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Is this a good gaming pc build

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May 22, 2011 1:23:56 AM

Hello, I am new to building pc's and I was wondering how the setup that I have chosen would work. I love playing games, but it saddens me that I can't play new games on my current laptop. I was wondering if anybody had any input on how this setup would work.

Mobo: A455-2903 ::ASUS M4A79XTD EVO AMD 790X Socket AM3 Motherboard - ATX, AMD Socket AM3, AMD 790X Chipset, DDR3 1800MHz (O.C.), SATA 3.0 Gb/s, RAID, 8-CH Audio, Gigabit LAN, CrossFireX Ready(3.25 lbs)

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...

CPU: A79-1965 ::AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition AM3 CPU HDZ965FBGMBOX - 3.40GHz, Socket AM3, 6MB Cache, 2000MHz (4000 MT/s) FSB, Retail, Processor with Fan(1.3 lbs)

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...

RAM: C13-6165 ::Corsair CMX8GX3M2A1333C9 XMS 8GB DDR3 RAM - PC10666, 1333MHz, 2x 4GB(0.1 lbs)

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GPU: P450-6958 ::XFX HD-695X-CNFC Radeon HD 6950 Video Card - 2GB, DDR5, PCI-Express 2.1 (x16), HDMI, Dual DVI, 2x Mini DisplayPort, DirectX 11, Dual-Slot, CrossFireX Ready(2.85 lbs)

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...

HDD: TSD-1000WD ::Western Digital WD1001FALS Caviar Black Hard Drive - 1TB, 7200 RPM, 32MB, SATA-300(2 lbs)

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...

Disk Drive: A455-5022 ::Asus DRW-24B1ST 24X Internal DVD Burner - DVD±R 24X, DVD+RW 8X, DVD-RW 6X, DVD±R (DL) 12X, DVD-RAM 12X, CD-R 48X, CD-RW 32X, SATA, 2MB, Black, OEM(1.8 lbs)

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...

Case: T925-3048 ::Thermaltake VL70001W2Z V5 Black Edition Mid Tower Gaming Case - ATX, mATX(19.6 lbs)

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...

PSU: Thermaltake TPX-775M Toughpower XT 775W Power Supply - ATX, 775 Watts, 80PLUS Bronze, SLI Certified, CrossFire Certified, Status LEDs, 140mm Fan

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...

Again, I am new at this, so any help would be great.

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May 22, 2011 1:52:41 AM

Welcome to the forum. For a budget gaming rig, you'd be best off with a i3-2100 based build. Also, if you're not in California, you may want to check newegg also for some deals. Mostly looks pretty good though!
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