Review my planned build Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: November 9, 2010 6:40 PM in Systems Share frogpen November 8, 2010 4:26:17 PM 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: COD4 black ops TF2 crysis minecraft Civ 5 crysis 2 the sims 3 (lol) etc 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 More about : review planned build vindictive November 8, 2010 4:36:32 PM Get G.Skill DDR3 1333 RAM. With tighter timings. AMD does better with tighter timings as compared to higher frequencies. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231275&cm_re=g.skill_ddr3_1333-_-20-231-275-_-Product Don't get a Cooler Master PSU. Corsair, Seasonic, XFX, Antec - XFX 750W black edition http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817207003 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 batuchka November 8, 2010 4:37:44 PM 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 http://www.anandtech.com/show/3987/amds-radeon-6870-685... Cheers ^^ Related resources Please review my first planned build (£700-£800) - Forum Need help to review my first build plan - Forum Need a review of my new programming workstation build plan. - Forum Planned to build a "beast" gaming pc - Forum Couple questions about my planned build - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer frogpen November 8, 2010 4:53:32 PM 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 batuchka November 9, 2010 3:28:17 AM That sounds good - u are welcomed ^^ vindictive November 9, 2010 6:40:20 PM 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 SAMSUNG BLU-RAY COMBO 8X BLACK BD ROM/DVD WRITER Why the vertex? its more than the agility 2? 8GB of ram is a waste of $. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedAdvice required on planned build Forum SolvedPlanned Build - Looking for feedback on selected components Forum SolvedIs my planned PC build okay? Forum SolvedRate my planned specs (First Build) Forum SolvedPlanned PC Build for End of the Month Forum SolvedMy planned first build Forum SolvedPSU Recommendation for MY Planned Build Forum SolvedPlanned Pc Build Forum SolvedNew Build Planned, looking for a good CPU cooler! Forum Solvedplanned build ok ? Forum SolvedPlanned New Workstation Build Forum SolvedCore i7 Build not running as planned. Forum SolvedWhat do you think? My planned system build! Forum Thoughts on my planned build? Forum Need Advice on a planned build. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !