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March 9, 2011 5:29:51 AM

Approximate Purchase Date: 5-10days

Budget Range: ~700USD

System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, looking pretty

Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Don't care. I'll link newegg, might buy from Amazon for prime FS.

Country of Origin: U.S.

Parts Preferences: AMD CPU, Nvidia VC

Overclocking: Sure

SLI or Crossfire: Nahhhh

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Additional Comments: Building my first computer. I want it to play games good and look pretty.

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This is what I'm looking to get. Anything dumb? Anything that could be better? Any reason I shouldn't buy certain stuff from Amazon? Thanks.



CPU: AMD Phenom II X6 1090T

MB: ASUS M4A87TD EVO AM3 AMD

GPU: EVGA 02G-P3-1386-KR GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) 2GB

RAM: 4 GB Corsair XMS3 DDR3 SDRAM

PSU: CORSAIR CMPSU-650TX 650W

HD: Western Digital Caviar Black WD6402AAEX 640GB

CASE: NZXT Lexa S

OD: ASUS CD/DVD

OS: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

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March 9, 2011 5:36:54 AM

Hi there, I reckon that's a good build, you could cut down to a 1055t if you want an Asus M4A88TD-M EVO/USB 3.0.
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March 9, 2011 6:17:33 AM

Instead Of WD 640GB get WD Blue 500 GB
This will save you 30$'
Invest that 30$ on a better GPU
Sapphire Radeon HD 6950 2GB 256$ AR
Its a beast and will beat the GTX 460 heads down
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March 9, 2011 8:39:58 AM

No render/encode/video edit: 955BE and go for jugular i.e HD 6950 2GB with view to CF :p 

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March 9, 2011 2:49:09 PM

Best answer selected by shiny object.
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March 9, 2011 2:52:56 PM

These suggestions are awesome. Thanks.
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