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$560 AMD Gaming Build - Worth Purchasing?

I'm looking to order this today or tomorrow. Budget $560 ish,

TOTAL COST OF THIS BUILD $558.42 + only $4 shipping!!! WOW

QUESTION: Should I order this or go back to the drawing board? Is everything compatible here?


What for? Gaming and web work. But I am not a hard core gamer, just casual gamer, but like to play latest games.

Overclock? Probably not.
Crossfire? No, don't see the need for me.
Country: USA
Where to buy - Newegg

MBOB: GIGABYTE GA-78LMT-S2P AM3+ AMD 760G Micro ATX AMD Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128504
$60 - Supports Bulldozer for future.

CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Deneb 3.2GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor HDZ955FBGMBOX
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103808
$120

GPU: SAPPHIRE 100314-3L Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102948
$175

RAM:G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model F3-10666CL9D-8GBRL
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231311
$50

DVD + HARD DRIVE COMBO:
Seagate Barracuda ST3500413AS 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5"
Sony DVD burner etc.
$53

CASE + PSU COMBO:
COOLER MASTER GX Series RS650-ACAAE3-US 650W ATX12V v2.31 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.710411
$99.99

BONUSES WITH THIS STUFF: (YES an incentive to get these parts)
Free Deus Ex game!!! Sweeeet!
Plus $55 back in mail in rebates. (Will not use rebates for this build budget - just bonus money back)


So should I order this? What you think? Ready tons of reviews on every component and doing a ton of research i think this should work well for my needs and budget.
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  1. nice :)
  2. Nice - even better now - check this out:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.710450

    For an extra $25 I get the same case + a 600w MODULAR QUIET PSU!!!!

    What a find! + $40 MAIL IN REBATE - Sweeet!
  3. Best answer
    not a bad build at all. I Don't reccommend the Coolermaster GX series however.

    Instead, I'll suggest a Rosewill R102 case:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811147111

    And this XFX PSU. It has 34amps on the 12v rail, and can handle a 6870 just fine.
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817207012

    add a couple fans as needed for the case
  4. ScrewySqrl said:
    not a bad build at all. I Don't reccommend the Coolermaster GX series however.

    Instead, I'll suggest a Rosewill R102 case:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811147111

    And this XFX PSU. It has 34amps on the 12v rail, and can handle a 6870 just fine.
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817207012

    add a couple fans as needed for the case


    +1000. The build looks pretty solid after these changes.
  5. ScrewySqrl said:
    not a bad build at all. I Don't reccommend the Coolermaster GX series however.

    Instead, I'll suggest a Rosewill R102 case:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811147111

    And this XFX PSU. It has 34amps on the 12v rail, and can handle a 6870 just fine.
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817207012

    add a couple fans as needed for the case



    I liked this PSU Cooler Master http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817171036

    Because I get a huge discount with the case COMBO and that PSU is modular and 600W

    Your sure I should not get that?
  6. Pretty sure...don't get that! XFX PSUs are originally created by Seasonic. That says it all!

    And check this combo. Phenom ii X4 955 along with a newer and better motherboard

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.693504
  7. Best answer selected by Chillimon.
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