New build - Good or bad for price?

Approximate Purchase Date: mid-Febuary

Budget Range: (£300-£400)

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming (Min. Bf1942, Max. ArmA2/Bad Company 2)

Parts Not Required: (keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, os)

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: or any other good UK site

Country of Origin: UK

Parts Preferences: AMD Processor, nVidia graphics as always (Don't care for CrossFire or SLi)

Overclocking: No, unless core unlocking

SLI or Crossfire: No

Monitor Resolution: 1280x1024 @ 70Hz

Additional Comments: quiet, reliable and fairly future-proof. Need at least 750GB


Coolermaster Elite 335 Black Midi-ATX

AMD AthlonII (640) X4 3GHz AM3

XFX Radeon HD5770 1GB

Seagate Barracuda 500GB 7200.12rpm 3.5" SATA2

Corsair XMS3 2GB DDR3 1333MHz CAS9 1.5v

MSi 740GM-P25

600w OCZ ModXStream Pro

Sony AD-5260S-0B
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  1. Overall a good build. Can't tell if that is a single memory module or two 1GB sticks, but you do need to install them in pairs to take advantage of the dual channels. Other than that maybe a MB upgrade to an 800 series chipset, but you seem to be in good shape.
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