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Budget Low Gaming/HTPC Build, please rate

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April 5, 2012 1:22:23 AM

Approximate Purchase Date: This week
Budget Range: 400-600

System Usage from Most to Least Important: HTPC/Casual gaming (L4D2, ME2/3, etc)

Parts Not Required: optical drive, keyboard, mouse, monitor, HDD

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: amazon.com/newegg.com

Country: USA (California, that's why I prefer amazon over newegg: no tax)

Parts Preferences: by brand or type, None

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Monitor Resolution: Dual Monitor setup: one 1920x1080 and one 1440x720

Additional Comments: First-time build, and upgrading from a 5-year old Dell

AMD A8-3870K Unlocked Llano 3.0GHz Socket FM1 100W Quad-Core Desktop APU (CPU + GPU)
Item #: N82E16819106001
ASUS F1A75-V PRO FM1 AMD A75 (Hudson D3) SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 HDMI ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS
Item #: N82E16813131765
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...

LIAN LI Lancool PC-K7B Black Aluminum/ SECC ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
Item #: N82E16811112154
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

HIS IceQ H567Q1GD Radeon HD 5670 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card w/ Eyefinity
Item #: N82E16814161334
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Antec VP-450 450W ATX 12V v2.3 Power Supply
Item #: N82E16817371045
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Wintec One 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model 3OH16009U9H-8GK
Item #: N82E16820161452
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
April 5, 2012 3:19:44 AM

Get the i3 2120 instead. For GPU, get a 6770. Otherwise, good!
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