Hey everybody! I really wanted to start up a new build, so I did. Keep in mind that I have never built a computer before, and am a bit of a newbie to it, so this is what I came up with. My resolution is 1024x1280.
Approximate Purchase Date:Around black Friday would be nice, but I have a lot of time.
System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, coding, graphical designing, web browsing
Parts Not Required: Monitor, Keyboard, maybe mouse
Preferred Website(s) for Parts:Newegg
Parts Preferences:Really only preference I have is AMD.
SLI or Crossfire:Not atm.
Additional Comments:I like a semi quiet PC, and I'm trying to keep it cool.
Also, some other questions; Is this a good build for a newbie? Don't forget, this is my very first real build attempt. Also, will the CPU bottleneck the GPU? Does it even all work together, compatibility wise? I intend to use this computer specifically for gaming... So help a bro out. What should I expect? Also, what are your opinions on the build? I have a budget of around 600$... But I'm open to suggestions.
2 things everyone forgets when asking for recommendations
1) What resolution are your running at?
2) PSU? Looks like you've included one so good for you.
One more thing, I and many others do not have time to follow every single link in a post so please included a worded description of the thing with every link. We are familiar with many of the hardware choices you are making so please don't make us go to every single page you link.
These look like fairly good choices. Try to get 8 gb RAM because 4 is a little low. To save money, you can get the EVGA GeForce GTX 560 Ti regular and instead of the superclocked version. The difference will not be noticeable and you can save $20. Try to get a nicer motherboard. Yours is not terrible but it is very small and you will have no room for expansion later.
Ok, thanks for clearing those things up. That motherboard is a nice little budget model that I have used on a couple of builds, but its number one usefulness is that it has both DDR2 and DDR3 memory slots. In your case, you have no need of the DDR2 functionality, so you'd be limited to 2 ram slots. Not good for upgrading. Also its a budget board, but I wouldn't recommend it for a gaming machine.
You've chosen an overclocking chip (black edition) but this is certainly no overclockers mobo. Which is fine if that isn't something you're into.
A six core CPU isn't likely to bottleneck a GPU. You may get a few more frames per second with a higher clocked quad core but it wouldn't be a significant difference.