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August 12, 2012 6:15:44 PM

Hi, I am going to build a computer but i want to make sure this is a good build. I am kinda new so correct me if i am wrong.
Cooler Master Elite 430 Mid Tower Computer Case with All-Black Interior (RC-430-KWN1)
Asus DVD-E818A7T/BLK​/B/GEN Black 18X SATA DVD-ROM Bulk
Cooler Master eXtreme Power Plus 700-Watt Power Supply (RS700-PCAAE3-US)​
Corsair TW3X4G1333C9 XMS3 4GB 2 X 2 GB PC3-10666 1333Mhz Dual Channel 240-pin DDR3 Desktop Memory
GIGABYTE AM3+ NVIDIA GeForce 7025/nForce 630a Chipset DDR3 1600 Micro ATX AMD Motherboard GA-M68MT-S2
AMD Phenom II X4 945 Deneb 3.0 GHz 4x512 KB L2 Cache Socket AM3 95W Quad-Core Processor - Retail HDX945WFGMBOX
ASUS NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti 1 GB DDR5 PCI-Express Video Card with VGA/DVI/HDMI, ENGTX550 TI DC/DI/1GD5
and i have 1T of hard drive in my computer and I am not sure if i should get a new one or transfer this one to the other computer
Thanks in advance :D 

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August 12, 2012 7:19:35 PM

drop the cooler master supply, go for a 500W psu http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

i would go for 8GB ram because of how cheap it is right now, and i would re use your hard drive, and if you could afford it, maybe go for a 100GB SSD http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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August 12, 2012 8:36:54 PM

Definitely go for 8gb. its cheap and 64bit windows seems to run much better with it than 4gb.

Yes move your 1Tb drive over and you probably could resue your optical drive if you wanted to also.

dump that motherbd and get something a bit more current.
Heres an 880g chipset mobo for $55 with sata3gb/s and usb2
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Heres a 970 mobo with sata6gb/s and some usb3's for $85
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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August 12, 2012 8:44:08 PM

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