$600 build -- Is it worth it?

Does this computer sound worth it? It's for sale and I'm wondering if I should buy it or not.

Case: HAF 912
CPU: AMD Phenom II 960T Black Edition -- unlocked to 6 cores @3.6Ghz
CPU cooler: CoolerMaster Hyper 212+ CPU cooler
Motherboard: Asus M4A87TD-V EVO/USB3 motherboard
GPU: 1GB Nvidea GeForce GTX 460
RAM: 8GB GSkills Extreme DDR3 Memory
HDD: Seagate 1.5TB HDD
DVD/CD-R: Asus 24x Dual Layer Super Muti DVD/CD-RW Burner
PSU: Delta 700W

= $600

And then I also want the Wireless Type "N" Wifi card which would add $25.

All equaling out to $625.

What do you guys think? Worth the money or should I just go and build my own computer? Thanks!
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  1. There was also another one I was looking at too which cost $500. Haha. Oops. Maybe I should have titled it which computer sounds better.

    Case: HAF 932
    CPU: Intel Quad Core Q9450
    RAM: 8GB OCZ Reaper
    HDD: 1TB
    Motherboard: Asus P5K-V
    GPU: Nvidia GTX 465
    PSU: CoolerMaster 550W
  2. The first build of 960T and GTX 460 is better than the second one . Go with the first one.
    However if you want a better CPU & GPU , provided you want to sacrifice storage capacity, then here's a build suggestion :
    Have a look at the relative performance between Phenom 960T & i5-2400
    Relative performance between GTX460 and Radeon 6870

    CPU & HDD: $247- i5-2400 & WD Cavier Blue 500GB

    Motherboard & RAM: $94- Gigabyte H61 & Corsair 8GB

    PSU & Optical Drive: $53- CM GX450 & Asus

    GPU: $170- Sapphire Radeon 6870

    Case: $30- Apex TX381

    Total(Excluding Rebate): 594 USD

    Rebates: $20

    However if you do not want to build a computer go with the first one . It should provide good performance.
  3. We always vote for build your own here. Its not that hard, and is emotionally satisfying!

    In response to your Q - First one is much better since the Core 2 Quad is a long since retired intel processor (its from before they started calling them i3,i5,i7) ,

    HOWEVER -- the most important question when buying anything used is --do you trust this person, is there a return or warranty available?
  4. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817207016&Tpk=XFX%20750w%20semi
    This, it will save your hardware from possible destruction!!!!!!!
  5. Neither is worth considering . The intel socket 775 is completely discontinued , and the AMD build uses AM3 components so future upgrades are not possible .
    An AM3+ build is the way to go .

    FX 4100 $100
    Mb with a 970 series chipset $ 85
    2 x2 gig of DDR3 1600 MHz RAM running at 1.5 volts $30
    Radeon 6870 $150
    HAF 912 $60
    DVD $19
    500 gig hard drive $75

    500 watt psu $ 60


    $580

    Much better gamer
  6. heres a better build Intel Core i5-2400 3.10 GHz 6 MB Cache Socket LGA1155 Processor

    GIGABYTE GA-H61M-DS2 LGA 1155 Intel H61 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard

    CORSAIR 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333

    Seagate Barracuda 7200 500 GB SATA 6.0 Gb-s 16 MB Cache

    Asus 24xDVD-RW Serial ATA Internal OEM Drive

    NZXT Technologies Source 210 Computer Case

    Corsair Builder Series CX V2 430-Watt 80 Plus Certified Power Supply Compatible with Intel and AMD Platforms - CMPSU-430CXV2

    Sapphire AMD Radeon HD 6850

    Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64bit

    for a little cheaper
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