New AMD Gaming Build, opinions? Tags: Homebuilt AMD Systems Product Last response: November 22, 2010 10:05 AM in Systems Share pyrogx November 22, 2010 2:46:15 AM I have put together a build that i believe will work fine, but want a final input and/or changes. Yes i know its an nVidia card, but it works with AMD. Nothing wrong with cross matching. Bundle(CPU, RAM, MOBO,and HDD) http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboBundleDetails.aspx?I... CPU: AMD Phenom II x4 955 RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB MOBO: GIGABYTE 880G HDD: Seagate Barracuda 7200rpm 1TB Drive __________________________________________ Display: Asus 24" Full HD Monitor http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Case & OS: Rosewill Challenger and Windows 7 Home Premium http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... CPU Cooling: Cooler MAster Hyper 212 Plus http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... PSU: Cooler Master eXtreme Power Plus 700W http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Optical Drive: LITE-ON 24x DVD Writer http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... GPU: PNY Geforce GTS 460 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... More about : amd gaming build opinions Maziar November 22, 2010 9:18:57 AM Looks great to me I wouldn't change anything in it. m 0 l Mark Heath November 22, 2010 10:05:45 AM Overall, pretty good, but I'd go for a different (more stable and reliable) PSU. Look at this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... That series of PSUs cannot pull their rated wattage: http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/Cooler-Master-eX... http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/Cooler-Master-eX... With the GPU, consider switching to this Gigabyte version: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Cheaper (plus there's the MIR) and since it uses dual fans it should run cooler. Also, if you count the shipping costs for your monitor mb consider this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Picture quality is supposed to be good for a TN panel, plus LED back lit helps with contrast ratios a bit. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedFirst build gaming AMD based PC, looking for opinions/suggestions Forum Budget Streaming/Gaming AMD PC build Opinions Forum SolvedNew Gaming Build. Opinions? Forum SolvedMy New Gaming PC Build... I want opinions. Forum SolvedOpinions on new gaming PC build. Forum SolvedNew Graphic/Gaming Rig Build. Opinions wanted. Forum SolvedNew build: REVISED. Opinions on this strictly gaming rig please Forum SolvedNew gaming build require opinions up to £900 Thanks! ~First time build~ Forum SolvedNew build Meant for recording Hardcore games max settings. Your Opinions? Forum SolvedBudget AMD Gaming Build - Need Opinions Forum New $1500 Gaming Build - Opinions? Forum New Build: Thoughts, Opinions AMD or Intel w/ Reasons. Forum Looking to build a new budget'ish gaming desktop (upgrading from a gaming laptop), looking for tips/opinions Forum SolvedOpinions on this budget AMD gaming build? Forum Need opinions on New Gaming/Work Build (approx $1200 - $1500 NZD) Forum SolvedWould Love Some Opinions - Building a New Top Gaming PC Forum AMD-based Gaming build opinions Forum New Gaming Build Opinions Forum Opinions on new gaming PC build Forum Upgrading to a new ~$1000 gaming build. Opinions/advice wanted Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !