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September 1, 2011 10:42:28 PM

Is this a good cheap build? I'm planning on building it but I need your input.

CPU: AMD Phenom II X2 555 Black Edition Callisto 3.2GHz 2 x 512KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache Socket AM3 80W Dual-Core Desktop Processor - C3 Revision HDZ555WFGMBOX

MOBO: ASUS M5A97 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS

Case: COOLER MASTER Elite RC-310-BWN1-GP Black Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

Power Supply: RAIDMAX HYBRID 2 RX-530SS 530W ATX12V V2.2/ EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready Modular LED Power Supply

RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL

OS: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit - OEM

Graphics Card: SAPPHIRE 100314-3L Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card

Would this be able to play League Of Legends Maxed out with 60 and up performance?
I usually have 30-40 even 20 fps when playing maxed out, and I'm sick of it.

If you could change some parts to make it cheaper and lose only a minimal
amount of performance, please do so. Oh, but don't change the graphics card, I like it :) .

I'm a first time builder and use Newegg.ca. Not Newegg.com.

Thanks guys.

Generally I don't want anything over 600, maybe 50 bucks over at max, sadly newegg has to make shipping and GST/HST SO EXPENSIVE. This rig is 585.93 bucks, but with shipping and GST/HST its effing 711.12 bucks -,-.

And I'm not a crazy hardcore gamer so resolution doesn't matter to me much.

My budget was 800-1000, but I was forced to bring it down to 600-700 =,=, so pissed.
And my monitor size is 1440X900

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September 1, 2011 10:57:15 PM

First off you'll generally get better prices from NCIX and bestdirect, etc.

Canada
Bestdirect
NCIX
Direct Canada
Newegg Canada
Canada Computers

And most importantly you need to read the PSU guide linked in my sig.

Other than that your parts choices are OK. I can't help you further without a budget and monitor resolution.
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September 1, 2011 11:08:32 PM

which of those 5 sites are the cheapest? I live in toronto ontario.
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September 2, 2011 1:00:40 AM

bumpp'
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September 2, 2011 1:22:52 AM

1) What is your budget?
2) What resolution is your monitor?

Please supply this info, and then we can review your choices.
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September 2, 2011 1:32:55 AM

The raidmax psu = No

the x2 Phenom is often outclassed by X3 Athlons . The core is identical with the principle difference being some cache .
The extra core usually offsets the loss of cache , and gives you a better multitasking experience
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September 2, 2011 4:16:14 PM

anyone else?
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September 2, 2011 9:58:11 PM

cmon guys, few more answers, just wanna make sure its worth it.
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September 2, 2011 10:03:47 PM

Its totally worth it

just dont buy the raidmax psu
A good quality 500 watt unit will be plenty

Also consider the Athlon x3
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September 2, 2011 11:41:58 PM

what do u recommend?
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September 2, 2011 11:46:45 PM

Is this better?
CPU: AMD Athlon II X3 445 Rana 3.1GHz 3 x 512KB L2 Cache Socket AM3 95W Triple-Core Desktop Processor ADX445WFGMBOX

PSU: COOLER MASTER eXtreme Power Plus RS500-PCARD3-US 500W ATX12V v2.3 Power Supply
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September 3, 2011 12:00:21 AM

anyone?
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September 3, 2011 12:20:22 AM

Last and final bump ;`(
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September 3, 2011 12:27:07 AM

thanx.
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