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Building my first pc! is everything good?

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May 7, 2012 11:15:23 PM

this is what i have so far.

COOLER MASTER HAF 912
Intel Core i5-2400 Sandy Bridge 3.1GHz
CORSAIR Vengeance 4GB
Rosewill RP600V2-S-SL 600W
ASUS 24X DVD Burner - Bulk 24X DVD+R 8X
SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache
EVGA SuperClocked 01G-P3-1463-KR GeForce GTX 560
BIOSTAR TZ77B LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0
Rosewill Green Series RG530-S12 530W

im not looking to run all the new games on ultra settings but would like them to run smooth. im open to suggestions on parts. i could also use some tips for assembling everything

Approximate Purchase Date: 5/30/12 - 6/10/12

Budget Range: $800 - $900 Before / After Rebates

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, internet, Minimal video/photo editing

Parts Not Required: keyboard, speakers

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com

Country: USA

Parts Preferences: nvidia gpu, intel cpu

Overclocking: No

SLI or Crossfire: No

Monitor Resolution: 1024x768, 1280x1024

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May 7, 2012 11:23:59 PM

OMG I just saw your monitor resolution.

I'd recommend getting a new monitor, your parts you chose are complete overkill for such a small monitor, those parts are meant to run 1920x1080, which is standard for today's monitors.

It'll be the equivalent of buying a very fast car but never going over 40mph. It'll be a complete waste.
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May 7, 2012 11:28:10 PM

decent? are there better parts i could purchase and still be on budget? can you recommend a monitor? or will any brand with your recommended resolution be fine?
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May 8, 2012 2:50:27 PM

barbadis said:
decent? are there better parts i could purchase and still be on budget? can you recommend a monitor? or will any brand with your recommended resolution be fine?


I recommended a motheboard already.

For monitor, 22" (1920x1080p), Acer, Asus, Samsung are good.
This is a great deal, sale ends tomorrow though. $120 and free shipping.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

8GB ram for $39 after promo code EMCNENF98

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...




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May 8, 2012 9:15:28 PM

alright thanks for the help and suggestions. im going to start buying parts asap.
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