1st build list, need parts checked over!

Okay, I have decided to build my first gaming computer myself. Before ordering anything, is there anything that won't be compatible, is weak or a bad product, and do you think this build is quality enough to run gta 4 on high settings after I OC the cpu? Thanks.

MOBO
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131672

CPU
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.677559

CPU Cooler
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835181011

RAM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820104206

HDD
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822148701

PSU
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817152035

Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811146025

DVD Drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827136238

GPU
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814500194

Total: 681.98 after tax and shipping, but before rebates.

Any way to get a cheaper build with similar performance on gta 4?

Also, my resolution shouldn't very high as ill be on a fairly small and inexpensive monitor.
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  1. video card ? And what's your monitors resolution ?
  2. gatorfan626 said:
    Okay, I have decided to build my first gaming computer myself. Before ordering anything, is there anything that won't be compatible, is weak or a bad product, and do you think this build is quality enough to run gta 4 on high settings after I OC the cpu? Thanks.

    MOBO
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131672

    CPU
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.677559

    CPU Cooler
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835181011

    RAM
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820104206

    HDD
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822148701

    PSU
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817152035

    Case
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811146025

    DVD Drive
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827136238

    GPU
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814500194

    Total: 681.98 after tax and shipping, but before rebates.

    Any way to get a cheaper build with similar performance on gta 4?


    GPU added and OS dropped. Ill just find a copy of vista for a lot less. Also, my resolution will be lower, as my monitor is around 17in.
  3. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157230 $109.99 FREE SHIPPING
    ASRock P67 PRO3 (B3) LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371047 $54.99 FREE SHIPPING 10% off with promo code Julsv10, ends 7/31
    Antec High Current Gamer Series HCG-520 520W ATX12V v2.3 / EPS12V v2.91 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.662894 $349.98 save: $15.00 - $15.00 Mail In Rebates
    Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I52500K
    MSI N550GTX-Ti Cyclone OC GeForce GTX 550 Ti (Fermi) 1GB 192-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820146740 $31.99 FREE SHIPPING
    Mushkin Enhanced Silverline 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model 996585

    or...

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157256 $69.99 FREE SHIPPING
    ASRock H61M-GE LGA 1155 Intel H61 HDMI Micro ATX Intel Motherboard

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115076 $184.99
    Intel Core i5-2300 Sandy Bridge 2.8GHz (3.1GHz Turbo Boost) 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I52300

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115078 $124.99 FREE SHIPPING
    Intel Core i3-2100 Sandy Bridge 3.1GHz 2 x 256KB L2 Cache 3MB L3 Cache LGA 1155 65W Dual-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I32100

    http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/best-gaming-cpu-core-i3-2100-phenom-ii-x6-1075t,2859.html <----- review and benchmarks worth taking a look at
  4. im on a $650 budget including tax and shipping. got any ideas for that?
  5. Not sure if you get a tax break @ amazon, but most likely all these components are on that site.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119227 $49.99 - $39.99 after mail-in rebate FREE SHIPPING
    COOLER MASTER Elite 430 RC-430-KWN1 Black Steel / Plastic Computer Case

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371047 $54.99 FREE SHIPPING 10% off with promo code Julsv10, ends 7/31
    Antec High Current Gamer Series HCG-520 520W ATX12V v2.3 / EPS12V v2.91 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157256 $69.99 FREE SHIPPING
    ASRock H61M-GE LGA 1155 Intel H61 HDMI Micro ATX Intel Motherboard

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115076 $184.99 FREE SHIPPING
    Intel Core i5-2300 Sandy Bridge 2.8GHz (3.1GHz Turbo Boost) 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I52300

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820146740 $31.99 FREE SHIPPING
    Mushkin Enhanced Silverline 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model 996585

    http://www.amazon.com/Samsung-Spinpoint-3-5-Inch-Internal-HD103SJ/dp/B002MQC0P8/ref=sr_1_1?m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1311298228&sr=1-1 $59.99 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
    Samsung Desktop Class Spinpoint F3 1 TB SATA 3.0 Gb-s 32 MB Cache 3.5-Inch Internal Bare-OEM Drives, HD103SJ

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827135204 $19.99 FREE SHIPPING
    ASUS 24X DVD Burner - Bulk 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM Black SATA Model DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS - OEM

    http://www.walmart.com/ip/EVGA-01G-P3-1366-TR-GeForce-GTX-460-SE-PCI-Express-2.0-1GB-Graphics-Card/15913526?sourceid=1500000000000003142050&ci_src=14110944&ci_sku=15913526 $138.88
    EVGA 01G-P3-1366-TR GeForce GTX 460 SE PCI Express 2.0 1GB Graphics Card

    Total: $610.81 *not including mail in rebates, promo codes and tax
  6. I'll take a look at that, thanks. BTW, could a gtx 260 run gta 4 with say an x4 925 OC or a x4 955 stock? I've seen videos of 260s doing well on gta but dunno if they have something special. Reason I ask is that they are 99.99 on newegg.
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