, looks like some really good computer parts
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a b 4 Gaming
October 23, 2010 2:53:36 PM

You are welcomed ^^
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October 23, 2010 7:14:52 PM

forgot to post this on my first message, i'm installing a windows 7 oem onto my new built pc. do i need any extra parts or to change a few so its compatible with the oem?
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a b 4 Gaming
October 23, 2010 7:22:14 PM

Hmm when u state OEM - was this off a previous DIY or some installation disc off a Dell/HP/Acer etc?
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a b 4 Gaming
October 24, 2010 6:39:30 AM

Ya good to go ^^
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October 24, 2010 11:58:10 AM

thanks, for the advice. I also had a question on monitors. I have a pretty old 18 lcd monitor. do any of you guys recommend a good monitor for the batucka's setup?
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