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February 12, 2012 7:25:02 PM

i am building this new computer and i was hoping this would work it ass comes out to about 800$ (-shipping). i new to this all i want to know is will it work and how well.

thank you

Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EARS 1TB 5400 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

ASUS M5A88-V EVO AM3+ AMD 880G SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 HDMI ATX AMD Motherboard

ASUS PCE-N15 PCI Express 300/300Mbps Transfer/Receive Rate Wireless Adapter

SAPPHIRE 100314-3L Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card

OCZ ZS Series 550W 80PLUS Bronze High Performance Power Supply compatible with Intel Sandy Bridge Core i3 i5 i7 and AMD Phenom

G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model F3-10666CL9D-8GBRL

AMD Phenom II X4 960T Zosma 3.0GHz Socket AM3 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor HD96ZTWFGRBOX

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February 12, 2012 7:41:24 PM

Do you already have an optical drive and PC case you plan on using?
February 12, 2012 8:38:29 PM

yes my bad i dont know why i dont have the optical in my cart here you go.


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February 12, 2012 8:55:26 PM

okay thanks is there any way i can switch the motherboad so it supports a amd cpu
February 12, 2012 8:58:59 PM

I wouldn't even suggest going AMD, the i5 2400 beats all AMD chips I say that without a doubt. In fact it beats the flagship 8150 in most benches specially gaming. Although the i5 2400 can't overclock, even after overclock most AMD chips can't beat the i5 2400. The 8150 can after OC but is it really worth it considering you increase the TDP by about 100w.

FX-8150 vs i5 2400