Review my planned build

Hello, im planning on building a computer in a month or so and just wanted a second opinion on the parts i chose and what i should change and how good it would perform in games such as:

black ops
Civ 5
crysis 2
the sims 3 (lol)

Parts are:

AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Socket AM3 3.2 GHz 8MB L3 Cache Retail Boxed
XFX HD 5770 1GB XXX Edition GDDR5 Dual DVI HDMI DisplayPort PCI-E Graphics Card
LG GH22LS50 22x DVD±RW DL & RAM with LightScribe SATA Optical Drive
Western Digital WD6402AAEX 640GB Hard Drive SATAIII 7200rpm 64MB Cache
MSI 870A-G54 Socket AM3 8 Channel Audio ATX Motherboard
Corsair 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3 1600MHz/PC3-12800 XMS3 i5 Memory Kit CL9(9-9-9-24) 1.65V
Coolermaster GX 750W PSU - 6x SATA 2x PCI-E 80plus Certified
Xigmatek Asgard All Black Interio/Exterior Mid Tower Case
Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro rev 2
Windows 7 ultimate x64

I also plan to over clock to 3.6
thanks for the help in advance :)
5 answers Last reply
More about review planned build
  1. Get G.Skill DDR3 1333 RAM. With tighter timings. AMD does better with tighter timings as compared to higher frequencies.

    Don't get a Cooler Master PSU. Corsair, Seasonic, XFX, Antec - XFX 750W black edition

    I'd wait for the new 69xx series thats coming out at the end of this month for a GPU.

    Ohh and read my sig
  2. If i were u

    1. No gain SATA 6GB/s for mechanical drive so hit a F3 500GB?
    2. Consider Asrock 870Extreme3 now price slashed ^^ 8/8 Corssfire capable
    3. Just a beefy 650W/80+ would do fine
    4. Consider hitting a HD 6850
    5. Why

    HD6K: single/CF review

    Cheers ^^
  3. Thanks for the help guys, i think im gonna get hd 6850, 1tb spinpoint f3 and ASrock 870Extreme3 and some gskill RAM now. btw im from the uk so i can't buy from new egg :(
  4. That sounds good - u are welcomed ^^
  5. Quote:
    Asus motherboard
    AMD Phenom II X4 955 (3.2GHZ) Deneb - HDX955WFK4DGM
    AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Stock Heatsink/Fan
    ASUS CuCore Series EAH5770 CuCore/2DI/1GD5 Radeon HD 5770 1GB 128-bit GDDR5
    8GB (4 x 2GB) G.SKILL Dual Channel Kit DDR3 1333
    SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD502HJ 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB
    OCZ Technology 60 GB Vertex 2 Series SATA II

    Why the vertex? its more than the agility 2?
    8GB of ram is a waste of $.
Ask a new question

Read More

New Build Systems Product