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-=My Gaming Build=-

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October 25, 2010 3:37:12 AM

Computer Case:150$
Cooler Master HAF 932 Blue

Processor: 260$
AMD Phenom II X6 1090T(3.2GHz)

Ram:180$
8GB (4x2GB) DDR3 1600

Hard Drive:80$
Seagate Barracuda 1.5TB 7200 RPM

Graphics:240$
ATI Radeon HD 6870 1GB

Power Supply:150$
XFX Black Edition 850w

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

Keyboard:

Mouse:80$
RAZER Imperator

Mouse Pad:



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Feel free to select a motherboard of the 3, considering i don't know what is best for gaming you choose.

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Questions
1) Are my parts Compatible with each other?
2) Is this a good Gaming Build?
3) is 850W PSU enough?
4) Are the motherboard(s) of the 3 compatible with 1600 dd3 ram and a 6core amd cpu?
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Also feel free to add / change anything that might be better and helpful / useful.


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October 25, 2010 4:45:37 AM

^ For gaming, the 6-Core and 8GB of RAM would be of very little use...

This would be a very good gaming config -
X4 955 + ASUS 890GX
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...

Mushkin 4GB DDR3
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CM HAF 922 + CM Silent PRO 700W - It would easily suffice for 2x HD 6870s...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...

SSD for boot-
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

1TB HDD for data
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

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

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

Total - ~$930
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October 25, 2010 6:48:26 AM

Agreed with above, though if you are dead-set on the 8GB of ram, you'll want 2*4GB, not 4*2GB. It leaves room for expandability and will perform (negligably) better.
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