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Need help with 1st gaming pc

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February 22, 2011 8:44:44 PM

this is my first time building my own pc. heres the info:

Approximate Purchase Date: next 2 weeks

Budget Range: 550-650

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming , Movies, Music, Internet

Parts Not Required: Case, Monitor, Keyboard, and Mouse

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg, TigerDirect, Anywhere else thats cheap or ships free

Country of Origin: Ma, USA

Parts Preferences: None

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe in the future

Monitor Resolution: its going to be moving around but i need it to look good on 1080 and 720


so i already purchased the case and have the gpu pretty much picked out so based on that i need help on the rest of the components. feel free to recommend any changes to what ive picked.

Case: Thermaltake V5 Black Edition
$60($20 shipping)

Cpu: Amd Phenom II x4 955 Black Edition
$140

Mobo:???

Gpu: EVGA 460 1 gb Superclocked
$200

Psu:???

Ram: Gskill Rip Jaws 2x 4gb
$45

Hdd:???

Total at $465 right now

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February 23, 2011 7:26:04 AM

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ASRock 870 EXTREME3 AM3 AMD 870 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard

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SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 1-Pack for System Builders - OEM

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Antec NEO ECO 520C 520W Continuous Power ATX12V v2.3 / EPS12V 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply
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February 23, 2011 11:23:10 AM

Never trust anyone who puts the internet at least important and then goes to it for help.
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February 23, 2011 4:39:25 PM

thanks for the help guys. any thoughts on this mobo i think i might go with it and the phenom ii 955
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February 23, 2011 4:42:09 PM

Hit that Asrock why_me linked ^^
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February 23, 2011 4:55:34 PM

batuchka said:
Hit that Asrock why_me linked ^^

yea i compared it to the other one i might go with the asrock
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March 1, 2011 11:38:42 PM

Best answer selected by krispysoles.
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