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I am building my first gaming rig and have been putting together the following comp. Any suggestions or ideas for alterations or better prices (or if I left out something important) would be very appreciated!

I plan on gaming at 1920x1080, so if this build is over/underkill then feel free to tell me!

Case-
Cooler Master HAF 912 RC-912-KKN1 Mid-Tower Computer Case - ATX, mATX
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=6531504&CatId=1509

CPU-
AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=5752143&Sku=A79-1955

Motherboard-
MSI 870A-G54
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=6089064&CatId=5538

GPU-
MSI 912-V232-028 GeForce GTX 460 TwinFrozr
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/searchtools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=6807947&csid=ITD&recordsPerPage=10&body=REVIEWS#tabs

PSU-
Ultra LSP650 650-Watt Power Supply
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=3276573&Sku=ULT-LSP650

RAM-
(2) Corsair CMX4GX3M1A1333C9 XMS3 4GB DDR3 RAM
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=6613461&Sku=C13-1005

Hard Drive-
Western Digital WD3200AAKS Caviar Blue Hard Drive
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/searchtools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=3179250&csid=ITD&recordsPerPage=10&body=REVIEWS#tabs

Disc Drive-
Asus DRW-22B2S/BLK/B/AS 22x Internal CD/DVD Drive
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/searchtools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=7198698&csid=ITD&recordsPerPage=10&body=REVIEWS#tabs
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  1. I was about to get that same mob but people have warned me about crossfiring/sli on it because its only 16x/4x. But if you won't have an sli setup then that should suffice.

    You might as well just get this, its a cheaper 4gb corsair ram and faster.
    http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=7025808&sku=C13-5700
  2. MannyPacquiao said:
    I was about to get that same mob but people have warned me about crossfiring/sli on it because its only 16x/4x. But if you won't have an sli setup then that should suffice.

    You might as well just get this, its a cheaper 4gb corsair ram and faster.
    http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=7025808&sku=C13-5700


    Thanks! I may SLI someday, I'll defiantly take that into consideration.
  3. Best answer
    May I ask what games you'll be playing and what setting you most likely what to play at? From my experience a 460 768mb can play games on max on 1600x900, but struggles a 1900x1080 res. Also whats your budget, because I decided to go with a 6870 from a 460. If your budget won't allow you to get the 6870 a 6850 is going to be a lot better than a 460(768mb) and there is one for only $165 after rebate. Even if you decided to go with 460 1gb I'd still recommend the 6850 over it as you'll get a bit more frames. Anything under 1gb on 1900x1080 will be choppy from my experience.

    http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=6799927&CatId=3669

    The other one thats $160 has many issues from the reviews on newegg so don't walk, run from it.
  4. I would like to be around $700 but $900 is my max. As far as the GPU goes I'm pretty flexible as far as price goes so I may end up deciding on either the 6850 or 6870, thanks for the heads up, but what about something like this http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=6500400&CatId=3669
  5. Best answer selected by Tmadd07.
  6. And also go for a better brand PSU.
    I suggest a Corsair, XFX, Seasonic or Antec.
    PSUs are vital because if it pops, it takes all parts with it. And also cheaper brands give low efficiency so if u buy a 650W you will get like 550W in reality.
  7. ^ Yes the xfx 650watt psu is on sale on newegg. Take a look its modular and looks amazing :D
  8. Can do!
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