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$800-900 Gaming Build

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November 2, 2011 3:10:53 AM

This is my first PC build (finally agreed that the hassle is worth the price difference). Planning to have all the parts bought throughout November while Newegg has special deals all through the month. Any suggestions or recommendations are greatly appreciated. Looking for possibly cheaper parts that will give the same quality in gaming. NEED OS AND MONITOR AS WELL

Approximate Purchase Date: Nov-Dec

Budget Range: $800-900

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming (Assassin's Creed, Crysis, Portal, WoW, Skyrim)

Parts Not Required: Case, Processor

AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Deneb 3.2GHz 4 x 512KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor HDZ955FBGMBOX

Rosewill CRUISER Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case with Side Panel Window, comes with Four Fans-1x Front Blue LED 120mm Fan, 1x Top Blue LED 120mm Fan, 1x Rear 120mm Fan, 1x Side Blue LED 190mm Fan

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg

Country of Origin: U.S.

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: No

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Additional Comments: Remember that I need an OS and a monitor

MSI N560GTX-Ti Twin Frozr II GeForce GTX 560 Ti (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card


CORSAIR CMPSU-750TX 750W ATX12V v2.2 SLI Certified CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Compatible with Core i7 Power Supply

Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKS 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive ( Having trouble finding a decent HDD that is between 250-500 and isn't out of stock lol)

ASUS M5A99X EVO AM3+ AMD 990X SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS

G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBRL

HP DEBRANDED TSS-22X11 LED Black 21.5" 5ms Widescreen LED BackLight LCD Monitor 250 cd/m2 DC 3,000,000:1 (1,000:1)

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit - OEM

Total: $923.92 A bit over my current budget but hey only 24 bucks. Would also appreciate a recommendation for a good cpu cooler because I plan on overclocking my cpu in the near future.

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November 2, 2011 3:26:09 AM

The Hyper 212 is a good CPU cooler