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What do you think of this light-medium gaming PC?

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November 23, 2011 11:37:42 PM

ASRock 760GM-GS3 AM3 AMD 760G Micro ATX AMD Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

8GB Kit (4GBx2), 240-pin DIMM, DDR3 PC3-10600 memory module
http://www.crucial.com/store/mpartspecs.aspx?mtbpoid=1E...

SAPPHIRE 100315L Radeon HD 6850 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

AMD Athlon II X3 460 3.4Ghz Triple Core 95W AM3 CPU ADX460WFGMBOX
http://www.outletpc.com/cu6155.html#axzz1eZ67A6sd

250 GB 3GB/s 7200 RPM SATA HDD

10-Bay ATX Mid Tower Computer Case w/550W 20+4-pin PSU & 250mm Blue LED Fan (Black)
http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?InvtId=939PL&cpc=RESX

Echo Star 600W 20+4-pin Dual-Fan ATX Power Supply w/SATA
http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?invtid=ESTAR-600-24&ca...

The case does come with a PSU, but from what I know cases that comes with them are garbage. (Unless Antec)

I plan to light-medium game on this comp. Along with very light 3D rendering and video editing, and of course plenty of web-browsing. Solid build for my use? My monitor is 1366x768

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November 23, 2011 11:39:36 PM

I am already stretching my budget with this, so if anything you want to suggest instead of what I picked, please keep it the same or around the price.

Also, from what I can see, the PSU I want is pretty low grade. Can anyone suggest a good 500W+ fro less than 30 bucks?
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November 23, 2011 11:49:14 PM

What's your budget?
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November 24, 2011 12:11:10 AM

AMD Athlon II X3 445 Rana 3.1GHz ($75)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

BIOSTAR A880G+ AM3 AMD 880G ($60)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 1600 ($30)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Antec NEO ECO 620C 620W ($50)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


All of the above come out to be a few cents under $215. All you need to do is factor in the price of which case you'd like of your choice, and the addition of the video card you picked above.
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November 24, 2011 12:17:36 AM

Okay thank you, will look into it!
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November 24, 2011 12:23:22 AM

Figured your suggestions, and it would take me to 385. My budget is 375, so 10 bucks ahead is fine.

The PSU troubles me though, it has the big fan and the case I want doesn't allow the air to blow out. Either at the top of the case or directly in my comp. I need a PSU that blows out the back. (I am looking at newegg for some)
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November 24, 2011 12:44:00 AM

You're getting that case you posted above? If so, try to steer away from that one... There's SOO many other cases out there that's a better choice for under $40.
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November 24, 2011 1:09:33 AM

Will look, thanks!
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