This is my first thread so please be gentle. I am in the process of building a new AMD rig i already have some parts (case,HDD,DVD,screen,mouse,keyboard) I am upgrading the rest, this is what piked :
Mushkin Enhanced Blackline Frostbyte 8GB 2X4GB PC3-12800 DDR3-1600 C9-9-9-24 Dual Channel Memory Kit
ASUS Crosshair IV Formula AM3 DDR3 ATX AMD 890FX 4PCI-E16 2PCI CrossFireX 6 SATA 6GB/S Motherboard
AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Black Edition Thuban 6 Core Processor 3.2GHZ Socket AM3 Retail Box
XFX Radeon HD 6870 900MHZ 1GB 4.2GHZ GDDR5 2XDVI HDMI 2x Mini Display Port PCI-E Video Card
Corsair TX650W 650W ATX 12V 52A 24PIN ATX Power Supply Active PFC 120MM Fan
Can you tell me if this list is any good and what you would pick.
The X6 is cool and all, but overkill for most applications. The X4 955 may be a better option unless you KNOW you need the additional cores the X6 gives. Use a Hyper 212+ CPU cooler if you overclock either CPU. Otherwise you are in good shape!