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January 13, 2012 4:11:53 AM

Hey,
So I am upgrading my computer for gaming. Right now I don't have very good specs so that's why I am upgrading :D . Anyway, here are my current specs.

AMD Athlon x2 7550 Dual Core 2.5 Ghz CPU
Nvidia Geforce GTX 460 PNY OC GPU
Gigabyte m68m-s2p rev 2.3 Motherboard.
Ultra LSP-650 650W PSU
Sentey Box Series BX1-4283 V2.3 Case
4GB DDR2 PC2-6400 RAM

I know, I know. It's horrible. That's why I am upgrading to this...

Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core CPU
(EVGA M020-00-000234 Superclock CPU Cooler)
(SLI. I am buying another) Nvidia Geforce GTX 460 PNY OC GPU
MSI P67A-G43 (B3) LGA 1155 Intel P67 Motherboard
Antec EarthWatts EA-650 GREEN 650W
(Same Case) Sentey Box Series BX1-4283 V2.3 Case
Patriot Signature 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) RAM

Here are some links for more information.

Mobo: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

RAM: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

PSU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

GPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Cooler: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Anyway I want to know if there is anything wrong with this build, if there are any parts I should get instead that would perform better for equal or lesser value. Let me know what you think, thanks!
January 13, 2012 5:07:20 AM

Why spend more money and get 4 cores ,same cost amd fx 8150 8cores overclock without limit, below ur config
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January 13, 2012 5:11:31 AM

Buy mb ,processor, psu ,(trancend axeram 2000+Mhz 4gb$75 Only x2 =4000+Mhz @ $150 lifetime warenty)
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January 13, 2012 5:51:37 AM

hitechgowthaman said:
Why spend more money and get 4 cores ,same cost amd fx 8150 8cores overclock without limit, below ur config


Cores aren't what matter to me the most. Technically dual cores are still the most efficient processors on the market (for gaming). Anyway that CPU isn't something I don't want to get or trade for. My worry was the RAM. I was a little clueless on which one to get. And I am pretty sure my PSU is okay. I will have to use some of the 4 pin to PCIe converters I have so no biggy. I also want to stick with that mobo. I want to SLI two GTX 460's.

Thanks for your reply. I appreciate your help. :) 
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January 13, 2012 5:54:04 AM

Also, how do you get your computer specs to show under everything you post?
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January 22, 2012 11:00:12 PM

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January 22, 2012 11:04:40 PM

Sell, your GTX 460, get a GTX 570 or GTX 560ti 448, switch your MB to a Z68 MB.
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January 23, 2012 8:14:32 AM

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