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New Build Check, Please!

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March 24, 2012 1:12:38 AM

Looking at a new build on a budget. Tell me what you think!

Also, will a 550 watt PSU be enough?

Also, with the processor bottleneck the gpu?

Opinions are appreciated!

Case --------------------- Antec 300
Power Supply ---------- OCZ 550 watt
Motherboard ----------- ASRock Extrem3 AM3+
Processor Intel --------AMD Phenom II x4 980 Black
Graphics Card --------- nVidia GTX 660ti
RAM --------------------- G.SKILL Ripjaws X 2x4Gb
Hard Drive 1 ----------- Mushkin 120gb SSD
Hard Drive 2 ----------- old 750 gb hdd
OS ----------------------- Windows 7 Home Prem x64
Moniter ------------------ 37 in LG TV

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March 24, 2012 1:21:58 AM

Oh, I have an old copper fan zalmann that I plan on using!

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March 24, 2012 1:24:34 AM

Ok, cool.. i like the older Zalman coolers myself as well. Often they clip directly onto the AM3 stock brackets.
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March 24, 2012 1:33:54 AM

AlderonnX said:
Ok, cool.. i like the older Zalman coolers myself as well. Often they clip directly onto the AM3 stock brackets.


Thats exactly what it does!

Any thoughts on PSU watt usage?

And what about the CPU bottlenecking the GPU?
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March 24, 2012 1:53:57 AM

chayes said:
Looking at a new build on a budget. Tell me what you think!

Also, will a 550 watt PSU be enough?

Also, with the processor bottleneck the gpu?

Opinions are appreciated!

Case: Rosewill CHALLENGER or NZXT Source 210 Elite
Power Supply: OCZ 550 watt
Motherboard: GIGABYTE GA-Z68AP-D3 or GIGABYTE GA-Z68XP-UD3 or GIGABYTE GA-Z68X-UD3H-B3 or ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3
Processor: i3 2120
Graphics Card: MSI N560GTX-TI Twin Frozr II/OC GeForce GTX 560 Ti
RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws X 2x4Gb
SSD: Mushkin 120gb SSD
Hard Drive 2: old 750 gb hdd
OS: Windows 7 Home Prem x64
Moniter: 37 in LG TV

There you go.
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