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My budget mid-level gaming build. Suggestions pls

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April 9, 2011 11:57:58 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: this week

Budget Range: 500-700

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming/surfing/streaming
Parts Not Required: keyboard/mouse/monitor/speakers

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com

Country of Origin: United States

Parts Preferences: Amd Asi

Overclocking: Probably not

SLI or Crossfire:Maybe

Monitor Resolution:High
Additional Comments:I am just looking to play games like WoW, Starcraft 2, D3 if it ever comes out. Nothing too extreme.

CASE
RAIDMAX SMILODON Extreme Black ATX-612WEB 1.0mm SECC Steel ATX Mid Tower Foldout MB Computer Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

HDD
SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD502HJ 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

RAM
G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

PSU
CORSAIR Builder Series CX600 (CMPSU-600CX) 600W ATX12V v2.3 Active PFC Power Supply
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

GPU
MSI R5770 Hawk Radeon HD 5770 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CPU
AMD Phenom II X2 555 Black Edition Callisto 3.2GHz 2 x 512KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache Socket AM3 80W Dual-Core Desktop Processor - C3 Revision HDZ555WFGMBOX
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

MoBo
MSI 870A-G54 AM3 AMD 870 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


This is my first time building a computer and I just tried to find parts that were good for the price and what I need them for. I mainly just play WoW and would start playing SC2. If any of these components are not compatible with each other or are overkill for my needs let me know. Thanks.
April 10, 2011 12:06:20 AM

I'll suggest the system in my signature. Its $600
April 10, 2011 2:24:53 AM

ScrewySqrl said:
I'll suggest the system in my signature. Its $600


I will look into that thanks.
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April 10, 2011 2:48:37 AM

screwysqrl build is good but the HAF 922 is a better case, change psu to 650TX
April 10, 2011 2:59:27 AM

dan4patriots said:
screwysqrl build is good but the HAF 922 is a better case, change psu to 650TX


Yeah I like cases with LEDs
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