Will this build work out?

Approximate Purchase Date: Tonight - This week.

Budget Range: (e.g.: 600-800) $400-$450

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Coding/Design --> Surfing -->Games/Watching videos

Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS


Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com, superbiiz, microcenter..doesn't really matter tbh.

Country: USA

Parts Preferences: Ones with the best reviews, not picky.

Overclocking: No

SLI or Crossfire: Yes - Def.

Monitor Resolution: Not sure - medium-ish.

Additional Comments: Trying to get the best compatible setup.


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Parts here: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/7Vyf

(I know the PSU+Case is usually not the best idea but for the budget and good reviews on it I will give it a shot.)


Question though, what do all the LE, LX Plus, CSM letters stand for or mean? Did a lot of forum searching and googling and came up with nothing. Side by side specs are very minimal difference. The one I choose though had crossfire support. Just wondering if there is a specific way to tell the difference?


Asus F1A55-M LE FM1 Micro ATX 2 32GB (0) $79.80 ViewAdd
Asus F1A55-M LX PLUS FM1 Micro ATX 2 32GB (6) $59.99 ViewAdd
Asus F1A55-M/CSM FM1 Micro ATX 4 32GB (0) $82.98 ViewAdd
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  1. Your list is empty - but the motherboard letters are just Asus specifications - one has a different set of features than the other one does.
  2. Ah okay, thanks for the clarification.

    Fixed the link..
  3. A Llano certainly isn't a bad CPU but don't expect it to be able to handle a lot of high CPU loads - if you can maybe up that to a A8-3870K that would be ideal but for $400 that isn't a bad build at all.
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