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I am building a new system, and I was wondering if all of this would work together, and more importantly if the PSU would be powerful enough.
I do some light gaming, some multitasking, formatting videos and stuff, nothing to extensive.
Would this be a good build?
CPU: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115074
MOBO: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157220
PSU: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139017
CPU Fan: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103065
Case: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811156245
HDD: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136073
GPU: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130533
Ram: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231253
Thermal Paste: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835100012

Total price w/shipping is $645.68, and with my rebates it will go down to $585.68, seems like a very good price for Sandy Bridge as long as I am not missing anything.
Any suggestions on better parts would be wonderful as well.
(I know the OS, keyboard, monitor and mouse is not included)

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  1. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/303445-31-budget-build-bargain-hunting <---this guy just posted his build ...it's a budget SB build (Canadian)
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  3. Why_Me said:
    http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/303445-31-budget-build-bargain-hunting <---this guy just posted his build ...it's a budget SB build (Canadian)



    +1 on this build great for the price.
  4. Why_Me said:
    http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/303445-31-budget-build-bargain-hunting <---this guy just posted his build ...it's a budget SB build (Canadian)


    Yes, but thats his and mine is different, and we have a $150 price difference as well, I am wondering about my build, not someone elses to be honest
  5. AbuAK said:
    Yes, but thats his and mine is different, and we have a $150 price difference as well, I am wondering about my build, not someone elses to be honest



    Your build looks fine to me. I would go with Arctic silver 5 for TIM
  6. AbuAK said:
    Yes, but thats his and mine is different, and we have a $150 price difference as well, I am wondering about my build, not someone elses to be honest

    What's your monitors screen resolution...what resolution do you game with ?
  7. It is a good build and the PSU is enough even if you step up a little on the GPU maybe GTS450. Great price though on that GT240 and it is OK for casual gaming.
  8. Why_Me said:
    What's your monitors screen resolution...what resolution do you game with ?


    I have been out of the gaming business for a while because of a school, but I remember that I used to play games mostly from IJJI, the free ones, at max resolution.
    I don't do a lot of heavy gaming so it usually isn't problem.
  9. Best answer
    GT240 is a bit weak as its around the performance of the 9600GT. It will do you ok, but something more like the 9800GT would be better. The build is fine overall. I didn't click all the links but I didn't see anything there that would make it a no go. I'd keep the TIM you have, AS5 is conductive. And I don't like conductive paste. I think the TX-3 paste performs better, but what you have is fine. They don't have it on the site, but they have the newer (and much more expensive) TX-4 http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835154012 I used TX-2 when I put my 212+ on. http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835154003 Last, the 212+ does come with some grease so if you need to save a few coins then you can safely use it.
  10. 4745454b said:
    GT240 is a bit weak as its around the performance of the 9600GT. It will do you ok, but something more like the 9800GT would be better. The build is fine overall. I didn't click all the links but I didn't see anything there that would make it a no go. I'd keep the TIM you have, AS5 is conductive. And I don't like conductive paste. I think the TX-3 paste performs better, but what you have is fine. They don't have it on the site, but they have the newer (and much more expensive) TX-4 http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835154012 I used TX-2 when I put my 212+ on. http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835154003 Last, the 212+ does come with some grease so if you need to save a few coins then you can safely use it.


    Thanks!
  11. Best answer selected by AbuAK.
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