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December 3, 2011 8:43:56 PM

This is my first build, will it work?

It will primarily be used for online gaming, it's kinda in my budget and I want to order it as soon as possible.

http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/PublicWishDetail.aspx...

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December 3, 2011 9:13:53 PM

2452980,1,1047691 said:
This is my first build, will it work?

It will primarily be used for online gaming, it's kinda in my budget and I want to order it as soon as possible.

The link to the wish list is no good, here is a list of the components:
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Update11-119-233 COOLER MASTER HAF 912 RC-912-KKN1 Black SECC/ ABS Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
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Update13-131-735 ASUS Crosshair V Formula AM3+ AMD 990FX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Gaming Motherboard with 3-Way SLI/CrossFireX Support and ...
Model #:Crosshair V Formula
Item #:N82E16813131735
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Update14-130-604 EVGA 01G-P3-1561-AR GeForce GTX 560 Ti FPB (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support FPB Video ...
Model #:01G-P3-1561-AR
Item #:N82E16814130604
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Update17-139-021 CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX750 V2 750W ATX12V v2.31/ EPS12V v2.92 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC High Performance Power ...
Model #:CMPSU-750TXV2
Item #:N82E16817139021
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Update20-231-314 G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBRL
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Update19-103-849 AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Black Edition Thuban 3.2GHz Socket AM3 125W Six-Core Desktop Processor HDT90ZFBGRBOX
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Update20-233-206 Corsair Force Series 3 CSSD-F120GB3A-BK 2.5" 120GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
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Update27-135-204 ASUS DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Black SATA 24X DVD Burner - Bulk - OEM
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December 3, 2011 9:31:05 PM

I would have sugested getting a new FX procesor but if you can get the 1090T for that price you can always apgrade cpu at a later date
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a b 4 Gaming
December 3, 2011 9:46:15 PM

Get a 955 or 965 X4 Black edition and a CPU cooler.
Works better for gaming
-Bruce
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a b 4 Gaming
December 3, 2011 11:51:09 PM

You are budgeting $230 for a motherboard, and $175 for the cpu, that is the wrong way to do it.
The 6 and 8 core chips are good for multitasking, but not for gaming. The reason is that games rarely use more than 2 or 3 cores, making the extra cores irrelevant. It is the clock speed that is more important. The phenom x4 is a better value chip for gaming.

With your budget, I would get a $150 Z68 based motherboard and a sandy bridge 2500K for $220 instead.
If you don't need sli, the motherboard will be $100.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

The Corsair TX750 is a fine cpu, but you only need for a GTX560Ti 500w & 30a on the 12v rails plus two 6-pin PCI-E power leads.
The CORSAIR Builder Series CX500 V2 500W would cost $50.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

If, you are planning on sli as an upgrade in the future, realize that you are paying more up front for a stronger psu, a sli capable motherboard, and possibly case cooning. All on speculation that adding a second gts560ti in the future would be a good thing. Some games do not play well with multi cards, and there is also the issue of microstuttering.
My take would be to get a 650w psu, which can run a GTX580 and plan on replacing the GTX560ti with the next best thing whenever you need to.
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December 4, 2011 2:01:42 AM

You were dead on about my cpu/mobo choices. I have decided to go with this:

1 ASUS DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Black SATA 24X DVD Burner - Bulk - OEM
Item #: N82E16827135204
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
$19.99
1 COOLER MASTER HAF 922 RC-922M-KKN1-GP Black Steel + Plastic and Mesh Bezel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
Item #: N82E16811119197
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy -$30.00 Instant

$119.99
$89.99
1 GIGABYTE GA-990XA-UD3 AM3+ AMD 990X SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard
Item #: N82E16813128510
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy -$10.00 Instant

$149.99
$139.99
1 EVGA 01G-P3-1561-AR GeForce GTX 560 Ti FPB (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support FPB Video ...
Item #: N82E16814130604
Return Policy: VGA Standard Return Policy $20.00 Mail-in Rebate Card14-130-604

$249.99
1 CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX650 V2 650W ATX12V v2.31/ EPS12V v2.92 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC High Performance Power ...
Item #: N82E16817139020
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy -$25.00 Instant

$10.00 Mail-in Rebate Card17-139-020

$119.99
$94.99
1 G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBRL
Item #: N82E16820231314
Return Policy: Memory Standard Return Policy
$43.99
1 AMD FX-4100 Zambezi 3.6GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) Socket AM3+ 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor FD4100WMGUSBX
Item #: N82E16819103996
Return Policy: Iron Egg Replacement-Only Return Policy
$119.99
1 COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO RR-212E-20PK-R1 Continuous Direct Contact 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler Compatible with latest Intel ...
Item #: N82E16835103099
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
$34.99
1 Corsair Force Series 3 CSSD-F120GB3A-BK 2.5" 120GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
Item #: N82E16820233206
Return Policy: Limited Replacement Only Return Policy -$20.00 Instant

$189.99
$169.99

What do you think?
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a b 4 Gaming
December 4, 2011 5:54:57 PM

Sorry, the FX-4100 is an even worse cpu chip for gaming. Google some reviews like this: http://www.techradar.com/reviews/pc-mac/pc-components/p...

What is your budget for the cpu?

If it is $200-$220, the 2500K is a no brainer.
If it is $130 or so, the i3-2120 is a good buy. Read this on <$200 gaming cpu's:
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/best-gaming-cpu-cor...

If you are a amd stockholder, then a phenom X4 black edition is a good choice, and priced in between.
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