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November 30, 2010 5:43:07 AM

Hello everyone, this is my first build and it will be a christmas present for my girlfriend. She will mostly be using it for gaming and I would like your help in case something doesn't look right or you have a better option.


Antec Nine Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case for $100
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model F3-10666CL9D-8GBRL for $90
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

SAPPHIRE 100283L Radeon HD 5770 (Juniper XT) 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card for $140
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Western Digital Caviar Blue WD6400AAKS 640GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive for $70
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Deneb 3.4GHz 4 x 512KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor HDZ965FBGMBOX for $160
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

ASUS M4N98TD EVO AM3 NVIDIA nForce 980a SLI ATX AMD Motherboard
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CORSAIR Professional Series AX850 850W ATX12V v2.31 / EPS12V v2.92 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply as a combo for $285
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...

Am I missing anything? Anything you would suggest or change?



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November 30, 2010 5:51:31 AM

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She will mostly be using it for gaming and I would like your help in case something doesn't look right or you have a better option.


Just the 4GB RAM and a far superior GPU would do much better for your green

$597AR: Deneb Balck Edition + HD 6850 and crossfire capable


HD6K: single/CF review
http://www.anandtech.com/show/3987/amds-radeon-6870-685...
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November 30, 2010 7:57:48 AM



Never heard of Wintec....cool looking colour though... =p other then that +1 to bat
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November 30, 2010 1:51:57 PM

Yea the OP had an nforce chipset which is older now. Batchuka's build is nice.
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December 7, 2010 1:01:57 AM

Best answer selected by goreaxe.
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December 7, 2010 5:16:34 AM

Yep happy shopping/building and cheers ^^
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