Brand new to the forums, so please forgive me if I'm not asking correctly for adivce for this.
Just seeing if anyone has any recommendations or advice, or criticisms for this build.
I am a first time builder and will be using my two 500mb SATA II drives from my previous system, as I don't feel I need more than that, but didn't know if I should maybe pick up a SATA 6 drive for the speed. Also using my DVD/CD burner from the previous system.
Please let me know what you think, and thanks in advance!
Few things that you should know. Llano APUs are good no doubt. Its main selling point is the capable on die GPU. Since you plan here on using a reasonably powerful discrete GPU, the whole thing of buying a Llano CPU makes no sense.
Also 16 GB of RAM is not needed even if are into heavy multi-tasking. 8GB is more than sufficient. Here's my suggestion the Intel way :