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I have a really small budget. I have $600 to spend. All i need is a graphic card, memory, a muddaboard, and a processor. Here is what i came up with. Im looking for opinions/advice.

Graphic card: EVGA 012-P3-1470-AR GeForce GTX 470 (Fermi) 1280MB 320-bit GDDR5

Motherboard: ASUS M4A79XTD EVO AM3 AMD 790X ATX AMD Motherboard

Memory: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) ( Still hesitating about this one)

Processor: AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Deneb 3.4GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor
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  1. Instead of the 470 go for the EVGA 460 1GB FTW Edition or even better EVGA 560 Ti SC or basic. The 470 has a bigger power draw.

    The mobo & mem are great, but I would get some advice on the CPU section of the forum for your processor!
  2. Check out Tom's February Graphics Card review for some alterrnatives to the GTX 470.

    Which RAM are you considering? If it is this, then it is a good choice - low latency and low voltage. If you're not into maximum performance, (there is not a very noticible benefit for overclocking memory) then go for 1333 and save some cash: Kingston HyperX 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 for $37 AR

    Save a few dollars on the CPU, and buy the 955 version: both of them overclock the same way. Do you have an aftermarket heatsink? COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus for $30. It'll give you more room for overclocking that BE chip you are paying a premium for.
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