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First build, What do you think?

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June 26, 2011 12:38:27 AM

Hey guys this is my first time building a computer and would like to know what you think.

The computer is going to be for botting multiply runescape accounts along with playing some high resolution games so I would like to be able to do both.

Processor : AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Deneb 3.2GHz 4 x 512KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Mother Board : BIOSTAR A770E3 AM3 AMD 770 ATX AMD http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Hard Drive : HITACHI Deskstar 7K1000.C 0F10383 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Video Card : XFX HD-685X-ZNDC Radeon HD 6850 1GB 256-bit DDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Ram : Patriot Signature 4GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10600) Desktop Memory Model PSD34G13332 x 2 (8gb) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Power Supply : OCZ ModXStream Pro 600W Modular High Performance Power Supply compatible with Intel Sandybridge Core i3 i5 i7 and AMD Phenom http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CPU cooler : Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler http://www.amazon.com/Cooler-Master-Hyper-Sleeve-RR-B10...

Case : GAMMA Classic Series ATX Mid Tower Interior Steel Chassis http://www.amazon.com/GAMMA-Classic-Interior-Chassis-Bl...

Grand total of $550 or less

Any feed back would be great.

From what I know, I THINK everything is compatible?

And im confused about the bare drives? Would I have to buy anything else if I buy a bare drive?

Thanks guys.

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June 26, 2011 1:51:59 AM

Yeah i was actually interested in that tower. So I would be good to go with a bare drive? And Thanks for the input
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June 26, 2011 1:58:50 AM

Wow nice Ill have to get that :)  and good haha thanks
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June 26, 2011 2:22:03 AM

I plan on ordering all these parts tonight. Would like to just get assurance that everything is compatible? Thanks.
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June 26, 2011 2:28:43 AM

If you're going all-out cost saving, this cooler is $5 less than the 212+ and not much worse: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Just wait for the $15 promo card to come and pay $5.

Also, if you ever plan to upgrade, an AM3+ board would be nice. Though You will be paying a bit more.

Other than that, everything should work together fine,
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June 26, 2011 2:32:53 AM

Haha yeah I was just thinking about my cpu cooler. Not to sure about the one I have. Do u recommend that one over the one I have?
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June 26, 2011 2:36:25 AM

It has pretty nice reviews. XL size, Do u think it would fit good in the GAMMA?
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June 26, 2011 2:39:08 AM

The Gammas a pretty big case with no side fan so it should fit.

You're getting a Promo card anyways and the 955 does come with a cooler. So Id say just hold off and wait until you can use the $15. Unless you have something planned already.
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June 26, 2011 2:54:05 AM

Okay everything is compatible. And I'm not going all cheap but if its worth the extra few bucks ill buy it. Yeah I plan on getting the 955 and using the gift card on maybe on the Tuniq Tower 120. And what do you mean by getting the am3+ board? Is it worth the money? And I want a pretty good CPU cooler just because this computer will be on 24/7 with some off time.
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June 26, 2011 3:38:36 AM

AM3+ is the boards with black socket that supports drop-in BDs. If you're not interested, disregard and move on.
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June 26, 2011 3:48:33 PM

Anyonne see any bottlenecking with the components listed above?
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