Is this a compatible gaming rig?

Approximate Purchase Date: (e.g.: this week (the closer the better))

Budget Range: $1500 USD

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Video Games, School

Parts Not Required: Monitor, Keyboard,mouse

Country: Malaysia

Overclocking: No

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Additional Comments: I just want a plain and strong gaming rig. It's a very hot country, so I need good cooling.


PSU:Corsair Enthusiast Series TX750W ATX Power Supply

COOLER:Cooler Master Hyper 212 PLUS Intel&AMD CPU Cooler

HARD DRIVE:Seagate Barracuda 500GB (16MB) SATA3 3.5 PC HDD

CASE:Cooler Master CM HAF X FULL TOWER

MEMORY:Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600MHz 8GB Twins PC RAM

PROCESSOR:AMD Phenom II X6 1075T 3.0GHz - Socket 938 AM3 Processor

MOBO:Asus AMD M5A99X EVO Socket AM3+ Motherboard

OPTICAL DRIVE:Lite-On 24x Label Tag SATA Desktop Internal DVD-RW

GRAPHIC CARD: AMD SAPPHIRE RADEON HD 7950 OC EDITION
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  1. I have an X6 and it's not that great - go with a Z68 and an i5-2500K - that will be way better, good choice on the GPU. Pretty much everything looks good but sub your motherboard, CPU, and RAM for this:

    Try this:

    Motherboard: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128498 - Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3H
    CPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115072 - Intel Core i5-2500K
    RAM: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148544 - Crucial Ballistix 8GB 1600MHz

    I'd also cut down on the case to something like the Corsair Carbide 500R and invest the difference in getting a solid SSD:

    - Carbide 500R: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811139010
    - Crucial M4: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148441
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