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April 2, 2011 11:37:38 PM

Need to know if this build would work. Any advices and suggestions are welcome.


Approximate Purchase Date: This week.

Budget Range: $1000 or less

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, leisure use.

Parts Not Required: Keyboard, mouse, monitor, speaker.

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Microcenter

Overclocking: If I can learn how to.

SLI or Crossfire: No

Monitor Resolution: 1440 x 900

Additional Comments: A quiet build preferably.


Case : AXP Gaming Series AXP300 Classic Mid Tower Case
http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml... $39.99

Motherboard : M4A89GTD PRO/USB3 Socket AM3 890 ATX AMD Motherboard
http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml... $144.99

Processor : Phenom II X4 Quad-Core Processor 955 Black Edition Boxed
http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml... $129.99

RAM : Vengeance Series 4GB DDR3-1600 (PC3-12800) CL9 Desktop Memory Module
http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml... $56.99

Hard Drive : Caviar Black 1TB 7,200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive WD1002FAEX - OEM
http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml... $94.99

PSU : Gaming Series 700 Watt High Performance ATX Power Supply
http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml... $99.99

DVD Read/Write : AD-7260S 24X SATA Internal DVD Burner - OEM
http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml... $17.99

Video Card : ATi Radeon HD 6950 2048MB GDDR5 PCIe 2.1 x16 Video Card HD695ACNFC
http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml... $334.99

Sound Card : Sound Blaster Audigy SE PCI Sound Card
http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml... $29.99


Total price with tax : $1,028.28

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April 3, 2011 12:28:46 AM

http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/88?vs=288 <----- AMD 955 vs 2500K

http://www.amazon.com/Antec-Three-Hundred-External-Inte... $59.82 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
Antec Three Hundred Gaming Case External 3 X 5.25; Internal 6 X 3.5 2*Usb2.0

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0015QT4B4/ref=ox_sc_a... $60.00
ENERMAX PRO82+ II EPR525AWT_II 525W ATX12V v2.3 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply

http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml... $129.99
GA-P67A-UD3-B3 LGA 1155 P67 ATX Motherboard

http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml... $179.99 (walk in only)
Core i5 2500K LGA 1155 Boxed Processor

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002G1YPH0/ref=ox_sc_a... $29.51 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler, RR-B10-212P-G1

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $49.99 FREE SHIPPING $5 off w/ promo code EMCKFKJ33, ends 4/7
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-4GBXL

http://www.amazon.com/MSI-PCI-Express-N560GTX-TWIN-FROZ... $249.99 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
MSI GeForce GTX560 1 GB DDR5 2DVI/Mini HDMI PCI-Express Video Card N560GTX TI TWIN FROZR II OC

http://www.superbiiz.com/detail.php?name=HD-HD103SJ&tit... $59.99 Free Shipping
Samsung SpinPoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB SATA2 7200rpm 32MB Hard Drive

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002SIMPXM/ref=s9_simh... $22.99 & eligible for FREE Super Saver Shipping on orders over $25
Lite-On LightScribe 24X SATA DVD+/-RW Dual Layer Drive IHAS424-98 - Retail (Black)

Total: $842.23
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April 3, 2011 12:37:24 AM

Thanks for the suggestion, though I don't really trust myself to build my own computer.
So I wanted to just buy everything from microcenter and pay them to build it.
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April 10, 2011 4:52:00 AM

Best answer selected by frozenfaint.
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