Approximate Purchase Date: The sooner the better.
Budget Range:700~ before rebate
System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, movies
Parts Not Required: Only the mouse.
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg
Country of Origin: USA
Parts Preferences: N/A
Overclocking: Maybe unlocking the 4th core in the cpu in my build
SLI or Crossfire: No
Monitor Resolution: 1440 x 900 for the moniter in my build.
I am planning to build a pc the first time so I can play better games. (League of Legends). Maximum setting is not needed. I can live with playing games on medium settings.
I had been looking up online for a few days and I came up with this build:
keyboard: Rosewill RK-800G Black 104 Normal Keys PS/2 Wired Gaming Keyboard $11:99
Operating System:Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 1-Pack for System Builders - OEM $99.99
I plan to unlock the 4th core of the cpu. Is it hard to do? Do I need to get a cooler if I do?
Are the parts compatible with each other?
For the hard drive, I read some reviews about not including a sata cable, so do I have to buy one myself?
Also, this build cost about 730, and I would like to decrease it to 700- if possible.
No problem, the new combo is great, but I am wondering if it works with my CPU.
I saw this model number: ADX445WFK32GM in the CPU support list in biostar's site, but that's not my CPU's model number, then I did some research and found that the model number of my CPU is sometimes written inside a parenthesis after ADX445WFK32GM. Does this mean they are the same thing??
About the Ram speed, you are gona buy a 1333Mhz model so u dont need the 1600Mhz range in the mobo. 1600Mhz is a bit faster but u wont see any big difference.
On board graphics are available on all low end boards cause one might not have a GPU card. This is a plus point in your case cause if God forbids ur GPU have some problems & u RMA it then at least you can still run your system without it and not be strangled waiting for it being fixed etc.