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January 3, 2011 12:51:33 AM

This will be my first time building a computer. It'll be used for mainly gaming, along with the obvious internet surfing. I have everything picked out and now I just need your help. I will be ordering it tomorrow afternoon after I check newegg's daily deals/shocker sale.

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

PSU - 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
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CPU - 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
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Motherboard - ASUS M4A88T-V EVO/USB3 AM3 AMD 880G HDMI USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Video card - SAPPHIRE 100314SR Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Harddrive - SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Disk drive - LITE-ON Black 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA 24X DVD Writer LightScribe Support
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Ram - G.SKILL Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model F3-10666CL9D-8GBSR
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

OS - Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 1-Pack for System Builders - OEM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...



Grand total before MIR is 960.87


My monitor, keyboard, mouse, headset and speakers are on a different budget so I will list them below.


Monitor - Asus ML238H 23" 1920 x 1080 2ms Full HD Swivel and Tilt adjustable LEDBacklight LCD Monitor Slim Design 250 cd/m2 10,000,000 :1
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Keyboard - Logitech G110 Black USB Wired LED Backlighting Gaming Keyboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Mouse - RAZER Naga Massively Multiplayer Online Gaming Mouse
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Headset - Creative Fatal1ty Professional Series Gaming Headset MKII
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Speakers - Logitech S-220 17 Watts 2.1 Multimedia Speaker System - OEM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


The headset isn't on sale anymore, so not so sure if I'll still pick that one out.

Any help is appreciated. As I said I will be ordering tomorrow afternoon. Thanks
January 3, 2011 1:04:50 AM

Case- is out of stock plus this one is better get from amazon no shipping http://www.amazon.com/Cooler-Master-RC-922M-KKN1-GP-Tow...

PSU- Good Choice

CPU- Get the 955BE instead even with stock cooling you'll be able to overclock it past the 965 speeds it's just a better deal

Mobo- Good Choice

vid card- Good Choice

HDD- Good Choice

Disk Drive- Get this cheaper ASUS instead http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

RAM- Looks like a great deal but you only really need 4gb for gaming it's your choice though and that is one good deal

OS- good choice

Second Set seems all fine to me :) 
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January 3, 2011 1:36:32 PM

More opinions would be excellent!
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January 3, 2011 10:57:04 PM

Sorry Buddy I'm all you got :D 
Seriously though your build looks fine if you add my edits then pull the trigger
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