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September 13, 2011 10:15:13 PM

I'm thinking about putting a pc together (first time), I'm looking to stay around $750-$800 before tax. I was thinking of these parts, will they work together, are there any better options I should look at?

CPU: i5-2400 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115074

mobo: GIGABYTE GA-P61-USB3-B3 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128483

GPU: evga gtx 560 Ti http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130610

ram: 4gb gskill ripjaw http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231275

psu: CORSAIR Builder Series CX600 V2 600W ATX12V v2.3 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139028

case: antec 300 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811129042

hdd: western digital 500gb @7200 rpm http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136073

dvd drive: asus drive http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827135204

This comes out to $754.37. Thanks for any help! :) 
September 13, 2011 10:57:24 PM

get this motherboard. same price, but has USB3 and SATA 3 for future expansion.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

get the Galaxy version of the 560 ti, $229.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

try a Rosewill Challenger case: $54.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

get this memory, exactly the same, no useless heat shields, $25.99:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

you only need the 500W version with that GPU $53.99 w/ promo code
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Spend about $10 more for double the space and a good SATA 2 HDD: $59.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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