$500-600 Gaming Build

Approximate Purchase Date: December 17th

Budget Range: $500-600

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, music, and internet

Parts Not Required: Keyboard, mouse, speakers, and monitor

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg and I live by a Microcenter so that is also an option

Country of Origin: United States

Parts Preferences: None

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Additional Comments: I am planning on upgrading a lot over time

Here is what I came up with:

Any suggestions?
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  1. Items off Egg $333AR

    Items off Microcenter $170 (965BE + MSI 785G-E53)

    $503AR Grand Total
  2. The MSI 785G-E53 is currently out of stock at my Microcenter :??:
  3. Hit the A785G3 if in stock?
  4. Yeah, the A785G3 is also out of stock
  5. X4 640 + MSI 785GM-P45?
  6. MSI 785GM-P45 is in stock but its only has 1 pci-e slot where as the one I chose has 2 I was planning on buying 2 6850s later on :??:
  7. Athlon II x4 630 Quad Core, ASUS mobo with Crossfire support (2x PCI-e slots)

    All for $170.

  8. That Asrock 770 is 16/4 so is not recommended to run CF anyway
  9. yeah 770s DO NOT run crossfire, but 790GXs do.
  10. Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7,200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive - OEM


    5 dollars more, 500gigs more. Well worth the money.

    Pay attention to the people above me on the mobo, running a cf on a 16/4 connection is not at all recommended and you will not see a good performance increase for the second card.

    Another concern, is the psu you picked out enough to run cf with two 6850's along with what else you have.

    I don't know, but those are some suggestions you can ask these fine people here.
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