Solved First Build AMD Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: December 13, 2010 12:41 AM in Systems Share newbie2011 December 12, 2010 10:27:31 PM Hi, I have been lurking for a while and this is my first build. I did research and this is what I have come up with. Please tell me if you see any issues and I am always open to suggestions. Approximate Purchase Date: next couple of days. Budget Range: (e.g.: 600-800)700 to 800 System Usage from Most to Least Important: school work, gaming, internet, steaming movies and cd movies. Parts Not Required:keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS- I will be able to get this from school. monitor 20in Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg. Country of Origin: usa Parts Preferences: by brand or type: I partial to AMD chips seems to be most cost effective. Overclocking: NO SLI or Crossfire: no Monitor Resolution: 1680x1050 Additional Comments: I do play games like dragon age, starcraft II, and the new diablo when it come out. With that being said this is what I put together so far: DVD: SAMSUNG DVD Burner Black SATA Model SH-S223L LightScribe Support - OEM $17.99 Case: Rosewill DESTROYER Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case, comes with Three Fans-1x Front Blue LED 120mm Fan, 1x Top 120mm Fan, 1x Rear 120mm Fan -$15.00 Instant $59.99 $44.99 HD: Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3500418AS 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive $49.99 Ram: CORSAIR XMS3 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMX4GX3M2A1600C9 $10.00 Mail-in Rebate Card20-145-260 $59.99 Cpu&motherboard: ASUS M4A88TD-V EVO/USB3 AM3 AMD 880G SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 HDMI ATX AMD Motherboard * AMD Phenom II X4 945 Deneb 3.0GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor HDX945FBGIBOX -$10.00 Instant -$12.99 Combo $10.00 Mail-in Rebate Card13-131-646 $265.98 $242.99 Gpu & power: MSI N460GTX CYCLONE 1GD5/OC GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card Antec EarthWatts EA650 650W Continuous Power ATX12V Ver.2.2 / EPS12V version 2.91 SLI Certified CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC "compatible with Core i7/Core i5" Power Supply * Total: 670.93 I do have wiggle room if you have any recommendations. Thanks for looking it over. More about : build amd Best solution mosox December 13, 2010 12:11:24 AM Here's a build: GIGABYTE GA-880GA-UD3H + AMD Phenom II X4 955 http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD502HJ 500GB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ASUS Black 24X DVD http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... SAPPHIRE 100315L Radeon HD 6850 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... SeaSonic S12II 520 Bronze 520W http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Rosewill CHALLENGERRosewill CHALLENGER http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $679.9 Share newbie2011 December 13, 2010 12:26:51 AM Thank you, I did not think I could afford the 6850 on my budget. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer newbie2011 December 13, 2010 12:41:18 AM Best answer selected by newbie2011. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedFirst Computer Build Help (AMD) Forum SolvedNeed help finalizing first build, AMD, GPU, Cooler Forum SolvedFirst PC build, needed advice. Intel or AMD Forum Solvedcompatible?(first build :D) AMD BUILD Forum Solved$1000 Gaming PC, AMD or Intel/Nvidia Need Help First Build Forum SolvedAMD 970 chipset motherboards (First time build, novice questions) Forum SolvedMy First Build Advice (AMD $600) Forum SolvedAMD Build (my first) Forum SolvedPoor man's AMD first time build. Forum SolvedFirst Gaming build - ~$2000 budget AMD vs Intel Forum Solvedfirst amd build,need help with cpu Forum SolvedFirst Build AMD input/suggestion appreciated Forum SolvedFirst build gaming AMD based PC, looking for opinions/suggestions Forum SolvedBuilding my first AMD rig Forum SolvedFirst AMD build, FX6300 + Gigabyte 970A-DS3P not compatible? Forum Solved$750 AMD First build.I would greatly appreciate your advice and opinion. Forum Solvedfirst AMD build suggestions Forum SolvedFirst Self build PC, amd, for games and videos Forum SolvedFirst Build, AMD Entry Level Gaming Build Check Forum SolvedFirst build: (sanity check) sub $700 Intel CPU/AMD GPU Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !