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First Build Gaming Config Check

Sorry, first time at building a computer, but have had some experience

Graphics:  Gigabyte Radeon HD6770 1GB
CPU: AMD FX-6100
MoBo:  Gigabyte 990FXA-UD7
Memory: : G.Skill Ripjaws F3-12800CL9T-12GBRL 12GB 
Case: CoolMaster StormEnforcer
PSU: Asroc ASC-520C 520W

Plus a 1tb Seagate HDD and very basic disk drive. Blah blah blah...

Is this config actually possible??? I hope I havent left anything vital out...
Also is it any good? Any better ideas or suggestions though I'm trying to keep it under A$1000.

Thanks in advance,
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  1. Get an Intel Core i5-2400 or -2500K and a Z68 motherboard. It performs much muuuuch better than FX-6100.
  2. Best answer
    for anything over $800 you should reach for an i5 2500k

    $50 Rosewill case
    I5 2500k ($220)
    ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 (~$125)
    Corsair Vengence (~$47)
    Hyper 212+ cpu cooler (~$26)
    1TB Seagate Barracuda 7200 RPM (~$140)
    $20 ROM drive (or blu-ray if you want)
    650W PSU (Antec, Corsair, SeaSonic, OCZ are good brands)

    GPUs go with either a GTX 560 Ti, 6950, 6870, or 6970 which ever fits in the budget (if you plan to SLI/CF bump it up to a 750W)
  3. Cheers for the advice. I heard differently about the fx-6100 but then again....
    Maybe I'll wait for the i5 Ivy Bridge early next year or just go with the current i5...
    Thanks again
  4. no problem if you need any more help let us know
  5. OK, my new updated Config: Take 2!

    Graphics:  Sapphire Radeon HD6870 1GB
    CPU: Intel i5 2500K
    Motherboard: ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 

    Keeping the same case and memory plus the 650w power Emelth reccomended.
  6. Best answer selected by Gundamire.
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