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August 6, 2011 5:40:20 AM

... For what I need it to do? I'm hoping it's able to play games like Starcraft 2 at a decent framerate.

Purchase date: A week or so

Budget: $700 - $750

System Usage from most to least important: Gaming, school.

Parts not required: Monitor, keyboard, mouse, speakers.

Country of origin: United States

Overclocking: Nope

SLI or Crossfire: Neither

I've got this lined up, and it comes up to a total of $733.92 with $7.74 shipping.

CPU - AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Deneb 3.2GHz
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103808

Mobo - GIGABYTE GA-990XA-UD3 AM3+ AMD 990X SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128510

GPU - XFX Radeon HD 6870 1GB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150506

PSU - OCZ ModXStream Pro 500W
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817341016

HDD - SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 1TB 3.0Gb/s 7200RPM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...[/url]

Case - Rosewill CHALLENGER Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...[/url]

Optical - SONY Optiarc CD/DVD
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827118039

Ram - G.SKILL NS 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231396

OS - Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 – OEM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16832116986

I'm assuming that it's all compatible, so if I could get some clarification on that it would be appreciated. Otherwise, I'm open to changes with the build so long as it fits into the budget.

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August 6, 2011 7:09:42 AM

Here's a psu to run two of those cards. :) 

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $69.99 - $49.99 after mail-in rebate FREE SHIPPING
Antec High Current Gamer Series HCG-620 620W ATX12V v2.3 / EPS12V v2.91 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply
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August 6, 2011 6:05:00 PM

Nice deal Why Me, good find.
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