$430ish First gaming build w/o os

Does everything go together? Also can someone find me a cheap case +power supply that will fit all of this inside.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136112

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128490

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814161375

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820145324

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103996


Approximate Purchase Date: couple weeks maybe.

Budget Range: $400-450 US

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Surfing internet.

Parts Not Required: os

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg

Country: US

Parts Preferences:

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: No
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  1. What about a case, dvd drive, and PSU? These are not optional, and will add cost, obviously.

    Figure out what you need and don't need and post back so we have an idea of what exactly you are looking at.
  2. I would up the graphics slightly to a 6770, it's better price/performance than a 6670.

    Power supply: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371046

    Cases are highly subjective imo, and there are many cases that provide excellent cooling. Besides choosing mid-tower or a full-tower case, I would browse the cases on newegg and pick which one you like the best, as long as it is from a reputable brand.
  3. I would change the hard drive seeing you choose a ide one and the board you choose does not have ide. I would go with this one http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136075 for 10 dollars more and twice the capacity.
  4. I'm going to assume that this is your first built... ever.

    First all parts must be compatible, example your selected video card will most likely not be compatible with your selected motherboard. (video card PCI Express 2.1 x16 while your motherboard says: PCI Express 2.0 x16) notice the difference?

    I also notice that you selected 8GB of ram, I'm going to assume that you understand the difference between a 32bit OS and a 64bit OS.

    Also make sure that the memory standard matches the motherboard memory slots.
    memory you selected says: DDR3 1600 while the motherboard says: DDR3 1866(O.C.)/1333/1066..... NOT 1600

    Take some time to learn what goes with what and if not sure keep asking questions.
    Nothing wrong with that.
  5. drwho1 said:
    I'm going to assume that this is your first built... ever.

    First all parts must be compatible, example your selected video card will most likely not be compatible with your selected motherboard. (video card PCI Express 2.1 x16 while your motherboard says: PCI Express 2.0 x16) notice the difference?

    I also notice that you selected 8GB of ram, I'm going to assume that you understand the difference between a 32bit OS and a 64bit OS.

    Also make sure that the memory standard matches the motherboard memory slots.
    memory you selected says: DDR3 1600 while the motherboard says: DDR3 1866(O.C.)/1333/1066..... NOT 1600

    Take some time to learn what goes with what and if not sure keep asking questions.
    Nothing wrong with that.

    PCIe is all backwards-compatible. A PCIe 2.1 card will work on a PCIe 2.0 mobo and lower, and vice versa.

    Yes, definitely make sure you are using a 64-bit OS as a 32-bit OS can only use around 3.5gb of RAM.

    It's strange that the mobo lists 1866 but not 1600, this is probably a typo. According to the reviews, 1600mhz should run fine on that mobo. But, since it's listed as O.C. that means you must OC the processor in order to increase the RAM speed from 1333mhz to 1600mhz.
  6. In addition to the PSU gmcizzle listed, I like these other two as well

    Antec NEO 400W: Its cheaper if you need the cost savings, and has the same amperage on the 12V rail as the other Antec. You will need a power cord however, as it doesn't ship with one. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371029

    XFX Proseries 450W: same price as gmcizzle's Antec but has more amperage on the 12V rail. XFX has a great reputation also.
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817207018

    As stated before, cases are a personal preference, but for those on a budget, I like these quite a bit
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811146075
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811147153
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