NOOB PC BUILDER QUESTION $635 build Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: February 3, 2012 8:48 AM in Systems Share N00builder February 3, 2012 6:45:57 AM Will this build work? Case: COOLER MASTER Elite 430 RC-430-KWN1 Black Steel CPU: AMD Athlon II X3 455 Rana 3.3GHz Socket AM3 95W Triple-Core Desktop Processor MOBO: ASUS M4A89GTD PRO/USB3 AM3 AMD 890GX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 HDMI ATX AMD Motherboard GPU: ASUS ENGT430 DC SL/DI/1GD3 GeForce GT 430 (Fermi) 1GB 128-bit DDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card PSU: RAIDMAX HYBRID 2 RX-530SS 530W ATX12V V2.2/ EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready Modular LED Power Supply RAM: 3x Team Elite 2GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 HD: Seagate Barracuda ST3160316AS 160GB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5 Internal Hard Drive Optical Drive: ASUS DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Black SATA 24X DVD Burner Extras: COOLER MASTER R4-L2R-20AC-GP 120mm Blue LED Case Fan Total Price W/ Shipping: $625 More about : noob builder question 635 build ujaansona February 3, 2012 7:29:48 AM Here's an Intel build: Intel Core i3-2120 Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz LGA 1155 65W Dual-Core Desktop Processor - $120 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... GIGABYTE GA-Z68MA-D2H-B3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard - $108 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory - $47 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... HIS Radeon HD 6850 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 Video Card - $140 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive - $90 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... LITE-ON DVD Burner - $18 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... CORSAIR Builder Series CX600 V2 600W ATX12V v2.3 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply - $70 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... RAIDMAX Tornado ATX-238B Black SECC ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - $35 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Total : $628 Note: 1)Core i3 - 2120 is always better than AMD Athlon II X3 455. http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/gaming-cpu-review-o... 2)GeForce GT 430 is no match for Radeon HD 6850. This build will have much more graphical horsepower, RAM, HDD space, future upgradeability & bang for buck compared to the previous build. m 0 l hpdeskjet February 3, 2012 8:48:20 AM Whatever you decide on, try to get a PSU from Antec, Corsair, SeaSonic, XFX, etc. (a reputable brand). Most would probably agree that Raidmax isn't exactly a reliable PSU brand. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources NOOB PC BUILDER QUESTION $635 build Forum SolvedNoob Question: How many, and what cables do I need for my PC build? Forum $3000-$3100 PC Build for Noob Builder Forum SolvedFirst time build PC ( airflow & side panel question noob ) Forum SolvedNoob PC Builder Forum Solvedsub $500 Gaming Build (1st time, Noob builder) Forum SolvedComplete noob builder needing help cabling/wiring (MID BUILD) URGENT Forum Solvedquestions about a new gaming pc build from a first time builder Forum Solved1st Gaming PC. Noob Builder. Forum SolvedNoob building 1st PC (Question) Forum SolvedMicro-ATX gaming build, a few questions. (Experienced PC builder, £1k budget) Forum SolvedNoob builder question Forum SolvedNoob questions about building a PC Forum SolvedNoob gaming pc builder Forum SolvedFirst time PC builder, few questions ($1100 build) Forum SolvedNew pc build, will everything work? (PC noob) Forum SolvedGaming PC Noob, Need Build Advice Please Forum SolvedNeed help building my first gaming PC (noob here) Forum SolvedFirst time PC builder - CPU temp question. Forum SolvedFirst time PC builder, can someone take a look at my build? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !