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First Build, critiques please!

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March 12, 2012 5:07:25 AM

Hey everyone, I will be ordering next week and just wanted to make sure my current list of parts is all right so far.
Any suggestions would be helpful! Thank you!

Approximate Purchase Date: 1-2 weeks (earliest March 20)

Budget Range: 600$

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Browsing the internet, Gaming, Music Downloading/Youtube

Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, OS, Monitor

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com, ncix.com, cheapest sites available?

Country: Canada

Parts Preferences: Intel CPU

Overclocking: No

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe in the future, not for a while

Monitor Resolution: 1440x900

Additional Comments: Thanks!


What I got in mind:

Rosewill Blackbone Mid ATX Case - 40$
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

Antec BP550 PSU 550W - 55$
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

WD 7200RPM 250GB Sata 6GB/s HDD - 80$
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682...

Sapphire Radeon HD 6850 GPU - 150$
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

G-SKILL 8GB(2x4GB) DDR3 1333Mhz Ram - 38$
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682...

MSI H61MA-E35 MOBO - 80$
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

Intel i3 2120 3.3Ghz CPU - 130$
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

LG 22x CD/DVD - 16$
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682...

Price - 588.92
+ 15$ Mail In Rebate (GPU)

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March 12, 2012 5:19:09 AM

Great build!
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March 12, 2012 5:25:20 AM

Looks pretty solid to me. See some promo codes on a few items in there that aren't in your prices, not sure if they'll still be valid when you order but don't forget to double check.
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March 12, 2012 5:39:56 AM

yea i calculated those it would have been 565 but unfortunately they won't be valid by the time I order
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