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FIRST ATTEMPT

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February 24, 2012 12:04:24 AM

Would this PC build work?

ASUS M4A88T-M AM3 AMD 880G HDMI Micro ATX AMD Motherboard

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

RAIDMAX HYBRID 2 RX-630SS 630W ATX12V V2.2/ EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready Modular Power Supply

Crucial Ballistix sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory

Seagate Barracuda ST500DM002 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

Rosewill CHALLENGER Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case, comes with Three Fans-1x Front Blue LED 120mm Fan, 1x Top 140mm Fan, 1x Rear 120mm Fan, option Fans-2x Side 120mm Fan Case lol


ASUS 24X DVD Burner - Bulk 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM Black SATA Model DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS - OEM


FIRST ATTEMPT TO BUILD A PC lol $460 no graphics card yet will probably boot windows 8 or windows 7 ultimate from a flash drive lol

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February 24, 2012 12:28:37 AM

Mobo is a little weak with no SATA III/USB 3 support.
February 24, 2012 12:37:18 AM

id get this mobo instead http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... and itd allow you to upgrade to bd if you really want in the future also if piledrive if it stays on am3+. also a better psu would be better id recommend : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
if you dont like the color have no fear.: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

both trusty brands and the power is enough to power up to a 6950 i believe.
February 24, 2012 12:53:59 AM

Here is a nice PSU.
OCZ ModXStream Pro 600W Modular High Performance Power Supply
High quality, plus, it's black so it will match your case color. The PSU traimaiv recommended is also fine if you can't spare a measly $5. The Mobos he recommended are also very nice, I have no other suggestion, as the last AMD board I bought was AM2. Ahh, the good ole' Athlon 64 days. Also, I'm sure someone will recommend some other parts. Just look at the big picture and decide what's best for you.
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